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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The permanency, extent and nature of wetlands in western New South Wales have been changing for millions of years, but the rates of these changes have accelerated since European settlement. Wetlands have been affected by irrigation, river regulation and weirs, by grazing, introductions of exotic...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James Robey; Shelley Burgin; Dennis Hitchen; Geoffrey Ross Introduced species have made a major contribution to the degradation of aquatic wetlands throughout the world and particularly in Australia. One species, Red-Eared Slider Trachemys scripta elegans , classified among the world's top 100 most...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... appeared to occur as a result of wetland degradation, with some declines exacerbated by the 1980 s drought (Ashworth 1998). Declines in the abundance and distribution of L. raniformis in South Australia, Victoria and inland areas of NSW have not been formerly documented through dedicated surveys...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... and rural areas. Site similarity coefficients as assessed by the Ochiai index indicated significant differences in diversity and abundance of frogs between disturbed and undisturbed areas. The disturbed sites were degraded, mainly through clearing of upper storey vegetation and this was probably the major...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of New South Wales. Under defined circumstances biodiversity impacts due to urban development may be offset elsewhere, often in rural areas, where equivalent biodiversity values are identified. This legislation was modelled on the United States of America (US) wetland mitigation banking approach. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... of Bathurst, Vol 1. Crawford House Press. Bauer, J. and Goldney, D.C. 2000. Extinction and degradation in complex land systems pp 107-126 in Temperate Woodlands in Australia ed by Hobbs and C. Yates. Surrey Beatty and Sons, Norton Chipping. Temperate Woodlands in Australia 107 126 Bedward, M...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 58–59.
Published: 01 June 1990
...S. R. Morton PICKARD, J., in press. Land management in semi-arid environ- ments of New South Wales. Proceedings of Conference on Degradation of Vegetation in semi-arid regions: climate impact and implications. PRESSLAND, A. J., MILLS, J. R. AND CUMMINS, v. G., 1988. Landscape degradation in native...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
...: climate change appears to exacerbate habitat loss and degradation. Diversity and Distributions 15: 720-730. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2009.00578.x Collapse of an avifauna: climate change appears to exacerbate habitat loss and degradation Diversity and Distributions 15 720 730 Porter, J.L...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 426–437.
Published: 14 October 2011
... by the Portland Aluminium Smelter in southwestern Victoria, but the reasons for its disappearance from the area are unclear. Approximately 50 wetlands remain in the buffer zone of the smelter and we investigated the suitability of 20 of these wetlands for the reintroduction of the species. We measured a set...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in 1788, over half of the country s wetlands have vanished and many of the remaining ones are threatened or degraded (Sainty and Associates 1996). Very few catchments in NSW are completely free of some form of hydrological manipulation (DWR 1990), and the wetlands of the Clarence River floodplain...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 977–978.
Published: 29 January 2012
... Rittenhouse, T.A.G. and Semlitsch, R.D., 2007. Distribution of amphibians in terrestrial habitat surrounding wetlands. Wetlands 27(1): 153-161. Distribution of amphibians in terrestrial habitat surrounding wetlands Wetlands 27 153 161 Ryan, M., 2001. Anuran Communication. Smithsonian Institute...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 178–187.
Published: 27 August 2014
...Alan Midgley; Shelley Burgin; Adrian Renshaw While presence/absence of endocrine disruption has been widely observed within polluted wetlands, relatively few data have addressed population level changes for any species. This paper investigated the effects of endocrine disruption on the phenotypic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 401–405.
Published: 17 March 2014
.../Winter (March August, 1997). Schell and Burgin 405October 2003 AustralianZoologist volume 32 (3) taking advantage of habitat that is apparently hostile for congeners, for example, it has the ability to breeding in a wide range of waterbodies including degraded wetlands (Ferraro and Burgin 1993; Hengl...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 125–132.
Published: 10 October 2011
... No. 94. Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. Melbourne. Wader movements in Australia Bamford, M., Watkins, D., Bancroft, W., Tischler, G., Wahl, J.. In Prep. Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian Australasian Flyway - Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International Oceania...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 864–869.
Published: 20 October 2011
... fragmentation and degradation. This is because they have comparatively low abundances, they require a constant source of nutritious food that typically takes substantial energy to hunt, kill and digest; and therefore requires an abundant prey source and large hunting grounds (Currie and Fritz 1993, Gittleman et...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
... house block in this part of inner south- 658 AustralZiaoonlogist volume 40 (4) 2020 Book Review western Sydney! And then I reflect on the types of and the fate of their floodplain wetlands. Likewise, environmental works that Ian outlines in Chapters 8 the way large areas of land around the Cooks and 9...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
... and devise plans to address threatening processes. Running parallel with this was significant expansion of the irrigation industry in the Murray Darling Basin which profoundly altered wetland and floodplain ecosystems. In the last decade of the millennium there was also a substantial growth in the public...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... in their consideration of the issues associated with mountain biking or the outcome will be further degradation of natural areas and, at the least, loss of many animals if not major threats to populations. Anderson, L. and Burgin, S. 2002. The influence of woodland remnant edges on small skinks (Richmond, New...