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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Vision statements and key action statements are primary and useful tools for threatened species recovery and threat abatement. In this chapter I provide a view of the necessary vision and key action statements. Listing a species or biological entity through threatened species legislation may...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.055
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... This paper focuses on the relationship between threatened species listing and command regulation designed to protect habitat on privately owned land. After outlining the historical development of threatened species regulation in NSW from its early origins in legislation designed to control...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Invertebrates dominate both terrestrial and aquatic environments in terms of their diversity, yet few have been listed as threatened. Does this really mean that few species are threatened, or is it more likely that we just do not know enough about invertebrate populations? Realistically, given...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The paper examines the Commonwealth and New South Wales threatened species legislation from the perspective of local communities and a local government seeking to protect threatened species. Both the Commonwealth and State legislation are identified potentially to be useful tools, providing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Governments in Australia and elsewhere in the world use legislation to conserve species and other elements of biodiversity that are threatened by human activities. This forum examined to what extent relying on the legislative process is justified and, in particular, considered the effectiveness...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
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
... In NSW, threatened species conservation operates through legislation. When the government of NSW introduced these Acts, it integrated the threatened species legislation with the planning legislation and so consideration of threatened species issues became a mandatory part of the planning system...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The difficulties in applying threatened species legislation, which has a general vertebrate and vascular plant focus, to invertebrates, have been widely recognised. Nevertheless, such legislation provides valuable opportunities to promote invertebrate conservation that were previously available...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The usefulness of listing individual marine species under Threatened Species legislation is discussed with respect to the characteristics of the marine environment and its biota. It is suggested that, apart from ‘flagship species’, this is not a useful strategy to follow. Instead, habitats need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Impact Statement, under the NSW threatened species legislation. Eight-part-tests that conclude no significant impact, perhaps with mitigation works, are often accepted despite questions about their validity. A conclusion that there is likely to be a significant impact will not necessarily halt...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... concern (Adam 1998) that the concept of biodiversity was being lost, and that legislation was tending to promote a narrow view that conservation of biodiversity could be reduced to a list of threatened species and communities. Almost every biologist concurs, and we pressed the point (Lunney et al. 2013b...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In this chapter we apply an ecological approach to considering the vertebrate species listed on the current schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. We do so in light of our knowledge of the threats that have impacted on the vertebrate fauna of NSW, but mainly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 provides for the listing on schedules of threatened species, populations, ecological communities and of key threatening processes. The definitions of these concepts are discussed. The implicit component parts of the definition of species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... As specified by the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , the Scientific Committee is responsible for listing threatened species, populations, ecological communities and key threatening processes in schedules of the Act, as well as for several review and advisory tasks. In this paper...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 133–147.
Published: 10 October 2011
... been involved with a range of projects, debates and litigation where threatened species have provided the focus for biodiversity conservation efforts. This involvement began in the late 1970 s and through the 1980 s before there was formal threatened species legislation and included assessments...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... exploited species, and as scientific societies lobbied for their increased protection, so more bird and mammal species, and from 1927 some native plant species, gained protection. Realisation of the detriment of broad-scale agriculture led to laws setting aside reserves where land-uses that threatened...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... sized remnants may evoke public attention, small developments are often approved without adequate attention to the long term impact on even the threatened species of the Plain. In this paper we provide examples of the way in which remnants that may be only a single housing lot in size, can be habitat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for wildlife managers and the scientific community is to utilise the opportunities which are available through this legislation to achieve sound conservation outcomes across all taxonomic groups. Molluscs comprise about 6% of known fauna diversity, about 17% of threatened fauna species worldwide and about 42...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 544–547.
Published: 20 October 2011
... officers. Background Threatened species conservation requires knowledge of both conservation biology and conservation policy. Around the world, threatened species are the focus of specific legislation and regulations in recognition of their high risk of extinction (Possingham et al 2002). Within NSW...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Tania Reid; Damon L. Oliver; Linda Broome; Adam Fawcett; Katherine Howard; Piers Thomas; Simon Tracey; Gerry Andersen; Rachel Lowry ABSTRACT A diverse range of corporations, businesses and organisations play an important role in threatened species conservation. During...