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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... National Park didn t stand in their way Libby Robin Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University and the National Museum of Australia Research Centre, Canberra. A BS T RA C T This is a history of beginnings, but it doesn t come from 1879. Rather it is about the politics...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Published and unpublished reports about Pseudocheirus occidentalis (Western Ringtail Possum) in the stand of Agonis flexuosa (peppermint trees) at Locke (near Busselton, Western Australia) indicated that it was common in the mid 1960s, rare in the mid 1980s and abundant in the early 1990s...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 592–607.
Published: 31 August 2022
... influenced occupancy by the gliders, although harvesting is predominantly focused within stands containing Alpine Ash Eucalyptus delegatensis , with monospecific stands generally avoided by the glider. logging black summer disturbance arboreal mammal drought monitoring Long-term monitoring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Urban bushland has survived for a variety of reasons. In some cases Sydney bushland is protected from possible development, but many stands do not enjoy protection under the planning process. Urban bushland is valued for a range of different purposes and if it is to survive then its permissible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper examines the management of hollows in trees in the jarrah forest. In the first part of this paper we present a framework for development of strategies for the retention of hollow-bearing trees at the stand scale, and the information available for application of this process...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... hollow-bearing trees need to be protected by buffers of unlogged forest within wood production forests to promote their standing life and better conserve cavity-dependent fauna such as the Critically Endangered Leadbeater’s Possum ( Gymnobelideus leadbeateri ) and other declining taxa like the Greater...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., blackbutt dominated regrowth native forests with a low tree species diversity. Trees of 40-80 cm dbh and stands with more than three koala food tree species per survey plot (50 by 50 m) were preferred. Historical timber harvesting practices involving low intensity harvesting of large diameter stems were...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT The task I am promoting in this paper is to expand the conservation and management focus from just threatened vertebrate species to include all non-threatened vertebrates. I reason that it is easily possible to do so because it lies within our long-standing legal and public...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 157–172.
Published: 28 October 2014
... strongly associated with stands of Cumbungi Typha spp. in drainage systems. These observations illustrate that historic and potential habitat of L. aurea should not be disregarded, even if the species has been absent for a considerable period. More effective management of L. aurea by government agencies...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Williams; Paul Adam Pollination is an essential process in the life cycle of most flowering plants and thus maintenance of the process is necessary for the long-term maintenance of rainforest ecosystems and their associated biota. As rainforest stands become fragmented will disruption...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 369–378.
Published: 17 March 2014
... from an anthropological perspective and historically contextualised in order to analyse how such debates are linked to long-standing ideas concerning the relationship between settler Australians and ‘nature’. I use the term ‘naturework’ to describe the various ways in which settler Australians have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 398–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to assess the state of play. The kangaroo industry has, after more than 30 years of operation, a legitimate claim to being sustainable. But where does it stand in relation to current international thinking on sustainable use and in relation to the broader conservation goals for Australia's rangeland...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
... with similarly multi-faceted and multiscaled general principles for forest biodiversity conservation - in particular, those corresponding to conserving populations of particular species and their habitats, maintaining stand structural complexity, maintaining patterns of landscape heterogeneity, and perpetuating...
Book Chapter
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... that allows for independent review of decisions, the need to carefully screen potential committee members, and the need for AECs to both apply the code appropriately and then to stand by their decisions and the research in the case of emotive attack. We suggest that AECs and institutions should be less risk...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., and intimidating people involved. To be effective in countering attacks, it is valuable to challenge each of these methods, namely by exposing actions, validating targets, interpreting actions as unfair, mobilising support and not relying on official channels, and standing up to intimidation. On a wider scale...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 685–697.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the warmer months, and growth increments are small (0.8-2.3 mm OCL). A small proportion (< 50%) of mature females breed during the cooler months, carrying 20-150 eggs for a relatively short gestation period (2 months). Although the species does not rely on flowing or standing water, it is restricted...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 216–228.
Published: 14 October 2011
... ongoing integrated multidisciplinary research at local, meso, landscape and global scales. The PPBio system was designed to overcome the problems of idiosyncratic designs and incompatible data arising from ‘stand alone’ research projects, which are difficult to integrate or continue through time...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 432–434.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Anton Tucker Crocodylus johnstoni is a prevailing and stable binomial designating the Australian freshwater crocodile. A brief review traces the description circumstances and recent International Code of Zoological Nomenclature changes that resolve a long-standing argument ( C. johnsoni or C...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
.... However, the number of potential hollows per site was best explained by several environmental variables: vegetation type (highest in dry E. obliqua forest); topographic position; amount of dead trees on the ground; the age of the stand; the average total basal area of all trees; the height...