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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
... for 5–6 years to determine whether nest predation level profiles are extreme. However, if terrestrial mortality of adult turtles occurs, then the risk of extinction is high regardless of nest predation levels. Monitoring protocols to assess nest predation and adult mortality rates are not widely...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 534–560.
Published: 24 June 2022
..., ACT, Australia, 2601 3World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Level 3, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton, VIC, Australia. *Corresponding author, email: kara.youngentob.anu.edu.au Co-last authors Nest boxes are often deployed in an attempt to offset the loss of natural tree hollows following landscape...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
..., NSW 5Woolworths Supermarkets, 1 Woolworths Way, Bella Vista, NSW 6Foodbank NSW and ACT Limited, 50 Owen Street, Glendenning, NSW 7World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia, Suite 3.04, Level 3, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria *Corresponding author. Email: matthew.mo@environment.nsw.gov.au A diverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... World Wide Fund for Nature asks the question, “Is science demonstrating leadership for conservation?” It is our view that science is not, and that is unfortunate since scientists, especially naturalists, were vital to the development of the very concept of conservation. We are concerned...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... most of the common and widely distributed species of the more populous regions of Australia. The extent of this taxonomic crisis is not widely appreciated by mammalogists let alone the wider community. A significant proportion of existing bat research, including research relevant to conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Tasmania. However, based on available information all resident species occur widely throughout Tasmania in a wide range of habitats and none are listed under Tasmania's Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 or Australia's Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The vagrant P...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Increasing exploitation of natural systems by humans is the driving force behind global devastation of biodiversity. Extinction risk is however not apportioned evenly across all taxa and specialist species are inherently more vulnerable compared to generalists. World-wide, 16 species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.034
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... the establishment of a system of nature conservation reserves in New South Wales, and still occurs widely. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 42 (4): 1041–1049.
Published: 20 January 2023
... windows measuring 150 mm high × 1270–1330 mm wide. Most of the bats, however, continued to use a 200 mm high × 600 mm wide gap between the top of the grate and the irregularly-shaped cave roof, despite this requiring a more circuitous flight path. The study concluded that the addition of bat windows...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.007
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Biodiversity conservation science and policy largely ignores the majority of species: the microbes and invertebrates. This biodiversity contains most genetic, metabolic and chemical diversity on Earth and underpins a wide variety of ecosystem services, an unexpected diversity of major industries...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... forest and woodland types of the Northern Territory, noting characteristics of their fauna and their main management issues. The conservation threats are pervasive and insidious: landscape-wide degradation by weeds and exotic animals, and sub-optimal fire regimes. Largely unrecognised in the general...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... highlights the importance of collaborative arrangements between scientists and community-based organizations to achieve meaningful on-ground outcomes for invertebrate conservation Australia-wide. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 322–337.
Published: 24 February 2021
...) and a simplistic handling of the complex evolutionary relationship between wolves, dingoes and domestic dogs. I explore the relationship of dingoes to village dogs, modern breed dogs and wolves using genome-wide SNP data and discuss the implications of these findings to the ongoing debate about dingo identity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The experiencing of wildlife by tourists has become the business of wildlife tourism (WT). Essentially, this is about increasing the probability of positive encounters with wildlife for visitors whilst protecting the wildlife resource. There is a wide range of species, habitats, methods...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 24 January 2024
...-foxes being represented alongside portrayals of Australian wildlife at a broader scale. We suggest that proponents fearing public backlash or impacts on market responses are a likely barrier to seeing flying-foxes being represented more widely; but conclude with hope that current participation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.041
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... lies in museum collections and, if electronically databased, these data can be made accessible for use in biodiversity assessment and a wide range of other research programs. The Australian Museum has embarked on a Narrow Range Endemics Program based on the collection data for a range of non-marine...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... range endemism can also occur in continental habitats such as estuaries, widely separated intertidal habitats and off-shore islands, reefs and shoals. The conservation of narrow range taxa is of particular concern because these organisms are susceptible to exploitation and habitat degradation. ...