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  1. Responding to the problem of ‘food security’ in animal cruelty policy debates: building alliances between animal-centred and human-centred work on food system issues

    Contributor(s):: Evans, Brodie, Johnson, Hope

  2. Animal traffic : making, remaking and unmaking commodities in global live wildlife trade

    Contributor(s):: Rosemary-Claire Magdeleine Solange Collard

    Against mass species loss and escalating concern over declining biodiversity, legal and illegal trade in wildlife is booming. Annually, it generates tens of billions of dollars and involves the circulation of billions of live and dead animals worldwide. This dissertation examines one dimension of...

  3. Wildlife markets in South China

    Contributor(s):: Chow, Alex T., Cheung, Szeman, Yip, Peter K.

  4. Broiler chicken welfare assessment in GLOBALGAP certified and non-certified farms in Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Souza, A., Oliveira Sans, E. C. de, Muller, B. R., Molento, C. F. M.

    Regarding broilers, Brazil is the third largest producer and the leading chicken meat exporter in the world. Independent certifications are required by some importers in the European Union (EU) to guarantee compliance with minimum welfare requirements. Our objective was to compare broiler chicken...

  5. Food security: one of a number of 'securities' we need for a full life: an Australian perspective

    Contributor(s):: Farmar-Bowers, Q.

    Although agriculture in Australia is very productive, the current food supply systems in Australia fail to deliver healthy diets to all Australians and fail to protect the natural resources on which they depend. The operation of the food systems creates 'collateral damage' to the natural...

  6. Special welfare concerns in countries dependent on live animal trade: the real foreign animal disease emergency for Canada

    Contributor(s):: Whiting, T. L.

    Any outbreak of an Office International des Epizooties trade-disrupting (previously List-A) disease, such as classical swine fever or foot and mouth disease in a previously disease-free region can have severe consequences for nonhuman animal welfare. In addition to animals destroyed for the...

  7. Local food and international ethics

    Contributor(s):: Navin, M. C.

    Many advocate practices of 'local food' or 'locavorism' as a partial solution to the injustices and unsustainability of contemporary food systems. I think that there is much to be said in favor of local food movements, but these virtues are insufficient to immunize locavorism from criticism. In...

  8. Hunting for Dogs in 17th-Century Muscovy

    Contributor(s):: Kleimola, A. N. N.

  9. United States Animal Health Association

    The United States Animal Health Association (USAHA), the nation's animal health forum for over a century, is a science-based, non-profit, voluntary organization. Its 1,100 members are state and federal animal health officials, national allied organizations, regional representatives, and...

  10. Animal welfare assurance programs in food production: a framework for assessing the options

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, D.

  11. Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective

    Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.

  12. Concepts of animal health and welfare in organic livestock systems

    Contributor(s):: Vaarst, M., Alroe, H. F.

  13. Equivalency between EU and non-EU countries regarding animal welfare at slaughter

    Contributor(s):: Cassidy, T.

  14. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Student Attitudes toward Snakes

    Contributor(s):: Prokop, P., Ozel, M., Usak, M.

  15. A review of WTO and environmental issues

    Contributor(s):: Stonehouse, D. P.

    Multiple negotiating rounds of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1947 have conferred economic benefits through liberalized international trade. A growing body of evidence also points to linkages between liberalized trade and damage to the...

  16. Are the precautionary principle and the international trade of genetically modified organisms reconcilable?

    Contributor(s):: Matthee, M., Vermersch, D.

    This paper seeks to find possibilities for reconciliation of the implementation of the precautionary principle and the promotion of international trade of genetically modified organisms, based on the assumption that a sustainable development is a right objective to strive for. It starts with an...

  17. Biotechnology and global justice

    Contributor(s):: Smith, T.

    The paper explores two questions regarding agricultural biotechnology, one descriptive, and one evaluative. What role is agricultural biotechnology likely to play in globalization? And is the diffusion of ag biotech likely to move us closer to a just global order? The debate is restricted to just...

  18. Can export-oriented aquaculture in developing countries be sustainable and promote sustainable development? The shrimp case

    Contributor(s):: Rivera-Ferre, M. G.

    Industrial shrimp farming has been promoted by international development and financial institutions in coastal indebted poor countries as a way to obtain foreign exchange earnings, reimburse external debt, and promote development. The promotion of the shrimp industry is a clear example of a more...

  19. Does the world need U.S. farmers even if Americans don't?

    Contributor(s):: Hendrickson, M. K., James, H. S., Jr., Heffernan, W. D.

    We consider the implications of trends in the number of U.S. farmers and food imports on the question of what role U.S. farmers have in an increasingly global agrifood system. Our discussion stems from the argument some scholars have made that American consumers can import their food more cheaply...

  20. Ethical and value-based aspects of the European Commission's precautionary principle. (Special issue: The Precautionary Principle)

    Contributor(s):: Carr, S.

    In February 2000, the European Commission adopted a communication on the precautionary principle. This states how the commission intends to apply the principle and establishes guidelines for its application. The document is intended to inform discussions on international agreements. In...