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Cover for Animal welfare measures and the WTO Post-EC - seal products case: a renewed debate and research agenda.

For nearly 20 years trade officials and scholars debated whether a national measure restricting trade on the basis of animal welfare concerns could be deemed compliant with the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In June 2014, the dispute settlement body of the WTO adopted the decision on...

Author(s)
MacIel, C.; Bock, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health issues in captive cetaceans.

This chapter focus on clinical aspects, diagnosis, and treatment options for mental health issues of the most common species of Cetacea in captivity namley: orcas (Orcinus orca), who are actually large dolphins, bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), and beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas).

Author(s)
Marino, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare in a changing world.

This 273-paged book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare for today's, and tomorrow's, world. The issues discussed range from the welfare of hunted animals, to debates around intensive farming versus sustainability, and the effects of climate and environmental change. It explores...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book
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Cover for Whale entanglement - a 21st-century challenge in the ocean.

The incidence, regulatory aspects and reduction of net entanglement in wild cetaceans are discussed.

Author(s)
Dolman, S.; Asmutis-Silvia, R.; Ryan, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare effects of PCBs in the ocean.

This chapter describes the negative effects of polychlorinated biphenyl pollution on marine animals and how to control it.

Author(s)
Simmonds, M. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of tourism and food-provisioning among wild bottlenose dolphins at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, Australia.

This chapter compares the dolphin tourism activities at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, two sites in Western Australia where tourists can legally feed wild dophins. The focus of this comparison is to highlight the similarities and differences between Monkey Mia and Bunbury in terms of the costs and...

Author(s)
Mann, J.; Senigaglia, V.; Jacoby, A.; Bejder, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare - driving improvements in tourism attractions.

This book chapter discusses the strong links developed between tourism destinations and animal attractions, and for customers good animal welfare standards are becoming increasingly important. An increase in customer feedback relating to poor welfare standards are becoming significant. Animal...

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.; Felton, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Attentive tourists: the importance of co-creative experiences.

This chapter focuses on co-creative on-site tourist experiences and how these stimulate attention and contribute to increased memorability. The chapter presents a case study of tourist experience and behaviour in the Dolphin Emotions Experience (DEE) at Zoomarine Park, Algarve, Portugal.

Author(s)
Campos, A. C.; Mendes, J.; Valle, P.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical strategies to assess (and improve) welfare.

There has been a growing interest in developing and implementing animal welfare assessment schemes on farms, zoos and aquaria, experimental situations, and even on free-ranging animal populations. Inspection bodies and organizations that carry out farm inspection for retailers and for government...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.; Mench, J. A.; Wielebnowski, N.; Olsson, I. A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter

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