Human-Animal Relationships and Welfare in the Anthropocene: Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Disasters
Contributor(s):: Argent, G.
This introduction to the Special Issue "Human-Animal Relationships and Welfare in the Anthropocene: Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Disasters" provides the reasons for creating the Special Issue, its aims and scope, background on the subject area, and an introduction to the papers within it....
Marine Mammals Before Extirpation: Using Archaeology to Understand Native American Use of Sea Otters and Whales in Oregon Prior to European Contact
Contributor(s):: Wellman, Hannah P.
The Communicative Constitution of Environment: Land, Weather, Climate
Contributor(s):: Smithberger, Leanna K.
Prophecies of Palestine: Geology and Intimate Knowledge of the Subterranean
Contributor(s):: Assali, Hadeel
Hyperanimals: Framing Livestock and Climate Change in Danish Imaginaries
Contributor(s):: Winter, Drew Robert
The Use of Draught Animals in Rural Labour
| Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Braghieri, A., Álvarez-Macías, A., Serrapica, F., Ramírez-Bribiesca, E., Cruz-Monterrosa, R., Masucci, F., Mora-Medina, P., Napolitano, F.
This study discusses scientific findings on the use of draught animals such as equids (i.e., horses, mules, and donkeys) and bovids (i.e., cattle and water buffaloes) in rural labours. Relevant peer-reviewed literature published between 1980 and 2021 was retrieved from CAB Abstracts, PubMed,...
Thermoregulatory capacity of Santa Inês hair ewes of different genotypes associated with coat colors raised in a hot environment
| Contributor(s):: Castro, Maria Samires Martins, Vasconcelos, Angela Maria de, Santos, Valderlandia Oliveira dos, Lopes, Ana Kelry Carneiro, Farias, Maria Rogervânia Silva de, Lima, Fátima Révia Granja, Rogério, Marcos Claúdio Pinheiro, Ferreira, Josiel, Silveira, Robson Mateus Freitas
Environmental effects are stronger than human effects on mammalian predator-prey relationships in arid Australian ecosystems
| 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...
Welfare of broiler chickens reared under two different types of housing
| Contributor(s):: Sans, E. C. O., Tuyttens, F. A. M., Taconeli, C. A., Rueda, P. M., Ciocca, J. R., Molento, C. F. M.
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.
Food Preferences in Cats: Effect of Dietary Composition and Intrinsic Variables on Diet Selection
| 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...
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.
All is Whale That Ends Whale? The Deficiencies in National Protection for Orca Whales in Captivity
| 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...
| 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...