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  1. Deer and identity in medieval Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Fiona Beglane

    The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...

  2. 'A place for everything': moral landscapes of 'swiftlet farming' in George Town, Malaysia

    Contributor(s):: Connolly, C.

    This paper is based on 6 months of ethnographic, multi-sited research in Malaysia, and investigates the relatively recent phenomenon of edible birds' nest farming in urban areas ('swiftlet farming'). Swiftlet farms are typically converted shophouses or other buildings which have been modified for...

  3. 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...

  4. Locating human-wildlife interactions: landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and Norway

    Contributor(s):: Sunetro Ghosal, Ketil Skogen, Siddhartha Krishnan

    People’s reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link between social constructions of landscapes and divergent...

  5. Landscape barkitecture : guidelines for behaviorally, mentally and physically responsive dog parks

    Contributor(s):: Carla I. Corbin

    In response to the growing dilemma surrounding urban companion animal management, municipalities are beginning to designate specific locations to offer dogs an opportunity to play, socialize, and exercise off-leash. Current dog park establishment practices utilized by municipalities typically...

  6. Human-felid conflict in corridor habitats: implications for tiger and leopard conservation in Terai Arc Landscape, India

    Contributor(s):: Malviya, Manjari, Ramesh, Krishnamurthy

  7. The National Wildlife Control Training Program: an evolution in wildlife damage management education for industry professionals

    Contributor(s):: Curtis, Paul D., Smith, Raj, Hygnstrom, Scott

  8. Evaluation of eight repellents in deterring eastern cottontail herbivory in Connecticut

    Contributor(s):: Williams, Scott C., Short, Michael R.

  9. Characteristics and distribution of livestock losses caused by wild carnivores in Maasai Steppe of northern Tanzania

    Contributor(s):: Mponzi, Batistino P., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Kissui, Bernard M.

  10. Toward an understanding of beaver management as human and beaver densities increase

    Contributor(s):: Siemer, William F., Jonker, Sandra A., Decker, Daniel J., Organ, John F.

  11. Reliability and precision of pellet-group counts for estimating landscape-level deer density

    Contributor(s):: deCalesta, David S.

  12. Cost-benefit analysis of managed shotgun hunts for suburban white-tailed deer

    Contributor(s):: Hubbard, R. D., Nielsen, C. K.

  13. Movements, habitat selection, associations, and survival of giant Canada goose broods in central Tennessee

    Contributor(s):: Dunton, E. M., Combs, D. L.

  14. Close Encounters: The Thompson Wolf Park

    Contributor(s):: Wagner, Elizabeth

  15. A study of use patterns, user satisfaction and willingness to pay for off-leash dog parks: Post-occupancy evaluations of four dog parks in Texas and Florida

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Hyung-Sook

    The growing importance of dogs in people’s lives and in high-density urban environments has increased demand for a place where people and their dogs can interact and exercise together. The recent increase in the number of dog parks across the country is evidence of these demands of dog...

  16. More than the kill: hunters' relationships with landscape and prey

    Contributor(s):: Arianne Carvalhedo Reis

    Through a discussion of the perceptions of hunters within a New Zealand tourism context, this paper explores how different perspectives of the ‘connection’ between hunter and prey are performed by participants and analysed by scholars using distinct ethical approaches....

  17. Bark park: A social hub for dogs and their owners

    Contributor(s):: Alary, Chantal Lyse

  18. Interior and exterior residential landscapes adapted to Felis s. catus: Guidelines and examples

    Contributor(s):: Ehlke, Meilin Esther

  19. "It's All Happening at the Zoo:" Plural Visions of Landscape, Animals, and Humans in the Early Days of the Bronx Zoo

    Contributor(s):: Rebecca Lauren Merten

    This thesis examines the Bronx Zoo from the creation of the New York Zoological Society through the year of 1906, seven years after the zoo opened. This zoo, like other parks and zoos of the time, was born out of larger movements that placed importance on civic public amenities and valued certain...

  20. A zoo-logical nature. The construction of Africa in Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park

    Contributor(s):: Ruud, Lise Camilla