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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The commercial whale watching industry has experienced a rapid expansion in Australia in recent years, often outpacing regulatory development. While whale watching has the potential to provide a number of benefits to the community, industry and animals, these benefits come at the risk of over...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... management system. The benefits of this type of integrated and holistic approach are widely recognised but rarely adopted in the management of whale-watching. This study examines both the human and animal dimensions of whale-watching by incorporating both social and biological sciences. A framework...
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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
... a subject that shows just how fast matters are changing. He entitled his paper, “Can I touch that frog?” He asked, “With limited exposure to the natural world will future generations still be prepared to defend global ecosystems?” From the gentle approach of whale-watching and the attention to seals...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
.... McCauley et al. 2018). miles off Long-Reef, Sydney, where an individual was seen travelling north (Whale Watching Sydney). Satellite telemetry of tagged pygmy blue whales off Previous individual blue whale sightings off Sydney Perth, Western Australia and in the Great Southern were recorded in July 2013...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327229
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608565
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 640–646.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Clode I too have spent many hours watching the water hoping that I might get a glimpse of the Twofold Bay killer whales. Unfortunately I have just missed out on seeing them on a couple of occasions. Killer whales began abandoning Twofold Bay in the late 1800s and are now rarely seen is southern NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
... of the group, with a whale watch study team at Point Solander in Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo, DECCW. National Parks reflections 6 2009AustralianZoologist volume 35 (1) A P P E N D IX 1 Dr Mark Ooi counting fruit on a mature Grevillea caleyi plant Photo, T. Auld. Dr Tony Auld examining a Grevillea...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 748–754.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., that overcomes many of those sort of problems. the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. DANNY ROGERS (Victorian Department of Geoff Ross Office of Environment and Heritage NSW. Environment & Primary Industries): I agree. I just add 20 years of whale watching at Cape Solander. the importance of communication between...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 478–493.
Published: 28 January 2014
... in reading this book. Congratulations to Jackie Kerin and Peter Gouldthorpe. Adele Haythornthwaite, University of Sydney and RZS NSW Councillor 484 Whitley awards Australian Zoologist volume 36 (4) 2013 This is a story of a whale and human adventure. The story commences with divers watching Whale Sharks...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... time for a quick historical interlude. From 1892 to 1906 the Curator of Fishes here at the Australian Museum was a man named Edgar Ravenswood Waite. Incidentally, it was around the time that Waite finished his employment here that the whale skeleton above your heads was installed. Anyway, Waite left...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/MMA.1998
EISBN: 0959995145
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 128–145.
Published: 14 October 2011
... (pictured), then a lecturer in the Zoology Department at UQ, and I had stood on this high bank the previous evening and watched Queensland Lungfish spawning Lungfish eggs retrieved from the weed bed the following morning Claude Lenfant and Kjell Johansen (right) visited UQ in 1965 from the University...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conservation initiatives, to protect whales, and to better manage world fisheries. Australia participates in all of these initiatives. In many, such as the protection of whales and the Antarctic, it is a leader. There is much that is good, but, despite the progress, there is much that must be done. Not only...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 255–257.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the cluttered hardware shop drinking thick coffee and watching the children play in the brown swirl. I met a German geologist - an old Kalimantan hand - who told me about illegal logging and illegal mining. Gold panners carry big bottles of mercury along the river banks; sometimes they spill. Eventually we made...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the status of high-profile (flagship) species e.g. whales, koalas, and kangaroos (and for balance, badgers in the UK) over the years have proved this point repeatedly. MacLaren and colleagues (2006) noted: Ultimately welfare science must be able to provide biologists with tools and predicative power...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 996–1004.
Published: 29 January 2012
... of the major retail outlets. It is the job of the Whitley Committee to watch the progress of a range of regular publications. We have been watching the Age of Dinosaur since its first publication in 2003. During that time, the magazine has progressed from being a simple memento diary for the volunteers who...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 170–180.
Published: 01 January 2019
... 2013) including invasive species control (Littin et al. 2000; 2004; 2014; Littin and Mellor 2005; Fisher and O Connor 2007; O Connor et al. 2007; Hampton et al. 2016), ungulate herd management (Bradshaw and Bateson 2000; Aebischer et al. 2014), whaling (Gales et al. 2008), cetacean stranding (Hampton...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 316–323.
Published: 17 March 2014
... but after that if you have watched and followed that debate and the media coverage and the events as I have, I have been quite gratified by how well the media have covered all the other issues as well. TERRY KORN: From my viewpoint as coordinator I have had no problem with the media. We have kept them...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 633–639.
Published: 01 December 2004
... that is currently captivated by whales, koalas and crocodiles. December 2004 Austral i an . Zoolog,st volume 32 (4) 633 Whitley awards The series does not even include insects or spiders, so there was great courage (and confidence) shown in the selection: crustaceans, echinoderms, cephalopods, molluscs, myriapods...