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Cover for Wildlife and conservation biology.

This chapter contains questions about wildlife management and conservation, endangered species, nature reserve design and the role of zoos in conservation. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community collaboration, elephant conservation and protection.

Mahouts Elephant Foundation (MEF) is a UK charity and Thai-registered foundation that works on the ground to develop sustainable, welfare-focused tourist experiences to support the needs and livelihoods of traditional mahouts, their families and local communities, together with the needs of Asian...

Author(s)
Baker, L.; Blaine, S.; Winkler, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Validating a captive elephant welfare index.

This article describes the use of non-invasive methods to assess welfare status and management conditions of elephants in Indian zoos and sanctuaries, and relate these to a welfare index which was further tested around the world. The captive elephant welfare index (CEWI) was used to measure urinary ...

Author(s)
Gurusamy, V.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter describes the history of human and bird interactions, including domestication, international trade, conservation and the environmental impact of bird invasions.

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Downs, C. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Starling (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sturnus vulgaris</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).

Author(s)
Craig, A. J. F. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres tristis</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the common myna (Acridotheres tristis).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Rogers, A. M.; Rensburg, B. J. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Jungle Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres fuscus</i> Wagler, 1827).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the jungle myna (Acridotheres fuscus).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Red-vented bulbul (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pycnonotus cafer</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer).

Author(s)
Thibault, M.; Potter, M. A.; Vidal, E.; Brescia, F. M.; Brooks, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Red-whiskered Bulbul (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pycnonotus jocosus</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, morphology, reproduction, behaviour, diet, habitats, pathways of invasion, environmental impact, control and relevance to humans of the red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter

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