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"There is no wild": conservation and circus discourse
Contributor(s):: Bell, J.
This paper documents the discourse used by contemporary circuses to justify their exploitation of nonhuman animals. The circus is undergoing redefinition due to cultural changes, animal welfare concerns, and political legislation. Critical Discourse Analysis is applied to a sample of articles (...
Nov 29 2013
2013 Wildlife Society Conference: Working With Wildlife
Jul 18 2017
8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control
A device for refilling practice bear spray canisters
Contributor(s):: Gookin, John, Smith, Tom S., Williams, Alison
A Framework to Evaluate Wildlife Feeding in Research, Wildlife Management, Tourism and Recreation
Contributor(s):: Sara Dubois, David Fraser
Feeding of wildlife occurs in the context of research, wildlife management, tourism and in opportunistic ways. A review of examples shows that although feeding is often motivated by good intentions, it can lead to problems of public safety and conservation and be detrimental to the welfare of the...
A potential metric of the attractiveness of bird song to humans
Contributor(s):: Blackburn, T. M., Su, Shan, Cassey, P.
The prevalence of passerines (mostly oscines, or songbirds) in international bird trade suggests that the possession or production of a song that is attractive or desirable to people may contribute to the likelihood of a species being traded. Testing this is difficult because we lack a general...
A report of capture myopathy in the Tasmanian pademelon ( Thylogale billardierii)
Contributor(s):: McMahon, C. R., Wiggins, N. L., French, V., McCallum, H. I., Bowman, D.
A spatially explicit model of the white-tailed deer population in Delaware
Contributor(s):: Jennings, Brian, Bowman, Jacob L., Tymkiw, Elizabeth L.
An evaluation of two traps and sets for trapping the plains pocket gopher
Contributor(s):: Vantassel, Stephen M., Tyre, Andrew J., Hygnstrom, Scott E.
An Institutional Analysis of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Investigating the Implementation Challenges
Contributor(s):: Nafisa Sarwath
In a rapidly changing environment, management of natural resources is essential. Currently the world is undergoing a rapid loss of biodiversity through extinctions caused by human activities. Despite the alarming rate of species endangerment and subsequent loss, efforts to reduce species loss...
Animal Law Resource Center
The Animal Law Resource Center provides access to legislation and legal matters pertaining to animals and the law. Information concerning animal cruelty, animal control, laboratory animal welfare, wildlife management and other issues related to animals in our society are included in this site....
Animal welfare and pest control: meeting both conservation and animal welfare goals. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)
Contributor(s):: Littin, K. E.
Vertebrate pest control is an area where conservation and animal welfare goals can be in direct conflict. Is it possible to meet goals in both areas in one pest control operation? Vertebrate pests, including unwanted or overabundant wildlife, are controlled for many reasons related to protecting...
Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation [Book Review]
Contributor(s):: Schaffner, Joan
Antecedents to the Community Wildlife Conservation Programme in Kenya, 1946-1964
Contributor(s):: Matheka, Reuben
Assessment of wildlife value orientations, state agency credibility, and tolerance for mountain lions in Iowa
Contributor(s):: Andrew L. Stephenson
It is increasingly necessary for state agencies to incorporate the opinions of their constituents in wildlife management decision-making. Shifting demographics of Iowa's human population necessitate gathering information on stakeholders' beliefs and values toward wildlife. This project...
Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of Deer Management in Suburban Boston
Contributor(s):: Michael Devito
Communities in the United States have experienced a large and growing white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population. Residents in these communities may enjoy encounters with white-tailed deer, but they also perceive problems with deer such as car collisions, garden damage, and Lyme...
Australia to Kill 2 Million Feral Cats
Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions
Amid concerns about its growing feral cats population and its effects on other wildlife, Australia is planning to kill 2 million cats by 2020. The plan has drawn criticism from many, while others...
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....
Behavior of feral horses in response to culling and GnRH immunocontraception
| Contributor(s):: Ransom, J. I., Powers, J. G., Garbe, H. M., Oehler, M. W., Sr., Nett, T. M., Baker, D. L.
Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...
Behavioural and corticosterone responses to capture and confinement of wild blackbirds ( Turdus merula )
| Contributor(s):: Adams, N. J., Farnworth, M. J., Rickett, J., Parker, K. A., Cockrem, J. F.
Capture and temporary confinement of wild birds are integral parts of wildlife management practice and research used, for example, during translocation or reintroduction initiatives. We report here on the behavioural and stress hormone (corticosterone) responses of wild blackbirds (Turdus merula)...