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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 78.
Published: 01 June 1990
...D. F. McMichael The selection of land for nature conservation purposes in New South Wales D. F. McMichael Former Director, National Parks and Wildlife Service of NSW P.O. Box 4, Monaro Crescent, A.C.T. 2603 John Whitehouse's review of the intellectual assump- tions that have served to "drive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... reptiles and amphibians and allows for protected fauna to be taken under licence. Reptiles and frogs may be permitted to be taken from the wild and/or kept for scientific research, educational purposes, limited private study and venom supply, but not as pets or for hobby purposes. No private ownership...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
... conditions are necessary. It must be of some use . . . it must conduce to some purpose, satisfy some desire. No one will pay a price or part with anything which serves some of his purposes, to obtain a thing which serves none of them. But, secondly, the thing must not only have some utility, there must also...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... or which claim to represent citizens' interests. The purpose of this activity is to provide sources of commentary which can be cited in media coverage. This paper examines three ways in which public debate and news coverage on climate change are shaped by the activities of climate change deniers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Urban bushland has survived for a variety of reasons. In some cases Sydney bushland is protected from possible development, but many stands do not enjoy protection under the planning process. Urban bushland is valued for a range of different purposes and if it is to survive then its permissible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and Oribatulidae) are identified as warranting further study for this purpose. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... for the purposes of examining distributional trends for inland arid and semi-arid Australia. Endemism and species richness were examined at species, genus and family level. A potentially high correlation was found between species richness, endemism and sharp topographic relief, highlighting the desert ranges...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., this activity is particularly mischievous since it effectively co-opts science for nefarious purposes. The result is an undermining of the trust of scientists and science in general. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.936
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of fire on the wide range of hypogeous fungi eaten by mammals. Evidence of a ‘co-evolutionary relationship’, as some authors have implied, is also ambiguous. We are concerned that some land management agencies, which use prescribed fire for hazard reduction or silvicultural purposes, selectively use...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 386–461.
Published: 20 May 2022
... for representing pre-existing occurrence records of priority species at sites that differed in mapped fire severity classes as based on Fire Extent and Severity data available from public sources. We also surveyed unburnt sites for comparative purposes. We found that nearly all survey sites encompassed a patchwork...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... numbers of Koalas to two coastal islands in the late 19 th Century allowed intensive conservation management to begin in 1923, and it has continued almost unabated for the subsequent 84 years. Initially, Koalas were marooned for conservation purposes on four other large coastal islands, and several...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Scott A. Thompson; Graham G. Thompson; Philip C. Withers; Emma M. Bennett ABSTRACT Conservation detection dogs have been widely used for finding scats, retreat sites and specific plant and animal species for a variety of purposes, including monitoring, management, biosecurity and eradication...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Overcutting often distressed professionals, who strove to regulate logging despite social, political and economic pressures. Furthermore, despite recent major reductions in permissible timber cut, areas of productive State forest have declined after conversion to alternative purposes. Thus it is important...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... purposes. * Corresponding author: Associate Professor Julie M. Old, School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Penrith NSW, Australia 2751, E: j.old@westernsydney.edu.au © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 marsupial ecological engineers burrows 2018...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
.... The present composition of the freshwater molluscan fauna reflects this history and is a mix of recent recolonisers and relictual taxa. A database of 5,047 records of freshwater molluscs was compiled from museum records for continental Australia and interrogated for the purposes of examining distributional...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 352–358.
Published: 01 January 2018
... ‘islands’ for conservation purposes. This brief summary of the work undertaken in these predator–proof reserves highlights how threatened species can persist and even thrive when foxes and cats are excluded, with examples from the Bridled Nailtail Wallaby Onychogalea fraenata , Burrowing Bettong Bettongia...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
...J. F. Whitehouse With the establishment of the National Parks and Wildlife Service in New South Wales in 1967 a major programme commenced to establish a comprehensive reserve system for nature conservation as well as other purposes. As at 30 June, 1988 this system consisted of 68 National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
.... raniformis are rare and their success (or lack of success) is poorly documented in the literature. In this study, we detail the translocation of a population of L. raniformis from a farm dam being destroyed for residential development to a purpose-built wetland 480 m away. The population was translocated...