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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 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...
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...
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...
The Relationships Among Plants, Animals, and Man in the African Tropical Rain Forest
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hideaki Terashima
Interrelationship among man, plants and animals in the Ituri forest is described and analyzed. Plants contribute mainly to establish the material world of forest foragers, and their eternity gives...
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...
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...
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
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Is Dolphin-Watching Sustainable in Bocas del Toro, Panama
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Sitar
Due to concerns of unsustainable dolphin watching tourism in Bocas del Toro, and the increase in dolphin mortality in Bocas due to dolphin watching boat collisions research was conducted in the...
Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior towards Sharks and Shark Conservation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jason O'Bryhim
Many species of shark are in danger of overexploitation and could possibly be facing extinction. Sharks have been around for over 400 million years but recent declines that threaten...
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...
Conflict between human and animal the case of endangered species
| Theses | Contributor(s): Yuvraj Dilip Patil
Conflict between humans and animals are major problem in many parts of India. The damage and destruction caused by a variety of animals to human property and sometimes to human life is a real and...
Nature-based therapeutic service: Sustainability through individual holistic wellness
| Theses | Contributor(s): Weaver, Shawna Jo
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