1-20 of 432 Search Results for

situation

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 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 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.039
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... ponds, three streams, one site with both ponds and a stream, and several ephemeral situations. Fifteen myobatrachid and 15 hylid species occur in the area. During the period of the study five species have disappeared — three myobatrachids and two hylids. These are two species of Great Barred River frog...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
..., it also imposes great costs on ecosystems. Lands, waterways, the atmosphere and biodiversity are all greatly affected at both local and global scales. In fact, current human demands exceed Earth's renewable productive capacity, an inherently unsustainable situation. Consequently, achieving humanity's...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., in an increasing number of situations, the viability of a threatened native species is now being compromised by another native species, and conservation managers must consider options for how best to make decisions about and manage such situations. Here, I provide Australian examples of the many variations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... in perpetuity - and cost-effective and environmentally and socially acceptable ways of minimising conflicts with people in rural and urban contexts. Exclusion netting can achieve this in some, although not all, orchard situations but is usually inappropriate for managing camp occupation. There is a need...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
... hectare. The subsidy program was initially funded for AUD$5 million and restricted to full-canopy exclusion netting for orchards situated in the Sydney Basin and Central Coast but later expanded to the remainder of NSW and also expanded to subsidise throw-over netting and upgrades of non-complaint netting...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Occupied waterbodies had a greater proportion of submerged vegetation, a higher pH, and were situated close to other occupied waterbodies, generally < 200 m. The adult male and female population size was estimated at 45 ± 10 (± S.E.) and 23 ± 8 individuals, respectively. There was high site fidelity...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
... lakes are closely situated and thought to be potentially connected at high water levels, they show distinct ecological characters and the effect of water-level fluctuations on zooplankton species richness seems to differ between the lakes. Calanoida Cladocera Cyclopoida Rotifera shallow lakes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 374–387.
Published: 14 September 2020
...Benjamin L. Allen; Lee R. Allen; Michael Graham; Matt Buckman Understanding the ecological roles of apex predators remains an important field of study. The influence of apex predators on ecosystems can be either profound or negligible in different situations, and uncertainty still exists about...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... However, legislative and policy changes in the early 1990s have largely reversed this situation. This review documents the changes in forest management that now require closer attention be given to the requirements of forest herpetofauna. We also provide an overview of research that contributes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 170–180.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Stephanie Hing; Jordan O. Hampton; Troy. J. Gibson ABSTRACT Animal welfare is an important concern wherever people are called upon to kill wildlife. Notwithstanding the ethical dilemmas surrounding the killing of wildlife in various situations, if an animal is to be killed we have a duty to select...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... based on total grazing pressure that takes account of densities of other herbivores. It would reverse the situation where landholders are expected to carry an unstated number of animals that has no relationship to the carrying capacity of their properties, seasonal conditions or competing land uses...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... sources of CO 2 that could be taken into field situations were tested: soft drink carbonating machines; the chemical production of CO 2 by mixing sodium bicarbonate and acetic acid; and, small disposable CO 2 cartridges. Of these, a system designed to use CO 2 cartridges was found to be the most reliable...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of anthropogenic factors, including hunting for the fur trade, resulted in widespread population declines for the koala. In Victoria, the situation was extreme. Currently, many koala populations in Victoria are derived from only a few individuals which existed less than 120 years ago. These populations therefore...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... engineer the landscape, the air, the water and even the climate. In many situations, humans are also the top predator, killing both our competitive mesopredators and their herbivorous prey. Leaving the top predator out of models reduces the alternative hypotheses and imposes directional bias...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in the survey area and represented a southern range extension. The survey was unable to assess the impacts of logging on threatened species because of low numbers detected. Approaches to improve this situation in future surveys are discussed. Corresponding author: gaiaresearch@shoalhaven.net.au 26...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in their guardian role rather than a feral pest to be shot). To add to the irony of this situation, some of the donkeys employed in this way are feral donkeys, which blurs the lines even further. What are the deciding factors in the status we assign to animals? I contend that utilitarian economic considerations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
..., continues to be invalidated by uncertainties surrounding species recognition. This situation will not improve without a substantial increase in funding for taxonomic research of Australian bats, which at present is effectively non-existent ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
... relying on a combination of scent-tracking and speed to attack the scrubfowl. Both attacks were unsuccessful, although human intervention in the latter may have affected the outcome. The widely differing methods show that dogs are capable of adapting their hunting behaviour to suit particular situations...