Essays about: "animals and environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 537 essays containing the words animals and environment.

  1. 1. Interspecies animal "friendships"

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Nadil Silva; [2017]
    Keywords : species; stress; animal bonds; play; behaviour;

    Abstract : Even though conspecific close relationships are well documented, scientific studies done on interspecies close relationships are scarce. There is no agreement of using the word friendships without inverted commas when describing close relationships of animals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Feeding beaviour of slaughter pigs (Sus Scrofa) kept in a Swedish conventional system

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Maria Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : slaughter; pig; conventional; feeding; behaviour; frustration; stress;

    Abstract : The management and keeping of slaughter pigs are normally highly controlled and achieving a good feed effiency is one of the pork industriy’s main goals. When being kept in a conventional system the pigs do not have a good opportunity to perform natural feeding and foraging behaviours which could lead to frustration and a negative welfare. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sambandet mellan våld mot lantbrukets djur och våld i nära relationer : en undersökning om djurskyddshandläggarnas kunskaper

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Felicia Liljenmalm; [2017]
    Keywords : lantbruksdjur; djurskyddshandläggare; våld i nära relationer; skador; sambandet mellan våld mot djur och våld mot människor;

    Abstract : Ett klart samband har sedan tidigare kunnat ses mellan våld mot djur och våld i nära relationer. Om någon utsätts för våld av en närstående är risken stor att djuren i hemmet också är utsatta och vice versa. Sällskapsdjur har fått mest fokus i tidigare forskning, men lantbrukets djur kan också utsättas för våld. READ MORE

  4. 4. Veterinary antiparasitic pharmaceuticals – effects on behaviour in fish larvae

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Maria Blomberg; [2017]
    Keywords : fish; ; behaviour; ; antiparasitic; fisk; ; beteende; ; antiparasitära;

    Abstract : SUMMARY Antiparasitic pharmaceuticals are important groups of pharmaceuticals in veterinary medicine and are used in large quantities. Antiparasitic pharmaceuticals and their metabolites enter the environment via excretion in urine and/or faeces from treated animals and by run off to surface water these compounds reach aquatic environments and thereby present a risk for aquatic organisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. A performance investigation of stormwater accommodations in Stockholm : A multi-criteria decision analysis

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Martin Jonsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Multi-criteria Decision Analysis; stormwater management; rain garden; stormwater pond; infiltration trench;

    Abstract : Stormwater management is a problematic area and has during the last 20 years been given an increased attention due to more pollution in the cities. The increased pollution and contaminants in stormwater implicates risks for animals, humans, the ecosystem and receiving recipients. READ MORE