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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
... South Africa velvet worms ABSTRACTTranslation of N.B.K. Sänger s (1871) Peripatus capensis Gr. and Peripatus leuckartii n. sp. (Onychophora), along with remarks about the author and significance of his work Noel N. Tait1*, Ivo de Sena Oliveira2 and Georg Mayer2 1Department of Biological Sciences...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the environment, and to understand how management actions and/or disturbance events affect the environment. This type of Making monitoring work: insights and lessons from Australia s Long Term Ecological Research Network Emma L. Burns1,2, Philip Tennant3, Chris R. Dickman1,4, Graeme Gillespie1,5, Peter T...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Art, for us, has the potential power to activate the soul, the conscience and the imagination of society. We are public artists working with nature in the urban and suburban contexts. The topic of the paper is an environment rehabilitation project in Fairfield, in western Sydney, called...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
... Tree Frog Litoria jervisiensis Aaron Payne Faculty of Education and Social Work University of Sydney apay6905@uni.sydney.edu.au A BS TR A CT In coastal New South Wales most frog species are observed calling and breeding in the warmer months of the year. One exception to this is the Jervis Bay Tree Frog...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... are currently unable to answer. Firstly, I review current knowledge of this species. Of the four large flying-fox species that occur in Australia, the Spectacled Flying-fox has the smallest range, the lowest abundance and appears to be intricately tied to rainforest. Then I describe the aims of my PhD work...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.014
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
... In their work with fauna and faunal habitats, zoologists face ethical issues concerning the handling of animals and decisions that affect their habitats. Zoologists are not alone in facing ethical choices, for it is clear from the print media that the topic of professional ethics in the work...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... of community-based research. I then consider what roles the professional scientist and members of the wider community have in research activity under these paradigms. This is followed by an exposition of the key features of successful community-based conservation work, including community-based research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.001
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
.... Examples from current studies in Australian zoology are used wherever possible, many of these from work in my own laboratory, but only because of my familiarity with the work. Molecular genetic techniques have been used extensively for phylogenetic reconstruction but such applications have been reviewed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.021
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... This chapter outlines the Commission’s work on national estate forests and the impact of forestry operations on their significance. It addresses a number of related issues: the concept of national estate forests, including the fauna in those forests; the methodology used by the Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
..., monitoring and management of biodiversity need to be based on natural history studies, and that professionals and amateurs can, and should, work together to these ends. Examples of successful collaborations overseas and in Australia are discussed. These foundations should be built upon, but a number...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... research scientists and community groups working on biodiversity issues will widen to an unbridgeable gulf unless both parties acknowledge the clash of paradigms and work to overcome them, rather than entrench them. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The challenge of equitably managing flying-fox populations and fruit production in today's environment requires balance to align industry, community and environmental needs. The Queensland Flying-fox Consultative Committee provides a forum that brings these interests together to work...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.016
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... if members of the broader community are to remain active proponents working to reduce the ecological footprint of the human race. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... constitute the majority of the fauna, are neglected. In part this is because the invertebrate fauna is largely undescribed. Funds for correcting this anamoly are declining, with fewer taxonomists available to do the work. While in principle governments support the need to document and manage Australia's...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... training in field biology in undergraduate and graduate zoology programs. The projects undertaken by such students are, of necessity, short-term and typically vary between several months and two years of field work. In this paper we consider if such projects are compatible with studying the effects...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.007
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... at the core of all economies, 3) realise a vast array of new biological resources, 4) extend responsibility for conservation into industrial sectors that depend on biodiversity, 5) generate a new interest in the workings of the planet through the ‘Attenborough Effect’. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... wildlife in NSW, North America and more recently on a global basis. Beginning with a background in wildlife management acquired through undergraduate studies and volunteer work in the field, I have been lucky enough to experience the changes in reality and paradigm with regard to the values...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.054
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Ingram’s Brown Snake is the least well known member of the elapid genus Pseudonaja. Recent field work undertaken in southwestern Queensland has extended the known geographic range for the species. Aspects of the morphology and ecology of Ingram’s Brown Snake suggest that it shares much...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... wildlife from non native fauna; and involve the residential and commercial community in wildlife and wildlife habitat conservation and rehabilitation. On site works, as shown in the before and after photographs, carried out by council staff, contractors and council assisted volunteers, have resulted...