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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.2012.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... A recent publication from the Think Tank for Kangaroos (THINKK) in the Institute of Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney evaluates the idea that eating wild harvested kangaroo meat is environmentally beneficial, compared to other meats produced on rangelands (Ben-Ami et al...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Scientific publication is undergoing rapid change. The expansion of the internet has facilitated electronic publication, while the prevailing fashion for ‘quantifying’ the quality of academic papers, academic journals, authors and institutions is changing where authors publish, what they publish...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... ways to reduce kangaroo numbers. These goals reflect an acceptance of the folklore that competition from kangaroos compromises wool production and markedly reduces sheep carrying capacity, even though scientific evidence for this is lacking. But reducing kangaroos will not bring the anticipated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... conservation projects. A more likely positive outcome for conservation is that bioprospecting provides funding opportunities for the rapid documentation of biological diversity. If representative specimens of each sampled taxa are lodged in accredited institutes, a useful resource will be available for other...
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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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/ZIC.1992
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and monitoring as scientific work undertaken by members of the public, often in collaboration with or under the direction of professional scientists and scientific institutions (OED 2014), although many definitions exist. The varying interpretations of the term were highlighted by Eitzel et al. (2017) who...
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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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 477–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., conservation: there was no place for circuses, miniature trains or roundabouts. It wasn t easy but, after seven years, I could claim moderate success. I had made Taronga Zoo a respectable cultural-scientific institution and I d had the opportunity to implement my design policies in the creation of the large...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 471–475.
Published: 20 October 2011
... not be ignored or forgotten, even if it dents the reputation of individuals, scientific institutions, or government bodies. The value and responsibility of scholarly debate is to facilitate open questioning and rigorous examination of evidence. Insofar as they demonstrate or initiate a rethinking of assumptions...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 1–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., London. Visions of Modernity: Representation, Memory, Time and Space in the Age of the Camera Mitchell, W. 1994. When is seeing believing? Scientific American February 1994: 44-49. When is seeing believing? Scientific American 1994 44 49 Moeller, H. F. 1997.Der Beutelwolf...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... attention, as scientific information reveals the richness and vulnerability of such biodiversity. At the same time, concerns are growing about the increasing pressure imposed on these vulnerable areas by traditional human activities, such as fishing and shipping and emerging activities such as deep seabed...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/EMP.1998
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Sustainable Society marsupial biology and climate science. Graduating from Institute at the University of Melbourne, as well as La Trobe University with a first degree in English and a governor of WWF-Australia and a member of the a Masters in Earth Science at Monash University, Tim Wentworth Group...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Fairweather Scrutiny of Environmental impact Statements (EIS) as scientific documents is still in its infancy in Australia, yet we already have litany of complaints about their quality. My examination of I31 EISs covering a range of projects, habitats and legislatures revealed that few...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 488.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with Pauline Ross set a scenario. I m a member of society. I m not necessarily about scientific literacy. At the Royal Institution, we re all a scientist in this scenario and I m not feeling too well. I ve about science engagement, science communication. We done a lot of coughing. I m sort of breathless up...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... of the Dingo, the scientific name has been unstable for many years. It has been referred to as Canis familiaris, Canis familiaris dingo, Canis lupus familiaris, Canis lupus dingo or Canis dingo . The nomenclature, however, has become even more unstable in recent years with advocacy for the name Canis dingo...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... are particularly useful when studying free-ranging populations is difficult, and/or when controlled conditions are required. Yet, despite the significant role that they play in supporting research and conservation of species and ecosystems, they are rarely recognised in the scientific literature. Here we present...