1-20 of 718 Search Results for

research needs

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper describes some of the research needed to help forest managers achieve Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management. As a case study, it also presents an overview of some of the research conducted to meet those needs in the state of Victoria, and identifies priorities for further...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... for an unqualified assessment, not only in terms of conservation biology, but indeed at the level of basic alpha taxonomy, which has led to a serious impediment to action on the conservation front. In this context, priorities for research need to focus on both the tactical research needed to support management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... No research funds have been made available to produce aversion agents and/or tactics to reduce the need for orchardists to cull flying-foxes to protect their crops. This has occurred despite many years of effort by growers to attract research funds from government and industry groups. It appears...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... driven from within the industry itself and through public awareness and associated complaints. Court proceedings have also helped test the legislation and standards and identify shortcomings. In the future more research needs to be undertaken to identify specific requirements of different animal groups...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... is urgently required on wildlife corridors, retained habitat, old-growth forests and habitat modelling. Research needs to be at the appropriate scale and many aspects require long-term investigation. This chapter concludes that recent conservation measures are not adequate to protect Victoria’s forest fauna. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... (AECs). Our research, which was stopped, used proximity sensing radiocollars to obtain information on disease transmission important for managing a novel contagious cancer that is threatening the Tasmanian devil with extinction. Important lessons include the need for a governance structure of AECs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... of flying-foxes occur. In addition to new approval processes, there is a need for a significant and urgent research effort to develop and validate alternative crop protection strategies to those currently available. The immediate challenge is to source the necessary funds for this research effort...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The need to present scientific research to a popular audience is becoming increasingly apparent. Presenting arid zone research in the media, particularly on television, raises a number of difficulties that are best solved through planning and preparation. Awareness of the logistical problems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... satisfactory progress towards a more sustainable future, we need to acknowledge the clashes of paradigms that exist in society and among community conservation groups and research-based conservation endeavours, and attempt to resolve them. One of the tools that helps us see the world more clearly and offers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... approaches and methods of data collection ensure that a project can become ‘desert-proofed’ when unfavourable conditions occur. I discuss a variety of different research projects and the need to reconsider our approach to desert research, giving emphasis to the study of functions and systems instead...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... We are concerned at how research agendas of science, and conservation biology in particular, are potentially being deformed by the dominant influence of a single entity, Journal Impact Factors, which in turn reflect the business model of the USA-based global corporate entity Thomson Reuters. We...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.028
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The challenges and opportunities to biological systematics that are discussed result from the need to provide information critical to knowledge-based and effective conservation of our flora and fauna, especially invertebrates . Topics covered include: the magnitude of the challenge in terms...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... research is valuable and the contributions of the universities here are excellent, but in light of anticipated climate change we need to adopt a longer vision for understanding our iconic wildlife and the ecosystems that they inhabit. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... the stimulus of other researchers and postgraduate students at the University of Queensland further deepened my interest in bats. As study animal, bats are both challenging and rewarding. We have still so much to learn about Australian bats and bats need all the help and positive publicity we can give them. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of conservation and provide funding for it. Both biologists and social scientists need to be involved in order to achieve research which will improve the quality of the experience from both the animals' and visitors' points of view. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... research projects. Bioprospectors can also emphasize the need for conservation by increasing the community's appreciation for marine biodiversity. Nevertheless, bioprospecting will only be compatible with conservation objectives if it can be shown to have no negative impacts on the environment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... by ecologists is reviewed and the primary themes of the book are foreshadowed. Central among these are the need for further research, including survey, of the fauna; the need for a representative reserve network and the necessity for a longterm goal of restoration. To conserve the fauna of western New South...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of some key habitats if not managed appropriately. Because the ecology of herpetofauna is intimately associated with temperature profiles, many species may be vulnerable to predicted climate change. We believe there is a need for a substantial increase in research so that forest-dependent herpetofauna can...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Management of wildlife tourism is multi-faceted, requiring an understanding of the long-term biological impacts as well as the needs of tourists, industry and other stakeholders. Successful management for the sustainability of wildlife tourism is most likely to succeed under an adaptive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., adaptive management will need to be underpinned by sustained research on a variety of fronts to achieve the successful transition of the Grey-headed Flying-fox from pest to threatened species and ultimately to recovery. It will take a shift in perception to adjust to adopting a long-term vision...