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A journal dedicated to conservation and wildlife management in the Pacific region.

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  Volume 17 Number 1

  Broad-Spectrum-Academics' Forum Essays. Graham R. Fulton. 3
  Obituary, Lionel Wayne Braithwaite, Ph.D. 4

How can we ensure that conservation policies are based on science, not emotion? Rick Shine.


A preliminary survey for avian pathogens in Columbiform birds on Socorro Island, Mexico. Saturnino Yanga, Juan E. Martínez-Gómez, Ravinder N. M. Sehgal, Patricia Escalante, Frank Carlos Camacho and Douglas A. Bell.


The effect of woody plant diversity and other stand and landscape factors on the diversity and abundance of birds using farm shelter belts. R. S. Bonifacio, C. M. Kinross, G. M. Gurr and H. Nicol.


Early responses of bats to alternative silvicultural treatments in wet eucalypt forests of Tasmania. Braley S. Law and Peter R. Law.


The development of urchin barrens in seagrass meadows at Luscombe Bay, Western Australia from 1985 to 2004. Mark W. Langdon, Eric I. Paling and Mike van Keulen.


Potential lantana invasion of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area under climate change. Alexander Gold, Daniel Ramp and Shawn W. Laffin.


Spatial distribution and habitat preferences of co-occurring vertebrate species: Case study of an endangered frog and an introduced toad in Fiji. Nunia Thomas, Clare Morrison, Linton Winder and Craig Morley.


Adaptive Environmetal Management: A Practictioner's Guide. Mike Calver.

  Amphibian Biology, Volume 8. Frank Lemckert. 78
  Dry Times Blueprint for a Red Land. Bea Sommer. 80
  Forest Pattern and Ecological Process: A Synthesis of 24 Years of Research. Harry F. Recher. 81
  Sharks and Rays of Australia. Harry F. Recher. 21
  Volume 17 Number 2

  Space Perspectives. Graham R. Fulton. 88

How Green is the Universe? Fred Watson.


Avoiding madness in the method: best practice methodologies for regulatory biodiversity assessment. Sue Briggs.


When more is less: Urban remnants support high bird abundance but diversity varies. James A. Fitzsimons, Mark J. Antos and Grant C. Palmer.


Bird assemblages in remnant and revegetated habitats in an extensively cleared landscape, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Warren K. Martin, David Eldridge and Patricia A. Murray.


Landscape scale ecological connectivity: Australian survey and rehearsals. Carina Wyborn.


Population trends of remote invertebrate resources in a marine reserve: trochus and holothurians at Ashmore Reef. Daniela M. Ceccarelli, Maria Beger, Marie C. Kospartov, Zoe T. Richards and Chico L. Birrell.


The impact of two extreme weather events and other causes of death on Carnaby's Black Cockatoo: a promise of things to come for a threatened species? Denis A. Saunders, Peter Mawson and Rick Dawson.


Butterflies as potential bioindicators of primary rainforest and oil palm plantation habitats on New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Donald G. Miller III, John Lane and Randy Senock.


Managing Climate Change. Harry F. Recher.

  Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order. Graham R. Fulton. 162
  Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. Harry F. Recher. 163
  Volume 17 Number 3

  What hope for biodiversity in the face of anthropogenic climate change in Oceania. Richard T. Kingsford and James E. M. Watson. 166

Climate change, variability and conservation impacts in Australia. Thomas A. A. Prowse and Barry W. Brook..

  Predicted impacts of climate change on New Zealand's biodiversity. Carolyn J. Lundquist, Doug Ramsay, Rob Bell, Andrew Swales and Suzi Kerr. 179
  No room in the Ark? Climate change and biodiversity in thr Pacific Islands of Oceania. David Cameron Duffy. 192
  Climate change and freshwater ecosystems in Oceania: an assessment of vulnerability and adaptation opportunities. K. M. Jenkins, R. T. Kingsford, G. P. Closs, B. J. Wolfenden, C. D. Matthaei and S. E. Hay. 201
  Climate change impacts on the terrestrial biodiversity and carbon stocks of Oceania. Grant W. Wardell-Johnson, Gunnar Keppel and Juliane Sander. 220
  Ecosystem-based adaptation in marine ecosystems of tropical Oceania in response to climate change. H. S. Grantham, E. McLeod, A. Brooks, S. D. Jupiter, J. Hardcastle, A. J. Richardson, E. S. Poloczanska, T. Hills, N. Mieszkowska, C. J. Klein and J. E. M. Watson. 241
  Is Australia ready for assisted colonization? Policy changes required to facilitate translocations under climate change. Andrew A. Burbidge, Margaret Byrne, David Coates, Stephen T. Garnett, Stephen Harris, Matt W. Hayward, Tara G. Martin, Eve McDonald-Madden, Nicola J. Mitchell, Simon Nally and Samantha A. Setterfield. 259
  Climate change in Oceania - A synthesis of biodiversity impacts and adaptations. Richard T. Kingsford and James E. M. Watson. 270

Afield evaluation of a trap for invasive American bullfrogs. Nathan P. Snow and Gary W. Witmer.

  Volume 17 Number 4

  Long-term Research. Graham R. Fulton. 295

"Special Agricultural and Business Leases" imperil forests in Papua New Guinea. William F. Laurance.

  Fluoroacetate-bearing vegetation: can it reduce the impact of exotic mammals on wildlife conservation? Laurie Twigg. 299
  Twinkling lights or turning down the dimmer switch? Are there two patterns of extinction debt in fragmented landscapes? Hugh A. Ford. 303

Rehabilitation as a conservation tool: a case study using the common wonbat. K. A. Saran, G. Parker, R. Parker and C. R. Dickman.

  The significance of habitat and exposure to the reef-flat macroinvertebrates of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, for conservation planning. D. J. Drumm, N. R. Loneragan, N. Ellis and G. A. Skilleter. 320
  Eucalypt flower production in the suburbs and bush: implications for the endangered Swift Parrot, Lathamus discolor. Andrew B. Hingston and Marta Piech. 338
  Addressing the impact of land crabs on rodent eradications on islands. Richard Griffiths, Aden Miller and Gideon Climo. 347
  The use of Australian bioregions as spatial units of analysis to explore relationships between climate and songbird diversity. G. J. Williamson, L. Christidis, J. Norman, B. W. Brook, B. Mackey and D. M. J. S. Bowman. 354
  Dead standing trees contribute to the conservation of arthropods in burnt woodlandof Kings Park, Western Australia. J. D. Majer, S. R. Toly and H. F. Recher. 361
  What Makes a Good Farm for Wildlife. Richard Donaghey. 377
  The Natural History of Sydney. Matt W. Hayward. 378
  Index 380

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