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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Innovation and the avoidance of dogma will undoubtedly be required in the massive effort to stem the decline, and then rebuild Australia's outstanding biodiversity. There is wide consensus that our traditional protected areas alone will be inadequate and a whole range of other instruments which...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Allen Greer; Sarah Smith In the small Australian dragon (agamid) lizard Tympanocryptis tetraporophora mean snout-vent length (SVL) does not differ significantly between the sexes within the species as a whole. However, in a large sample from Sturt National Park, in northwestern New South Wales...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 242–246.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Pat Hutchings Increasingly our environment is impacted by anthropogenic activities, yet the study of whole animal biology is a neglected field of education together with a lack of support for systematic biology. The consequences of this lack of instruction and the environmental awareness...
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
..., and on wilderness, threatened species, and alien (exotic) species. The result is a fragmented reserve system that cannot conserve continental biodiversity in the long-term, and inadequate funding for less charismatic species or preventing common species from becoming threatened. A whole-of-landscape approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., which is serious enough, but cast the whole discipline of science, and those who work in the area, namely scientists, as being unreliable, even vicious and irrational. This puts science under siege and raises ethical issues for journalists of distorting the truth, getting the facts wrong, and being...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
... . This represents a greater proportion of declining bird species in NSW compared with the whole of Australia - one previous study found that 15% of 422 species had declined nationally. Of 139 woodland species tested, 33 (24%) were recorded less frequently during Atlas 2 , a similar proportion to the broader pattern...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 78–84.
Published: 04 October 2011
...). In light of the low frequency of Barking Owls recorded in this and other recent surveys, consideration needs to be given to upgrading the classification of the Barking Owl under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act to “Endangered” subject to the undertaking of more comprehensive whole-of-landscape...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Characterization of the whole population based on sample groups will always have a representation error, which will change with growth of the sample group size. At a certain point it will be negligible and with further sampling beyond that point the error remains practically unchanged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... designs - some show slow build-up, usage of others fluctuate up and down in cycles of several years, or are well used but avoided for some whole years, or are little used but come briefly into favour for one year. Box orientation affects usage patterns, those facing west or east being used much more than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... peak hour traffic, although they often did not come out to forage for a whole night, or only foraged for a few hours within a night. We suggest that this might be a form of predator avoidance behaviour since feral and domestic cats were common in the area, and/or that they are able to obtain sufficient...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the order of 20-100 ha need to be re-established on good quality agricultural lands. Rather than continuing to retire small plots of land on individual properties a different approach is urgently needed. An alternative is to retire whole farms, perhaps one in ten, and concentrate restoration efforts...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of the whole community, and informed inspiration to show that solutions are possible. We conclude that threatened species legislation is important, but just one act in the biodiversity play. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., it is then equitable that the whole community, which benefits from the protection of this animal, help the fruit grower cover the cost associated with the protection. There are several ways this could be accomplished: by funding research into methods by which GHFF can be deterred from damaging crops, by making...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... are available; 5) in the event that shooting is banned, we propose that farmers with vulnerable fruit crops should be eligible for compensation from the State for losses due to predation by flying-foxes. If public policy is to be changed to benefit the whole community, the community through the State budget...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.054
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... be adequately assessed with any confidence. Long term observations suggest that, in moving a flying-fox camp, the problem is merely transferred to other areas, and the whole process starts all over again with a new lot of players. There is still more that we need to know to successfully address camp management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... the need to make conservation equitable by providing incentives to encourage private landholders to retain habitat and participate more fully in conservation initiatives. In order to involve the whole community in conserving habitat for Grey-headed Flying-foxes, the community also needs to be made aware...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.006
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Conservation of the other 99% is usually best served by the preservation of whole communities rather than of treasured species. Setting priorities for habitat preservation requires development of theory beyond anthropocentrism. A starting point comes from treating the coding DNA of the world’s...