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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... The status of scientists in public opinion is discussed in relation to several areas of controversy. In England the social status of scientists is affected by long standing prejudices in society and the education system, and to some extent these views have had influence in Australia...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.054
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... The most striking feature that links all the contributions to the theme of Science under siege: zoology under threat , is the rejection of the notion that science is optional in our society, i.e. that science can be ignored, even derided. In the main, these anti-science worldviews derive from...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... need to take stock and develop new ways to engage society at large with the sciences that are the only hope for sustaining humanity. For Australia's future, we must foster a culture committed to more substantial funding of science research and better education of science teachers. 422 2017 Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT Science thrives on ideas, and within its domain no idea is inherently dangerous. However, interpretations of science, and applications of misinterpretations in policies have potential to be dangerous to scientists, science itself, the broader society and the environment. I...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... have grown in complexity, coverage and importance. Science and society will contribute to their continuing change. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 276–280.
Published: 02 October 2023
... Altuna2, and Benjamin J Pitcher2,6 1. Centre for Ecosystem Science, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW), NSW 2052, Australia 2. Taronga Institute of Science and Learning, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Dubbo NSW 2830 and Sydney NSW 2088 3...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... in the 21 st century. In Science as a contact sport , Stephen Schneider (2009) recounted the buffeting that he took on both the political front and from the media. Schneider started his academic life as a physicist, but by the time he wrote his book he had understood the fundamental debate about...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to be dangerous in a world locked more into economic growth than an appreciation of our natural heritage and how to conserve it. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 extinction science education heresy evolution ecological theory vegetarian 2017 261 Australian Zoologist volume...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
...,The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, 2601 2 University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, UMR CNRS 6249 Chrono-Environment 16, route de Gray, F-25030 BESANCON Cedex, France 3 National Environment Science Program,Threatened Species Recovery Hub, Fenner School of Environment & Society,The Australian National...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 144–148.
Published: 17 March 2014
...%), historical material (53%). and book reviews (50%). Clearly, the relationship between survival of animals in the wild and conservation and management of populations and habitats is recognized by readers. The relationship between zoological science and society is now probably better recognized than it ever has...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 413–423.
Published: 03 October 2013
...Kenneth Pollock; Neil Loneragan; Michael Calver Fisheries Science, Wildlife Management and Conservation Biology are crucial to the Australian economy and society. Australian doctoral education in these fields assumes that students commence with well-developed relevant skills, or acquire them...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... to do is get spending under control in Washington. It's completely out of control.” One would imagine that he would then suggest avoiding wars and pulling the financial industry into line. But, instead, he said something with chilling implications for science: “You know, we spent $3 million to study...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 548–553.
Published: 20 October 2011
... to work in environmental management, planning and health sciences. Undergraduate and postgraduate students participating in the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' student workshops were asked to identify what they value in their tertiary education and how they would improve the experience...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601 2 Threatened Species Recovery Hub, National Environmental Science Program, Fenner School of Environment and Society,The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601 3 Charles Darwin University, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, College...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Canberra, ACT, 2601 2 National Environmental Science Programme Threatened Species Recovery Hub, Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601 Corresponding author: [email protected] A BS TR A CT Many species of arboreal marsupials move...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Typical of the colonial experience elsewhere, the newspapers reveal a society preoccupied with the transformation of the natural environment until relatively late in the study period. This is despite a long and complex history of scientific interest and conservation concerns. It was generally not until...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Martin Predavec; Daniel Lunney; Thom van Dooren © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Zoology on the table: the science, sustainability and politics of eating animals Martin Predavec1, Daniel Lunney1,2,3,4 and Thom van Dooren5 1Royal Zoological Society of NSW, PO Box 20...