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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This is a discussion of the ways in which postage stamps might serve to raise awareness and interest, and through associated media and events, to increase understanding. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
... conditions are necessary. It must be of some use . . . it must conduce to some purpose, satisfy some desire. No one will pay a price or part with anything which serves some of his purposes, to obtain a thing which serves none of them. But, secondly, the thing must not only have some utility, there must also...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In the light of the multiple functions that national parks are expected to fulfil, their capacity to serve as secure guardians of biodiversity is compromised. We note thatnon-reserved land may be able to significantly supplement and enhance the role of parkssystems. We present a brief case-study...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 256–277.
Published: 09 May 2022
... in February 1980, while the second nearby site was unburnt and served as a control. Relative numbers and survival of the Agile Antechinus ( Antechinus agilis ) and Mainland Dusky Antechinus ( A. mimetes ) declined post-fire and remained lower than in the control site until spring 1980 when populations at both...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., science is constantly under siege from vested interests, especially governments and corporations wanting to use scientists and their findings to serve their agendas at the expense of the public interest. To challenge this system of institutionalised bias, the same sorts of methods can be used. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... There was a select group of journalists who serve zoologists and zoology well, and zoologists wanting to share their research with the general public were given scope beyond the sensational and human-interest stories. Introduction Throw a koala on the barbie was a minor headline in the Daily Telegraph of 15 July...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... only some conservation problems and community efforts usually are broad but diffuse, conservation of biodiversity would be best served if the two approaches were integrated. To achieve this objective, scientists must become more involved in activities at the community level, whereas community groups...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 534–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in Western popular media and also provides an in depth analysis of 155 Australian newspaper articles pertaining specifically to the Grey Nurse shark. The study of newspaper reportage consisted of a content analysis of 15 Australian based newspapers and serves to deconstruct the explicit messages...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 216–228.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... The sampling design and data sharing arrangements are structured so that PPBio sites serve as hubs for research, building long-term datasets that integrate studies within and among sites, providing the information necessary to understand and respond to complex and dynamic environmental issues...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 146–153.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., both R→L and L→R could equally well be served by flow around the ring. Closure of the LAo not only prevents the pulmonary by-pass shunt but also the possibility of oxygenated blood reaching the gut through the FP Section of the RAo, below the origin of the carotid artery, will severely restrict flow...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.025
EISBN: 9780958608503
... There is growing recognition of the crucial role councils may play in biodiversity conservation. Various problems serve to thwart Local Government’s potential, including fiscal constraints, fragmentation of jurisdiction and outdated values. To date, much attention has focused on development...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... politicians, research and discussion amongst scientists, effort from farmers, and both unfocused activism and the efforts of an activist organisation dedicated solely to serving the interests of all koalas everywhere, the koalas on Kangaroo Island remain overabundant. Thus, besides the damage underway...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.027
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... marsupial species richness and abundance were recorded, enabling the proposal to be advanced that Sooty and Barking Owls could serve as indicators of high quality habitat for a range of forest and woodlanddependent vertebrates. In particular, they appear able to function as indicators for hollow-dependent...
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
... plants) known to be, or potentially, sensitive to logging in south-eastern Australia, and reviews of the potential for species and functional groups to serve as bio-indicators in monitoring programmes. The study also categorised plant and animal species in terms of their known or suspected sensitivity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.006
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Conservation of the other 99% is usually best served by the preservation of whole communities rather than of treasured species. Setting priorities for habitat preservation requires development of theory beyond anthropocentrism. A starting point comes from treating the coding DNA of the world’s...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Wales it will be necessary to move fauna conservation to a key position in any research and management programme. The recovery of the fauna serves as an indicator of success in any restoration endeavours. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 26 January 2024
... (Duarte et al. 2014). This medusa phase is renowned for its bloom and bust nature, with numbers rapidly increasing, followed by a sudden disappearance (Pitt et al. 2014). The relationship between the medusa phase of the jellyfish life-cycle and their surrounding environment is complex, as they serve both...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 806–807.
Published: 23 June 2021
... the first female to serve as President of the society. In terms of broader community service, she served as a member of the Panel of Advisors to the Landscape Committee of the National Trust of Australia. As a woman, operating in male-dominated fields, Joan encountered both the best and worst of collegiate...