Essays about: "Large carnivores"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Large carnivores.

  1. 1. Who calls the African Wild Dog? : de novo SNP discovery and genotyping in the Lycaon pictus

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Mathilda Bertills; [2021]
    Keywords : snp; single nucleotide polymorphism; african wild dog; lycaon pictus; conservation;

    Abstract : Large carnivores, especially the African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, are vulnerable to human-mediated changes and climate effects. As they are apex predators, they also affect lower trophic levels. Due to anthropogenic land-use changes affecting habitat, prey, and population densities, large carnivore populations are declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Conservation Conflict Transformation as a Framework to Address Social Conflict Over Wildlife in a Swedish County

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Juliana Theresa Bennett; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Sweden; Västra Götalands län; Large Carnivore Management; Human-Wildlife Conflicts; Conservation Conflict Transformation;

    Abstract : In Europe, and throughout the world, the return and preservation of large carnivores is escalating tensions between stakeholder groups, as well as between local actors and authorities. While wolf conservation efforts have generally been accepted across Swedish authorities, nature organizations, and the public, there are others who argue that the preservation of wolves is threatening local values and traditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing trust in the Swedish survey system for large carnivores among stakeholders

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Philip Öhrman; [2019]
    Keywords : trust; large carnivores; conflict; communication; responsibility; competence; resources; respect; knowledge; justice;

    Abstract : The human-carnivore conflict in Sweden has been a fact for centuries. Dating back several decades, there has been a reversal in the management of large carnivores towards conservation instead of eradication. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preliminary findings of puma (Puma concolor) diet and livestock depredation in the Brazilian Caatinga

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Jonatan Borling; [2019]
    Keywords : puma; Puma concolor; Brazil; Caatinga; prey selection; livestock depredation; wildlife conflict; GPS; clusters;

    Abstract : The puma (Puma concolor) has the largest distribution of any mammal in the Americas, but has disappeared from large areas of its former range. Half of the puma’s current distribution lies within Brazil where it is listed as Vulnerable. One major threat to the puma is human-induced mortality due to depredation on livestock. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kopplingen mellan attityd och förvaltning : länsstyrelsens roll i bevarandet av våra rovdjur

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

    Author : Sandra Wahlund; [2018]
    Keywords : varg; björn; lodjur; länsstyrelsen; viltförvaltning; bevarande; enkät; intervju;

    Abstract : Large carnivores have gone from near extinction to viable populations during the past decades. Public opinion concerning large carnivores has also shifted during the same timeline, from a general positive attitude to a more negative, especially in those areas where the carnivores re-emerged. READ MORE