Role of environmental education in addressing Human-Animal conflict in Zambia's game management area
Contributor(s):: Chimbwe Nyambe
Human-animal conflict, particularly human-carnivore conflict, is a growing problem in today’s crowded world, and can have significant impacts on both human and wildlife populations. Despite the application of different management practices, both locally and globally, the problem still...
Menace and Management: Power in the Human-Monkey Social Worlds of Delhi and Shimla
Contributor(s):: Daniel Allen Solomon
This dissertation is based on ethnographic and textual research among the monkeys and humans of two Indian metropolises, mostly between 2006-2010. The monkeys are rhesus macaques, who have lived alongside humans in South Asia for thousands of years, make their livings in apparently anthropogenic...
Wildlife viewing and ecotourism : ethical, scientific, and value-based considerations
Contributor(s):: Anton D. Pitts
Management of wildlife viewing tourism, possibly as a legacy of management of hunting and trapping activities, tends to see its ultimate goal largely in terms of the sustainable human use of wildlife resources. However, where the potential impacts of human activities are non-lethal, the focus on...
Population dynamics and management of free-roaming cats
Contributor(s):: Paige McGee Hill
With an estimated 400 million domestic cats worldwide, free-roaming cats issues are of global importance due to animal welfare and public health concerns, as well as impacts on native wildlife through predation, competition and disease transmission. Though these impacts have been well documented,...
Management and rehabilitation of inter-dog aggression in animal shelters
Contributor(s):: Jane S. Orihel
Identification and treatment of inter-dog aggression is important so that animal shelters can re-home animals safely and reduce long-term confinement and euthanasia rates. This thesis describes 1) a survey study which identified current management of aggressive dogs in shelters and explored the...
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...
People's attitudes towards dogs in hotel settings
Contributor(s):: Zhang, Yawei
The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management
Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn
Prisons and disasters
Contributor(s):: Savilonis, Melissa A.
Feral cat management: Perceptions and preferences (A case study)
Contributor(s):: Wilken, Rachel L. M.
Feral cat management is a highly debated topic. Trap, Neuter, and Return (TNR) programs have become increasingly popular as an alternative to eradication. Public preference about how to manage feral cats has been explored by previous authors, but no consensus has been reached. Public policy and...
Starting an Equine-Assisted Program: An investigative study into the creation of an Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy or learning business
Contributor(s):: Kachelmeier, Pamela A.
Growth and Age at Reproductive Maturity of the Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus m. miliarius (Reptilia: Serpentes)
Contributor(s):: Kevin Robert Messenger
Growth and age at reproductive maturity are life history attributes that play an important role in the development of proper management strategies. The Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus m. miliarius, is one of two dwarf rattlesnake species. The subspecies ranges from eastern NC to nearly the...