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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., are poorly conserved. The reasons for the inadequacy of the reserve system are historical and embedded in politics, emotion, and ideology. To illustrate these ideas, I describe my experiences in dealing with the politics, emotion, and ideology of reserve selection and management from the late 1960's...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 1990
... reserves in New South Wales 1967- 1989. Aust. Zoo/. 26: 11 -21. Reserve selection in New South Wales: Where to from here? R. L. Pressey National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1967, Hurstville, NSW 2220 INTRODCICTION · In the previous issue of this journal, John Whitehouse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Some form of land classification is essential for the conservation of fauna, as a surrogate for detailed survey data and as a framework for the spatial extension of survey results from sampled sites. Recent developments in systematic reserve selection have enabled us to design reserve systems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Typically, reserve selection is based on representative community types classified primarily by vegetation. Whether they contain representative faunal communities has been little tested. The distribution and abundance of carabid beetles from 41 sites, representing a range of plant community...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... comprehensive spatial information on fauna distributions in the form of quantitative habitat models, in applying a rigorous method to set fauna reservation targets, and in employing recognised conservation planning software in reserve selection with fauna as one of the key parameters that determined reserve...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., and the private forests consequently become the forgotten forests, even though all of it is habitat for forest fauna. One of the successes of the RFA process has been the development of reserve selection procedures. Yet, as necessary as the new reserves are to conserve forest fauna, they are not sufficient...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.027
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and other specialised species disadvantaged by disturbances such as intensive logging and frequent fire. Territories of these large owls form a pattern that provides a natural planning template ideal for mapbased reserve selection aimed at maximising biodiversity conservation in the forests and woodlands...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
... fauna solely within protected areas or sensitive areas (e.g., national parks, nature reserves, selected areas of native vegetation or wetlands), as is sometimes currently practised, will not protect all, or even most, threatened species. Retrieving fauna from the entire trench as standard practice...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... These results have important implications for the use of remote vegetation or environmental mapping as a surrogate for selecting reserves to conserve biodiversity. To reserve regional biodiversity in a biological group exhibiting high geographical turnover in species composition it is imperative that a reserve...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
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
.... The CRA process culminated in the identification of areas to comprise a Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative system of reserves. Workshops with fauna experts were conducted to select habitat areas for reservation that aimed to conserve viable populations of priority species. Herpetofauna in two...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... focus on a small subset of species, will be unable to address larger biodiversity conservation issues, and will be unlikely to make more than a very limited contribution to nature conservation in Australia. Other approaches such as setting aside reserves and off-reserve conservation strategies...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT To conserve all of our native fauna is a dangerous idea because it encompasses all the landscape, not just National Parks and Nature Reserves; all species, not just selected species such as charismatic vertebrates; it impacts on all decisions on the use of the land...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... suburbs. This paper reports on habitat selection derived from a population study carried out in a reserve of remnant bushland in the St George district. Open walls and the underside of overhangs were the most frequently exploited structures used by P. platurus. Geckos were found typically no higher than...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
... are speculative and difficult to address, requiring expensive data. One concern is that older females are the more successful breeders and teach their daughters optimal habitat and diet selection. The lack of older animals in a harvested population may reduce the fitness of the remaining individuals; implying...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... mammals and birds. Degradation and loss of habitat by the partial or total removal of forest cover (from clear-fell logging, selective logging and clearing for shifting agriculture and oil palm plantations) is the most significant threat currently posed to PNG's forest fauna. Hunting may also pose...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., placing habitats and species under threat. Improved conservation of forest biodiversity is a major goal of the SEQFA, stated objectives of the process include a world-class conservation reserve system and ecologically sustainable management of forests. The SEQFA has, on the face of it, achieved its goal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... There is little doubt that the dingo is the most reviled of all Australian mammals. Former dingo trapper Sid Wright emphasised the enmity of people towards the dingo, but argued that this “wild, magnificent creature” should be conserved in our national parks and reserves. It is the only native...