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  1. Beaver management in Norway : a model for continental Europe?

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    | Contributor(s):: Howard Parker, Frank Rosell

    While Norway has been managing beaver (Castor fiber) for more than 150 years, most central European countries have little experience and none are presently harvesting beaver, despite rapidly growing populations and conflicts. Here we present the Norwegian beaver management model as an example....

  2. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

    | Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.

  3. ‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  4. Odessa Dolphin Therapy

    Odessa Entertaining and Health Complex “Nemo” provides a dolphin-assisted therapy for your child all year round.Dolphin-assisted therapy is recognized all around the world as non-specific method to boost protection strength of the body in different age, no matter do people suffer from...

  5. Prehistoric reindeer hunting in the southern Norwegian highlands

    | Contributor(s):: Sveinung Bang-Andersen

    In contrast to the European alpine areas and lowland plains, where Rangifer tarandus L. became extinct during the final Late Glacial, the species has survived in a wild state in relatively unchanged natural environments in parts of the southern Norwegian highlands. As a consequence, reindeer...

  6. Locating human-wildlife interactions: landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and Norway

    | Contributor(s):: Sunetro Ghosal, Ketil Skogen, Siddhartha Krishnan

    People’s reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link between social constructions of landscapes and divergent...

  7. Effect of mountain biking on red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Kaupanger, Norway

    | Contributor(s):: Janneke Scholten

    Human outdoor activities, like mountain biking, often affect animal behaviour. Ungulates might avoid roads and trails, and increase their avoidance with increasing human activity. Recently, biking on forest trails has increased considerably in Norway, but we still have limited knowledge about how...

  8. Oestrus odours from rats and mares: behavioural responses of sexually naive and experienced rats to natural odours and odorants

    | Contributor(s):: Nielsen, B. L., Jerome, N., Saint-Albin, A., Ouali, C., Rochut, S., Zins, E. L., Briant, C., Guettier, E., Reigner, F., Couty, I., Magistrini, M., Rampin, O.

    Three experiments were conducted to investigate if sexual experience affects the behavioural response of male rats to natural oestrus odours and constituent odorants. In the first experiment, 16 male Brown Norway rats were exposed before and after sexual training to four odours (1-hexanol (herb...

  9. Noise sensitivity in 17 dog breeds: prevalence, breed risk and correlation with fear in other situations

    | Contributor(s):: Storengen, L. M., Lingaas, F.

    A web-based survey was conducted to estimate prevalence of noise sensitivity in 17 dog breeds in Norway ( n=5257). Major focus was on noise from fireworks, loud noises (bang/gunshots), thunderstorms and heavy traffic. The study also investigated risk factors as well as correlation with some other...

  10. 'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  11. "Riding up forested mountain sides, in wide open spaces, and with walls": developing an ecology of horse-human relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, D., Maurstad, A., Cowles, S.

  12. Agility Activities for Children in a Municipality in Norway

    | Contributor(s):: Krøger, Elsebeth, Slettebø, Åshild, Fossum, Mariann

  13. When the lads go hunting: the 'Hammertown mechanism' and the conflict over wolves in Norway

    | Contributor(s):: Krange, Olve, Skogen, Ketil

  14. Freya and the Norwegian Forest Cat

    | Contributor(s):: Tregarthen, Cheryl

  15. Entanglements-intimacy and nonhuman ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Reinert, H.

    Drawing on ethnographic material from the Norwegian Arctic, this article explores issues of specificity, encounter, and emplacement in human-animal relations through the lens of modernizing indigenous reindeer pastoralism in the region. In turn, the main sections of the argument examine three...

  16. Development and testing of an on-farm welfare assessment protocol for dairy goats

    | Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Stubsjoen, S. M., Valle, P. S.

  17. Health in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3 study

    | Contributor(s):: Enmarker, I., Hellzen, O., Ekker, K., Berg, A. G.

  18. Farmers' attitude towards animal welfare aspects and their practice in organic dairy calf rearing: a case study in selected Nordic farms

    | Contributor(s):: Vetouli, T., Lund, V., Kaufmann, B.

  19. Responses of wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) when provoked by a snow-kiter or skier: a model approach

    | Contributor(s):: Colman, J. E., Lilleeng, M. S., Tsegaye, D., Vigeland, M. D., Reimers, E.

  20. Views on euthanasia and the rehoming of dogs in Norway and Iceland

    | Contributor(s):: Lund, H. S., Eggertsson, S., Grondahl, A. M., Eggertsdottir, A. V.