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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... from climate change. Here we discuss its life history, extinction threats and the potential value of the fossil record in identifying conservation options for the Mountain Pygmy-possum. Also presented is a proposal to establish a breeding facility for the rapidly declining Kosciuszko population in New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and with steadily reducing funding for field environmental research, it is unlikely that such monitoring will take place, thus opportunities for some corrective actions will most certainly be lost. We propose to utilise flying foxes, Pteropus spp. , which are large and highly mobile herbivorous megabats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The south-west region of Victoria is currently experiencing rapid growth in the number of proposed wind farms. A maternity roost and an unknown number of staging and winter roosts of the Southern Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii bassanii ( Environment Protection and Biodiversity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The objective of this forum was to assess revolutionary conservation proposals that aspire to reform current constraints on using native fauna as a replacement for the traditional European models of land use. Gordon Grigg outlines the history of the ideas that underpin this radical proposal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.007
... conditions. Using an estuarine ecosystem as an example of a system that changes naturally over time, this paper develops a hypothetical scenario in which a proposed marina development would necessitate extensive reclamation of wetlands. The paper comments on various developments which have been proposed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... forests is uncertain. Flexible management strategies are required to curb the trend towards fragmentation and to ensure the continued viability of forest age-classes that are many times older than those planned for under the proposed timber harvesting rotation periods. A proposed scheme of Regional...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... property rights. Inadequate knowledge and changing environments mean that absolute certainty is impossible and that the merits of particular developments will continue to be contested. The proposed comprehensive coastal assessment should improve the decision making process but will not, of itself...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... to trigger a process of ecological study to gather relevant data, and a Species Impact Statement in cases where a data deficient taxon was likely to be affected by a specific development proposal. The assessment of likelihood that significant impacts will result from a development could be precautionary...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of this approach for invertebrate conservation in managed forests. As invertebrates comprise the bulk of the biodiversity in these systems it is important that they are effectively incorporated into any proposed reporting scheme. This research shows that specific forest types and their growth stages do not support...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.068
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... scientists could assist amateur monitors with survey design, field monitoring methods and identification keys. By using a collaborative approach linking amateurs and professionals, it is proposed that a series of community-based regional invertebrate monitoring events could engage the interest and concern...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... or damage to habitat, the requirement to undertake environmental assessment of any proposed developments which are likely to impact on the species and the requirement to prepare a recovery plan within 5 years. Problems related to the conservation management of the species are discussed and some potential...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.011
EISBN: 0959995145
... and singlemindedness of a large group of National Parks and Wildlife Service personnel and volunteers also contributed to the success of the operation. This paper outlines the management practices used and the problems experienced, and proposes further considerations for cetacean stranding contingency plans. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to the notion of ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM), which lies at the core of the Regional Forest Agreements. These fundamental ecological issues, which were not identified in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a recent proposal to log native forests to produce charcoal in southern New...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 550–567.
Published: 27 October 2020
... sub-components of the SES, propose second-tier variables specific to the SES (referring to past history or experiences of relevant actors and government resource policies), and identify pathways or interactions for testing (e.g., the influence of scientific evidence on policy, development...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.041
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... they occur in overlap in a variety of habitats both disturbed and undisturbed, including suburban gardens. It is proposed that these species would make appropriate “laboratory” animals for undergraduate teaching, particularly animal ecology. They adapt well to captivity providing they are provided...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
.... A graphical method is proposed to identify that point, determining minimum size of the bat sample group needed to provide reliable parasite indices. Calculations with various numbers of microbat hosts and subsequent visual inspection have shown that to obtain a reliable Abundance Index of bat fleas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... the interaction between these Acts and the practical consequences arising from them. We also describe a proposed approach to wild dog control orders that binds the Crown under the Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 , and hopefully enables dingoes to be conserved in New South Wales. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.002
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
..., recent developments and proposes a set of critical questions for each of eight sequential framework components. Use of the framework will help ensure that invertebrate data and the recommendations that result from the analysis of those data are useful for conservation planning and resource management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 24 January 2024
... them, encouraging co-existence with them and promoting empathy for them following publicised mortality events. We propose a shift toward “normalising” flying-foxes, in which they are portrayed as interesting species and a natural part of our highly esteemed biodiversity. This has somewhat already begun...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... of adaptive sustainable management techniques rather than a reversion to lethal control. Reports of impacts of dingoes on livestock production have neglected the role of dingoes as a hypercarnivorous trophic regulator. This study proposes that dingo predation on livestock can be managed by adapting livestock...