Living together in an urban world: urbanisation and its implications for human-wildlife interactions
Contributor(s):: Darryl Noel Jones
The process of urbanisation has been identified as the most prominent cause of extinctions in the present century. Given that most people on earth now live in large cities, the acceleration on habitat alteration due to the spread of cities is likely to have profound implications on both...
The Urban Coyote Problem in Los Angeles County
Contributor(s):: Robert G. Howell
Extensive, urban development of hillside areas in Los Angeles County has created an undesirable human interface with coyotes (Canis latrans). Plentiful, readily available household garbage, pet foods, and water have spawned abnormal numbers of bold coyotes that have adopted residential properties...
Feral cat control in Britain; developing a rabies contingency strategy
Contributor(s):: R.J.C. Page, D.H. Bennett
Feral cat (Felis catus) control is required for reasons of public health, the welfare of cats themselves, and rabies control should an outbreak occur in Britain. A prerequisite to the control of feral cat colonies would be establishing their location. A method for locating colonies was developed...