Pacific Conservation Biology

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1 Jan 2011
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Australian conservation scientists, managers and decision makers must come to grips with anthropogenic climate change, imposed upon an already variable regional climate system. Pre- and postinstrumental records and climate proxies indicate that Australia has experienced wet and dry cycles over intradecadal to millennial time scales....

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1 Jan 2011
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Tropical Oceania, including Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia and northern Australia, is one of the most biodiverse regions of the world. Climate change impacts have already occurred in the region and will become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and people. Climate projections indicate that sea...

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1 Jan 2005
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The major provisions of the South East Queensland Forests Agreement (SEQEA) that concern the management and planning involved in the conservation of the flora and fauna of the region are presented. The key lessons that can be learnt from them regarding biodiversity conservation strategy, management...

Journal article

1 Jan 2004
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Farming for food, fibre and other products for human consumption is a dominant land-use throughout the world. Rural landscapes are also critical to the conservation of flora and fauna, and the maintenance of ecological processes on which all of life depends. In Australia, excessive clearing...

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1 Jan 2004
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The existing system of nature reserves in Australia is inadequate for the long-term conservation and restoration of native biological diversity because it fails to accommodate, among other elements, large scale and long-term ecological processes and change, including physical and biotic transport in the landscape. This...

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1 Jan 2002
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Recreational fishing is a growing component of the total fishery harvest in many countries, but the impacts of this sector on aquatic resources are often ignored in the management of aquatic systems. Recreational fishing is open-access, and in many inshore regions, the recreational harvest exceeds...

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1 Jan 2002
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Habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation are heavily implicated in the decline of biodiversity throughout the world. Numerous conservation programmes have emerged in the attempt to deal with these primary threats but they are often isolated and disparate, foregoing opportunities for integrated, cumulative approaches and benefits....

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1 Jan 2001
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The BioRap Toolbox is used for assessing the biodiversity in Papua New Guinea (PNG) region. The BioRap outputs have contributed towards the ongoing conservation initiatives in PNG and the new have strengthened forest planning capacity, including identifying areas appropriate for sustainable forest management and conservation....

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1 Jan 2000
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While not denying that tourism has environmental impacts, tourism's potential to aid biodiversity conservation world-wide is great and needs to be harnessed. However, unless precisely explained, the notion of ecotourism clouds the role of tourism in nature conservation. Therefore I define ecotourism as all visits...