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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The impacts of urbanisation on the biodiversity of native plants and animals are typically deleterious and potentially profound. These consequences are likely to increase as the size of the human population and geographic extent of many urban areas continue to expand. Unfortunately, the absence...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
...Sally Koehler; Daniel Gilmore; David Newell Translocation is occasionally suggested as a last resort strategy for dealing with ‘unavoidable’ loss of Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis habitat in urbanising landscapes. However, examples of attempts to translocate an entire population of L...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
... (formerly Parathelphusidae) that occupy inland creek systems are also present in small coastal areas. In coastal regions, habitat loss in response to urbanisation and transformation of natural water channels to concrete drainage lines is a major threat to coastal crab populations. We provide data showing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... To identify changes in the dominance of broad groupings of bird species associated with the urbanisation of Sydney, records from the Australian Museum Ornithology Collection database and the Birds Australia Atlas Database were analysed. This historical comparison suggests that parrots, large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This paper assesses the effects of vegetation retention and garden planting on birds in the rapidly urbanising greater Brisbane region. Formerly forested areas that are cleared and urbanised show a large reduction in the number of small-bodied species, and a minor increase in the number...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 22 April 2024
...Caragh G. Threlfall; Claire Farrell; Manuel E. Lequerica Tamara; Dieter F. Hochuli ABSTRACT Urbanisation is a leading cause of global biodiversity loss, imposing the most rapid and ecologically damaging impacts of any human driven land-use change. Despite the trend of biodiversity decline, urban...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Corey T. Callaghan; John H. Wilshire; John M. Martin; Richard E. Major; Mitchell B. Lyons; Richard T. Kingsford ABSTRACT Urbanisation is altering local flora and fauna, but urban greenspaces can provide refugia for a variety of taxa. However, we often lack basic biodiversity information (e.g...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Calver; Grant Wardell–Johnson ABSTRACT Impacts on the forested bioregions of south–western Australia have, since first European settlement in 1826, been extensive and dramatic. Large–scale land clearing removed over two–thirds of the vegetation for agriculture and urbanisation. Other...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that, while many studies deal with the consequences of human effects on ecosystems, the outcomes are viewed as if humans were observers rather than participants in ecosystems. Humans are the apex animal, manipulating most ecosystems with forestry, mining, agriculture, manufacturing and urbanisation: we...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 10 June 2024
... residents while slowing the spread of invasive species. The key to success involves cross-disciplinary research between urban design, conservation and biosecurity. Biosecurity green strategies habitat connectivity invasive species urbanisation wildlife corridors Biodiverse cities or green light...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Noosa Shire. A second significant phase of loss occurred since 1970, linked to the planting of exotic pine plantations, urbanisation and rural subdivision, with 35 per cent of remaining habitat being cleared, mainly in the southern part of the Shire. The cumulative loss of habitat has been accompanied...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Shelley Burgin The New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Amendment (Biodiversity Banking) Bill 2006 was implemented to formalise the concept of biodiversity offsets. Its underpinning focus is to allow development in rapidly urbanising areas of the Sydney region and the coastal ribbon...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... construction of the Georges River Parkway and increasing urbanisation. Retaining a connection to other koala populations to the south is also important to conserving Campbelltown koalas. State Environmental Planning Policy Number 44 i.e. SEPP 44 (Koala Habitat Protection) requires two independent data sources...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.044
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., a nationally more threatened species, would have been less affected by historical deforestation but now faces contemporary clearing of lowland eucalypt associations. It may experience a rapid decline within the urbanising south-east Queensland lowlands unless substantially more remnant vegetation is protected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.082
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... fragmentation and urbanisation. We found that the composition of invertebrate fauna of small remnants was significantly different to that in larger continuous areas of similar vegetation, with higher trophic levels (predators and parasitoids) being most affected. Subsequent surveys on Eucalyptus botryoides...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.083
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
..., if development reduces the carrying capacity (to 75 individuals on the headland), elevated adult mortality leads to increased chances of extinction in 20 years to 31%, 42% and 46% for the 3 levels. Hence the model showed that for bandicoots, managing the byproducts of urbanisation, such as road kills...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the relatively large size of these bushland remnants, in all reserves the number of reptile and frog species had declined since urbanisation. The largest losses occurred in the four urban reserves. Seven species predicted to have occurred historically were now only present in the peri-urban site. Some...