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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...
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.
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Mental, Physical, and Emotional Benefits Provided through Occupational Therapy
| Theses | Contributor(s): Madeline C. Greene
The idea of animal-assisted therapy seems like it may be a new alternative of therapy, but in reality it dates back to ancient Egypt and dogs were considered sacred and used as a healing power...
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...
One Health Knowledge Assessment, Curriculum Development, and Evaluation for Middle School Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kimathi Choma
The One Health concept is of critical importance to public health. The One Health concept promotes awareness and understanding of the interconnections among human, animal and environmental health....
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
Infectious disease research and one health education programs
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Beth A. Montelone
One Health refers to the interconnected nature of the health and well-being of people, animals and the environments that they share. Central to this idea, is the realization that adverse...
Animals in an Urban Context. A Zooarchaeological study of the Medieval and Post-Medieval town of Turku
| Theses | Contributor(s): Auli Tourunen
The aim of this study is to explore the role and importance of different animal species in Turku through an analysis of osteological data and documentary evidence. The osteological material used...
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...
Orca Behavior and Subsequent Aggression Associated with Oceanarium Confinement
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Robert Anderson, Robyn Waayers, Andrew Knight
Based on neuroanatomical indices such as brain size and encephalization quotient, orcas are among the most intelligent animals on Earth. They display a range of complex behaviors indicative of...
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...
A Case Study of Behaviour and Performance of Confined or Pastured Cows During the Dry Period
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Randi A. Black, Peter D. Krawczel
The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of the dry cow management system (pasture or confined) on: (1) lying behaviour and activity; (2) feeding and heat stress behaviours; (3)...
Baby Animal Days: An Innovative Approach to Funding and Marketing Urban Extension Programs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Justen Smith, Jerry Goodspeed, JayDee Gunnell, Shawn Olsen
Extension in urban areas can suffer from a lack of exposure in addition to a lack of funding for programs. Baby Animal Days is a 2-day event created to educate the public about agriculture while...
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...
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...