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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 143–144.
Published: 07 February 2013
...David Booth Kearney (2012) charges the NSW marine science community with advocacy in its stance towards the marine parks issue. He infers that “the integrity implied in honest enquiry and accurate reporting” is absent which is as unsubstantiated in his article as it is insulting to the NSW marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania); Turtle Survey and Analysis Tools (University of Sydney, Western Sydney University); Wildlife Spotter (National Science Week Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Apart from sponsored projects, like those listed above, several specialist community groups...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 329–335.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Paul Willis Introduction In a very real sense the research scientist and the science reporter have similar jobs: to communicate science. But differences in the intent of the communications and the composition of the target audiences necessitate fundamentally different approaches and values...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... The presentations given in this symposium have sought to examine the apparent clash between two worldviews or paradigms. In this paper, I begin by defining community-based research and examine the nature of two paradigms of science that seem to lay beneath the surface of any discussion...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and the acceptance of nominated solutions. While the One Health approach has brought together science and health disciplines to manage emerging infectious diseases (EIDs), the influence of public communication has not been fully considered. This article traces the depiction of the 2011 outbreak of Hendra virus...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Water and its management has become one of the key environmental issues in Australia. Many of our arid zone rivers, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin are severely affected by overextraction, impacting on floodplains and their biodiversity. The interaction between policy and science...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Erin Roger; Patrick Tegart; Rebekah Dowsett; Michael A. Kinsela; Mitchell D. Harley; Geetha Ortac ABSTRACT Citizen science is growing rapidly in Australia and globally, and presents valuable opportunities to engage with the community and amplify scientific research. The recent growth in citizen...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... World Wide Fund for Nature asks the question, “Is science demonstrating leadership for conservation?” It is our view that science is not, and that is unfortunate since scientists, especially naturalists, were vital to the development of the very concept of conservation. We are concerned...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... be impossible to detect given the small proportions of coastline protected in reserves. There is some evidence that, in marine reserves, benthic soft bottom communities have responded to protection from direct effects of fishing such as trawling and dredging. More surprising have been the indirect responses...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Habitat models which underpin the requirements of the TSL need refining, management emphasis needs to shift from records-based to landscape - community level and survey requirements need adjustment to improve conservation outcomes. A considerable number of improvements are required to the TSL to deliver...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... scientific research and public interests. Without optimising this public face of science we run the risk of alienating the ultimate source of suppori INTRODUCTION Both the scientific community and the public have voiced concerns about the role that science now plays in environmental protection (see e.g...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... This study scrutinized the reporting in the Sydney Morning Herald , a major NSW newspaper, in three periods between mid-2008 and early 2012, to examine Jay Rosen's clever question and answer: “What's the difference between climate science and climate journalism? The former is self-correcting...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... research science funding Australia science learning 422 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction The current rhetoric used by research scientists and science communicators to persuade...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... species cats rabbits swamp wallabies spotted-tailed quolls domestic dogs community-based surveys koalas meso-predator release scalp returns 2021 A Combining cameras and citizen science to define the distribution and behaviour of dingoes and foxes in New South Wales Daniel Lunney1,2,3, Indrie...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Ausaalian marsupials. Unpublished honours thesis. Monash University. Marler, P., 1967. Animal communication signals. Science (Wash. D C). 157: 769-774. Animal communication signals Science (Wash. D C) 157 769 774 Morton, E. S., 1977. On the occurrence and significance of motivation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 245–247.
Published: 05 June 2014
... of habitat is needed for effective conservation and communication Michael J. Bamford & Michael C. Calver School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Western Australia 6150 Correspondence to M. J. Bamford: bamford.consulting@iinet.net.au A BS TR A CT Habitat is often used ambiguously...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 331–340.
Published: 14 October 2011
... that the nominations be rejected and subsequently replaced by nominations better grounded in the science coming from the strategic approach. 11 httpwww.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/communities.html covers all listing advices and related matters for ecological communities 12 httpwww.environment.gov.au/cgi...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are the hallmarks of effective science and environmental communication with the lay public. Unfortunately few scientists make an effort to communicate with the media o r with the lay public. There are those, like David Suzuki, Charles Birch and Denis Saunders among others, who are outstandingly good com- municators...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Claudia Santori; Michael B. Thompson; James U. Van Dyke; Camilla M. Whittington; Ricky-John Spencer ABSTRACT Citizen science has become popular for data collection in ecology and environmental management. However, most participants in citizen science projects are only involved for a short period...