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Waterfowl of North America: Frontmatter and Preface
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11 Apr 2013 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Paul A. Johnsgard
It was with a considerable degree of hesitation that, during the winter of 1970-71, I sat down and contemplated the scope and structure of a possible book on the waterfowl of North America. On my …
Livestock: Fulfilling social, environmental and economic roles. Is it possible?
21 Jun 2012 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Margaret Gill, David L. Swain
http://www.cabi.org/cabebooks/FullTextPDF/2007/20073245178.pdf Redesigning Animal Agriculture: The Challenge of the 21st Century. 0 51.59874199999999-1.1287119999999504 204-216 en CAB …
Interactions with humans
15 Jun 2012 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): E O Price
The interaction of captive animals with humans is a major element in the process of domestication. The degree of tameness of individual animals to a great extent determines the nature of that …
Human-animal interactions and animal stress
15 Jun 2012 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Paul H. Hemsworth, G. P. Moberg (editor), J. A. Mench (editor), J. L. Barnett
Humans interact with animals in many walks of life. In situations in which these interactions are close and frequent, the quality of these interactions may have considerable consequences for either …
The land ethic? Tourism's non-human actors
15 Jun 2012 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Derek R. Hall, Frances Brown
The philosophy of this chapter is consonant with the ‘land ethic’ of American ecologist Aldo Leopold (1949/1968), which conceives of enlarging – both spatially and morally – the boundaries of …