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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 92–93.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Mason © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 A National Parks Association viewpoint on "Conserving what"? Richard Mason Convenor, Reserves Committee, National Parks Association of New South Wales John Whitehouse seeks to raise debate on the criteria, especially...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Peter JS Fleming; Guy Ballard ABSTRACT Anthropocentrism, where humans are central, is a natural human viewpoint, but a threat to objective ecological study. Human population, resource use and resource expectations are expanding, turning our ecological footprint into a deep rut. We believe...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.009
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and vegetation characteristics. Invertebrates are seldom, if ever, included; they are simply presumed to return with the re-establishment of flora and vertebrate animals. This is an unfortunate viewpoint since invertebrates are ideally suited for conveying information about the environmental health of an area...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 144–148.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., these top four topics demonstrate a consistent preference for ecologically-based viewpoints on contemporary conservation matters. A high degree of interest was shown in articles on Taronga/Western Plains Zoo (62%), fauna survey (60%). features taking up an entire edition, e.g., Riversleigh fossils (54...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
...…” We need much more of such cut-and-thrust to avoid the narrow viewpoint that is possible from the comfort of mid-city life. On the other hand, do we really think that those in immediate contact with a wildlife problem are always the best informed to manage our wildlife? Arthur White delicately touched...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... is a guide as to whether or not action should be taken to regulate domestic cats. This involves an evaluation of the available evidence and the extent of uncertainty, as well as consideration of the viewpoints of major stakeholders. Applying this approach leads to the conclusion that wildlife can...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... strategies are already taking shape, reflecting a diversity of opinions and viewpoints. We look forward to the next critical decades in the evolution of a thriving discipline of urban wildlife management and offer this book as a contribution towards the formation of an Australian synthesis on the subject. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... This is no different to addressing other conceptual problems that students may encounter in studying other topics in science (e.g., Francek 2013; Dangur et al. 2014; Greca and Freire 2014). Further, acknowledging creationist viewpoints is not a new idea; many evolution text books do this for the purpose...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a biological viewpoint, genes, along with species and ecosystems, are part of the diversity of biology, and evolution is a critical concept in all biological thinking. Conserving biodiversity picks up all of these concepts, whether one is conserving and managing individual species, natural areas...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Killing for Conservation: Editors Introduction DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2019.015 The 2017 annual forum of the Royal Zoological Society together with a series of case studies, viewpoints and of New South Wales (RZS NSW) was held on 2 plenary discussions. September at the Australian Museum...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 321–322.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., if possible, about fur seal and sea lion numbers and distribution at the beginning of European settlement of Australia. The historical viewpoint allows us to see how some species have responded to drastic change. It provides insight into why species that collapsed in numbers did not go extinct, and yet did...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the media in reporting the environment. I would also like to thank the many journalists who over the years have given me the opportunity to present my views on the environment to a wider audience than I could ever hope to reach through the pages of learned journals. VIEWPOINT The Resource Assessment...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 169–174.
Published: 07 February 2013
...-Tailed Shearwater burrows on Rottnest Island Functional Ecology 18 752 759 Betteny, E. 1983. Western Region (II). Pages 179-187. Soils: an Australian Viewpoint. Division of Soils, CSIRO, Melbourne. Soils: an Australian Viewpoint 179 187 Bythell, J.C., Pan, P. and Lee, J. 2001. Three...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of conserving biological diversity. Trends Ecol. Evol. 7: 321-22. The calculus of conserving biological diversity Trends Ecol. Evol. 7 321 22 GREENSLADE, P. J. M. AND GREENSLADE, P., 1983. Ecology of soil invertebrates. Pp. 645-69 in Soils: an Australian viewpoint. CSIRO Division of Soils...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Strom ACF. 1967. Conservation of kangaroos. Australian Conservation Foundation viewpoint no 1. East Melbourne. (The 1973 reprint urges readers to also read the ACF's Occasional publication No 4, The commercial hunting of kangaroos, by Francis Ratcliffe.) Ampt, P.and Baumber, A. 2006...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 259–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Society's publications appears on the inside back cover of each edition. What is immediately evident is the range of viewpoints, the quality of the contributions and, most strikingly, the wide scope of subject matter in the Auctralian Zoologist. So, keep reading and writing and please draw the attention...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 37–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... A commentary on Larry Carter's paper Sue Walker NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Grafton, NSW 2460 Larry Carter has excelled in outlining wilderness and biodiversity from a legal, and international and Australian viewpoint. He also provides a useful map of wilderness in New South Wales. I provide some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
... needed to cut back on dolphin numbers, he [a spokesman for the Department of Fisheries] said, because there were too many and they depleted fish stocks in the Sea of Japan. The text of this article does not allow us to judge the merits of each viewpoint, but it does suggest that there are many layers...