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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 181–186.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that removal of apiaries from such areas is unjustified. It is suggested in this paper that adoption of the Precautionary Principle could Significantly reduce this conflict. Instead of the focus being on obtaining definitive “proof” concerning possible impacts of honeybees, it could shift to finding ways...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... While it is undeniable that both feral cats and owned domestic cats prey on native wildlife, evidence that this is a threat to the viability of wildlife populations is contentious, particularly in the suburbs. Where uncertainty is great or the risks are high, the precautionary principle...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The Precautionary Principle is incorporated in law and policy via Ecologically Sustainable Development provisions but it is widely misunderstood and frequently ignored. Threatened species typically satisfy key elements of the Precautionary Principle in that serious or irreversible damage would...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... are all associated with reluctance to invoke effective adaptive management in association with the precautionary principle. The historical survey suggests that ESFM cannot be achieved without a socio-political will to assert long-term sustainable practice in the face of short-term goals. This could...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
... based not on a formal modelling procedure, but one based on the insights he has gained by a life- time of research and concern for our environment. It can be argued that Recher is not quite right, Stephen Garnett has a different point of view, but if the precautionary principle carries any wei ht...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... is the precautionary approach? Pp. 225-236. In Biodiversity and the Precautionary principle: Risk and Uncertainty. Edited by B. Dickson and R. Cooney. Earthscan, London. Biodiversity and the Precautionary principle: Risk and Uncertainty 225 236 Barkmann J. and Windhorst W. 2000. Hedging our bets...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 115–116.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., the precautionary principle, old growth forests, to name but a few. We assume that people know what we are talking about but I am not sure that is always the case. And can we please find a substitute for "environmentally friendly"! Conflict is what a lot of reporting is all about - it is the tension in a particular...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to manage putative threats (possibly including other native species) prior to conclusive demonstration of their impact. In such cases, application of the precautionary principle may be justified to impose control actions, albeit any such management should be undertaken adaptively, with carefully-considered...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 991–995.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... Grayson, J. and Calver, M. 2004. Regulation of domestic cat ownership to protect urban wildlife: a justification based on the precautionary principle. Pp. 169-178 in Urban Wildlife: more than meets the eye, edited by D. Lunney and S. Burgin. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman, Sydney...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
... Africa. Marine Ecology Progress Series 35: 217-222. Longshore distribution of Donax serra in two log-spiral bays in eastern Cape, South Africa Marine Ecology Progress Series 35 217 222 Dovers, S.R. and Handmer, J.W. 1995. Ignorance, the precautionary principle and sustainability. Ambio 24...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
... management practices strive to be highly precautionary, there remain many issues that are yet to be resolved. Central uncertainties include the widespread use of production objectives to set approved levels of catch from wild fisheries, and whether these are protective of the natural populations of fish...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... participation. To reverse the onus of burden of proof (Constable 1991) or adopt the precautionary principle to guide our decisions in novel ways is to put the power back with the people. We should beware the "tyranny of small decisions" winning over proper planning and "prognostic" studies (5- Fairweather 1993...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... globally agreed-upon scientific criteria. Agreement on overarching principles such as the precautionary approach and their interpretation can also assist. In most organisations, harm still has to be demonstrated before conservation measures will be considered. However, for most ABNJ sites available science...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Australia References Georges, A., Spencer, R., Welsh, M., Shaffer, H., Walsh, R., and Zhang, X. (2011). Application of the precautionary Cann, J. (1998). Australian Freshwater Turtles . (Beaumont principle to taxa of uncertain status: the case of the Bellinger Publishing: Singapore.) River turtle...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and management. References Alcorn, J. 2014. Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Latin America and Their Relevance for REDD+. Washington, DC, USA, USAID-supported Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program. USAID. Audla, T. 2013. Polar Bear Ban: A precautionary tale. Retrieved 11 June, 2017...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 492–500.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in grazed and ungrazed swamps or sections of swamps to specifically determine the impacts of cattle. At this point in time it would be appropriate to exclude cattle from swamps as far as possible on the basis of the precautionary principle. The status of the species of bell frogs present within the region...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
...: A precautionary tale. Marine Policy 39: 352 360. IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). 2000. Policy on Social Equity and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (International Union for Conservation of Nature Council: Gland). Interorganisational Committee on Guidelines and Principles. 2003...
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Book Cover Image
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8