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Cover for Understanding situations.

This chapter describes how veterinarians apply ethics and morals in their decision making for treating animal health cases.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Considering others.

A key part of ethics is about how veterinarians treat others (indeed, ethics might seem ignorable if nobody else existed). This chapter, considers how the vets behaviour can, and should, affect other animals and people. There are three sections in this chapter, in section 2.1, experiences and...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable winter and summer mountain tourism destinations: idealism or possible reality? The perception of the millennial generation regarding achieving success of sustainability of Whistler, BC, Canada.

This chapter explores whether mountain tourism destinations can be fully sustainable, or if sustainability within the destinations remains more of an idealized state. The study focused on the development of Whistler by exploring whether its sustainable practices could serve as a potential framework ...

Author(s)
Ipenburg, I. van; Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visitor expectations and behaviours at elephant camps.

This chapter explores how tourists 'gaze' at elephants at camps in Chiangmai, Thailand. Developing John Urry's (1990) concept of the tourist 'gaze', this chapter explores and explains different behaviours and perceptions of tourists who visit elephant camps in Chiangmai, and how elephant camps and...

Author(s)
Chotmanakul, S.; Ongkhluap, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s)
McLean, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The origin and evolution of the domestic cat.

This chapter presents the classification of cats based on their lineage, common name and species of cats. A brief history on African wild cats (most likely the ancestors of the domestic cat) was discussed as well as domestication of cats which probably began around 10 000 years ago in a region of...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the concept and evolution of animal welfare attitudes and regulations.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carry on carrion: the fall of the scavenger.

This chapter describes how changes in human activities have contributed to the decrease in vultures and how conservation efforts are being made to increase populations.

Author(s)
Panagiotopoulou, M.; Azmanis, P.; Tsiakiris, R.; Stara, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal experience of domestication.

This chapter discusses how societal demands can affect the domestication process and how this affects domestic animals compared with their wild counterparts. The different conceptions of domestication, domestication from a modern ethological point of view will, the animals' perception of humans and ...

Author(s)
Boivin, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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