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  1. Djurturism - moraliskt rätt?

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    | Contributor(s):: Camilla Sandström

    Det här examensarbetet är en litteraturstudie med syftet att undersöka ifall djurturism är moraliskt rätt samt att informera läsaren om den bristfälliga kunskapen angående djurturism. Teoridelen består av förhållandet mellan...

  2. "Eläimet on tehty ruuasta!" : Eläinetiikkaa Kajaanin alakouluissa

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    | Contributor(s):: Heidi Manner

    Opinnäytetyöni on johdannainen kehittämisprojektistani, jossa suunnittelin ja toteutin tilaustyönä Animalian kouluvierailumateriaalipaketin alakouluikäisille. Tavoitteena on selvittää 2-6-luokkalaisten lasten ja heidän vanhempiensa...

  3. Human-Animal Studies: chov hospodářských zvířat - právní, ekonomické, ekologické a etické aspekty

    | Contributor(s):: Klára Podimáková

    Práce se zabývá vztahem mezi lidskými aktéry a hospodářskými zvířaty v heterogenním kolektivu. Zjišťuje, jakým způsobem je podmíněné chování lidí, kteří se starají o...

  4. The Case For Consideration of Animal Rights and Ethics to Reform the Commercial Dog Breeding Industry

    | Contributor(s):: Nicholas Ian Waychoff

  5. Zoo Animals, Livestock, and Pets, Oh MY! An Exploration of the Ethics of Captive Breeding

    | Contributor(s):: Colleen McArdle

    What is captive breeding? Captive breeding is a mode of breeding in which humans decide which animals will be parents and arrange reproduction for purposes that we define. Zoos have used it as a conservation strategy in the United States since the 1960’s, but it is also used to breed...

  6. Domestic Dogs ' (Canis lupus familiaris) Evaluation of Moral and Immoral Actors

    | Contributor(s):: Katherine E. Ford

    A sense of morality, or values predisposing what is right (fair, just, kind) and what is wrong (unfair, cruel, dishonest), appears universally across all humankind. All major cultures share support for some values, such as self-respect, respect for others, and 'the golden rule'treat...

  7. The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers

    | Contributor(s):: Marita Calderon Torres

    This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist with human beings matters in the various agendas, the issue of animal abuse is still a point of focus...

  8. This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi

    | Contributor(s):: Tzu Yi Chien

    The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s Life of Pi in light of the ethics of companion species in Donna Haraway’s The Companion...

  9. How much is that doggie in the window : the true cost of puppy mills

    | Contributor(s):: Megan Daiker

    Each year, over a million dogs are euthanized in shelters while millions of dogs are bred in puppy mills all over the country. Without sufficient regulation, both the dogs being bred and the puppies sold are victims of dozens of injuries and health concerns. The dogs in puppy mills are bred...

  10. Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Boaz Sharoni

    Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from mistreatment by humans. Although classical theories in the animal rights literature have existed for...

  11. Stepping up to the plate : animal welfare, veterinarians, and ethical conflicts

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Anne Morgan

    Veterinarians are often viewed as protectors of animals and veterinary organizations are quick to affirm that their member veterinarians value and promote animal welfare. Yet veterinarians sometimes appear to fail in their responsibility to promote the welfare of animals. Examples of this...

  12. The ethics of ear cropping

    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer O'Rourke

  13. Utilitarianism and Buddist ethics: a comparative approach to the ethics of animal research

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra Watt

    This thesis explores the comparison utilitarianism and Buddhist ethics as they can be  applied to animal research. It begins by examining some of the general discussions  surrounding the use of animals in research. The historical views on the moral status of  animals, the debate...

  14. Corporate Responsibility, Ethics, and Animal Welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth A. Gray

    Do organizations that keep wild animals in captivity owe them moral consideration? This thesis provides a historical overview of the moral consideration provided to animals and analyzes present-day philosophical writing. The representative contemporary ethical frameworks include utilitarianism,...

  15. Ethics and Wolf Management: Attitudes Toward and Tolerance of Wolves in Washington State

    | Contributor(s):: Julie Callahan

    Approximately seventy-five years after extirpation from Washington State, gray wolves (Canis lupus) returned. As of December 2012, eight packs had arrived from adjacent states and provinces. Delisted from the Federal Endangered Species List in the eastern one-third of Washington, state wildlife...

  16. The Psychological Effects of Medical Research on Animal Subjects and the Ramifications for the Applicability of the Research Results

    | Contributor(s):: Morgan A. Damm

    Historically, animals have been used in medical research to bring about many of the medical breakthroughs and advances seen today. The successful studies are accompanied by numerous, often concealed, failed studies that are inapplicable to human medicine due to stress and distress changing the...

  17. Philosophical-Legal Considerations for Ending Japanese Hunting of Small Cetaceans

    | Contributor(s):: Emily Claire Sipes

    Japan persists as one of the few countries in the world partaking in the hunting of cetaceans, the branch of the animal kingdom that includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. The International Whaling Commission’s 1986 moratorium on commercial whaling has established...

  18. Rats, Pigs, and Statues on Trial: The Creation of Cultural Narratives in the Prosecution of Animals and Inanimate Objects

    | Contributor(s):: Paul Schiff Berman

    Records indicate that trials of animals - usually for killing human beings - took place throughout Europe and elsewhere from the ninth through the nineteenth centuries. The historical evidence indicates that communities viewed these trials seriously. If we can understand what social benefits the...

  19. Urban Wildlife and Leopold's Land Ethic: "The squirrels on a college campus convey the same lesson as the redwoods..."

    | Contributor(s):: Natalie Robiou

    The United States has quickly become one of the most industrialized countries in the world. The Industrial Revolution of the 19th century brought Americans and immigrants alike employment opportunities in key locations throughout the country. This, in effect, translated into an influx of people...

  20. The Role of Modern Zoos in Wildlife Conservation: From the WCS to the Wild

    | Contributor(s):: John Scott

    The reality of the modern world is that humanity is increasing its population rapidly, and demanding more resources than the earth can provide. Humans are utilizing resources like water and fossil fuels, and are in turn polluting and causing a shift in the global climate. Most importantly, humans...