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Unifying ecological and social sciences into a management framework for wildlife-based tourism: a case study of feeding stingrays as a marine tourism attraction in the Cayman Islands
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Christina A.D. Semeniuk
As marine wildlife tourism attractions increase in popularity, the integration of natural and social sciences is required to ascertain and then assimilate strategies to effectively address the...
The role of zoos in educating visitors about conservation of wildlife and habitats: a design for Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Lynn McElroy
In the last 30 years there has been a shift toward educating people about conservation within zoos. Public learning about conservation of wildlife and habitats is vital if the extinction of...
The effects of wildlife-livestock-human interactions on habitat in the Meru Conservation Area, Kenya
| Reports | Contributor(s): J. Otuoma
Dingoes at the Doorstep: Home Range Sizes and Activity Patterns of Dingoes and Other Wild Dogs around Urban Areas of North-Eastern Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alice T. McNeill, Luke K.P. Leung, Mark S. Goullet, Matthew N. Gentle, Benjamin L. Allen
Top-predators around the world are becoming increasingly intertwined with humans, sometimes causing conﬂict and increasing safety risks in urban areas. In Australia, dingoes and...
Polar Similar: Intersections of Anthropology and Conservation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nathan Poirier, Sarah Tomasello
Anthropologists and conservationists have a long history of conflict, largely stemming from the creation of protected areas that are frequently placed on the land belonging to Indigenous...
Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.
Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in...
Saving feral horse populations: Does it really matter? A case study of wild horses from Doñana National Park in southern Spain
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): J.L. Vega-Pla, J. Calderon, P.P. Rodriguez-Gallardo, A.M. Martinez, Ciro Rico
In the 1980s, a conservation programme involving a feral horse population, the Retuertas horses from the Guadalquivir marshes, was started in the Doñana National Park. The analysis of an...
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...
Why sink a ship in Mexico?: Juan Pablo Ussel at TEDxTijuana
| Videos | Contributor(s): Juan Pablo Ussel
The ship Uribe 121, sunk last year on the beaches of Rosarito, has become an artificial reef that houses various animal species that have adopted it as their home, while also serving as a space...
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...
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Reef Conservation UK Conference 2016
The impacts of urbanization on endangered florida key deer
| Theses | Contributor(s): Patricia Moody Harveson
Conservation of native wildlife is becoming increasingly difficult due to continued human population growth and expansion. As the human population continues to increase, so does the rate of...
Human-coyote (Canis latrans) interaction in Canadian urban parks and green space: Preliminary findings from a media-content analysis
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Shelley M. Alexander, Michael S. Quinn
The coyote (Canis latrans) is a highly adaptable apex carnivore that provides a critical ecological function in urban ecosystems. Habituation of coyotes results in behavioural changes which can...
Giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) and humans in the lower Yasuní Basin, Ecuador : spacio-temporal activity patterns and their relevance for conservation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Paola M. Carrera-Ubidia
Giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) and humans in the Lower Yasuní Basin (Ecuador) have similar food and space requirements: they consume comparable arrays of fish species, and they use...
Effects of the white man's settlement on wild animals in the Mary's River Valley
| Theses | Contributor(s): Robert M. Storm
A large per cent of the recent publications in natural history and related subjects give evidence of a great depletion in our supply o native wild animals, due mainly to encroachments on territory...
The impact of a wolf conservation project on attitudes of the public, hunters and farmers toward wolves in Slovenia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jasna Mulej Tlhaolang
For successful conservation of large carnivores, charismatic and controversial species, ensuring human tolerance is essential. Therefore, wolf conservation projects aim to improve both the...
Spaces of co-existence : the processes and prospects of living with endangered species
| Theses | Contributor(s): John Wall
As humans alter the world ever more dramatically, the possibility of successful futures for other species declines. Current extinctions are driven by human impacts — namely
Predicting the survival of woodland species in human-altered landscapes
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kringen M. Henein
Rapid, large-scale anthropogenic landscape change increasingly challenges native species. The identification of factors affecting species persistence is needed to direct planning and land...