Human-felid conflict in corridor habitats: implications for tiger and leopard conservation in Terai Arc Landscape, India
Contributor(s):: Malviya, Manjari, Ramesh, Krishnamurthy
Human-nonhuman primate interactions amongst Tikuna people: Perceptions and local initiatives for resource management in Amacayacu in the Colombian Amazon
Contributor(s):: Parathian, Hannah E., Maldonado, Angela M.
Human-Related Factors Regulate the Spatial Ecology of Domestic Cats in Sensitive Areas for Conservation
Contributor(s):: Joaquim P. Ferreira, Ines Leitao, Margarida Santos-Reis, Eloy Revilla
BackgroundDomestic cats ranging freely in natural areas are a conservation concern due to competition, predation, disease transmission or hybridization with wildcats. In order to improve our ability to design effective control policies, we investigate the factors affecting their numbers and space...
In the water with white sharks ( Carcharodon carcharias): participants' beliefs toward cage-diving in Australia
Contributor(s):: Apps, K., Dimmock, K., Lloyd, D., Huveneers, C.
White shark ( Carcharodon carcharias) cage-diving tourism is a controversial activity that provokes emotional and often opposing points of view. With increasing demand for shark tourism since the 1990s, the underlying determinants driving this growth in participation remain unclear. This paper...
In the water with white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): participants' beliefs toward cage-diving in Australia
White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) cage-diving tourism is a controversial activity that provokes emotional and often opposing points of view. With increasing demand for shark tourism since the 1990s, the underlying determinants driving this growth in participation remain unclear. This paper...
Increased reproductive output in stereotypic captive Rhabdomys females: potential implications for captive breeding
Contributor(s):: Jones, M. A., Lierop, M. van, Mason, G., Pillay, N.
Captive animal populations can diverge considerably from populations in the wild, despite the animals not being deliberately domesticated. If the phenotypes which are of benefit in captivity are heritable, the genotypes of captive-stock can diverge swiftly and substantially from wild-stock. Using...
India's wildlife dilemma
Contributor(s):: Ward, G. C.
Individual hunting behaviour and prey specialisation in the house cat Felis catus: implications for conservation and management
Contributor(s):: Dickman, C. R., Newsome, T. M.
Predators are often classed as prey specialists if they eat a narrow range of prey types, or as generalists if they hunt multiple prey types. Yet, individual predators often exhibit sex, size, age or personality-related differences in their diets that may alter the impacts of predation on...
Infectious diseases associated with relation between humans and wildlife - consideration on wild bird mortality and bird-feeding
Contributor(s):: Fukui, D.
Influence of environmental conditions and facility on faecal glucocorticoid concentrations in captive pygmy rabbits ( Brachylagus idahoensis)
Contributor(s):: Scarlata, C. D., Elias, B. A., Godwin, J. R., Powell, R. A., Shepherdson, D., Shipley, L. A., Brown, J. L.
Insights into wolf presence in human-dominated landscapes: The relative role of food availability, humans and landscape attributes
Contributor(s):: Luis Llaneza, Jose V. Lopez-Bao, Victor Sazatornil
Aim Understanding which human or environmental factors interact to enable or to limit the occurrence and persistence of large carnivores in human-dominated landscapes is an important issue for their effective conservation, especially under the current scenario of global change where most of their...
Inter-seasonal movements in tri-state greater sage-grouse: implications for state-centric conservation plans
Contributor(s):: Reinhart, Jan S., Messmer, Terry A., Black, Todd
Is welfare all that matters? A discussion of what should be included in policy-making regarding animals
Contributor(s):: Yeates, J. W., Rocklinsberg, H., Gjerris, M.
Policy-making concerned with animals often includes human interests, such as economy, trade, environmental protection, disease control, species conservation etc. When it comes to the interests of the animals, such policy-making often makes use of the results of animal welfare science to provide...
Issues affecting subsistence security in Arctic societies
Contributor(s):: Freeman, Milton M. R.
Jaguar and puma attacks on livestock in Costa Rica
Contributor(s):: Amit, Ronit, Gordillo-Chavez, Elias Jose, Bone, Raquel
Jenseits Von Eden: Kolonialismus, Zeitkritik und Wissenschaftlicher Naturschutz in Bernhard Grzimeks Tierfilmen der 1950er-Jahre. (German)
Contributor(s):: Paulmann, Johannes
Justice for all? Children's moral reasoning about the welfare and rights of endangered species
Contributor(s):: Ruckert, J. H.
This study reports children's developing moral concerns for endangered animals. Three questions were addressed: (1) Do children conceive of not harming an endangered animal as a moral obligation? (2) Do children use biocentric (nature-centered) moral reasoning? and (3) Does a developmental shift...
Killing wild geese with carbon dioxide or a mixture of carbon dioxide and argon
Contributor(s):: Gerritzen, M. A., Reimert, H. G. M., Lourens, A., Bracke, M. B. M., Verhoeven, M. T. W.