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Cover for Human sanctuaries can be created everywhere: pilgrimage, tourism, and conservation in Vrindavan, India.

This chapter focuses on how deeper and more philosophical experiences with sacred places, such as Vrindavan, India, can lead to the creation of human sanctuaries. Although present-day Vrindavan, which in popular mythological image is considered a celestial forest and divine playground of Krishna,...

Author(s)
Nash, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of elephant welfare regulations in India.

This chapter describes the current situation of elephants used in tourism in Kerala and Rajasthan in India and the effectiveness of existing welfare regulations.

Author(s)
Sumanth Bindumadhav; Alokparna Sengupta; Shilpa Mahbubani
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 Climate change and vectorborne diseases in the urban ecosystem in India.

This chapter explores the impact of climate change on the ecology and breeding behaviour of mosquito vectors and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs) in urban areas of India. These MBDs include malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and lymphatic filariasis. The different climatic zones in...

Author(s)
Dhiman, R. C.; Poonam Singh
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benefits of the human-dog relationship.

Most of the chapters in this volume deal with negative aspects of dog-human relationships and the humane ways to reduce or eliminate those problems. It is therefore important to summarize the positive aspects, the benefits of human-dog relationships, from the outset. Although no longer the most...

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Waiblinger, E.; Meslin, F. X.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of social networking in disaster management.

This chapter describes social marketing and its uses in disaster response. Incidents where social media were used in disaster communications are presented: the 16 April 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, the 2007 Southern California Wildfires, the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the winter...

Author(s)
Trainer, M.; Goel, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter

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