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  1. Husbandry practices and mitigation of human-carnivore conflicts : a case of the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania.

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ifura Godfrey Ukio

    Biodiversity losses are often influenced by humans due to increased demand over natural resources and retaliatory killing of wildlife as a result of human–wildlife conflicts. Large...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61181

  2. Where the Wild Horses Roam: The Cross-Cultural Debate over the Fate of Wild Horses on Yakama Tribal Lands

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jennifer Smith

    The horse has been recognized as an integral part of the Yakama people‘s culture for the better part of the last two centuries. However, in recent decades, the wild horse population on...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61173

  3. The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ravmeet Ruby Bains

    The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61167

  4. Wildlife viewing and ecotourism : ethical, scientific, and value-based considerations

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anton D. Pitts

    Management of wildlife viewing tourism, possibly as a legacy of management of hunting and trapping activities, tends to see its ultimate goal largely in terms of the sustainable human use of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61165

  5. Equi-libres

    | Organizations | Contributor(s): Savina de Laveleye

    MON PARCOURS Une vie riche d’expériences, de transformations et de  passions. Telle est la manière dont je résumerais ma vie. J’ai passé le cap des...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60714

  6. Modeling perceived risk from coyotes among Chicago residents

    | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60675

  7. The Dolphin-Human connection: Embassy or Zoo-without-walls?

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Clark Scott Taylor

    Dolphins and humans are interacting more now than at any time in history. The challenges that arise in attempting to provide for, preserve, and protect the simple experience of an interaction with...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60658

  8. A study on elephant and human interactions in Kodagu, South India

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Malavika Hosahally Narayana

    Increasing human populations have resulted in the extensive conversion of natural forests and range lands into agricultural lands, resulting in an expansion of the interface between people and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60606

  9. Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada

    | Books | Contributor(s): Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60602

  10. The bear as barometer: the Japanese response to human-bear conflict

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Catherine Heather Knight

    The Asiatic black bear, or 'moon bear', has inhabited Japan since pre-historic times, and is the largest animal to have roamed Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu since mega-fauna became extinct on...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60579

  11. Los beneficios de la Terapia con animales y naturaleza sobre las personas con diversidad funcional

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Serena Dubreu

    El objetivo del proceso de investigación de mi Trabajo de Fin de Grado recae en los beneficios que tienen la naturaleza y los animales sobre las personas con diversidad funcional y...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60538

  12. Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Nature-Culture Borderlands

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tino Johansson

    Human-wildlife conflicts are today an integral part of the rural development discourse. In this research, the main focus is on the spatial explanation which is not a very common approach in the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60534

  13. I naturens teater: Kultur- och miljösociologiska analyser av naturhistoriska utställningar och filmer

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Samuelsson

    This thesis is a study of constructions of reality in visual and textual representations in current exhibitions in the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm with comparisons to the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60506

  14. Human-animal : explorations at the hyphen

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Alethea A. Lai

    This research project aims to explore one aspect of the culture/nature dualism, that of human/animal. It will not be possible to explore this dualism without simultaneously exploring woman/man,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60404

  15. Social contact in horses: implications for human-horse interactions

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): M.C. VanDierendonck, D. Goodwin

    The ancestors of the domestic horse were important prey species for many predators, including humans. Equids possess few physical defence mechanisms, relying on survival strategies centred on the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60201

  16. TIBURÓN TORO: DEL MIEDO A LA ESPERANZA PLAYENSE" | José Urbina | TEDxUPP

    | Videos | Contributor(s): José Urbina

    En casi todo el mundo los tiburones despiertan para algunos, el terror pero para otros la fascinación. En Playa del Carmen, una comunidad de buzos, fascinados por estos animales,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60141

  17. Plastic that marine animals can safely eat | Kevin Kumala | TEDxUbud

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Kevin Kumala

    When faced with an epic plastic problem, what do you do? Kevin Kumala has created a new “plastic” bag made from cassava starch, which is 100% biodegradable, compostable, non-toxic, and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60139

  18. Beyond Human | Geoff Luck | TEDxCharlottesville

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Geoff Luck

    Geoff Luck, filmmaker/Executive Producer at National Geographic Television, reveals how his experience with filming elephants in Botswana taught him that by seeing ourselves as just another animal...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60119

  19. Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums | Taison Chang | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60107

  20. A World Without Elephants | Brad Spanbauer | TEDxOshkosh

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Brad Spanbauer

    In the year 2026, countries across Africa are reporting ecosystem collapse, record temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dwindling animal populations. At the center of this chaos is a void that was...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60099