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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation of diurnal Lepidoptera, mostly butterflies, has recently received attention in Australia since several species are threatened with extinction and declines in abundance. Threatening processes include habitat loss and contraction, weed invasions, changed fire regimes, pesticides...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... as a reflection on our role as the Scientific Committee (1992-95) in formulating the schedules of threatened fauna under the Endangered Fauna (Interim Protection) Act 1991. We reflect on the limitations of this process, including constraints on time, a lack of adequate knowledge for most species and differences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... to occur in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and provides a summary of the management issues and actions. Listing species is a useful tool for drawing attention to invertebrate conservation and threatening processes, however, maintaining habitats and minimizing threatening processes should...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In Australia, invasive terrestrial pest species have been implicated in the decline of a number of threatened species. Under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , pest threats can be listed as Key Threatening Processes which require the preparation of Threat Abatement Plans...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The 2007 amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) commenced on 19 February 2007. These amendments provide, among other things, greater flexibility in the assessment and referral process, establish a new process for listing threatened species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
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
10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of legislation to identify and tackle key threatening processes. Until both the public and scientific community become aware of the importance of invertebrates in ecosystem functioning, there will be little pressure on conservation agencies to conserve invertebrates. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... to be conserved. However, it needs to be stressed that threatening processes impacting on a habitat may originate from sources way beyond the habitat in question. The Great Barrier Reef illustrates this point well. Here water quality is, in large part, determined by catchment flows, which have a major effect...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and awareness of invertebrates, have not yet borne fruit, and there remains an over-emphasis on vertebrates, flowering plants, threatened taxa and threatening processes, and an under-emphasis on the importance of invertebrates in ecosystem functioning. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of the achievements of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 in this regard, including significant increases in the known range of the species, reduction of threatening processes at key sites, improved understanding of the species' ecology, consideration of the species in land use planning decisions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and not always desirable outcomes for land management and conservation. In some cases, legislation that is designed to protect biodiversity can create a confounding outcome and may contribute by its implementation, as a threatening process or create an inadequate conservation result. This chapter outlines some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
..., but also ecosystems and their intrinsic processes, and to manage threatening processes. Such laws affect other planning and land-use laws, at all jurisdictional levels; they are embedded in a nationally integrated set of laws and reflect international agreements to conserve biodiversity. Biodiversity laws...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... We review species-based studies and conclude that assessments of demographic trends are more effective than surveys in determining impacts, and providing early warning of declines because they highlight threatening processes. Furthermore, risk analysis, when critical aspects of the biology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... Seabirds face a range of threats, both on land and at sea. Consequently, a high proportion of seabirds worldwide, are currently threatened. This paper reviews the principal threatening processes that affect seabirds in New South Wales. Thirteen of the fourteen species of threatened seabirds...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.017
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... be a small number of rare species, or those with restricted distributions within western New South Wales, in the Orthoptera and Lepidoptera. Threatening processes are discussed. The effects of grazing and clearing are considered to be the most widespread and severe for most species. It is concluded...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 100–103.
Published: 04 October 2011
... restricted to one small catchment and C. destructor has been recently translocated into this creek. On the basis of these data, we propose to nominate C. destructor as a key threatening process under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and Euastacus dharawalus as a threatened species, also under...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., and the similarity in threatening processes in these states, the model presented below is also broadly applicable throughout the species range. Fieldwork and desktop studies were conducted between 1992 and 1994 inclusive within the Wet Tropics Area of north Queensland. The ecology of D. m. gracilis was studied...