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  1. Environmental effects are stronger than human effects on mammalian predator-prey relationships in arid Australian ecosystems

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    | Contributor(s):: Benjamin L. Allen, Alana Fawcett, Alison Anker, Richard M. Engeman, Allan Lisle, Luke K.-P. Leung

    Climate (drought, rainfall), geology (habitat availability), land use change (provision of artificial waterpoints, introduction of livestock), invasive species (competition, predation), and direct human intervention (lethal control of top-predators) have each been identified as processes...

  2. Climate change and companion animals: Identifying links and opportunities for mitigation and adaptation strategies

    | Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Ly, L. H., Eagan, B. H., Brown, K. M.

  3. Food Preferences in Cats: Effect of Dietary Composition and Intrinsic Variables on Diet Selection

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    | Contributor(s):: Raúl A. Alegría-Morán, Sergio A. Guzmán-Pino, Juan I. Egaña, Valeria Sotomayor, Jaime Figueroa

    A ten-year database of food preference tests (n = 1021; period 2007−2017) was used to explore the feeding behavior of domestic cats. Principal component (PC) analysis and linear regression between food nutrients and preferences (for the most preferred diet of each test; Diet A) were...

  4. Consistent behavioural responses to heatwaves provide body condition benefits in rangeland sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Leu, Stephan T., Quiring, Katrin, Leggett, Keith E. A., Griffith, Simon C.

  5. All is Whale That Ends Whale? The Deficiencies in National Protection for Orca Whales in Captivity

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    | Contributor(s):: Hillary T. Wise

    With the severity of our Earth’s climate change crisis, this article endeavors to underline the critical need for environmental reformation. It is no secret that orca whales epitomize miraculous intelligence, gentility, and strength. As overwhelming as this crisis might be, there are very...

  6. Threatening Animals?

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    | Contributor(s):: Heather I. Sullivan

    Threatening predators and pernicious beasts continue to play significant roles in the human imaginary even as human threats to other species increase exponentially in the age of Anthropocene. While posthumanist animal studies and material ecocriticism sync human and other animals within the...

  7. Which Wild Aardvarks Are Most Suitable for Outdoor Enclosures in Zoological Gardens in the European Union?

    | Contributor(s):: Patoka, Jiří, Vejtrubová, Markéta, Vrabec, Vladimír, Masopustová, Renata

    The aardvark is popular in many zoological gardens in the European Union. These creatures are nocturnal, and aardvarks in the wild are known to walk distances of 4 km to 7 km per night. Despite what is known about their biology, most aardvarks are kept in zoological gardens in indoor enclosures...

  8. Nursing females are more prone to heat stress: Demography matters when managing flying-foxes for climate change

    | Contributor(s):: Snoyman, Stephanie, Muhic, Jasmina, Brown, Culum

    Determining the underlying mechanisms responsible for species-specific responses to climate change is important from a species management perspective. The grey-headed flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus, is listed as vulnerable but it also a significant pest species for orchardists and thereby...

  9. One Health – a strategy for resilience in a changing arctic

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    | Contributor(s):: Bruce A Ruscio, Michael Brubaker, Joshua Glasser, Will Hueston, Thomas W. Hennessy

    The circumpolar north is uniquely vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change. While international Arctic collaboration on health has enhanced partnerships and advanced the health of inhabitants, significant challenges lie ahead. One Health is an approach that considers the connections...

  10. Oct 14 2019

    One Welfare II

    The CVE is honoured to be accepting the baton from Canada to host the second international One Welfare Conference in Sydney, Australia.What is One Welfare?One Welfare is a framework that recognises...

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  11. The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Ravmeet Ruby Bains

    The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on ecotherapy and animal-assisted therapy. The objective is not to compare well-known therapies, such as...

  12. Incorporating one health into medical education

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    | Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, P. M., Natterson-Horowitz, B. J., Kahn, L. H., Kock, R., Pappaioanou, M.

    One Health is an emerging concept that stresses the linkages between human, animal, and environmental health, as well as the need for interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to address health issues including emerging zoonotic diseases, climate change impacts, and the human-animal...

  13. Veterinary Public Health Collaborations: An Essential Component of Future Public Health Preparedness

    | Contributor(s):: Bryan C. Gooding

    Veterinarians protect the public's health by serving in multiple roles as epidemiologists, food inspectors, and veterinary medical officers in local, state, federal, and military organizations. One of the more prominent roles that veterinarians play in the public health arena is preventing...

  14. I naturens teater: Kultur- och miljösociologiska analyser av naturhistoriska utställningar och filmer

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Samuelsson

    This thesis is a study of constructions of reality in visual and textual representations in current exhibitions in the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm with comparisons to the Natural History Museum in Gothenburg and minor excursions to other museums. The study also includes seven...

  15. "It's a conspiracy theory and climate change": Of beastly encounters and cervine disappearances in Himalayan India

    | Contributor(s):: Nayanika Mathur

    This paper traces the introduction of the category of climate change into the Indian Himalaya. Climate change emerged as an explanation for recurring incidences of human-animal conflict and the disappearance of a protected species through the labours of the local state bureaucracy. Even as the...

  16. Draft Animal Power for Soil and Water Conservation in the Bolivian Valleys

    | Contributor(s):: B. Sims

    The inter-Andean valley region of Bolivia presents climatic characteristics which can be described as high, dry and cool. The prolonged dry season (up to eight months) can lead to severe forage shortages which affect working animals. The traditional draft animals are pairs of oxen which may have...

  17. 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...

  18. Cod Forgive Us: The 6th Great Extinction in Stories and Tattoos | Andrée Zaleska | TEDxJamaicaPlain

    | Contributor(s):: Andrée Zaleska

    Andrée brings to life the stories of the animals we are losing in the 6th Great Extinction in the Earth's history, currently underway. She highlights the overriding link to climate change and ends with suggestions of how to approach and resist this horrific event.

  19. The IPBES conceptual framework: an unhelpful start

    | Contributor(s):: Maier, D. S., Feest, A.

    The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) have recently launched themselves as the UN-sanctioned instrument for conserving nature. They seek to establish themselves as the authority in this field alongside the well-known Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

  20. Winter habitat associations of blackbirds and starlings wintering in the south-central United States

    | Contributor(s):: Strassburg, Matthew, Crimmins, Shawn M., Linz, George M., McKann, Patrick C., Thogmartin, Wayne E.