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Living in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem: Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

Katie Hampson, J. Terrence McCabe, Anna B. Estes, Joseph O. Ogutu, Dennis Rentsch, Meggan E. Craft, Cuthbert B. Hemed, Eblate Ernest, Richard Hoare, Bernard Kissui, Lucas Malugu, Emmanuel Masenga, and Sarah Cleaveland

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

For communities living around the Serengeti, wildlife is often regarded as a burden causing significant losses of crops and livestock at the household level, large opportunity costs of lost grazing ... More


Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Megan Draheim, Francine Madden, Julie-Beth McCarthy, and Chris Parsons (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Human–wildlife conflict has classically been defined as a situation where wildlife impacts humans negatively (physically, economically, or psychologically), and where humans likewise negatively ... More


Human–animal relationships in the urban wild

Seth Magle

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

As our planet continues to urbanise, an increasing abundance and diversity of wildlife find ways to persist within cities and towns. I summarise general patterns of urban wildlife and also describe ... More


Understanding Social Conflict and Complexity in Marine Conservation

Francine Madden and Brian McQuinn

in Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Social conflict and complexity in the marine environment present continual challenges to effective conservation. The physical, quantifiable, obvious expressions of human–wildlife and other ... More


Examining Identity-Level Conflict: The Role of Religion

Julie-Beth McCarthy

in Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

An appreciation of religious perspectives when dealing with marine-based human–wildlife conflict acknowledges the fact that worldviews, and the place of the oceans within them, have been heavily ... More


Hawaiian Monk Seals: Labels, Names, and Stories in Conflict

Rachel S. Sprague and Megan M. Draheim

in Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores how the labels, names, and stories humans attach to wildlife can both influence the perception of human–wildlife conflict and guide efforts to reduce conflict and aid ... More


People–primate interactions: implications for primate conservation

Tatyana Humle and Catherine Hill

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, patterns of interactions are reviewed, from benign to mutually harmful, that characterize people–primate relationships, and the main social and ecological factors shaping ... More


War or peace: farming and wildlife

David W. Macdonald, Eva M. Raebel, Chris Newman, and Ruth E. Feber

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Many of the encounters between farming and wildlife, especially vertebrates, involve human–wildlife conflict for some parties at some scale. This is not surprising considering that the farmscape is ... More


The human dimensions of dog–wildlife interactions

Kelly K. Miller, Euan G. Ritchie, and Michael A. Weston

in Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663217
eISBN:
9780191810183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the human dimensions of dog-wildlife interactions. These human dimensions often constitute human-wildlife conflicts. The chapter presents an overview of the research in the ... More


Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book, which is the second volume of two, together with the first volume offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland, as the ... More


Reintroductions to “Ratchet Up” Public Perceptions of Biodiversity: Reversing the Extinction of Experience through Animal Restorations

Philip J. Seddon and Yolanda van Heezik

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the three challenges faced by reintroduction practitioners in dealing with public perceptions of, and engagement with, species restorations. These are: (1) a biased focus on ... More


Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions

Sandra E. Baker and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions describes experiments investigating the potential of learned food aversions for managing human–wildlife conflict without culling. First the ... More


People and wild musteloids

Lauren A. Harrington, Jorgelina Marino, and Carolyn M. King

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Musteloids encounter, or cause, a diversity of potential problems, both perceived and real, when they interact with people. Only one of the musteloids (the wolverine) qualifies as a ‘large carnivore’ ... More


Mitigation methods for conflicts associated with carnivore depredation on livestock

John D. C. Linnell, John Odden, and Annette Mertens

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Depredation, which often occurs wherever livestock and large carnivores with an appropriate body size ratio occur together, can represent significant losses for some producers, become a welfare ... More


Foxes in the landscape: hunting, control, and economics

David W. Macdonald and Paul J. Johnson

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Foxhunting in the UK illustrates many of the social complexities surrounding attitudes to pest species and to hunting. The acceptability of foxhunting and other control methods depends on foxes’ ... More


The role of multifunctional landscapes in primate conservation

Erik Meijaard

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses some of the underlying theoretical and practical issues of managing threatened species in multifunctional landscapes, including the as yet unanswered question over whether ... More


Wild Beasts in the City

Harini Nagendra

in At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Early settlers, pastoralists and hunters, demonstrated an extensive ecological knowledge of the local landscape as of animal behaviour. India rulers used hunts and captive wild animals in the court ... More


Asian badgers—the same, only different: how diversity among badger societies informs socio-ecological theory and challenges conservation

Youbing Zhou, Chris Newman, Yayoi Kaneko, Christina D. Buesching, Wenwen Chen, Zhao-Min Zhou, Zongqiang Xie, and David W. Macdonald

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Of thirteen extant species of true badger, eleven have a distribution in Asia, as do the more loosely affiliated stink- and honey-badgers. Even though these badgers show superficial similarities, ... More


Farming and wildlife: A perspective on a shared future

David W. Macdonald, Eva M. Raebel, and Ruth E. Feber

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter offers a perspective on the biodiversity crisis and agriculture’s part in it, before focusing on lowland farms in England, to reveal insights and seek solutions. The text takes a journey ... More


Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The two volumes of this text (this is the first volume) offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland as the bulk, the matrix and ... More


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