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  1. Therapeutic seals come to Townsville

    Contributor(s):: Bodak, Marie, Harwood, June, Pether, Mary, Birks, Melanie

  2. Managing Livestock Species under Climate Change in Australia

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    Contributor(s):: S. Niggol Seo, Bruce McCarl

    This paper examines the vulnerabilities of major livestock species raised in Australia to climate change using the regional livestock profile of Australia of around 1,400 regions. The number of each species owned, the number of each species sold, and the aggregate livestock revenue across all...

  3. Do birdwatchers care about bird disturbance?

    Contributor(s):: Weston, M. A., Guay, P. J., McLeod, E. M., Miller, K. K.

    Little is known about how non-consumptive recreationists perceive their impacts on animals and how this relates to recreationist behavior. We surveyed attitudes and behaviors relating to bird disturbance of 179 birdwatchers who visited a world-renowned, restricted-access birdwatching destination...

  4. Social provisions of the human-animal relationship amongst 30 people living with HIV in Australia

    Contributor(s):: Hutton, V. E.

    Research on the relationship between humans and animals has identified some links between companion animals and physiological, psychological, and social benefits for the human. Adopting Robert Weiss's (1974) Theory of Social Provisions as a framework, this qualitative study explores the role of...

  5. Sur les traces de Garkman, la grenuille, dans le nord-est de la Terre d'Arnhem (Australie)

    Contributor(s):: Boll, Valérie M.

  6. Aboriginal dogmatics: canines in theory, myth and dogma

    Contributor(s):: Kolig, Erich

  7. Gulu-kula: dogs in Anbarra society, Arnhem land

    Contributor(s):: Meehan, Betty

  8. Hunting on heaven and earth : a comment on Knight

    Contributor(s):: Hayden, Brian

  9. The cull of the wild: Dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location

    Contributor(s):: Peace, Adrian

  10. Toward new understandings of human-animal relationships in sport: a study of Australian jumps racing

    Contributor(s):: McManus, Phil, Montoya, Daniel

  11. Moral steaks? Ethical discourses of in vitro meat in academia and Australia

    Contributor(s):: Dilworth, T., McGregor, A.

    The profile and possibilities of in vitro meat are rapidly expanding, creating new ethical conundrums about how to approach this nascent biotechnology. The outcomes of these ethical debates will shape the future viability of this technology and its acceptability for potential consumers. In this...

  12. Public attitudes in India and Australia toward elephants in zoos

    Contributor(s):: Gurusamy, V., Tribe, A., Toukhsati, S., Phillips, C. J. C.

    We surveyed the attitudes of people toward captive elephants in australia, where importation into zoos has been controversial recently, compared with India, where elephants are indigenous. Both australian (AR, n=101) and Indian (IR, n=101) respondents rated conservation as the most important...

  13. The ethics of a co-regulatory model for farm animal welfare research

    Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C., Petherick, J. C.

    Standards for farm animal welfare are variously managed at a national level by government-led regulatory control, by consumer-led welfare economics and co-regulated control in a partnership between industry and government. In the latter case the control of research to support animal welfare...

  14. The ticking clock: addressing farm animal welfare in emerging countries

    Contributor(s):: Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Hotzel, M. J.

    Over the last decade many emerging economies, and in particular Brazil, have established themselves as major players in global food animal production. Within these countries much of the increase in food animal production has been achieved by the adoption of intensive housing systems similar to...

  15. Survival of bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops sp.) calves at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia

    Contributor(s):: Neil, D. T., Holmes, B. J.

    Mortality of calves born to provisioned mothers is identified in the literature as an issue of concern in dolphin provisioning programs. Wild dolphin provisioning at Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Australia has been occurring since 1992. Each evening, up to eight dolphins are provided with fish in a...

  16. Whale shark tourism in Ningaloo Marine Park, Australia

    Contributor(s):: Davis, D.

    Surveys conducted among whale shark tourists in Ningaloo Marine Park, off the coast of Western Australia, yielded 464 responses in 1995 and 376 in 1996. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) is used to compare attitudes towards management questions relating to human-to-shark separation...

  17. Stereotypic Gender Naming Practices for American and Australian Dogs and Cats

    Contributor(s):: Abel, Ernest L., Kruger, Michael L.

  18. Mad dogs and (mostly) Englishmen: Colonial relations, commodities, and the fate of Inuit sled dogs

    Contributor(s):: Tester, Frank James

  19. Pack Transport: The New Guinea Campaign, January - March 1943

    Contributor(s):: Natzio, Georgina

  20. Attitudes of Australian and Turkish students of veterinary medicine toward nonhuman animals and their careers

    Contributor(s):: Izmirli, S., Yigit, A., Phillips, C. J. C.

    We examined attitudes toward nonhuman animal welfare and rights and career aspirations in Australian and Turkish veterinary students. A representative university was selected in each country, with 190 first- and third-year students sampled in each. Survey questions addressed attitudes toward...