Relações entre animais humanos e não-humanos no Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara, Piauí, Brasil : Um estudo sobre conservação, gestão e sustentabilidade
Contributor(s):: Denise Figueirôa Bacelar
Os animais humanos, cujo único representante atual é a espécie Homo sapiens sapiens, e não humanos, representando as demais espécies heterotróficas existentes, são protagonistas de um longo e controverso relacionamento ao curso da história....
Elephant Poaching in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, southern India: A Study on the Mortality of Asian Elephants (Elephants maximus) due to Poaching and Other Causes, Poachers and Anti-Poaching Strategies.
Contributor(s):: Surendra Varma
Among all the elephant conservation issues the issue of poaching, on a large or small scale will have a severe effect on elephant populations. If female elephants select males with larger tusks as an indication of good health, the poacher selects the same males for their wealth. Even on a small...
Animal viewing in postmodern America : a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers
Contributor(s):: Jo Anne Young
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the American relationship with wildlife by way of a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers. The American relationship with nature and animals changed at a never before seen rate during the modern era because of capitalism and industrialization. Our...
Influences of Social Norms, Habit and Ambivalence on Park Visitors' Dog Leash Compliance for Protecting Wildlife
Contributor(s):: Matthew Bowes
Non-compliance with visitor regulations in national parks can have an impact on park conservation and the experience of other park visitors. Park management in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve located on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada is challenged by visitors’ non-compliant...
Human- Wildlife Conflict - The case of elephant at Mole National Park
Contributor(s):: Zodiac Akenten
Conflicts between wildlife and humans, particularly people who share immediate boundaries with protected areas, are common phenomenon. Declining wildlife resources has been linked to human actions through overexploitation, habitat destruction, and habitat fragmentation among others. Local people...
Back from the Brink: Sarah Stock at TEDxYosemite
Contributor(s):: Sarah Stock
We live at a time when the rate of extinction is thought to be 1,000 times higher than normal. In this hopeful talk, Sarah Stock describes how the dire fate of two animals in Yosemite was reversed, showing what is possible when we boldly address past mistakes.Sarah Stock is a Wildlife Biologist...
Human-wildlife interactions, nature-based tourism, and protected areas management: the case of Mole National Park and the adjacent communities in Ghana
Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Acquah
Protected areas are increasingly becoming islands of habitat surrounded by seas of cultivation and development. Mole National Park, Ghana’s premier park, has an emerging nature-based tourism that is not large when compared to park tourism in other African countries. The park attracts many...
Wolf Reintroduction Into Yellowstone Park
Contributor(s):: Erin Quartley
Estimating annual vertebrate mortality on roads at Saguaro National Park, Arizona
Contributor(s):: Gerow, K., Kline, N. C., Swann, D. E., Pokorny, M.
The ecology of globalization: the wolf at the global door
Contributor(s):: Weaver, Thomas
From Big Bad Wolf to Ecological Hero: Canis Lupus and the Culture(s) of Nature in the American-Canadian West
Contributor(s):: Jones, Karen
The Mules Of Yosemite
Contributor(s):: Mackie, Ron
Maintaining complex relations with large cats: Maasai and lions in Kenya and Tanzania
Contributor(s):: Goldman, Mara J., De Pinho, Joana Roque, Perry, Jennifer
Research and conservation efforts often occur in areas outside of national parks where people live, often side-by-side and sometimes in conflict with large carnivores. In Tanzania and Kenya much of this work employs a human-wildlife conflict perspective and is based in Maasai areas, where many of...
Biological and Cultural Anthropology of a Changing Tropical Forest: A Fruitful Collaboration across Subfields
Contributor(s):: Hardin, Rebecca, Remus, Melissa J.
The effects of anthropogenic noise and human activities on ungulate behavior
Contributor(s):: Casey Lynn Brown
The effect of anthropogenic noise on terrestrial wildlife is a relatively new area of study with broad ranging management implications. Human activities may increase noise in protected areas, including U.S. National Parks. Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) draws nearly 4 million visitors a year to...
Encounters on the frontier: Banteng in Australia's Northern Territory
Contributor(s):: deKoninck, V.
This paper considers the case of an introduced species that resides in what is now a jointly managed national park in the north of tropical Australia. Banteng ( Bos javanicus) are a peculiar feral nonhuman animal in that they constitute a potential environmental threat within the domestic...
What good is a bear to society?
Contributor(s):: Harding, L.
Arising out of fieldwork in the Canadian Rockies, this paper analyzes the role of bears in the conservation culture of Canadian national parks. Why is the presence of this large predator tolerated and even celebrated by some? And why do others fear and even despise this animal, whom they see as a...
Promoting companion animal leash compliance on an urban park trail system
Contributor(s):: Tardona, D. R.
Human Activity Differentially Redistributes Large Mammals in the Canadian Rockies National Parks
Contributor(s):: James Kimo Rogala, Mark Hebblewhite, Jesse Whittington, Cliff A. White, Jenny Coleshill, Marco Musiani
National parks are important for conservation of species such as wolves (Canis lupus) and elk (Cervus canadensis). However, topography, vegetation conditions, and anthropogenic infrastructure within parks may limit available habitat. Human activity on trails and roads may lead to indirect habitat...
Diet composition of coyotes in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio
Contributor(s):: Jonathan D. Cepak
The diet and food habits of coyotes (Cams latrans) in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) were examined by analyzing 50 scat samples collected during coyote population surveys between February 199*-March 1999. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park, a 13,770-hectare public-use park surrounded...