Livestock and domestic dog predations by wolves in Michigan
Contributor(s):: Edge, J. L., Beyer, D. E., Jr., Belant, J. L., Jordan, M. J., Roell, B. J.
Fate of captive-reared and released mallards on eastern Long Island, New York
Contributor(s):: Osborne, C. E., Swift, B. L., Baldassarre, G. A.
Late summer movements by giant Canada geese in relation to a September hunting season
Contributor(s):: Dleter, C. D., Anderson, B. J., Gleason, J. S., Mammenga, P. W., Vaa, S.
Human-Carnivore Interactions: Lessons Learned from Communities in the American West
Contributor(s):: Julie K. Young, Zhao Ma, Ann Laudati, Joel Berger
Types, causes, and intensity of human–carnivore interactions are related to historical context, management policy, and human perception. We used four rural communities in the American West with varying histories and management policies to assess the complexities of human–carnivore...
Review of Wildlife Damage Management: Prevention, Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
Contributor(s):: Travis L. Devault
Wildlife damage management (WDM) is more challenging than it might seem to the uninitiated. As any reader of Human–Wildlife Interactions knows, there is much more to WDM than trapping nuisance raccoons from attics and applying chemicals to ward off deer from ornamental plants. Although...
Freedom of cropping and the good life: political philosophy and the conflict between the organic movement and the biotech industry over cross-contamination
Contributor(s):: Scott, D.
This paper begins by describing recent controversies over cross-contamination of crops in the United States and European Union. The EU and US are both applying the principle of freedom of cropping to resolve these conflicts, which is based on an individualistic philosophy. However, despite the EU...
Tracking the Elephant (Lexodonta africana) Corridor and the Human-Wildlife Conflict in Selela Village
Contributor(s):: Nicole Chlebek, Laura Stalter
The beastly journey of long-distance migration for the African Elephant (Lexodonta Africana) is important for upholding their connections between diminishing protected areas, especially in northeastern Tanzania. However, human development is encroaching into these corridors, creating a...
Does Gender Matter? Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Gendered Analysis of Human Elephant Conflict and Natural Resource Management in a Rural Sri Lankan Village
Contributor(s):: Katherine Eileen Griffin
This study is a gendered analysis of natural resource management at the local scale of a poor rural Sri Lankan village in a conservation buffer zone. This village experiences destruction of forests and human elephant conflict. The objective of this study is to gain an in-depth knowledge of...
Whales: Their Emerging Right to Life
Contributor(s):: Anthony D\'Amato, Sudhir K. Chopra
We have contended in this article that the evolution of the opinio juris of nations has encompassed five, and perhaps six, inexorable qualitative stages: free resource, regulation, conservation, protection, preservation and entitlement. We have argued that assigning whales an entitlement to life...
How do Suburban Coyote Attacks Affect Residents' Perceptions? Insights from a New York Case Study
Contributor(s):: William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, James E. Shanahan, Heather A. Wieczorek Hudenko
Understanding the human dimensions of human-coyote conflicts in metropolitan areas has taken on greater importance as coyotes (Canis latrans) have established themselves as the top predator in many urban ecosystems across North America. Though uncommon, coyote attacks on humans do occur in...
Local Attitudes towards Bear Management after Illegal Feeding and Problem Bear Activity
Contributor(s):: Sara Dubois, David Fraser
The “pot bears” received international media attention in 2010 after police discovered the intentional feeding of over 20 black bears during the investigation of an alleged marijuana-growing operation in Christina Lake, British Columbia, Canada. A two-phase random digit dialing survey...
Social Conflict and Human-Coyote Interactions in Suburban Denver
Contributor(s):: Draheim, Megan M.
In 2009, Greenwood Village and Centennial, Colorado (two bordering suburban towns south of Denver), passed coyote management plans in response to community concerns over human-coyote interactions. Although both plans are similar in many respects, theydiffer in some key ways, including...
The conflict caused by the introduction of bears in the Pyrenees: Different interpretations of the natural and national contracts
Contributor(s):: Bergua Amores, Jose Angel
Trans-Species Urban Politics: Stories From a Beach
Contributor(s):: Holmberg, Tora
Viewing animal bodies: truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding
Contributor(s):: Holloway, Lewis, Morris, Carol
Bearing the costs of human-wildlife conflict: The challenges of compensation schemes
Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Steve A. Osofsky, Paul Ferraro, H. Fischer, Francine Madden, Rosie Woodroffe (editor), Simon Thirgood (editor), Alan Rabinowitz (editor)
Understanding Human-Large Carnivore Conflict in Chobe, Botswana
Contributor(s):: Sahil Nijhawan
Large carnivores most often get in conflicts with people because they compete for resources that humans require-space and food. Throughout Africa, large carnivores have been eliminated or significantly reduced because of livestock predation. This study is part of the Large Carnivore Research...
An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York
Contributor(s):: Kordzek, A.
In the past several years, there have been significant changes in law pertaining to cruelty toward non-human animals. While prosecutors have more options available to them today than in the past, research has failed to examine prosecutors' actions in cases involving animal cruelty. This research...
The effects of an animal-assisted intervention on salivary alpha-amylase, salivary immunoglobulin A, and heart rate during forensic interviews in child sexual abuse cases
Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, C. A., Friedmann, E.
Animal-assisted invention (AAI) in gaining attention as a therapeutic modality; however, the effect of it has not been well studied in the child welfare system. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of AAI on stress indicators (as measured by salivary alpha-amylase (sAA),...
The prevalence and implications of human-animal co-sleeping in an Australian sample
Contributor(s):: Smith, B., Thompson, K., Clarkson, L., Dawson, D.
Sleep research is characterized by an interest in humans, with the realm of animal sleep left largely to ethologists and animal scientists. However, the lives of sleep-study participants and those with sleep problems frequently involve animals. For the majority of the population in developed...