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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... if they are to lead toward more integrated climate mitigation and sustainable land use outcomes. Climate change and land clearing: a short note C. A. McAlpine 1, J.I. Syktus 2, and J.G.Ryan1 1 The University of Queensland, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, Centre for Remote Sensing...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... makes ecology attentive to both spatial detail and history, while archaeology in the desert demands a spatial and environmental or ecological context. Both have moved towards not just a ‘sense of place’ but a ‘sense of place in time’. The place itself shapes scientific understandings by creating a need...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... A list of 470 theses relating to herpetology in the broad sense, produced by students at Australian universities, is presented. By far the majority of theses have been produced since 1970, and almost half by just three institutions, the Universities of Sydney, Western Australia and Melbourne. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Bandicoot marsupials appear to have many of the characteristics desired by people seeking companion animals. They could be made available to the public for keeping as pets in a way that would be of some benefit to nature conservation and to our sense of cultural identity. A properly designed...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... currently-used methods of exclusion fencing are not recommended for broad-scale management of feral camels and their impacts; their application is only suitable for protection of localised areas of high value. Five currently-unused, but impending management methods (satellite remote sensing, habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 January 2019
...John Hadley ABSTRACT This paper explains a meaningful sense in which a painless death can be a misfortune for an invertebrate. The account presented is a logical implication of bringing together two distinct pieces of theory: the deprivation account of the harm of death and the biocentric ethical...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of geographic information system (GIS) algorithms and approaches for assessing fauna habitat has become a vital tool in wildlife management. The advent of high spatial resolution remotely sensed imagery (as obtained, for example, from airborne camera, videography or satellite based sensors) provides...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... emissions. Added to this, the intensive production of animals raises many questions concerning their welfare. In this paper I argue that a largely vegetarian diet makes environmental sense while also offering health benefits and improved animal welfare. The latter occurs by farming fewer animals...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the option to reverse some of the iconic extinction events. Here we explore the place that extinction plays in conservation and argue that; (1) deliberate extinction by humans is surprisingly rare and extinction is a cultural taboo, (2) Australia has an acute sense of extinction guilt linked to our world...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... The last thing we need is prominent people promoting dangerous agriculture with more land clearing and further decimation of native flora and fauna. Instead, a largely vegetarian diet makes environmental sense while also offering health benefits. I finish by elaborating on some of these issues. © 2017...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... hinders the conservation of biodiversity in its broadest sense. I argue here that expanding beyond threatened species recovery to studying, managing and conserving all of our native vertebrate fauna is a major step forward in achieving our aim of conserving biodiversity. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the conservation of the Western Swamp Tortoise is intended to give a lively sense of science-in-action. Using a reflective essay style, it explores the story of the captive breeding of Pseudemydura umbrina within the social context of science, and includes a discussion of relevant ethical and political issues...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
... an additional survey technique, roost location. Three techniques were used: happing using harp trap and tripline methods: ultrasonic detection using hand-held, driving transect and remote sensing techniques; and roost location. No single survey technique recorded all 20 species of bats. A number of significant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.013
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... provide a place for academics to close the gap between research and teaching to so that the academy can benefit from both research and education. There has never been a greater sense of urgency to resolve these issues so science education can contribute to the science of the future. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... can impart consumers with a sense of confidence, resulting in them handing over money for products and services which at worst are a scam or, at best, overpriced. In a time when there appears to be an under-current of mistrust in science, including but not exclusive to climate change and vaccination...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... (AECs). Our research, which was stopped, used proximity sensing radiocollars to obtain information on disease transmission important for managing a novel contagious cancer that is threatening the Tasmanian devil with extinction. Important lessons include the need for a governance structure of AECs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... There is a deep need within humans to be in contact with animals and feeding has arisen as a means of achieving this as well as fostering a sense of nurture and even assistance to wild animals. In tourism situations feeding is frequently used in order to enhance visitor satisfaction through...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... logging. Principles for consideration in the design of monitoring programmes were proposed and discussed, and a new method (videography) for remotely-sensing habitat (forest structure) attributes important for ground-dwelling mammals (and potentially other fauna) was demonstrated. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of the lawnmower. (Can you really exist without the hours and hours spent mowing, breathing in the fumes and consuming scarce fossil fuels?). On the positive side the sense of achievement that you feel as you watch native animals move back into your yard now that it is wildlife friendly compensates for all...