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  1. 'Caught with ourselves in the net of life and time': Traditional views of animals in religion

    Contributor(s):: Patton, Kimberley

  2. 'It also has a soul': the attitude towards domestic animals in Muslim tradition

    Contributor(s):: Blagoev, Goran

  3. Are nonhuman primates likely to exhibit cultural capacities like those of humans?

    Contributor(s):: Perry, Susan

  4. Canicide and healing: the position of the dog in the Inuit cultures of the Canadian Arctic

    Contributor(s):: Laugrand, Frederic

  5. Decarnivering. En analyse av Guds lam, steken og kosedyret

    Contributor(s):: Døving, Runar

  6. Environmental implications of the erosion of cultural taboo practices in Awka-South local government area of Anambra State, Nigeria: 1. Forests, trees, and water resource preservation

    Contributor(s):: Anoliefo, G. O., Isikhuemhen, O. S., Ochije, N. R.

    Cultural taboos and their sanctions have helped to check abuse of the environment at least among the local people. The disregard for these traditional checks and balances especially among Christians has adversely affected their enforcement at this time. The environment and culture preservation in...

  7. Family traditions for mahouts of Asian elephants

    Contributor(s):: Hart, L., Sundar

    The mahout and elephant relationship is one of the oldest human-animal relationships, possibly beginning as far back as 5,000 years ago. Valued for their assistance in war and work, elephants were trained and managed using methods described in ancient Indian texts. The lifelong job of mahouts...

  8. Flights of passion: hunting, ecology and politics in Malta and the Mediterranean

    Contributor(s):: Falzon, Mark-Anthony

  9. House snakes: the common grass snake (Natrix natrix) in Swedish folk biology

    Contributor(s):: Svanberg, Ingvar

  10. Jainism and Human–Animal Relationship

    Contributor(s):: Nachiketa Bandyopadhyay

    While discussing the role of animal in society, tradition, religion and culture mostly observed that human interest are protected, at the same time people who have different ways of thinking and ideas in favor of animals having caring attitudes towards animal welfare are seen. History of...

  11. La symbolique des animaux dans la culture populaire polonaise - de l'étable a la forêt

    Contributor(s):: Mosio, Grażyna

  12. Late summer movements by giant Canada geese in relation to a September hunting season

    Contributor(s):: Dleter, C. D., Anderson, B. J., Gleason, J. S., Mammenga, P. W., Vaa, S.

  13. Maintaining or reinventing a relation to 'nature': religious practices and systems or representation in contemporary Chukchi society (Siberian Arctic)

    Contributor(s):: Vaté, Virginie

  14. Myth as a tool of memory: remembrance and interpretation of a passage from genesis by an Inuit elder from Baffin island

    Contributor(s):: Laugrand, Frédéric

  15. Return of the buffalo nation

    Contributor(s):: Laduke, Winona

  16. Review of 'Death, ritual and belief: The rhetoric of funerary rites (second edition)'

    Contributor(s):: James, J. Hugh A.

    Reviews the book "Death, ritual and belief: the rhetoric of funerary rites (second edition)" by Douglas J. Davies. It is a study of funeral rites, grounded in anthropology and including theological, philosophical and psychological perspectives on death. It covers basic aspects of Middle Eastern,...

  17. Review of Ethics and animals: An introduction

    Contributor(s):: Yeates, James

  18. Sermon: "Chrsitians and companion animals"

    Contributor(s):: Marc A. Wessels

    We celebrate on this special day, proclaiming the good news to both human and non-humans that Jesus Christ has risen. The God who took on human form is the person whom God raised from the dead. It is this man, the "New Adam," which brings the promise of new life to all of God's creatures.

  19. Stakeholder attitudes toward farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Heleski, C. R., Mertig, A. G., Zanella, A. J.

    We developed a survey to measure attitudes toward farm animal welfare, then targeted two US groups considered highly influential in this area: veterinary college faculty members with large animal/food animal emphasis (VCF) and animal science faculty members (ANS). The survey was conducted via...

  20. The feast of Saint Stephen in Zanigrad: customs and horse breeding activities

    Contributor(s):: Ravnik, Mojca