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Landuse practices interface:Human-Wildlife conflict in Lupande game management area
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Contributor(s):: Peter Ngoma
Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) has become a serious threat to the survival of many endangered species in the world. The sighted examples from different countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Namibia, China and Peru demonstrate the severity of the conflict and suggest that greater in depth...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.
Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...
Farmers' perceptions of the impacts of human- wildlife conflict on their livelihood and natural resource management efforts in Cheha Woreda of Guraghe Zone, Ethiopia
Contributor(s):: Mojo, Dagne, Rothschuh, Jessica, Alebachew, Mehari
American black bear-apiary conflicts in Michigan
Contributor(s):: McKinley, Beverly K., Belant, Jerrold L., Etter, Dwayne R.
Beware the Boojum: caveats and strengths of avian radar
Contributor(s):: Beason, Robert C., Nohara, Tim J., Weber, Peter
Threads of Life and Death: A Photo Essay on Hunting and Fishing in Northwest Amazonia
Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Serna, Daniel
Does Gender Matter? Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Gendered Analysis of Human Elephant Conflict and Natural Resource Management in a Rural Sri Lankan Village
Contributor(s):: Katherine Eileen Griffin
This study is a gendered analysis of natural resource management at the local scale of a poor rural Sri Lankan village in a conservation buffer zone. This village experiences destruction of forests and human elephant conflict. The objective of this study is to gain an in-depth knowledge of...
"It's hard enough to control yourself; it's ridiculous to think you can control animals": competing views on "The bush" in contemporary Yukon
Contributor(s):: Easton, Norman Alexander
From TEK to IQ: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Inuit cultural ecology
Contributor(s):: Wenzel, George W.
Issues affecting subsistence security in Arctic societies
Contributor(s):: Freeman, Milton M. R.
L'antospécisme, un mouvement de libération animale
Contributor(s):: Dubreuil, Catherine-Marie
Wabusk of the Omushkegouk : Cree-polar bear (Ursus, maritimus) interactions in northern Ontario
Contributor(s):: Lemelin, Raynald Harvey
Situating the Humans Relationship with Nature in the Tangkhul Naga's Lifeworld
Contributor(s):: Varah, Franky
The Cayman Turtle Farm: why we can't have our green turtle and eat it too
Contributor(s):: D'Cruze, N., Alcock, R., Donnelly, M.
The Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) is the only facility in the world that commercially produces green sea turtles ( Chelonia mydas) for human consumption. The CTF has operated at a significant financial loss for much of its 45 years history and is maintained by substantial Cayman Island Government...
Dueling land ethics: uncovering agricultural stakeholder mental models to better understand recent land use conversion
Contributor(s):: Turner, B. L., Wuellner, M., Nichols, T., Gates, R.
The aim of this paper is to investigate how alternative land ethics of agricultural stakeholders may help explain recent land use changes. The paper first explores the historical development of the land ethic concept in the United States and how those ethics have impacted land use policy and use...
Identifying sustainability issues for soymeal and beef production chains
Contributor(s):: Kamali, F. P., Meuwissen, M. P. M., Boer, I. J. M. de, Stolz, H., Jahrl, I., Garibay, S. V., Jacobsen, R., Driesen, T., Oude Lansink, A. G. J. M.
The expansion of livestock production throughout the world has led to increased demand for high protein animal feed. This expansion has created economic benefits for livestock farmers and other actors in the chain, but also resulted in environmental and social side effects. This study aims to...
An epidemiological approach to welfare research in zoos: the Elephant Welfare Project
Contributor(s):: Carlstead, K., Mench, J. A., Meehan, C., Brown, J. L.
Multi-institutional studies of welfare have proven to be valuable in zoos but are hampered by limited sample sizes and difficulty in evaluating more than just a few welfare indicators. To more clearly understand how interactions of husbandry factors influence the interrelationships among welfare...
Hunting restraint by Creoles at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize: a preliminary survey
Contributor(s):: Jones, C. B., Young, J.
This study surveyed 33 male hunters between the ages of 17 and 54 years at the Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS), Belize, to evaluate attitudes and behaviours in relation to hunting black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). The study defined hunting restraint as a learned predisposition not to hunt 1...
Environmental duty of care: from ethical principle towards a code of practice for the grazing industry in Queensland (Australia)
Contributor(s):: Greiner, R.
Among the options of government for reducing negative environmental externalities from agriculture is the institution of a polluter statutory liability. An environmental duty of care imposes a statutory liability on agents who interact with the environment to avoid causing environmental harm....
Industrial farm animal production: a comprehensive moral critique
Contributor(s):: Rossi, J., Garner, S. A.
Over the past century, animal agriculture in the United States has transformed from a system of small, family farms to a largely industrialized model-often known as 'industrial farm animal production' (IFAP). This model has successfully produced a large supply of cheap meat, eggs and dairy...