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  1. Motivations for the Ownership of Captive Lemurs in Madagascar

    Contributor(s):: Reuter, Kim E., Schaefer, Melissa S.

    The live capture of primates is occurring throughout the tropics and can be a threat to their conservation. Primates are owned as pets for a variety of reasons. Studies of the motivations for primate ownership have been conducted in several countries where they are endemic, but no study has...

  2. 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

  3. Consumer value journey with pet in multiple service touchpoints

    Contributor(s):: Jaakko Autio, Ari Kuismin, Minna Autio, Henna Syrjälä, Eliisa Kylkilahti

    Our paper explores how consumer value is negotiated in pet-related services. We combine the discussion on value with the standpoint of service design; the approaches of consumer journey and service touchpoints. The contribution lies in discussing how consumer value is experienced in pet-related...

  4. 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...

  5. Sep 24 2016

    Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties 17

    What is CITES? CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that...

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  6. Wildlife markets in South China

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

  7. Socio-economic changes and their implication in the consumption and trade of meat during the La Tene period in Northern France: the cases of the Villeneuve-Saint-Germain and Conde-sur-Suippe (Aisne) oppida

    Contributor(s):: Paris, P. E.

    Over the last two centuries B.C., Northern Gaul is confronted with a severe socio-political crisis revealed by a phase of considerable urban development. The re-organization of the territory deeply alters the landscape of Belgic Gaul as the signs of actual Gallic city-states emerge. This rapid...

  8. Conservation Difficulties for Hylobates lar: Effects the Illegal Pet Trade has on White Handed Gibbons' Behavioral Health and Successful Rehabilitation

    Contributor(s):: Shalana Jo Gray

    White-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) are currently listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List and wild populations are rapidly declining. In Thailand, the primary threat to this species is hunting for the purpose of capturing infants for the illegal pet trade. During their time in the pet trade,...

  9. Opportunities for Public Aquariums to Increase the Sustainability of the Aquatic Animal Trade

    Contributor(s):: Michael F. Tlusty, Andrew L. Rhyne, Les Kaufman, Michael Hutchins, Gordon McGregor Reid, Chris Andrews, Paul Boyle, Jay Hemdal, Frazer McGilvray, Scott Dowd

    The global aquatic pet trade encompasses a wide diversity of freshwater and marine organisms. While relying on a continual supply of healthy, vibrant aquatic animals, few sustainability initiatives exist within this sector. Public aquariums overlap this industry by acquiring many of the same...

  10. Japan Whaling Association v. American Cetacean Society: The Great Whales Become Casualties of the Trade Wars

    Contributor(s):: Virginia A. Curry

    The United States, encouraged by environmental and animal protection organizations, has been the major proponent of effective measures to conserve whales. Japan, on the other hand, has been the most outspoken defender of whaling. A major confrontation between the two...

  11. A Hypothetical Engagement: GATT Article XX(a) and Indonesia's FATWA Against Trade in Endangered Species

    Contributor(s):: Lisa M. Meissner

    The greatest recognized threat facing biodiversity conservation today is habitat destruction. Other threats include but are not limited to global climate change, encroachment, illegal wildlife trafficking, and overexploitation through intensive agricultural and commercial uses. Although wildlife...

  12. Camels, donkeys and caravan trade: an emerging context from Baraqish, ancient Yathill (Wadi al-Jawf, Yemen)

    Contributor(s):: Fedele, F. G.

    Work at Baraqish/Yathill in 2005-06 has produced sequences encompassing the Sabaean (13th-6th centuries BC) and Minaean/Arab ( c. 550 BC-AD 1) occupations. Abundant animal remains were retrieved and contexts of use and discard were obtained. Camels and donkeys are studied together as pack...

  13. Artistic and faunal evidence for the influence of the domestication of donkeys and camels on the archaeological history of Jordan and Arabia

    Contributor(s):: Sauer, James A.

  14. Road kill in Cameroon

    Contributor(s):: McRae, Michael

  15. Current state of the chimpanzee pet trade in Sierra Leone

    Contributor(s):: Kabasawa, Asami

  16. Los animales domésticos

    Contributor(s):: Valadez Azúa, Raúl

  17. The illegal parrot trade: a literature review

    Contributor(s):: Pires, Stephen F.

  18. Are you treating all creatures great and small?

    Contributor(s):: Cope, I.

    The exotic pet turning up in the waiting room of the local practice is a growing trend. Their owners expect veterinarians to be able to see and triage most species, but is this a fair expectation? Should vets be able to see and treat all creatures great and small or are those days of James...

  19. Cats! Their Lives and Lore on the Missouri River

    Contributor(s):: Wood, W. Raymond

  20. The morality of the reptile "pet" trade

    Contributor(s):: Warwick, C.

    The trade in, and private keeping of, reptiles as "pets" raises several ethical concerns regarding animal welfare (associated with handling, storage, transportation, intensive captive breeding, captivity stress, injury, disease, and high premature mortality); public health and safety (associated...