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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
...Daniel J. Bickel The Invertebrate World of Australia’s Subtropical Rainforests Williams Geoff Hardback| September 2020 | $A 195.00 ISBN: 9781486312917 | 392 pages | 270 × 210 mmPublisher: CSIRO Publishing © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Book Review...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the main island and small outliers, was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Register in 1982 (DECC 2007). Removing a threatened apex predator from an oceanic World Heritage island: the Masked Owls of Lord Howe Island David Milledge1*, Hank Bower2 and Nicholas Carlile3 1Landmark Ecological Services, PO 100...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT The thirtieth anniversary of the nomination of New South Wales rainforests for World Heritage listing provided an opportunity to reflect on the process by which the nomination came about. I discuss the development of ideas about ‘heritage’, as it applies to the natural...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to feed the growing human population of the world, there is a corresponding adverse impact on the native animal life of the planet. For example, the UK Government s Foresight report (UK 2011) on The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and Choices for Global Sustainability recognises the importance...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 39–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. F. Whitehouse ADAMS, A. B. (ed), 1964. First World Conference on National Parks. US Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. First World Conference on National Parks ELLIOT, H. (ed), 1974. Second World Conference on National Parks: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. L. Blackwell Terrestrial mammals are a geologically recent addition to New Zealand ecosystems. However, in a very short space of time, they have become a significant feature of the environment. Introduced mammals form the basis of the country's economy, they provide world-recognised sporting...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 197–204.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Assessment, Elura Base Metal Project, Cobar, New South Wales TIDEMANN, C. R., 1985. The mammal fauna of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage area of New South Wales. Unpublished report to the Dept. of Environment and Planning. New South Wales. WAKEFIELD, N. A., 1966. Mammals of the Blandowski...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
... cities. G. holbrooki flourished, but no reports were made of any apparent ecological problems arising from its introduction. World War II and the advent of the war in the Pacific resulted in heavy Allied troop movements between mainland Australia, New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. Malaria began to take...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
... with the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, west of Sydney, was surveyed on foot two to four days a week, typically soon after dawn. Over the period a total of 86 reptiles that represented 20 species: 38% of the lizard and 56% of snake species known from the area were collected as road kills due...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 876–883.
Published: 20 October 2011
... to understand the threat this invasion may pose to the unique biodiversity of this World Heritage Area and attempt to mitigate the threat. cane toad Bufo marinus Border Ranges World Heritage rainforest frog Alford, R.A., L. Schwarzkopf, G. Brown, B. Phillips, and Shine, R. 2006...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (GBMWHA) is biologically diverse, including many unique and rare plants and animals as well as varied ecosystems. It also contains a large body of rock art - drawings, paintings, stencils, prints and engravings - in rock shelters and on rock...
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.1993.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
..., Aodan Wilkinsona, & Mike Letnica,b a Centre for Ecosystem Science, UNSW Sydney, 2052, Australia b Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, 2052, Australia c Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, 8000, Denmark *CHM and BW are co-lead...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to be taken. The reef, as demonstrated by its World Heritage status, should be protected and managed for time immemorial. ACRS supports the context and recommen- dations of the Whitehouse report on GBRMPA and recognizes that steps have been taken to implement a number of the recommendations and to review...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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...
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
... Insects are small, numerous and speciose. They respond to the landscape in many vastly different ways. Their world, largely unlike that of mammals, is an immensely complex three-dimensional one, where plant and land architectures feature strongly in their lives. Polymorphism is widespread...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 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 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...