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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... the unprecedented bushfire season in Australia in the 2019–20 summer, corporations, businesses and organisations contributed significant financial and in-kind support for the Saving our Species Program’s threatened species recovery efforts. On the eastern coast, a combination of food shortages and heat stress...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620 2 Estate Policy and Environment Branch, Defence Support Group, PO Box 7925, Canberra BC, ACT 2610 3 Eco Logical Australia Pty. Ltd., 62 Moore Street, Austinmer, NSW 2515 4 Snowy Mountains Region, National Parks and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 2228, Jindabyne, NSW 2627 5 Division...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Reintroduction programs have been used to help redress serious declines across species' former ranges, but they often suffer from high expense and low success rates. Tourism is one tool that could be used to support such programs. Tourism enterprises based on reintroduced threatened native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... the nature of science. Backed by large resources and vast numbers of supporters, it is suggested that movements like this can endanger science teaching and, eventually, the conduct of science itself. It is suggested that every scientist should be aware of the claims of these pseudo-sciences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... the 1980s. The results show that Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands in different regions of NSW are floristically distinct and support large numbers of endemic species. Similarities among regional variants relate to a relatively small group of widespread and abundant species which contribute strongly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Ku-ring-gai local government area is a veritable hot bed of biological diversity as the area is peppered with numerous habitat types that support over 800 plant, at least 170 fungi and over 690 fauna species. The area plays and important part in Australia's cultural and natural history...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
...” basking substrates indicated a tendency to support generally a higher density of skinks, including more Lampropholis guichenoti a species that prefers drier, exposed sites. Conversely, unthinned regrowth sites, characterised by a more enclosed structure, less penetrating sunlight and large amounts...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.022
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
..., indicating a need t o consider the bryofauna in any studies of the biodiversity of ecosystems supporting mosses. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... In this paper we advocate community-based research, that is, the integration of community knowledge and support into research programs aimed at solving conservation problems. The rewards for researchers include obtaining an economical source of data, including historical information, access...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.026
EISBN: 9780958608503
... use of the term, biodiversity, in ecology and conservation biology has led many people to assume that there is broad scientific support for this concept. There are problems, however, with the definition of biodiversity, hypotheses about the consequences of changes in biodiversity, and the evidence...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... constitute the majority of the fauna, are neglected. In part this is because the invertebrate fauna is largely undescribed. Funds for correcting this anamoly are declining, with fewer taxonomists available to do the work. While in principle governments support the need to document and manage Australia's...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... and a large amount of the surface epifauna removed. It is essential to link excellent science and policy with immense public support, and this endeavour is being supported by some high quality journalism. The papers published here reinforce the need for active marine conservation, both of coastal and offshore...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.027
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for understanding faunal patterns, population and community studies, documenting morphological variation, revealing the presence of cryptic species, and supporting and/or testing monitoring procedures. The possible sources of error in identifying species and approaches that will minimize these are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The town of Anglesea on the west coast of Victoria is famous for its Eastern Grey Kangaroos. However, conflicts have increased between people and kangaroos in the town. Many concerns are centred on the golf course, which can support a population of over 300 kangaroos at times. Roadkills...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of this approach for invertebrate conservation in managed forests. As invertebrates comprise the bulk of the biodiversity in these systems it is important that they are effectively incorporated into any proposed reporting scheme. This research shows that specific forest types and their growth stages do not support...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Listing decisions are a form of risk assessment supported largely by expert judgement. Expert judgements of rare events in novel circumstances are error prone. Experts are susceptible to social influences and their views are shaped by context, framing, and personal values. Expert judgment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of observing, tricks for improving the encounters, and levels of interpretation involved. Some of these are more desirable than others, both from the observer's and/or animal's point of view. This is a genuinely multi-disciplinary area which fulfils real human needs and can be made to both build support...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.079
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... wildlife conservation initiatives. The research findings can be used to design and evaluate new approaches to urban wildlife management, to engage a wider audience, and to support people to have more positive experiences of wildlife in their own backyard and neighbourhood. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The Mount Lofty Ranges and adjacent plains support an isolated woodland and open forest system that has been extensively cleared such that only 7% of the pre-European vegetation remains. The vegetation has been disproportionately cleared from the good quality agricultural land on lower...