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Modeling perceived risk from coyotes among Chicago residents
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Molly Spacapan
Coyote management in urban areas has become a concern for wildlife professionals. In the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Region (GCMR) wildlife professionals have received an increased number of...
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
| 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 Plight of Wildlife in India: Hans Dalal at TEDxSomaiyaVidyavihar
| Videos | Contributor(s): Hans Dalal
Hans Dalal, a tiger conservationist and the founder of the PROWL NGO, talks about the lack of awareness and the fear regarding animals amongst people. His NGO functions in Maharashtra and...
Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums: Taison Chang at TEDxXiguan
| Videos | Contributor(s): Taison Chang
Most people see the first dolphin in their lives at aquariums. Taison did too, and the love he felt towards this particular animal drove him into a position at Hong Kong Ocean Park many years...
Big Cats: Available in Backyards Nationwide: David Enden at TEDxCSU
| Videos | Contributor(s): David Enden
Passionate about the conservation of big cats, David talks about his experience and research with these animals and steps we can take to contribute to their conservation.
David Enden is a...
Human dolphin interactions on the west coast of Florida : documentation from MML's Marine Mammal Response Program.
| Reports | Contributor(s): Margaret A. Morgan, Geoffrey W. Patton
Use of Mote's role as a participant in the operation of the U.S. Marine Mammal Stranding Network to document human and marine mammal interactions.
Behavior of Scandinavian brown bears when encountered by dogs and humans
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stine Emilie Noding Hansen
The Scandinavian brown bear population was persecuted in the last half of the 1800s and almost went extinct. They got protected in Sweden in 1927 and in Norway in 1973, and have since reached a...
Animal Conservation and Human Survival: A Case Study of The Tembomvura People of Chapato Ward In The Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe
| Reports | Contributor(s): Ravai Marindo-Ranganai, Basia Zaba
University of Zimbabwe
The effects of wildlife-livestock-human interactions on habitat in the Meru Conservation Area, Kenya
| Reports | Contributor(s): J. Otuoma
Wildlife Encounters by Lewis and Clark: A Spatial Analysis of Interactions between Native Americans and Wildlife
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Andrea S. Laliberte, William J. Ripple
The Lewis and Clark journals contain some of the earliest and most detailed written descriptions of a large part of the United States before Euro-American settlement. We used the journal entries...
Depredatory impact of free-roaming dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) on Mediterranean deer in southern Spain: implications for the human-wolf conflict.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): J. Duarte, F.J. Garcia, JE Fa
Feral dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are efficient wild ungulate hunters in many parts of the world. This has not been confirmed in Mediterranean ecosystems. However, if feral dogs can predate upon...
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...
Can Citizen Science Assist in Determining Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Presence in a Declining Population?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emily Flower, Darryl Jones, Lilia Bernede
The acceptance and application of citizen science has risen over the last 10 years, with this rise likely attributed to an increase in public awareness surrounding anthropogenic impacts affecting...
"Vicious, Aggressive Bird Stalks Cyclist": The Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen) in the News
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kitty van Vuuren, Scott O' Keefe, Darryl N. Jones
The Australian Magpie ( Cracticus tibicen ) is a common bird found in urban Australian environments where its nest defense behavior during spring brings it into conflict with humans. This article...
Cecil: A Moment or a Movement? Analysis of Media Coverage of the Death of a Lion, Panthera leo
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David W. Macdonald, Kim S. Jacobsen, Dawn Burnham, Paul J. Johnson, Andrew J. Loveridge
The killing of a satellite-tagged male lion by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe in July 2015 provoked an unprecedented media reaction. We analyse the global media response to the trophy hunting of the...
Wild-But-Not-Too-Wild Animals: Challenging Goldilocks Standards in Rewilding
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Erica von Essen, Michael P. Allen
Rewilding is positioned as ‘post’-conservation through its emphasis on unleashing the autonomy of natural processes. In this paper, we argue that the autonomy of nature rhetoric in...
Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John Knight
Oxford University Press
Evaluating Human Threats to Three Canid Species of the Brazilian Cerrado
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stacie M. Bickley
The hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus), crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous), and maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), are three canid species that are sympatric in the Brazilian Cerrado. In some areas in...
Survey of Attitudes Toward, Conflicts With and Management Of Wolves and Bears in Rural Villages in Armenia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Serda Ozbenian
Many studies aimed at assessing human attitudes towards and negative interactions (conflicts) with carnivores, such as wolves (Canis lupus) and bears (Ursus arctos), have been...
Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Coyote? A Survey of Messaging and Existing Attitudes in the National Capital Region
| Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Draheim
Coyotes are relatively recent arrivals to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In an effort to understand and obtain baseline data about existing attitudes, a survey was conducted...