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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 28–36.
Published: 17 March 2014
...). Biodiversity Legislation, Vegetation, Habitat Environmental and Planning Law Journal 7 175 80 COLE, D. N., 1992. Wilderness management: has it come of age? Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 45(3): 360-64 (May-June 1990). Wilderness management: has it come of age? Journal of Soil and Water...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 139–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conservation. Chpt. 11 in A Natural Legacy: Ecology in Australia (2nd edition), edited by H. F. Recher, D. Lunney and I. Dunn. Pergamon Press, Rushcutters Bay NSW. Mackey, B. G., Lesslie, R. G., Lindenmayer, D. B. and Nix, H. A. 1998. Wilderness and its place in nature conservation in Australia. Pacific...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.016
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is one of largest and least inhabited of the world heritage areas where natural processes and ecological systems can continue to occur in a relatively undisturbed state. It provides important habitat for 13 invertebrate species listed under...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.043
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Areas declared as wilderness provide an opportunity for biological conservation through their large size, lack of modification, restriction of access and management with the primary aim of maintaining natural systems and genetic diversity. Wilderness areas may be impacted by global change...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
... favoured a route which would have divided the two major wilderness areas of the Gippsland forests in Victoria by creating a fenced impenetrable barrier to some wildlife. Planning authorities need to address the impacts of fragmentation of natural habitats by such developments. Although it is difficult...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 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 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Heritage Wilderness. Sydney Harbour alone has a fish fauna of nearly 600 species. Almost all of the free-living vertebrates found in the Region are native to Australia, with fewer than 40 species being introductions to the continent. To a considerable extent, the Region owes the biological richness of its...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... and wilderness, these are limited options which will achieve little in the way of conserving Australia's flora and fauna. It is far more important to end land clearing and habitat fragmentation in terrestrial environments and to cease building dams, diverting rivers and trawling for fish in aquatic environments...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.015
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Epigaeic (active above the ground) arthropods were collected in late summer from 27 Buttongrass moorland sites of different ages. The sites formed a chronosequence ranging from one month to 64 years since the last fire and were located in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Sampling...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.044
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and behaviours. Yet the natural landscape is rapidly changing to one of a patchwork mosaic. At one extreme of triage, it is essential to maintain wilderness as a habitat source. At the other extreme, there are landscapes that are so degraded physically and genetically that they must be left for later 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 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... speaker address to the NSW NCC AGM on 28 October 2001(attached is a slightly modified version suitable for AZ). His priorities for nature conservation and, in particular, his view that wilderness is an impediment to conserving biodiversity, generated strong reactions. It is a debate that has many...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... efforts. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 National parks New South Wales Biodiversity conservation politics ideology New South Wales National Parks Advisory Council Scientific Committee advising the Minister for Lands Wilderness Long–term ecological research reserve...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... being vested in the states and the issues this still raises for Australia s international responsibilities for global biodiversity. Key words: Royal National Park, Yellowstone National Park, IUCN, UNESCO, National Parks idea, wilderness, nature conservation, World Heritage Convention. Being first: why...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 973–976.
Published: 29 January 2012
...: an Analysis of its incidence and review of the pathology and management of crocodilian attacks in general. Wilderness Environ Med, 16(3):143-159. Crocodile attack in Australia: an Analysis of its incidence and review of the pathology and management of crocodilian attacks in general Wilderness Environ Med...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Hall, T.E., Seekamp, E. and Cole, D.N. 2010. Do recreation motivations and wilderness involvement relate to support for wilderness management? A segmentation analysis. Leisure Sciences 32: 109-124. Do recreation motivations and wilderness involvement relate to support for wilderness management...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... contested, and even excluded when other values, such as a wilderness designation, present a reason to limit access to researchers (e.g. Recher and Lunney 2003). This paper presents my interpretation of the history of this contested ideal. Specifically, I argue that protected areas are a magnificent place...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1005–1010.
Published: 29 January 2012
... process, for by being out of touch with nature, we risk destroying it. The author considers the role that the environment movement has had in separating humans and wilderness by idealising the latter as authentically pristine or untouched . She argues that this separation is founded on a dichotomy...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 10–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., the case of a dispute over the proposed construction of a dam designed for power generation and that will flood a valley at presently partly wilderness area and partly devoted to agricultural uses. Confronting any dispute resolution mechanism will be a host of diffuse and debatable issues...