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  1. Perceptions of animal welfare and exotic pet ownership in China

    Contributor(s):: Weldon, A. V., Campera, M., Zhang, X., Ni, Q., Zhu, W. W., Nijman, V., Nekaris, K. A. I.

  2. Brexit and Animal Protection: Legal and Political Context and a Framework to Assess Impacts on Animal Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Steven P. McCulloch

    The British people voted to leave the European Union (EU) in a 2016 referendum. The United Kingdom (UK) has been a member of the EU since the Maastricht Treaty was signed in 1993 and before that a member of the European Communities (EC) since 1973. EU animal health and welfare regulations and...

  3. Shelter seeking behaviour of healthy donkeys and mules in a hot climate

    | Contributor(s):: Haddy, Emily, Burden, Faith, Proops, Leanne

    Exposure to environmental factors such as high temperatures and solar radiation levels present a welfare concern for many domestic equids. Understanding how these factors influence the shelter use of healthy equids can inform welfare guidelines. While there is research assessing horses’ responses...

  4. Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions

    | Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.

    Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...

  5. Polar Similar: Intersections of Anthropology and Conservation

    | Contributor(s):: Nathan Poirier, Sarah Tomasello

    Anthropologists and conservationists have a long history of conflict, largely stemming from the creation of protected areas that are frequently placed on the land belonging to Indigenous communities for which anthropologists advocate. While this paper does not wish to diminish the values of...

  6. The Effect of Human Activity on the Welfare of the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in Namibia

    | Contributor(s):: Iris Hagvag Ringstad

    The African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is vital in several African ecosystems, accentuating the importance of conserving them. However, conservation efforts are constantly complicated due to human population growth. Anthropogenic disturbances has been linked with elevated stress levels in...

  7. The challenges of protecting animals in Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Nadine Mohamed Ismail

    This audio documentary aims to present the mindset of Egyptians regarding the idea of animal welfare and animal rights in Egypt. It aims to demonstrate how far behind the Egyptian government and people are in appreciating dogs. To depict such an idea, it includes stories from pet owners and...

  8. Solving the Problem of Puppy Mills: Why the Animal Welfare Movement's Bark is Stronger than its Bite

    | Contributor(s):: Kailey A. Burger

    The relationship between man and dog is one characterized by companionship, service, and love; but dogs serve a variety of functions beyond just "man‘s best friend." These companion animals provide valuable assistance to people with disabilities, in military and police service, in...

  9. One Environment, One Health

    | Contributor(s):: Margaret Baker, Sienna Cipriano, Madeline Clark, Kelli Green, Hope Hemme, Jessica Horn, Jenna Jenkins, Brooke Jindra, Valerie Kesterson, Ashley Maher, Colleene Marriott, Joshua Poore, Kelly Schnoor, Chelsea Taylor

    Nebraska’s place as an international agricultural epicenter is important for feeding a hungry world, but the work that makes that position possible is truly incredible. Thanks to research conducted at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln by many of the world’s finest scientists,...

  10. The Right to Kill Wild Animals in Defense of Person or Property

    | Contributor(s):: Ron A. Bender

    According to the philosophy of natural rights espoused by Locke and, Montesquieu, every man has certain inalienable rights which are fundamental to his nature. One of the most important of these inchoate rights is the right to defend one's person and property.' Does this...

  11. c 41 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997/Loi de 1997 sur la protection du poisson et de la faune

  12. Animal Protection Laws of Singapore and Malaysia

    | Contributor(s):: Alivin W.L. SEE

    This article offers an overview and assessment of the laws relating to the protection of animals in Singapore and Malaysia. The focus is on identifying the interpretations of the statutory offences of cruelty that will best promote their objectives and effectiveness.

  13. Reexamining What We Stand to Lose: A Look at Reinitiated Consultation Under the Endangered Species Act

    | Contributor(s):: Catherine E. Kanatas, Maxwell C. Smith

    This article first examines the role reinitiated consultation plays within Congress's statutory framework and concludes that in many ways, reinitiated consultation is the glue that holds the Endangered Species Act's protective scheme together. While the ESA generally prohibits any injury...

  14. United States v. Hayashi: Taking Aim at the Marine Mammal Protection Act

    | Contributor(s):: Marc A. Yaggi

    The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was enacted in 1972, in an effort to curb the increasing fatality rates of marine mammals that were caused, in part, by fishermen. Upon enacting the MMPA, Congress implemented a "taking" provision - the core provision - which prohibits the...

  15. 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...

  16. Exemption Process under the Endangered Species Act: How the God Squad Works and Why

    | Contributor(s):: des Rosiers

    Suppose the long-snouted ferret, native to the state of Jefferson, is nearing extinction. This species of ferret lives in the high plains region and can only survive in this environment. Only 1,000 breeding adults survive. Suppose further that the high plains of Jefferson are...

  17. An International Treaty for Animal Welfare

    | Contributor(s):: David Favre

    Currently there is no international agreement that ensures the welfare and protection of animals. Nor is there any international standard that regulates and defines the acceptable treatment of animals. This lack of international consensus leads to the current disparate treatment of animals around...

  18. Save ourselves by saving tigers: Steve Winter at TEDxGateway 2013

    | Contributor(s):: Steve Winter

    Growing up in Indiana, Steve Winter dreamed of traveling the world as a photographer for National Geographic. His first camera was a gift from his father on his seventh birthday. The winner of numerous photography awards, including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, BBC Wildlife...

  19. Some Diseases of Dogs and Cats Transmissible to Man

    | Contributor(s):: Paul F. Starch

    In the field of public health the veterinarian plays an important role in the prevention of the spread of diseases from animals to man. Not only for his own protection but for protection of his clients and the livestock of his clients, the veterinarian should be familiar with the diseases of the...

  20. Cross-reporting of interpersonal violence and animal cruelty: The charlotte project

    | Contributor(s):: Long, Dennis D., Kulkarni, Shanti J.