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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.058
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...Harry F. Recher ABSTRACT In Australia’s eucalypt forests and woodlands, co-habiting birds differ in the foraging manoeuvres or methods used to search for and take prey, the substrates and plants on which prey are found, and the heights at which foraging takes place. On the Southern Tablelands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.072
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... strategies. The role of the “invertebrate” community was highlighted as critical and that they needed to take an integrated and unified approach. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
... overview of the primary methodological aspects of eDNA sampling that ecologists should consider before taking environmental samples in the field. We outline five key methodological considerations: (i) targeting single species vs multiple species; (ii) where and when to sample; (iii) how much water...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... as a conservation tool and the animal welfare issues involved has proved to be difficult. This review examines the arguments on either side. It also raises the question of how long selection for resistance will take to develop. The presence of resistant vertebrates in Western Australia is ascribed to the selective...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... that the role of Australian scientists in conservation has dwindled to the point that the community is demanding answers and information and few scientists take the challenge of finding the solutions. In fact the community is now teaming up with government and finding answers, answers that aren't necessarily...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... more generally. The essay takes its title from an Australian children's classic, The Magic Pudding . Although less fashionable in twenty-first century Australia, and while there can be many arguments about the author's intent in writing the story, and the views he promotes through it (Eipper 1999...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... conventional livestock and take advantage of kangaroo's adaptations. Doing so could help address the falling sustainability of many rangeland production systems. Governments currently set harvesting quotas as a proportion of existing (variable) populations. An alternative would be to set population targets...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Thom van Dooren; Deborah Bird Rose ABSTRACT This paper takes a critical perspective on the emerging prospect of ‘de-extinction’ as a response to the current period of massive biodiversity loss. Drawing on our own humanities and social sciences research into the complex cultural contexts in which...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... that enabled them to take close-up photographs. To augment his observations Elliott interviewed local residents and collated information on the status of the area’s birds. In 1985 I purchased the property next to where Elliott lived and was given access to his notes. This paper presents a comparison...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... and airspeed. Other frequently referenced controllable factors included drone type, take-off distance, flight pattern, pilot experience and competence, whether consecutive flights were conducted and flight duration. The most referenced environmental factors were animal taxa, biological state of animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.058
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
.... This changed the status of threatened species issues bringing them into the mainstream of planning and development approval, requiring all elements of the community of NSW to take threatened species into account when planning decisions are being made. This has been of great benefit for threatened species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 93–110.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke Fauna Impact Statements (FISs) are now required in association with all actions in New South Wales which are, considered likely to “take or kill” “endangered” fauna. In this paper it is argued that “take or kill” is equivalent to having a significant impact on either individuals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., but take the intended heavy toll on the defendant, draining energy, time, and money. In this chapter we examine SLAPPs in regard to scientists' involvement in public commentary and provision of scientific information to government and the wider public. Are evidence-based science and the right to speak out...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... are still open. In some states, schools are allowed to hold tadpoles for class use, and specialist community groups are authorised to conduct frog-based field trips. Captive-bred frogs may be kept as pets in most states but the taking of frogs from the wild is generally illegal. People may obtain “rescued...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... Debate surrounding the effectiveness, or otherwise, of marine reserves has not been well informed by data. However, in areas where marine reserves have been established for some time, valuable information is now becoming available. New Zealand's no-take marine reserves have demonstrated large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.019
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... are compounded by inappropriate applications of common bibliometric statistics, such as the persistence of the discredited views that the quality of a paper may be judged by the journal in which it appears or that a simple citation count alone indicates the merit of a paper or a researcher. This paper takes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 307–314.
Published: 14 October 2011
... the range of management options and argue that conservation biologists sometimes prefer “sins of omission”, failing to take action, with attendant risks, over “sins of commission”, taking actions that might backfire. Tasmanian devil Sarcophilus harrisii facial tumour disease wildlife disease...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.024
EISBN: 9780958608503
...” has a defined meaning to biologists but many other meanings in the wider community. We have a responsibility to ensure that the original meaning is understood so that it retains its importance in the conservation debate. This will be achieved if we take a high profile as scientists in the struggle...