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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... as politically irrelevant by Australia s politicians. Opinion Piece Challenges for Nature Conservation Challenges for Nature Conservation by Harry F. Recher and challenges to Recher s opinions Harry F. Recher School of Natural Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup,Western Australia 6027 E D IT O R S N O T...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 133–147.
Published: 10 October 2011
... biodiversity in the area through application of the TSC Act and the basic principles of landscape ecology appear to have gone. Opinion Piece - Threatened species conservation at the local level in New South Wales David Milledge* PO Box 100 Suffolk Park, NSW 2481, Australia. *David Milledge is an ecologist...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... it as a jigsaw puzzle: a scientific jigsaw puzzle where we divide $1300 billion into pieces worth $3 million would have 433,333 pieces. On the 28 th of November 2008 the number of pieces increased to 700,000 when the US Government contributed another $800 billion towards solving the financial crisis...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 January 2019
...John Hadley ABSTRACT This paper explains a meaningful sense in which a painless death can be a misfortune for an invertebrate. The account presented is a logical implication of bringing together two distinct pieces of theory: the deprivation account of the harm of death and the biocentric ethical...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ecology, rather each captures a different piece of the puzzle and, most importantly, each can be applied over long periods of time. monitoring banding population dynamics acoustic detectors thermal imaging 658 2018 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (4) Theme Edition: The critical value of long-term...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of a unique method of predation on wood-boring beetle larvae. This involved the precise removal of pieces of wood, 12 to 15 cm long, 3 to 4 cm wide and 1 to 2 cm thick, within one metre of the ground. This created distinctive vertical slots in the base of small green wattle trees Acacia irrorata . On the 27...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... was rewarding in that it showed the quality and depth that the journalists displayed in their craft. The second step was to examine those journalists who occupied prime space in the opinion pages, and the subsequent letters to the editor. These opinion pieces not only cluttered the debate about climate change...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... are reviewed: (1) relationships between land classes and variations in the distribution and abundance of species are unclear and difficult to quantify; (2) species are patchily distributed within land classes so reserving a piece of a land class might miss many species; (3) additional attention is needed...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 244–254.
Published: 07 September 2023
... been in the sun did not. Clearly, the fluorescent substance(s) were destroyed by the sunlight. (Ronald H. Pine, personal communication). Piecing together more recent studies identifying porphyrins in some species of opossums (Toussaint et al. 2023), and the experimental fading of this class...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 232–243.
Published: 07 September 2023
... for the wet preservation experiment. (a) Laboratory rat, Rattus norvegicus, pelt, white with light brown hood, intact pelt photoluminescing blueish white in 365 nm ultraviolet light (5 s exposure) and (b) mapped out and cut into pieces (white light). (c) Northern brown bandicoot, Isoodon macrourus, pelt...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 19–20.
Published: 17 March 2014
... both layers. You now have a triangular piece and a larger rectangle with a deep V almost cutting the piece in two (fig. 2). Fold the large piece as it was when cut and run a seam along the diagonal to join the two sides of the V. Align a 1.8 m side of the triangle with a 1.8 m side of the large piece...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 203–206.
Published: 17 March 2014
... analysed, and conclusions that fit the results. This writing style will get a scientific paper past the test of independent peer review and a sharp editorial eye into the pages of a scientific journal, but they are not the key elements in an inspiring nature conservation speech or piece of writing. Let s...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... options for the future. The Sydney Olympics has shown that great ambitions such as this are possible. "I'd l i e to think that the Olympic experience has in fact given us a springboard to change this country forever," playwright David Williamson wrote in hi piece "Patriot Games" for the souvenir edition...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., there was little of Marian Wilkinson s piece that would excite a student of animal behaviour. The only zoological interest of the article lies in its anthropomorphic imagery and its demon- stration of the iconic potency of large native animals, albeit drafted for political ends. Nevertheless, the article...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 139–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to do more and to do it differently. As James Woodford (2001) said in his piece on Lomborg s book, and as Roger Lembit and Peter Myerscough acknowledge, environ- Opinion piece 140 April 2002 Australian Zoologist volume 32 (1) mentalists need to periodically review their priorities. The thrust of my...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the sensational and human-interest stories. 1 We updated this piece in January 2003 to refer readers to subsequent publications by the Royal Zoological Society of NSW that picked up themes we identified in the newspaper items prior to the Zoology and the Media forum in October 1997, in which this paper...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 359–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in Tiliqua occipitalis, and in low numbers. Although several vertebrate prey items were recorded (Table 2), these were all fragmentary, and most (e.g., pieces of bone, small numbers of loose feathers, a dried small lizard foot; Appendix) were clearly ingested as incomplete prey items, presumably carrion. Two...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in this edition of the journal. The Australian Zoologist welcomes papers advancing the cause of studying and conserving invertebrates. Harry Recher's piece on Simple joumlists m simple scientists throws out the sort of challenge that editors enjoy. The Australian Zoologist will publish provocative papers where...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 1–148.
Published: 08 December 2023
... photoluminescing blueish white in 365 nm ultraviolet light (5 s exposure) and (b) mapped out and cut into pieces (white light). (c) Northern brown bandicoot, Isoodon macrourus, pelt, brindled brown in white light and (d) photoluminescing pink in 395 410 nm ultraviolet violet light (6 s exposure). Treatment jars...