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  1. Nov 15 2016

    Can I protect the planet? How our daily decisions impact global biodiversity decline

    Global biodiversity is declining at unprecedented rates but understanding the drivers of this loss is problematic. Does a global problem require global-scale political, technological and...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/492

  2. Humans versus animals: conflict of interests: Olga Kishinevskaya at TEDxSSTU

    Contributor(s):: Olga Kishinevskaya

    Great Bustard is a unique bird, the largest flying bird in the world, but it is on the brink of extinction. Steppe is alive while Great Bustard is dancing , and in order not to let this dance break, Olga Kishinevskaya and Studio F(x) have invested all their knowledge, skills, and most...

  3. Advising the British Columbia Ministry of Environment on the risk of zoonotic disease transfer as it relates to the Controlled Alien Species regulations

    Contributor(s):: Jane Vermeulen

    The purpose of this report is to address the regulatory status of the BC Wildlife Act as it pertains to animal species artificially introduced into British Columbia&nb...

  4. Metapopulation dynamics of mid-continent lesser snow geese: implications for management

    Contributor(s):: Aubry, L. M., Rockwell, R. F., Koons, D. N.

  5. Fishing for a Sustainable Future

    Contributor(s):: Stoll, Mary Lyn

  6. Environmental subsidiarity as a guiding principle for forestry governance: application to payment for ecosystem services and REDD+ architecture

    Contributor(s):: Anguita, P. M. de, Martin, M. A., Clare, A.

    This article describes and proposes the "environmental subsidiarity principle" as a guiding ethical value in forestry governance. Different trends in environmental management such as local participation, decentralization or global governance have emerged in the last two decades at the global,...

  7. Links among human health, animal health, and ecosystem health

    Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, P., Conti, L.

  8. Naturalness and conservation in France

    Contributor(s):: Schnitzler, A., Genot, J. C., Wintz, M., Hale, B. W.

    This article discusses the ecological and cultural criteria underlying the management practices for protected areas in France. It examines the evolution of French conservation from its roots in the 19th century, when it focused on the protection of scenic landscapes, to current times when the...

  9. Four types of activities that affect animals: implications for animal welfare science and animal ethics philosophy

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, D., MacRae, A. M.

    People affect animals through four broad types of activity: (1) people keep companion, farm, laboratory and captive wild animals, often while using them for some purpose; (2) people cause deliberate harm to animals through activities such as slaughter, pest control, hunting, and toxicology...

  10. Amounts of pesticides reaching target pests: environmental impacts and ethics

    Contributor(s):: Pimentel, D.

    An examination of published work on arthropod pests, pathogens and weeds of crops indicated that less than 0.1% of pesticides applied for pest control reach their target pests. Thus, more than 99.9% of pesticides used move into the environment where they adversely affect public health and...

  11. Biofuels: efficiency, ethics, and limits to human appropriation of ecosystem services

    Contributor(s):: Gomiero, T., Paoletti, M. G., Pimentel, D.

    Biofuels have lately been indicated as a promising source of cheap and sustainable energy. In this paper we argue that some important ethical and environmental issues have also to be addressed: (1) the conflict between biofuels production and global food security, particularly in developing...

  12. [Man-nature-technology. Philosophical considerations of human-animal-relations]

    Contributor(s):: Schneider, M.

  13. Enriching the lives of zoo animals, and their welfare: where research can be fundamental

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, M. H.

  14. Toward a synthesis of conservation and animal welfare science. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, D.

    Conservation biology and animal welfare science are multidisciplinary fields of research that address social concerns about animals. Conservation biology focuses on wild animals, works at the level of populations, ecological systems and genetic types, and deals with threats to biodiversity and...

  15. Wild animal conservation and welfare in agricultural systems. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Mathews, F.

    At least one-third of the land on earth is used for agricultural production and conflicts with the interests of wildlife are inevitable. These conflicts are likely to escalate as the human population expands and as the scale and intensity of agricultural production increases. This paper argues...