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Introduction to the Study of Exotic Birds

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood, and Phillip Cassey

in Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199232543
eISBN:
9780191715983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232543.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter starts out with a brief introduction to the history of exotic birds, outlining the reasons why humans have moved bird species around the world. The key concept of the invasion pathway is ... More


The World as Zoo: Acclimatization in the Nineteenth Century

Harriet Ritvo

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Nineteenth-century zoos shared many of the goals of their twentieth-century successors. But in addition to displaying a range of exotic animal species, many of them, including the major metropolitan ... More


The Transformation of Fish Acclimatization

Pete Minard

in All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In this chapter, the early twentieth century study of acclimatization in Victoria further explores fish acclimatization and the decentralization of regional fish acclimatization societies; it also ... More


Introduction

Pete Minard

in All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction provides a background of both the Acclimatisation Society of Victoria (ASV) and acclimatization in the Victorian Climate. The author focuses on the Royal Park depot and discusses the ... More


The Decline of Terrestrial Acclimatization

Pete Minard

in All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter covers ASV’s conflicts due to financial problems and the failure of acclimatization species and acclimatized animals that became agricultural pests, such as rabbits. The rabbit ... More


All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Pete Minard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Species acclimatization--the organized introduction of organisms to a new region--is much maligned in the present day. However, colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place ... More


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