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Wildlife viewing and ecotourism : ethical, scientific, and value-based considerations
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Anton D. Pitts
Management of wildlife viewing tourism, possibly as a legacy of management of hunting and trapping activities, tends to see its ultimate goal largely in terms of the sustainable human use of...
Food puzzles for cats: feeding for physical and emotional wellbeing
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dantas, L. M. S., Delgado, M. M., Johnson, I., Buffington, C. A. T.
Practical relevance: Many pet cats are kept indoors for a variety of reasons (eg, safety, health, avoidance of wildlife predation) in conditions that are perhaps the least natural to them. Indoor...
In the water with white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): participants' beliefs toward cage-diving in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Apps, K., Dimmock, K., Lloyd, D., Huveneers, C.
White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) cage-diving tourism is a controversial activity that provokes emotional and often opposing points of view. With increasing demand for shark tourism since the...
The bear as barometer: the Japanese response to human-bear conflict
| Theses | Contributor(s): Catherine Heather Knight
The Asiatic black bear, or 'moon bear', has inhabited Japan since pre-historic times, and is the largest animal to have roamed Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu since mega-fauna became extinct on...
Elephant Poaching in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, southern India: A Study on the Mortality of Asian Elephants (Elephants maximus) due to Poaching and Other Causes, Poachers and Anti-Poaching Strategies.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Surendra Varma
Among all the elephant conservation issues the issue of poaching, on a large or small scale will have a severe effect on elephant populations. If female elephants select males with larger tusks as...
Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Nature-Culture Borderlands
| Theses | Contributor(s): Tino Johansson
Human-wildlife conflicts are today an integral part of the rural development discourse. In this research, the main focus is on the spatial explanation which is not a very common approach in the...
The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping
This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a)...
Visitors' memories of wildlife tourism: Implications for the design of powerful interpretive experiences
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roy Ballantyne, Jan Packer, Lucy A. Sutherland
One of the aims of wildlife tourism is to educate visitors about the threats facing wildlife in general, and the actions needed to protect the environment and maintain biodiversity. To identify...
A "One Health" Approach to Address Emerging Zoonoses: The HALI Project in Tanzania
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jonna A. K. Mazet, Deana L. Clifford, Peter B. Coppolillo, Anil B. Deolalikar, Jon D. Erickson, Rudovick R. Kazwala
Every day thousands of children and adults die from underdiagnosed diseases that have arisen at the human–animal–environment interface, especially diarrheal and respiratory diseases in...
Beelden van de Das in Nederland in Nederland 1900-2013: van ongedierte tot troeteldier?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hens Runhaar, M. Runhaar, J. Vink
Het herstel van de Nederlandse dassenpopulatie sinds 1980 is voor een belangrijk deel te verklaren uit een betere bescherming door o.a. de overheid, maar ook uit een andere omgang met de Das door...
Trap-Neuter-Return Activities in Urban Stray Cat Colonies in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuan Tan, Jacquie Rand, John Morton
Trap, neuter and return (TNR) describes a non-lethal approach to the control of urban stray cat populations. Currently, in Australia, lethal control is common, with over 85% of cats entering some...
Hunters' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice towards Wildlife Disease in Ohio
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Pallavi Oruganti
Ethnographic research is critical to understanding the human dimensions of wildlife diseases and management, as it allows us to understand the potential social contributors of disease...
Jul 18 2017
8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control
May 24 2017
The Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference 2017
A systematic review of zoonoses transmission and livestock/wildlife interactions: Preliminary findings
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Delia Grace, R. Kock, J. Rushton, F. Mutua, J.J. McDermott, D.U. Pfeiffer, B. Jones
1st International One Health Congress
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...
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.
The role of zoos in educating visitors about conservation of wildlife and habitats: a design for Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Lynn McElroy
In the last 30 years there has been a shift toward educating people about conservation within zoos. Public learning about conservation of wildlife and habitats is vital if the extinction of...