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Watching cows: associating farmer wellbeing and cows
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| Presentations | Contributor(s): L.M. Hunt
This presentation highlights the relationship between wellbeing achieved by farming and the care of cows with dairy farmers participating in the ARGOS programme. Its purpose is to indicate how...
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...
Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melchers, V.
This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.
Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.
Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
| Journal Articles | 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...
Exploring risk propensity through pet-attachment diversity in natural hazard contexts
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., Bennett, P.
This review examines the perceptual and behavioural influences that pet-attachment has on the ways in which owners view risk, appraise threat, and respond to environmental hazards. Understanding...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
Is interactive technology a relevant and effective enrichment for captive great apes?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E., Smith, Carolynn L., Behie, Alison M.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E.
The Effectiveness Of Enrichment Programs For Dogs In An Animal Shelter
| Theses | Contributor(s): Pamela Perry
Dogs (N = 108) in an animal shelter received one of four enrichment programs: twice daily walking alone (walking) or in combination with a daily fooddispensing toy (toy), a daily session of...
A companion animal in a simulated work setting : the roles of task difficulty and pet ownership on stress reduction
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Hall Stewart
The benefits of human-animal interactions have been explored in the literature, documenting positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. This experiment sought to...
Draft Animal Power for Soil and Water Conservation in the Bolivian Valleys
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): B. Sims
The inter-Andean valley region of Bolivia presents climatic characteristics which can be described as high, dry and cool. The prolonged dry season (up to eight months) can lead to severe forage...
Insights into wolf presence in human-dominated landscapes: The relative role of food availability, humans and landscape attributes
| Journal Articles | 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...
Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of Deer Management in Suburban Boston
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michael Devito
Communities in the United States have experienced a large and growing white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population. Residents in these communities may enjoy encounters with white-tailed...
The Future of Big Cat Conservation: Alexander Braczkowski at TEDxUQ
| Videos | Contributor(s): Alexander Braczkowski
Big cats are the cornerstones of human culture, religion and business, and they are ecological agents in the savannas, forests and grasslands they occupy around the world. Throughout...
Wildlife and Human-Impact of the Closer Encounter: Indonesia Case
| Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Ani Mardiastuti
Human and wildlife formerly live in a relatively disjunct, non-overlapping environment, in the past several decades. However, various human activities has shrunk the wildlife habitat and made the...
Human and Black Bear Interactions in Buncombe County, North Carolina, from 1993–2013
| Theses | Contributor(s): Adam Guy Alsamadisi
Over the past 20 years the frequency of interactions between humans and black bears in Buncombe County, North Carolina has been increasing, posing threats to human safety, black bear populations,...
The Effects of Sustainability as a Positive Attribute on Equine Therapy Design: An Interdisciplinary Study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andria Sinclair
Interdisciplinary studies have brought benefits to introducing new solutions to the traditional environment and traditional therapies. Sustainability in relation to design has been suggested in...
Hannah Josiephine MacIntosh
Nov 29 2016
The Living Planet Report 2016: threats, pressures and addressing the challenges
Nov 15 2016
Can I protect the planet? How our daily decisions impact global biodiversity decline