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Malformed Frogs in Minnesota: History and Interspecific Differences

David M. Hoppe

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Sporadic reports of malformed amphibians are abundant in the literature, and these reports have been thoroughly reviewed prior to the recent “outbreak” of malformations as well as in papers related ... More


Time

Frank Ankersmit

in Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450716
eISBN:
9780801463853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450716.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter attempts to explain why historicist historians were basically right when they showed so little interest in the topic of history and time. It does so by discussing what several ... More


Second Case: Fur Farming

Andrew Linzey

in Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, Theology, and Practical Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199351848
eISBN:
9780199352562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351848.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Fur farming is virtually a worldwide phenomenon. Around 50 million mink and 7 million foxes are bred and killed each year. An increasing number of European countries are legislating against fur ... More


Advocacy and Advancement: 1946–1970

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the Japanese Americans' advocacy for non-haole minorities, including themselves, as well as their economic and political advancement, in the context of race during the period ... More


Control of an invasive species: the American mink in Great Britain

Elaine J. Fraser, Lauren A. Harrington, David W. Macdonald, and Xavier Lambin

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/9780198759805.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

American mink, native to North America, have been transported around the world for fur farming – inevitably some individuals escaped, and they now occur in the wild across Eurasia and in South ... More


European mink: restoration attempts for a species on the brink of extinction

Tiit Maran, Madis Põdra, Lauren A. Harrington, 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/9780198759805.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

European mink were once widespread across Eurasia, but now exist only in small isolated populations in parts of their former range. A number of factors likely contributed to the decline but direct ... More


The population dynamics of bite-sized predators: prey dependence, territoriality, and mobility

Xavier Lambin

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/9780198759805.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The dependency of mustelid demographic rates on prey abundance has the potential to cause a strong coupling between predator-prey populations. Data on mustelid dynamics show that such strong ... More


Riparian mustelids in the Upper Thames: a case of alien invasives versus native competitors

Lauren A. Harrington 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/9780198745501.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

One of the factors that affect invader success is the relative competitive abilities of resident species. The current situation among riparian mustelids in the UK is unusual insofar as it is the ... More


Chapter 27

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

By the time Cary Grant and Betsy Drake announced their separation in 1958, Grant had followed Drake’s lead by embarking on an intensive form of psychotherapy using the hallucinogenic drug LSD. In ... More


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