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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... We review species-based studies and conclude that assessments of demographic trends are more effective than surveys in determining impacts, and providing early warning of declines because they highlight threatening processes. Furthermore, risk analysis, when critical aspects of the biology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... for the practice and accessibility of science. These changes have received little comment or analysis, but potentially have both positive and negative consequences. The application of new managerial approaches with short term vision to scientific research risks long term damage and may limit the ability...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 529–547.
Published: 01 June 2020
... logging, including 18 recognised as declining woodland birds. Sixty-four species were recorded in the unlogged area and 72 in the logged area. Of the 31 species recorded sufficiently frequently for analysis, 19 showed no statistical difference in occurrence between logged and unlogged areas at the power...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... baiting on target and non-target native species, and ecosystem function, is potentially great. It is not possible to gain accurate data on the impact of these programs due to the inaccessible nature of the terrain and/or lack of funding for before-after-control-impact (BACI) research and analysis. However...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to the perceived risk it poses to endemic land birds and breeding seabirds. However, its main diet there comprises Rattus rattus and House Mice Mus musculus and because it is proposed to eradicate these rodents from the island in 2019, the owls are also scheduled for removal then due to the likelihood...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Alison Matthews We undertook an analysis of wildlife reporting in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph over a year to October 1997 to determine which species and issues were the favourites, what were the angles, context and language of the presentation, and how...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
... analysis for the Concho Water Snake. Endangered Species UPDATE 6(10): 19-25. Risk analysis for the Concho Water Snake Endangered Species UPDATE 6 19 25 THOMAS, V. AND LINDENMAYER, D., 1990. A population viability analysis of Leadbeater's Possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri McCoy. Unpublished...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., 2005). The risk of zoonotic disease from this increased contact has emerged as one of the most widespread human- wildlife conflicts, with the majority (73%) of human emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) originating from wildlife populations (Woolhouse & Gowtage-Sequeria, 2005). These conflicts pose...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... ethical principles of constraining harm to the fewest number of dingoes possible to achieve the objective of reducing risk (Braysher 2017; Dubois et al. 2017; Proulx 2018; Allen and Hampton 2020). While an analysis of the interaction data suggests that interactions involving dingoes approaching people...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... by a need to assess the risk of a rabies incursion in northern Australia and its likely impact, a field research program was initiated in 2012, focused on the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) of Cape York, Queensland. There is scant information available on how and under what circumstances dingoes interact...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... been underestimated. Finally, action is recommended against emerging new pathogen and parasite threats, and the extreme risk current alien fish importations pose in introducing them. These will further threaten already stressed native fish populations in southern Australia, particularly across...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
... were accepted. Data on temporal patterns in encounter rate was analysed utilizing MINITAB. Encounter data followed a normal distribution. A Pearson s correlation analysis was undertaken to examine the relationship between year and the number of corn snake encounters. Results Between 2002 and 2014, 79...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
... provide a direct measure of risks of population extinction. Australian turtles face major threats of mortality from invasive species, vehicles, disease and declining water quality. Even Australia's most abundant and widespread species has declined by up to 91% in some populations. Here I use population...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... and nests by invasive species in Freshwater turtles are imperilled globally (Stanford et Australia (e.g. red foxes Vulpes vulpes (Giles et al. 2008; al. 2020) being among the most endangered vertebrate Spencer, 2002; Thompson, 1983 understanding the groups, with approximately 61% of species at risk...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 September 2021
...Rolf Schlagloth; Flavia Santamaria; Alistair Melzer; Marie R. Keatley; Wayne Houston ABSTRACT Koalas moving across open ground risk dog attacks and collisions with vehicles when crossings roads. Historical records from a resident survey, two regional wildlife carers and a state government...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 June 2020
... construct meanings as described by Ajzen and Madden (1986) and the adaptation of questions used by Zint (2002) who assessed the Theory of Planned Behaviour in relation to science teachers intention to incorporate environmental risk education (See Fabian et al. in press for the full questionnaire). While...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
... with in-depth frequently identified threat posing a severe risk to koalas in knowledge of the threats faced by many species and may Victoria was habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation offer important insights which could inform targeted (89%, Fig. 3). Vehicle collision (63%) and fire (51%) were management...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... challenge of DNA analysis from environmental samples is the propensity for the DNA to degrade quickly, leading to high risk of errors in the analysis; multiple technical repeats for each sample must therefore be conducted in the laboratory (Taberlet et al. 1999; Waits and Paetkau 2005). In our study, DNA...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., increasing consideration is being given to strategies to assess and mitigate health Australia has a diverse mosquito fauna with pest and risks associated with urban wetlands (Claflin and Webb non-pest species associated with a wide range of habitats 2015; Crocker et al. 2017; Hanford et al. 2019b...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... odours across 20 sampled sites and entered control and dog-scented traps equally (n=73 captures). Also, the presence of dog faeces had no association with the body size or sex of captured animals. This lack of response may be because rats do not identify dog scats as a cue to predation risk or because...