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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 550–567.
Published: 27 October 2020
...Helen P. Waudby; Bradley P. Smith; Guy M. Robinson; Sophie Petit; Gill Earl Social-ecological system (SES) frameworks offer a way of diagnosing the economic, environmental, and social issues driving human-canid conflict, and can assist in the development and testing of management interventions. SES...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and an integral part of the research. It is now possible to set up a network of social media platforms that communicates research to a bespoke audience that may create real impact for that research. Here I look at opportunities for researchers to communicate their research to various audiences using social media...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
...), in the Tanimbar Islands and continues to spread eastwards through the Indonesian archipelago (Tenzin and Ward 2012, Putra et al. 2013) and potentially into Papua New Guinea. With more than 23,000 human movements between Papua New Guinea, the Torres Strait Islands and Cape York Peninsula each year Social...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Natalie Lloyd; Jane Mulcock This paper introduces a collection of four articles on social beliefs, values and practices associated with ‘wild’ animals in Australia. It provides an overview of key developments in the international and Australian fields of Human-Animal Studies and briefly addresses...
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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.2012.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... ecosystems or to understand the consequences of inaction on climate change. Scientists do understand, but have failed to communicate effectively with government, the general public, and the media. Too few have been advocates of action. In doing so, they haveabrogated their social responsibility and condemned...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Wildlife management is usually a mixture of natural science and a plethora of “social interests”: political interests, bureaucratic interests, conservation interests, industrial interests, professional interests and others. In a highly complex, politically-charged issue such as the management...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 377–380.
Published: 17 March 2014
...C. Masters; R. Shine King's Skinks Egernia kingii are large viviparous scincid lizards from southwestern Australia. Although some other species within the genus Egernia are known to exhibit complex sociality, with long-term associations between adults and their offspring, there are no published...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Parklands are places of social interaction as well as habitats for complex non-human ecologies. These two processes - interacting with natural environments and with social groups - are connected and need to be considered together. In this paper I explore how cultural diversity and historical...
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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.2012.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... by religious fundamentalists and from the left by postmodernists, post-structuralists and others invested in the standard model of social sciences that emphasises culture as distinct from the biological substrate of minds and bodies. Evolution also faces threats from within when biologists themselves concede...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
... Health and Social Sciences, Central Queensland University Australia, Adelaide Campus, 44 Greenhill Road,Wayville, South Australia, Australia. 2 Australian Dingo Foundation,Toolern Vale,Victoria, Australia. * To whom correspondence should be addressed: Mrs Lyn Watson. Australian Dingo Foundation. P.O. Box...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
... be less abundant than shells because of that process. Nevertheless, the enormous numbers of shells, from oysters which Aboriginal people had gathered from the rocky shores or the trunks or aerial roots of mangroves, suggest that eating was a social time, with many people participating together, in places...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... on four main principles: acquisition of Dreaming track songs; complex social organisation; reciprocity; and information flow. Such an adaptation may have been prompted by the intense aridity of the last glacial maximum of 18,000 years ago, or perhaps by about 6,000 years ago when the current climatic...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
... impact of wild dogs in Australia the economic, social and environmental costs (Live 2014). However, his concern for the economic costs to farmers was paramount, whether the loss of livestock or the costs of wild dog control. Consideration for the animals involved is of little consequence in comparison...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
... and Environmental Management, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072 Email: danalee84@bigpond.com 2School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, 2350 3 The Envirofactor Pty. Ltd., PO Box 626, Inverell, New South Wales 2360 A BS TR A CT Tree...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
... distribution across south-east Australia. Hydrological Processes 25: 1486-1497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.7916 Webster, G. N. 2013. Revelations on Sexual Dichromatism in Frogs. Unpublished Honours Thesis, Macquarie University. Wells, K. D. 1977. The Social Behaviour of Anuran Amphibians. Animal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A bright green, socially just, high economic growth scenario is one of a number that are being developed to illustrate how forestry might be pursued within the context of ecologically sustainable development. The directions described in this scenario are hypothetical and are intended to provoke...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... in abundance overlain on highly variable day-to-day patterns of roost use. Although the presence of individual, high site fidelity behaviour could not be precluded, the high turnover of flying-fox numbers on a within-tree basis precludes the presence of highly stable social groups, over the duration...
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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.2012.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... The status of scientists in public opinion is discussed in relation to several areas of controversy. In England the social status of scientists is affected by long standing prejudices in society and the education system, and to some extent these views have had influence in Australia...