An Institutional Analysis of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Investigating the Implementation Challenges
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. Despite the alarming rate of species endangerment and subsequent loss, efforts to reduce species loss...
What does it truly mean to live as one with Mother Nature? Pamela Malhotra at TEDxBangalore
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 NatureSAI Sanctuary is the first private wildlife sanctuary in India being the fulfilment of a lifetime spent in protecting wildlife and...
The Altruism-Empathy-Perspective Connection: A Case Study of Human-Wildlife Interactions at Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Corvallis, Oregon
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), by C.D. Batson. The second is the Conceptual Continuum of Altruism (CCA), by K.R. Monroe. Both models...
The impact of a wolf conservation project on attitudes of the public, hunters and farmers toward wolves in Slovenia
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 biological and socio-political conditions. I used a mixed methods approach to explore the effectiveness of a...
Conservation or Exploitation? Assessing the Education Impact of Accredited Zoological Institutions
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 sole anthropocentric focus on human entertainment. Today, zoological institutions have mandates to...
Predicting the survival of woodland species in human-altered landscapes
Contributor(s):: Kringen M. Henein
Rapid, large-scale anthropogenic landscape change increasingly challenges native species. The identification of factors affecting species persistence is needed to direct planning and land management.I designed an individual-based simulation model to examine the relationship among 3...
Returning wildlife management to local control in the Northwest Territories
Contributor(s):: John Donihee
Pet ownership, attitude toward pets, and support for wildlife management strategies
Contributor(s):: Shuttlewood, C. Z., Greenwell, P. J., Montrose, V. T.
Pet ownership affects engagement with animal-related activities and may be related to support of wildlife management. British participants ( N=220) completed an online survey providing information on pet ownership, attitudes toward pets, and support for wildlife management strategies. Within this...
Modeling the economic impacts of double-crested cormorant damage to a recreational fishery
Contributor(s):: Shwiff, Stephanie A., Kirkpatrick, Katy N., DeVault, Travis L., Shwiff, Steven S.
Relationship between spatial distribution of sika deer-train collisions and sika deer movement in Japan
Contributor(s):: Soga, Akinao, Hamasaki, Shin-ichiro, Yokoyama, Noriko, Sakai, Toshiyuki, Kaji, Koichi
Wildlife damage management in the digital age: collaborating with others
Contributor(s):: Graham, L. C., Hurley, Janet, Flanders, Kathy
Thank goodness they got all the dragons: wildlife damage management through the ages
Contributor(s):: Frank, Maureen G., Conover, Michael R.
The National Wildlife Control Training Program: an evolution in wildlife damage management education for industry professionals
Contributor(s):: Curtis, Paul D., Smith, Raj, Hygnstrom, Scott
Parallel universes? Increasing connections between IPM and WDM
Contributor(s):: Braband, Lynn
Characterizing nontarget species use at bait sites for white-tailed deer
Contributor(s):: Bowman, Brent, Belant, Jerrold L., Beyer, Dean E., Jr., Martel, Deborah
An evaluation of two traps and sets for trapping the plains pocket gopher
Contributor(s):: Vantassel, Stephen M., Tyre, Andrew J., Hygnstrom, Scott E.
Identifying people's most preferred management technique for feral cats in Hawaii
Contributor(s):: Lohr, Cheryl A., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Cox, Linda J.
Regulation of tree squirrel populations with immunocontraception: a fox squirrel example
Contributor(s):: Krause, Sara K., Kelt, Douglas A., Van Vuren, Dirk H., Gionfriddo, James P.
A spatially explicit model of the white-tailed deer population in Delaware
Contributor(s):: Jennings, Brian, Bowman, Jacob L., Tymkiw, Elizabeth L.
Effects of removal on a lightly exploited coyote population in eastern Nevada
Contributor(s):: Jackson, Patrick J.