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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
... examine interactions and their effectiveness by focusing on case studies where major policy shifts have occurred in favour of conservation on arid zone river systems. Science and the media have played a prominent role, along with useful alliances. For scientists, there are major challenges besides doing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
... the message came through loud and clear, calling for better bases for government actions to conserve wildlife. The media industry is separate to academic science and the policy and management world of governments, but has a responsibility to carry important information from these bodies to the wider community...
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 (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of citizen science for NSW (Erin Roger, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage) How social media can create impacts for research (Paul Willis, Media Engagement Services) A citizen-driven tool to help monitor avian biodiversity in urban greenspaces of Sydney (Corey Callagham, University of New South Wales...
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
... Good conservation outcomes depend on sound science that underpins management actions. Good data are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain as competing philosophies and emotive debate interfere with the processes that regulate conservation science. Iconic wildlife species are highly...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Micaela Jemison ABSTRACT The media plays a key role in shaping public definition of a human-wildlife disease conflict and the acceptance of nominated solutions. While the One Health approach has brought together science and health disciplines to manage emerging infectious diseases (EIDs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.014
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
... In their work with fauna and faunal habitats, zoologists face ethical issues concerning the handling of animals and decisions that affect their habitats. Zoologists are not alone in facing ethical choices, for it is clear from the print media that the topic of professional ethics in the work...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... issues over 1995-6 I became acutely aware of such concerns with media reporting of science. I also experienced unwanted publicity and some hounding by the press and can confirm how very stressful that can be. So, all in all, I started preparing this paper with very negative feelings about the media...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.021
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... In the plenary sessions of the Royal Zoological of NSW forum Science under siege: zoology under threat , Charles Krebs and Gordon Grigg expressed the view that scientists should speak up about the crisis in biodiversity. Indeed, they asserted that scientists should act as the ecological...
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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
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
... scientists, especially zoologists, fared in the reporting. The following conclusions were drawn: there was a sustained media interest in animals; animal welfare was the dominant theme; risk to humans was the second most important issue; and although scientists were consistently mentioned, science...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... environment through the eyes of the media and conservation non-government organisations. The ASEC, 2001 concluded that water quality and loss of habitats are the major issues facing Australia and that the quality of estuarine and coastal waters has not improved. Commonwealth legislation is consistent around...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 287.
Published: 17 March 2014
... from science to the media. Toss Gascoigne and Jenni Metcalfe: TV talent: the good, the bad and the truly dreadful. Preface On 18 October 1997 the Royal Zoological Society of NSW hosted a forum to discuss the relationship between zoology and the media. It was a most successful day, great stories, new...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.001
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the important thing? Why is it safe media . If we re working with the more opinionated important? You ve got to work that out. It s called the media, if I can call it that, Sydney seems to have more loading dock approach of science. than its fair share of that excitable charging and certainly a sort...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 316–323.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to work for 12 years for a newspaper, the Sydney Morning Herald, which, by mass- media standards, took seriously my interest in science and technology and environmental issues. Among its 240 staff journalists, the Herald boasted many thoughtful, well-read and scientifically literate people. More...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the human side of a story. How then does a researcher bring to the world s attention the latest discoveries in the reproductive biology of jellyfish or a new organometallic synthesis route? Science and the media As with any topic covered by the media, favourite issues prevail in science. Space, dinosaurs...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... sciences are keenly adopting the use of social media to promote public understanding of their research (eg Kidd et al. 2018) . There is also a strong call for outreach activities to be included in the evaluation of research effort (Piwowar 2013). There is emerging evidence that participation in social...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 510–513.
Published: 01 May 2020
... MEEK: It s a question for you, Paul. You gave us some advice on selling ourselves on social media. One of the things that we still find, and it s an old chestnut that many of our elders in this room will support me on, is that we re still not getting the message of our science to the people that we re...