One Health – a strategy for resilience in a changing arctic
| 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...
Oct 14 2019
One Welfare II
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...
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.
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...
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...
"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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Impacts of shade on physiological and behavioural pattern of Dehong buffalo calves under high temperature
| Contributor(s):: Gu, ZhaoBing, Yang, ShuLi, Leng, Jing, Xu, ShaoHong, Tang, ShouKun, Liu, ChuanBin, Gao, YaJun, Mao, HuaMing
Shade shelter is widely used to reduce heat load for farm animals, but little research focus on the cooling effects for Dehong buffalo calves. The aim of this experiment was to evaluate the impacts of shade cooling on the physiological and behavioural parameters for Dehong buffalo calves. Shade...
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.
Vitals rates and seasonal movements of two isolated greater sage-grouse populations in Utah's West Desert
| Contributor(s):: Robinson, Jason D., Messmer, Terry A.
The Endangered Species Act: A New Avenue for Climate Change Litigation
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Jane Morath
Polar bears grace the cover of numerous wildlife calendars and magazines; they generate crowds at zoos and aquariums; they are popular stuffed animals; they even appear in soft drink commercials. Despite their fame, a time could come when polar bears no longer roam the Arctic. The...
Temperature-dependent consumption of drinking water in piglet rearing
| Contributor(s):: Hoeck, J., Buscher, W.
This study focussed on examining the temperature-specific consumption of drinking water by piglets. To this end, a drinking trough system was developed to offer the animals water at three different temperatures (warm (+10°C then barn temperature), barn temperature (actual barn temperature) and...
Adaptive ideals and aspirational goals: the utopian ideals and realist constraints of climate change adaptation
| Contributor(s):: Baard, P.
There is a growing need to implement anticipatory climate change adaptation measures, particularly in vulnerable sectors, such as in agriculture. However, setting goals to adapt is wrought with several challenges. This paper discusses two sets of challenges to goals of anticipatory adaptation, of...
Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production. Selected Papers from the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (EURSAFE) Congress, Tuebingen, Germany, 30 May-2 June 2012
| Contributor(s):: Potthast, T., Meisch, S., Meijboom, F.
This issue presents eight selected papers from the EurSafe 2012 conference, focusing on ethical issues of agriculture and food in the light of climate change and shifting land-use patterns. Governance, ethics and human justice with regard to sustainable development are addressed, as well as...
Fish consumption: choices in the intersection of public concern, fish welfare, food security, human health and climate change
| Contributor(s):: Rocklinsberg, H.
Future global food insecurity due to growing population as well as changing consumption demands and population growth is sometimes suggested to be met by increase in aquaculture production. This raises a range of ethical issues, seldom discussed together: fish welfare, food security, human...
Normative issues in global environmental governance: connecting climate change, water and forests
| Contributor(s):: Joyeeta, Gupta
Glocal (global to local) environmental governance lags behind the science regarding the seriousness of the combined environmental and developmental challenges. Governance regimes have developed differently in different issue areas and are often inconsistent and contradictory; furthermore...