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Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
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| 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...
Jul 18 2017
8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control
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 Rescue and Rehabilitation of Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) in Southeast Queensland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emily Burton, Andrew Tribe
Koala populations in southeast Queensland are under threat from many factors, particularly habitat loss, dog attack, vehicle trauma and disease. Animals not killed from these impacts are often...
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...
Wild-But-Not-Too-Wild Animals: Challenging Goldilocks Standards in Rewilding
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Erica von Essen, Michael P. Allen
Rewilding is positioned as ‘post’-conservation through its emphasis on unleashing the autonomy of natural processes. In this paper, we argue that the autonomy of nature rhetoric in...
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...
Survey of Attitudes Toward, Conflicts With and Management Of Wolves and Bears in Rural Villages in Armenia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Serda Ozbenian
Many studies aimed at assessing human attitudes towards and negative interactions (conflicts) with carnivores, such as wolves (Canis lupus) and bears (Ursus arctos), have been...
Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Coyote? A Survey of Messaging and Existing Attitudes in the National Capital Region
| Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Draheim
Coyotes are relatively recent arrivals to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In an effort to understand and obtain baseline data about existing attitudes, a survey was conducted...
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of Deer Management in Suburban Boston
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michael Devito
Communities in the United States have experienced a large and growing white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population. Residents in these communities may enjoy encounters with white-tailed...
Evaluating the role of citizen science in the context of human-wildlife conflict management
| Theses | Contributor(s): Morgan Adams
This thesis presents two manuscripts that explored the potential of citizen science programs to be utilized in urban centers that are experiencing heightened rates of...
Oct 15 2016
The Wildlife Society 2016 Annual Conference
Sep 24 2016
Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties 17
An Institutional Analysis of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Investigating the Implementation Challenges
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nafisa Sarwath
In a rapidly changing environment, management of natural resources is essential. Currently the world is undergoing a rapid loss of biodiversity through extinctions caused by human activities....
What does it truly mean to live as one with Mother Nature? Pamela Malhotra at TEDxBangalore
| Videos | Contributor(s): Pamela Malhotra
Nature conservationist & animal lover Pamela, the owner of the SAI sanctuary forest reserve in India gives us a glimpse into the hidden stories of Mother Nature
SAI Sanctuary is the first...
The Altruism-Empathy-Perspective Connection: A Case Study of Human-Wildlife Interactions at Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Corvallis, Oregon
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kirsten S. Freed
In the realms of psychology and sociology two new theoretical models have arisen to describe the forces influencing altruistic human behavior. The first is the Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis (EAH),...
The impact of a wolf conservation project on attitudes of the public, hunters and farmers toward wolves in Slovenia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jasna Mulej Tlhaolang
For successful conservation of large carnivores, charismatic and controversial species, ensuring human tolerance is essential. Therefore, wolf conservation projects aim to improve both the...
Conservation or Exploitation? Assessing the Education Impact of Accredited Zoological Institutions
| Theses | Contributor(s): Martina Kusiak
Zoological institutions, and the animals that inhabit them, have fascinated people since their inception. Over time, the mandates of zoos and aquariums have evolved and diversified beyond their...