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  1. Watching cows: associating farmer wellbeing and cows

    | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59850

  2. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59476

  3. 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.

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59421

  4. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59402

  5. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59394

  6. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57681

  7. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

    | Journal Articles | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57882

  8. 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.

    2016 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 185 1-8 0168-1591 Elsevier Science Netherlands 10.1016/j.applanim.2016.09.012 Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E. text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59004

  9. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58748

  10. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58720

  11. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58710

  12. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58694

  13. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58653

  14. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58639

  15. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58631

  16. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58554

  17. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58547

  18. Hannah Josiephine MacIntosh

    http://habricentral.org/members/3028

  19. Nov 29 2016

    The Living Planet Report 2016: threats, pressures and addressing the challenges

    In October 2016 WWF and Zoological Society of London will publish the Living Planet Report 2016, the latest science-based analysis of the environmental state of the planet. The 2014 Report...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/494

  20. Nov 15 2016

    Can I protect the planet? How our daily decisions impact global biodiversity decline

    Global biodiversity is declining at unprecedented rates but understanding the drivers of this loss is problematic. Does a global problem require global-scale political, technological and...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/492