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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 143–144.
Published: 07 February 2013
... evidence of these effects is scant (Babcock pers comm Science under siege- comment on Kearney article Faith, vested interests and the scientific method: a critique of Kearney David J Booth Professor of Marine Ecology, Fish Ecology Lab, UTS, Sydney Institute of Marine Science Australian Zoologist volume 35...
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
..., science is constantly under siege from vested interests, especially governments and corporations wanting to use scientists and their findings to serve their agendas at the expense of the public interest. To challenge this system of institutionalised bias, the same sorts of methods can be used. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... A review of the writings of prominent scientists since the 1970s showed a reluctance to accept the realities of anthropogenic climate change until late in the first decade of the 21st Century. Sceptics, deniers, and vested interests used the indecision of the scientific community to delay action...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
.... whom all have concerns and a vested interest regarding the risk and/or conservation of the island dingo population. The Strategy review and recent Implementation Plan review were part of collaborative processes and have resulted in progressed collaborative dingo research projects on morphology...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
... their heightened olfactory abilities and bond with humans, are trained to detect odours of interest to conservationists. Conservation dogs have proven to repeatedly outperform alternative survey methods in terms of accuracy, efficiency and/or cost. They have now been used for the detection of endangered...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 610–616.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... The only thing I can add is to find a partner give them the evidence and the basis of the story. Let s who has long term vested interests in carrying out use their skills to get it across to the broader community. monitoring, so that when your own program finishes - And it s got to be something that...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... extinctions. It also reflects the tensions in Australia inherent in the constitutional responsibility for ‘national’ parks being vested in the states and the issues this still raises for Australia's international responsibilities for global biodiversity. Royal National Park Yellowstone National Park...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... figures and other citizens. The challenge came from entrenched industry interests, especially Millars Timber and Trading Company, Ltd., which held large, long term concessions and leases (Dargavel 2008). Lane Poole soon realised the political realities, which were not helped by his fiery personality...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 December 2017
... included in that very definition of marks for us as its romantic elsewhere , reflecting a mixed wild dogs to begin with. They have swallowed up dingoes up repertoire of feelings regarding animals. The NWDAP definitionally, and then claim to be able to spit them back is an example of a vested interest in...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
... some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back. I am sure that the power of vested interests is vastly exaggerated compared with the gradual encroachment of ideas. Keynes was arguing against the body...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., pers.comm. 2004). These neighbours therefore have a vested interest in maintaining a population of feral horses in the park, since they have for a long time been able to remove horses from the park for their own use. All wild horses should be removed from the park. The Service, and many ecologists and...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is therefore relevant to researchers interested in zoology, sociology of science, history of science, philosophy of science and ecocritical literature. Captive breeding Western Swamp Tortoise Pseudemydura umbrina zoology sociology of science history of science philosophy of science...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 115–116.
Published: 17 March 2014
... increasing sophistication is a good thing, but it is import- ant for journalists to go beyond those vested interests and obvious sources to talk to people with a first-hand knowledge. This always takes more time and the message might end up being the same, but the impact is stronger and credibility of the...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 145–147.
Published: 17 March 2014
... interpret the cause of both the global and local environmental crises we face, but also allows us to reasonably predict the future. Sometimes Recher seems to despair that not enough will be done in time to halt the slide and repair the damage and that short-term vested interests will pre- dominate. While...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and a well. On the nearby mainland are approximately 80 000 residents in the rapidly expanding city of Rockingham (Rockingham City Council 1999). Other stakeholders who have a vested interest in the island are volunteers working for CALM on the island. A group referring to themselves as the Friends...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Harden and Robertshaw (1987) found no relationship between the monetary value of bounties and the number of scalps submitted. In addition, they found that the majority of scalps had been returned by landholders or their relatives (as opposed to hunters with no vested interest in the land itselt). They...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 153–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
...)te. To enhanct! (:Iwareness of, and access to, the Austra- lian natural environment The Commonwealth is limited in what it can do within the ambit of the Constitution which vests the responsibi lity for wildlife management in the States and Territories. The Commonwealth has, however, been active in...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 73–80.
Published: 17 March 2014
... ~ z y s it. It doesn't go rushing In as some conservation bodies do, on very incomplete evidence. We have been con- cerned with the problems of kangaroos, such as they are and in proper perspective, for quite some time and, indeed, I found it rather interesting today when Ipulled out of my bookshelfa...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The trappers had a vested interest in reporting high numbers as they were often intent on getting harvest seasons opened, so their estimates of numbers should be discounted to some extent because of this potential bias. Persons hoping for an open season may sometimes have overestimated the numbers or...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 63–76.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., particu- larly the southern Atlantic Ocean. These activities potentially can affect certain specific higher-level predators, but some of these har- vested species are themselves predators on krill so their removal may remove some of the pressure from the mammalian krill predators. In contrast to the...