Bird-Watchers', Hunters', and Wildlife Professionals' Beliefs About the Importance and Management of Wildlife
Contributor(s):: Daniel J. Witter
Since the early 1930's, calls have been made for a uniting of hunters and nonhunters in support of wildlife conservation in the public sector. Today, however, such an alliance remains largely unfounded, with government wildlife agencies continuing to depend heavily on sportsmen for financial...
Brutal: Manhood and the Exploitation of Animals [Book Review]
Contributor(s):: Donnellan, Laura
c 41 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997/Loi de 1997 sur la protection du poisson et de la faune
Can Citizen Science Assist in Determining Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Presence in a Declining Population?
Contributor(s):: Emily Flower, Darryl Jones, Lilia Bernede
The acceptance and application of citizen science has risen over the last 10 years, with this rise likely attributed to an increase in public awareness surrounding anthropogenic impacts affecting urban ecosystems. Citizen science projects have the potential to expand upon data collected by...
Captivity for conservation? Zoos at a crossroads
Contributor(s):: Keulartz, J.
This paper illuminates a variety of issues that speak to the question of whether 'captivity for conservation' can be an ethically acceptable goal of the modern zoo. Reflecting on both theoretical disagreements (animal protectionists vs. wildlife conservationists) and practical challenges (the...
Characterizing nontarget species use at bait sites for white-tailed deer
Contributor(s):: Bowman, Brent, Belant, Jerrold L., Beyer, Dean E., Jr., Martel, Deborah
Contributor(s):: Russell, Helen Ross
Communicating the role of hunting for wildlife management
Contributor(s):: Campbell, Michael, Mackay, Kelly J.
Wildlife management agencies are increasingly faced with decisions where different groups hold conflicting attitudes and values with respect to the action taken. Identifying and understanding divergent views is essential in guiding the decisions of wildlife management. Occasionally, public...
Computer assisted extension program on ground squirrel control
Contributor(s):: Terrell P. Salmon, Donald L. Lancaster, Leanne Lasarow
Computers have become common place in virtually all phases of agriculture. Most individuals have access to microcomputers and the once apparent intimidation about using them is rapidly disappearing. Because of increased availability and public acceptance, it's no surprise that many Extension...
Conservation or Exploitation? Assessing the Education Impact of Accredited Zoological Institutions
Contributor(s):: Martina Kusiak
Zoological institutions, and the animals that inhabit them, have fascinated people since their inception. Over time, the mandates of zoos and aquariums have evolved and diversified beyond their sole anthropocentric focus on human entertainment. Today, zoological institutions have mandates to...
Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: more than mere wolves at the door: reconstructing community amidst a wildlife controversy
Contributor(s):: Scarce, Rik, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.
Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: paradise lost: the transformation of wildlife law in the vanishing wilderness
Contributor(s):: Granfield, Robert, Colomy, Paul, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.
Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: the hunters and the hunted: context and evolution of game management in Germanic countries verses the United States
Contributor(s):: Hummel, Richard, Goedeke, Theresa L., Herda-Rapp, Ann
Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: the restoration of wolves in France: story, conflicts, and uses of rumor
Contributor(s):: Campion-Vincent, Veronique, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.
Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: contested meanings: the social construction of mourning dove in Wisconsin
Contributor(s):: Herda-Rapp, Ann, Marotz, Karen G., Goedeke, Theresa L.
Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: devils, angels, or animals: the social construction of otters in conflict over management
Contributor(s):: Goedeke, Theresa L., Herda-Rapp, Ann
Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: virtual deer: bagging the mythical 'Big One' in cyberspace
Contributor(s):: Miller, Carol D., Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.
Sep 24 2016
Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties 17
Convergence of culture, ecology, and ethics: management of feral swamp buffalo in Northern Australia
Contributor(s):: Albrecht, G., McMahon, C. R., Bowman, D. M. J. S., Bradshaw, C. J. A.
This paper examines the identity of Asian swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) from different value orientations. Buffalo were introduced into Northern (Top End) Australia in the early nineteenth century. A team of transdisciplinary researchers, including an ethicist, has been engaged in field...
Countering brutality to wildlife, relationism and ethics: conservation, welfare and the 'ecoversity'. (Special issue: Minding animals: Emerging issues concerning our relationships with other animals.)
Contributor(s):: Garlick, S., Matthews, J., Carter, J.
Wildlife objectification and cruelty are everyday aspects of Australian society that eschew values of human kindness, empathy, and an understanding of the uniqueness and importance of non-human life in the natural world. Fostered by institutional failure, greed and selfishness, and the worst...