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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... be protected while improving cat welfare. Containing cats at night not only separates cats and nocturnal wildlife, but minimises trauma from both cat fights and road accidents while reducing nuisance to neighbours from caterwauling and fighting. Desexed cats no longer contribute toward unwanted stray and feral...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Climate change represents a serious threat to Vietnam, to its protected area system and to the preservation of its biodiversity. The country is recognised as being one of those that will be most effected by climate change. It also contains significant biological diversity (10-16% of the world's...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... policy for the management of wild dogs (including dingoes) balances these conflicting aims. Where it is necessary to protect livestock on adjoining properties, NPWS carries out both strategic and reactive control of wild dogs. In 1995-96, control was necessary on 57 (43%) of the parks and reserves...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.079
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Many everyday decisions by people in urban areas influence wildlife management in urban environments. To date, wildlife conservation managers and facilitators have relied largely on anecdotal information in assessing the capacity of urban communities to contribute to the protection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In May 2001 the Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act. The NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) now has a regulatory role in the protection of the ‘camps’, or roosting colonies, of this species wherever they may occur...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
..., as a precondition for protective actions. Key words: climate change; bushfire; media; journalistic ethics; Garrett; Possingham; Kingsford, Flannery; Lindenmayer; science communication; alien invasive species; extinction. Paper in Wildlife response to disasters, the theme of the forum of the Royal Zoological Society...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Peter Banks; Grainne Cleary; Chris Dickman The foreshore of Sydney Harbour includes extensive areas of protected native bushland that are an iconic and world-renowned feature of the Sydney landscape. Despite this vegetative cover, however,native small mammals are uncommon and the bushland...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... challenges. A range of other native species create their own particular challenges, while populations of four species of introduced deer, protected under the Victorian Wildlife Act 1975 , appear to be expanding rapidly, their status as highly prized game species complicating efforts to understand...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., has become so threatened that the State Government has listed it as endangered under wildlife protection legislation. Although the story is about an endangered snail and its formal protection, the opening headline and storyline is about killing pest snails. This is not seen as a cruelty issue...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 585–604.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and Jonker 2008). The attitudes of a community can determine the success and failure of wildlife conservation outcomes; they can have a significant impact on management decisions, government policies and laws designed to protect wildlife (Dayer et al. 2016; Kellert 1994; Tisdell et al. 2006). With the ever...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 June 2020
... 2006; McShane et al. 2011; Rosser and Mainka 2002). It is imperative that humans continue to work towards protecting wildlife and its diversity for normal ecosystem functioning to ensure a sustainable future. Conservation initiatives have largely been focused on reducing the immediate influences...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 21–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., What we need as a matter of extreme urgency is uniform legislation throughout Australia to protect the habitats of our rare and endangered wildlife. But whenever 1 say this 1 get the usual bureaucratic answer: We already have adequate legislation through our system of national parks and nature reserves...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Western Australia. Corella. 12(3):93-98. Penguin Island, Shoalwater Bay, Western Australia Corella 12 93 98 EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). 1999.Draft Fraser Island Dingo Management Strategy. Conservation Management Report. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Brisbane. EPA...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The provision of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation services in New South Wales (NSW) relies heavily on the volunteer sector. The NSW Government regulates the sector and is responsible for identifying measures for its support...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... in Australia (Vol. 14). Gold Coast, Australia: CRC for Sustainable Tourism. Tribe, A., and Booth, R. 2003. Assessing the role of zoos in wildlife conservation. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 8: 65-74. van Bommel, L., and Johnson, C.N. 2015. How guardian dogs protect livestock from predators: Territorial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to commensal vertebrates given that they are at risk of predation not only from humans but also domestic animals and native urban predators. For example, the addition of refuge in urban areas in the form of nest boxes often benefits native wildlife but also commensal species (Barba and Gil-Delgado 1990...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 120–126.
Published: 01 December 2017
... near protected wildlife populations (Alders 2009). Some of these human populations have been dependent on wild animals and plants for their basic nutrition for millennia, living in relative harmony without negatively affecting the overall balance of biodiversity - the best example...