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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.003
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
... procedures in Australia, it appears that the census methods developed in the Northern Hemisphere are equally valid in Australia, suffering only from the same sources of error encountered in their use in America and Europe. This paper reviews the history of terrestrial bird censuses in Australia, describes...
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.025
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A quality control procedure is described for biodiversity data compilations based on concepts of Statistical Processing Control (SPC). The technique, called process control sampling, involves continuous inspection of biological materials coupled with ongoing training. The describe d procedure...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... into the assessment of biodiversity impacts for development activities elsewhere. The legislation from which current ecological assessment procedures originate (e.g. the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... or likely to become extinct”, and one is listed as “presumed extinct” (CALM 1998). A further five taxa are listed as “protected fauna” under the provisions of a close season notice (CALM 1994) which restricts collecting, except under licence. This paper reviews some of the procedures that are followed when...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., ecological communities and key threatening processes, and enhance the EPBC Act's compliance and enforcement regime. Of particular relevance to the Australasian Bat Society are the new procedures that relate to the listing and recovery of threatened species and ecological communities. New procedures include...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.003
... development proposal. Courtroom procedures create an environment in which it is difficult to give appropriately qualified answers to questions without appearing to contradict one’s own evidence or that of others. Being challenged as a witness during cross-examination and suffering the accompanying anger...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... that will be encountered as well as the procedures required for putting together a story for television is the most effective element in producing a finished story that both the field researchers and the television crew will be happy with. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a formal procedure for assessing the environmental consequences of a proposed development, usually based on the preparation and public exhibition of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). EIA procedures have been introduced in recent times in many...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.022
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... This chapter summarizes the Royal Commission of 1901 into the western lands of New South Wales. The procedure adopted was the use of quotations to preserve the emphasis and colour of those who bore witness to the rapid changes induced by overstocking with sheep, and from rabbits, drought...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.061
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Queensland is the most herpetologically diverse of all the Australian states. Existing legislation affecting the conservation and management of wild and captive herpetofauna in the state is reviewed, as is new legislation — the Nature Conservation Act 1992. The adoption of procedures to assess...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.027
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for understanding faunal patterns, population and community studies, documenting morphological variation, revealing the presence of cryptic species, and supporting and/or testing monitoring procedures. The possible sources of error in identifying species and approaches that will minimize these are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... on conservation action, are the most effective ways to influence visitor's conservation behaviours (AZA, 2006). Zoos can provide memorable and motivating animal encounters. However, Government legislation, strategies, procedures and policies must be followed to ensure that zoos are meeting the health and welfare...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... is to develop monitoring and evaluation procedures that will provide the basis for continuous improvement of the system. This is particularly important if the arrangement of marine protected areas is to function as an effective ecological network rather than merely as a collection of ecologically isolated...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... 1995 (TSC Act). The procedures can be complex and costly, and it is unlikely that many growers could afford to comply with the requirements of the Act. In addition, the processes required under the TSC Act are relatively slow and unsuited to the rapid response needed when sudden large influxes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., the species ‘is likely to become endangered unless the circumstances and factors threatening its survival or evolutionary development cease to operate’ (TSC Act, Section 14). In this paper we first describe the procedures for nominating species for inclusion on the Schedules of the TSC Act and the role...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Murray V. Ellis; Susan G. Rhind ABSTRACT Animal welfare legislation is placing increasing emphasis on researchers to demonstrate competence in all procedures that their research may require, even if some are infrequently performed. Many field biologists rarely need to carry out euthanasia...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... teaching evolution, the fundamentals appropriate to teaching scientific method, and the teaching strategies of affirmative neutrality and procedural neutrality that educators may use to counter creationist views when teaching evolution. We regard understanding of the common ancestry of life and natural...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.035
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The conservation of NSW bat species is examined within the framework of the procedure for threatened species recovery, Priorities Action Statements (PAS), introduced in 2005 by the NSW government to replace the previous requirement to prepare recovery plans. One of the merits of the PAS...