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  1. Impact of wildlife on food crops and approaches to reducing human wildlife conflict in the protected landscapes of Eastern Nepal

    Contributor(s):: Dahal, N. K., Harada, K., Adhikari, S., Sapkota, R. P., Kandel, S.

  2. Exploring the use of complementary and alternative approaches to health care on UK dairy farms

    Contributor(s):: Crouch, K., Cabral, C., Cramer, H., Rees, G., Sharp, D., Barrett, D. C.

  3. Microbial ecology and evolution is key to pandemics: using the coronavirus model to mitigate future public health challenges

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    | Contributor(s):: Okeke, E. S., Olovo, C. V., Nkwoemeka, N. E., Okoye, C. O., Nwankwo, C. E. I., Onu, C. J.

    Pandemics are global challenges that lead to total disruption of human activities. From the inception of human existence, all pandemics have resulted in loss of human lives. The coronavirus disease caused by SAR-CoV-2 began in China and is now at the global scale with an increase in mortality...

  4. Dogs and wolves differ in their response allocation to their owner/caregiver or food in a concurrent choice procedure

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    | Contributor(s):: Isernia, L., Wynne, C. D. L., House, L., Feuerbacher, E. N.

     Dogs and wolves both show attachment-like behaviors to their owners/caregivers, including exploring more in the presence of the owner/caregiver, and greeting the owner/caregiver more effusively after an absence. Concurrent choice studies can elucidate dogs’ and wolves’...

  5. Spatial and temporal plasticity in free-ranging dogs in sub-Antarctic Chile

    | Contributor(s):: Schüttler, Elke, Saavedra-Aracena, Lorena, Jiménez, Jaime E.

    Free-ranging owned dogs are a conservation concern worldwide, but knowledge on their movement ecology is only recently increasing. To examine unsupervised dog movements into wilderness, we attached Global Positioning System devices to 33 village and four rural dogs on a sub-Antarctic island in...

  6. Feasibility and reliability of the AWIN welfare assessment protocol for dairy goats in semi-extensive farming conditions

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    | Contributor(s):: Battini, M., Renna, M., Giammarino, M., Battaglini, L., Mattiello, S.

    The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and reliability of the Animal Welfare Indicators (AWIN) protocol for welfare assessment of dairy goats when applied to semi-extensive farming conditions. We recruited 13 farms located in the NW Italian Alps where three assessors individually and...

  7. Coping with human-cat interactions beyond the limits of domesticity: moral pluralism in the management of cats and wildlife

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    | Contributor(s):: Wandesforde-Smith, G., Levy, J. K., Lynn, W., Rand, J., Riley, S., Schaffner, J. E., Wolf, P. J.

    Although human interactions with cats are often even typically analyzed in the context of domesticity, with a focus on what sorts of interactions might make both people and cats "happy at home," a large number of cats in the world live, for one reason or another, beyond the bounds of...

  8. Health, Wellness, and Ecological Impacts of Horse Therapy for Special Needs Children

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Sulkowski

    The benefits of horse therapy for special needs children have been documented for centuries, but direct experience and perspective from special needs children and their families involved in horse therapy are missing from the literature. The purpose of this study was to enhance understanding on...

  9. Ethnographic Observations on the Role of Domestic Dogs in the Lowland Tropics of Belize with Emphasis on Crop Protection and Subsistence Hunting

    | Contributor(s):: Pacheco-Cobos, Luis, Winterhalder, Bruce

  10. 'stray appetites': a socio-ecological analysis of free-ranging dogs living alongside human communities in Bangalore, India

    | Contributor(s):: Bhalla, S. J., Kemmers, R., Vasques, A., Vanak, A. T.

  11. Confronting the environmental paradox of pet ownership

  12. Song of the Ovsîanka: Enhanced Nature of the Urban Canary in Imperial St. Petersburg (1880–1900)

    | Contributor(s):: Petri, Olga

  13. The Role of Nature in Coping with Psycho-Physiological Stress: A Literature Review on Restorativeness

    | Contributor(s):: Rita Berto

  14. 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.

  15. Impacts of Tourism on the Ecophysiology of the Endangered Northern Bahamian Rock Iguana (Cyclura Cychlura)

    | Contributor(s):: Webb, Alison C.

  16. Controlling the Uncontrollable: a Grounded Discursive Study of the Human-Animal Relationship “Captured” in the Rogue Elephant

    | Contributor(s):: Granden, Michelle

  17. Do dog-human bonds influence movements of free-ranging dogs in wilderness?

    | Contributor(s):: Saavedra-Aracena, Lorena, Grimm-Seyfarth, Annegret, Schüttler, Elke

  18. The effects of acute exposure to mining machinery noise on the behaviour of eastern blue-tongued lizards (Tiliqua scincoides)

    | Contributor(s):: Mancera, K. F., Murray, P., Lisle, A., Dupont, C., Faucheux, F., Phillips, C. J. C.

  19. Party for Animals: Introducing Students to Democratic Representation of Nonhumans

    | Contributor(s):: Kopnina, Helen

  20. Distributed skills in camel herding cooperation in a human-animal relationship in Somaliland

    | Contributor(s):: Schwere, R.