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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... of individuals is an important research tool in many fields of animal behaviour and ecology. In research on birds, individual recognition has been based on marking with numbered leg bands/rings, individual combinations of coloured leg bands/rings, patagial tags, nasal nares, streamers or a combination...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.073
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of excitement about the animals involved and the issues. There was a strong link between the dedicated study of an invertebrate group and the recognition of contemporary issues in conserving biodiversity. It was arguably the most common theme, though the leadership being shown so far by most invertebrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.051
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... integrity. Adequate research funding and recognition of the scientific merit of taxonomy are crucial to this process. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Bats represent approximately a quarter of Australia's living land mammals. Their sensitivity to current climate change has prompted global recognition of them as bellwether species. The Australian fossil record is rich in bats from a period of sequential climate changes over the last 25 million...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... been developed. For example, pattern and texture analysis and species and individual facial recognition are now possible. In the next few decades, as technology evolves and ecological and computational sciences intertwine, new tools and devices will emerge into the market. Here we outline several...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.037
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... together with the pertinent literature. The interactions between the three call races of Limnodynastes tasmaniensis, and between Ranidella insignifera and R. pseudinsignifera, are described as examples. Reasons for justification of the formal recognition, mapping and delimitation, description...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
..., continues to be invalidated by uncertainties surrounding species recognition. This situation will not improve without a substantial increase in funding for taxonomic research of Australian bats, which at present is effectively non-existent ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
... techniques for identifying banded individuals; proved identification of individuals based on contact calls, and suggested using individual vocal recognition as a method of non-invasive monitoring of endangered bird species; demonstrated the loss of large hollow-bearing trees was greater than replacements...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
...)) predates the recognition of climate change as a major threat to biodiversity and they need to be adapted to respond to climate change pressures on biodiversity. Here it is recommended that species sensitive to effects of climate change should be included on threatened species lists under the NSW...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
... for informal reserves across the landscape, in conjunction with local scale protection of key habitat features. The new direction has arisen from recognition that effective biodiversity conservation demands a holistic approach. However, the effectiveness of this approach and proposed retention thresholds needs...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...), the influence of public communication has not been fully considered. This article traces the depiction of the 2011 outbreak of Hendra virus in the Australian media by examining how both journalists and other actors framed the conflict. Recognition of framing influence and the media as an actor in its own right...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.025
EISBN: 9780958608503
... There is growing recognition of the crucial role councils may play in biodiversity conservation. Various problems serve to thwart Local Government’s potential, including fiscal constraints, fragmentation of jurisdiction and outdated values. To date, much attention has focused on development...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
... of the disease in captivity, which more than halved thylacine longevity, and preferentially affected juveniles, are conformable with the expression of the disease recorded amongst wild thylacines, and demand a recognition of the importance of this disease as a major factor in the thylacine's recent extinction...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 334–349.
Published: 14 October 2011
... is of fundamental importance to the recovery of threatened species. Field surveys and collation of unpublished information have led to a very detailed understanding of the distribution of this species, including recognition that some populations have become extinct since 1996. Population studies involving...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 9–17.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Adrian Peace Speciesism can be defined as the belief that non-human animals warrant no place, status or recognition in the world other than what is arbitrarily decreed for them by humans, whose material and other interests as the dominant species will always take precedence. Like most other ‘-isms...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... with the recognition by forest managers that forest ecosystems are complex and each species has different requirements. A priority is the identification of an agreed set of goals and objectives for the conservation and management of forest wildlife by conservationists, forest managers and wildlife biologists. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
.... Together with the Region's indigenous flora and fauna, Sydney's exotic plants and animals create a ‘hot spot for biodiversity’ exceeding any natural area in its richness, with a total species richness of higher plants and vertebrates in excess of 10,000 species. Recognition of the importance of non-native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.045
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... activities of amateur scientists. Having suggested, on balance, that protecting individual species is valuable the paper then poses two additional questions. How do we go about selecting species for individual recognition under conservation legislation, and how do we manage invertebrate conservation once...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... to remove redundant AWP, with the goal to reduce the extent of the piospheres and purported unnaturally high populations of kangaroos of various species that have grown around these perennial waters. Some recognition has been given to retention of AWP as a focus of wildlife observation to enhance...