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  1. Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.

    Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in...

  2. 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

    | 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...

  3. 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...

  4. The Future of Big Cat Conservation: Alexander Braczkowski at TEDxUQ

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Alexander Braczkowski

    Big cats are the cornerstones of human culture, religion and business, and they are ecological agents in the savannas, forests and grasslands they occupy around the world. Throughout...

  5. Wildlife and Human-Impact of the Closer Encounter: Indonesia Case

    | Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Ani Mardiastuti

    Human and wildlife formerly live in a relatively disjunct, non-overlapping environment, in the past several decades. However, various human activities has shrunk the wildlife habitat and made the...

  6. Como piensan los animales: Alex Kacelnik at TEDxPuraVida

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Alex Kacelnik

    His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the ecological problems that evolution presents species in their natural circumstances Alex Kacelnik is Professor of Behavioral Ecology...

  7. Human influences on historical and current wildlife distributions from Lewis & Clark to today

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea S. Laliberte

    Although it is well known that humans are strong modifiers of their environment, there is a need for greater understanding of human-wildlife interactions, both historically as well as...

  8. Interactions between grizzly bears and hikers in Glacier National Park, Montana

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Katherine Louise McArthur Jope

    Behavior of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) toward people was studied by examining hikers' reports of grizzly bear observations and by intensively observing grizzlies in an area of...

  9. Analysis of Bobcats in Urban Areas of Orange County, CA

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ian Ice

    2013 University of Redlands 0.00.0 Geographic Information Systems Master of Science en University of Redlands text

  10. Responses of Birds to Humans at a Coastal Barrier Beach: Napatree Point, Rhode Island

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thomas W. Mayo, Peter W.C. Paton, Peter August

    Human activity is one of the most important factors affecting disturbance to birds that use coastal barrier beaches in southern New England. The barrier beach at Napatree Point, RI, provides...

  11. Amphibian Mortality on Roads: A Case Study in Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Habitat

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Michael Thomas Hobbs

    Amphibian populations have been declining at higher rates than bird and mammal populations. Agriculture, urbanization, including roads, and resource extraction continue to put pressure on all...

  12. Impacts of Human Disturbance on the Behavior of Sanderlings on the Georgia Coast

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amy Catherine Gray

    Habitat loss has a serious impact on wildlife. However, even when humans do not destroy habitat, their activity can have negative impacts on behavior. The purpose of my study was (1) to test...

  13. Home range, body condition, and survival of rehabilitated raccoons ( Procyon lotor) during their first winter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McWilliams, M., Wilson, J. A.

    The effects of raccoon ( Procyon lotor) rehabilitation on postrelease survivorship are unknown. Raccoon rehabilitation success was measured as differences in prewinter body condition, home range...

  14. A survey of chimpanzees ( Pan troglodytes troglodytes ) and gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla gorilla ) in the selectively logged Ngotto Forest, Central African Republic

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hicks, T. C., Fouts, R. S., Fouts, D. H.

    Currently, the timber company Industrie Forestiere du Batalimo is selectively logging the Ngotto Forest in the Central African Republic. The forest is home to a population of chimpanzees (Pan...

  15. Chimpanzees and Retirement

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Noon, Carole

    Focuses on the growing need for chimpanzee sanctuaries in the United States. Factors influencing the increase in population of chimpanzees; Need of chimpanzees for quality long-term care;...

  16. Possible costs of radio-tracking a young adult female mantled howler monkey ( Alouatta palliata ) in deciduous habitat of Costa Rican tropical dry forest

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hilpert, A. L., Jones, C. B.

    Field experiments are required to determine the causes of the patterns identified in this report and their potential threats to the internal validity of field studies on mantled howlers. The...

  17. Differential preference for ultraviolet light among captive birds from three ecological habitats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ross, M. R., Gillespie, K. L., Hopper, L. M., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.

    2013 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 147 3/4 278-285 0168-1591 English Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA. text

  18. Examining Human-Elephant Conflict in Southern Africa: Causes and Options for Coexistence

    | Theses | Contributor(s): M. Zoe Warner

    Though African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are listed as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), efforts to protect and conserve the...

  19. Variables Influencing Nest Success of Eastern Wild Turkeys in Connecticut: Nesting Habitat, Home Range-Scale Fragmentation, and Nest Attentiveness

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Shelley M. Spohr, Daniel J. Harrison (adviser), Frederick A. Servello (adviser)

    Nest success is the most important demographic parameter influencing rates of population change of eastern wild turkeys and many variables operating at multiple spatial and temporal scales may...

  20. Community-based monitoring of tigers in Nepal

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Teri Allendorf, Bhim Gurung, J. L. David Smith

    Local citizens recruited and trained as bagh heralu (“tiger watchers”) helped us to collect information on the distribution of tiger throughout the Tarai of Nepal. While the ultimate goal of the...