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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 334–349.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Ross Goldingay The status and conservation requirements of the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea were the focus of immense scrutiny 12 years ago. In this paper I review what progress has occurred since then in understanding the ecology of this species because ecological research...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.015
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Epigaeic (active above the ground) arthropods were collected in late summer from 27 Buttongrass moorland sites of different ages. The sites formed a chronosequence ranging from one month to 64 years since the last fire and were located in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Sampling...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Reptile assemblages were examined retrospectively in relation to five age categories of regrowth since the last selective tree harvest ( i.e. , 0–10 years, 11–20 years, 21–40 years, 41–50 years and >50 years/virgin). The aim was to identify indicator species that showed consistent response...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... overarching goals of universal human wellbeing and ecological sustainability is not occurring. Indeed, it is becoming increasingly improbable since much more population and economic growth is certain. Since, humans depend totally on healthy, functioning ecosystems, this situation is unacceptable; humans have...
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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. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.033
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Living and fossil bryozoans are numerically and taxonomically abundant in Australia and New Zealand, comprising the dominant organisms in some marine-benthic and fossil assemblages. They were first formally described from Australia in 1816 and from New Zealand in 1843. Since...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Flying-fox predation has been a problem to horticulturists on the North Coast of New South Wales since the industry was established. Predation is especially severe in spring/early summer when most fruit crops are ripening. Flying-fox predation has inflicted considerable losses on fruit...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... at ten sites. Since about 1985, the sole reason for translocation has been to protect natural values from the impacts of Koala over-browsing. Since 1995, considerable research effort has been directed at finding suitable in-situ population control mechanisms. During the 84 year program more than 24 000...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.090
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... in the structure of populations using the Sydney metropolitan area, Australia's largest urban landscape. All roosts examined since 1995 are occupied from March to September and are vacant over the summer months. This contrasts with the only roost prior to 1995 that has been studied in any detail. Banding records...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... A review of descriptions of fauna within the Sydney Basin since the First Settlement is used to illustrate the development of monitoring surveys over the last 200 years. Information about changes in fauna populations came initially from the use of inventories, using presence/absence data...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... and some localities farther south and attempts to trace the progress of a southerly extension of range of the species of some 400 km (Port Macquarie to Kiama) since about 1970. Recent sightings also indicate that in the Sydney area the adult flight period is commencing earlier in the season...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.071
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... recognize the relevance of these studies. They are encouraged to link knowledge of invertebrate ecology to key issues in management. Invertebrate skills and techniques are taught with reference to the better known taxa. Emphasis is given to the functional roles of invertebrates in communities since...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... to the Sydney Olympic Site, have been well studied since the 1980s and probably are the best-studied urban wetlands in New South Wales. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.001
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In the early 1980s estimates of how many species there are on Earth increased by several orders of magnitude; from 2 to 3 million to more than 100 million. Since that time much effort has been placed on refining such species estimates, particularly for insects. Estimates for other non-vertebrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... conservation outcomes for marine biological systems. The paper briefly summarizes the work of the Marine and Coastal Community Network since its inception. It emphasizes the need to develop strategically targeted communication strategies based on market research to advance invertebrate conservation. It also...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Since European settlement the forests of southeastern Australia have been broken up into disjunct islands by clearing. An important result has been the localized loss of some vertebrate fauna. The remaining mammal fauna is closely associated with forests with a dense understorey. In the long...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
...Justine Philip This paper examines the history of aerial baiting in Australia since the first operations commenced in 1946, initially targeting the dingo (Canis dingo) . It was believed that dingo populations had proliferated during the Second World War, and posed a threat the re-emerging wool...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Cane toads Bufo marinus have been in Australia since 1935. Originally hailed as the potential savior of the ailing Queensland sugar cane industry, toads are now viewed as a nuisance, a scourge and a threat to Australian wildlife. In this paper, I will track the history of cane toads...