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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT The thirtieth anniversary of the nomination of New South Wales rainforests for World Heritage listing provided an opportunity to reflect on the process by which the nomination came about. I discuss the development of ideas about ‘heritage’, as it applies to the natural...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 267–274.
Published: 15 August 2014
..., an integral attribute of forest ecosystems that provides structurally diverse habitat for biota. This study aimed to determine whether the distribution of herpetofauna within an Australian subtropical rainforest remnant is significantly influenced by the presence or absence of coarse woody debris. Capture...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Rainforest Snail). While difficulties in applying the TSC Act to the conservation of molluscs and other invertebrates do exist, the legislation does provide valuable opportunities for invertebrate conservation. 1April 2002 Australian Zoologist volume 32 (1) Introduction The development of legislation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Williams; Paul Adam Pollination is an essential process in the life cycle of most flowering plants and thus maintenance of the process is necessary for the long-term maintenance of rainforest ecosystems and their associated biota. As rainforest stands become fragmented will disruption...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 590–598.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Lira Andrade; Anouk Klootwijk; Jonathan Parkyn; Alison Specht Mitchell's Rainforest Snail Thersites mitchellae Cox 1864 is listed as ‘endangered’ under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, as ‘critically endangered’ under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 554–560.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Patrick Couper; Conrad Hoskin Rainforest was formerly widespread on the Australian continent but underwent large-scale contraction to pockets on the east coast through the Miocene and Quaternary. This contraction was due to increasingly dry and seasonal climatic conditions across the continent...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Karl Vernes; James Trappe The diet of the Red-legged Pademelon Thylogale stigmatica has previously been described as comprising a range of dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants, rainforest fruits, seeds, and some fungi. We collected T. stigmatica faecal samples from a rainforest-open forest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Anthropogenic global warming is expected to cause major changes in the phenology of tropical rainforests in the short term and cause significant structural changes in the long term that will result in local species losses and possibly extinctions. Monitoring these changes is labour intensive...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 44–46.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Greg Richards © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 Rainforest bat conservation: Onique problems in a unique environment Greg Richards Division of Wildlife and Ecology, CSlRO, Canberra The article by Les Hall (Australian Zoologist, previous issue) shows wisely that bats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
...”. However, agreed standards concerning how this can be measured, and against what benchmarks it should be judged, are lacking. This paper describes a study of biodiversity development in different types of rainforest reforestation in tropical and subtropical eastern Australia. It provides information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.019
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The arthropod fauna of a Low Microphyll Vine Forest was sampled in January 1995 at Boyne Island, central Queensland. These dry rainforests resemble rainforests in having a relatively closed canopy and a high plant species diversity. They differ in that they have greater exposure to seasonal...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
...Daniel J. Bickel The Invertebrate World of Australia’s Subtropical Rainforests Williams Geoff Hardback| September 2020 | $A 195.00 ISBN: 9781486312917 | 392 pages | 270 × 210 mmPublisher: CSIRO Publishing © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Book Review...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
... rainforests, already ravaged by clearing in the 1800's, was reduced to what is today less than five percent of its original area. In response, the super-flocks became scarce in the early part of the 20th Century. While they were able to adapt by feeding off paddock rainforest trees, another trial came...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 876–883.
Published: 20 October 2011
... elevation rainforest, largely based on thermal tolerances and known habitat preferences. This paper reports on the detection of B. marinus over a five-year study in the Border Ranges National Park in northern NSW. More than 400 toads were detected in rainforests at elevations between 810 m and 1130 m...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dry rainforest occurs throughout the wet-dry tropics as isolated patches in a matrix of savanna woodland. Dry rainforests may provide important stepping stones for migrating forest birds, resources for woodland birds, and a significant component of bird diversity in arid inland landscapes. Dry...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 207–213.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Jocelyn Bowyer; Graeme Newell; Cushla Metcalfe; Mark Eldridge Tree-kangaroos Dendrolagus sp. are a poorly known group of folivorous arboreal macropodid marsupials endemic to the rainforests of north-eastern Australia and New Guinea. Over the last century there has been little agreement...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.001
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Fruit-eating birds disperse many rainforest seeds, thereby influencing rainforest regeneration. The abundance of these birds may change following forest clearing, causing differences in seed dispersal between extensively-forested and fragmented areas. We assessed the responses of 26 frugivorous...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The impacts on rainforest fauna of internal fragmentation caused by clearings for linear infrastructure such as roads, highways and powerlines have been examined in the tropical rainforests of the Wet Tropics in far north Queensland. The impacts include habitat loss through clearing and edge...