Essays about: "animals and environment"

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  1. 1. Baa! A procedural game based on real-time flocking behaviour

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : OSKAR GRÖNQVIST; ERIK MAGNUSSON; IBRAHIM NABOULSI; LUCAS NORMAN; MATILDA SJÖBLOM; MY SUNDQVIST; [2020-10-29]
    Keywords : flocking behaviour; ai; video-game; unreal engine; sheep;

    Abstract : Simulating the natural movement of large groups of flocking animals has been agrowing field of research within computer science since the 1980’s, largely becauseof its potential in performance optimisation. The purpose of this bachelor’s thesisis to combine this existing research in flocking behaviour with gameplay designand optimisation to create a procedural game with flocking as its main feature. READ MORE

  2. 2. "THREATENED AND THREATENING SEAS" Children’s Perceptions of the Marine Environment and Environmental Attitudes towards Marine Pollution in Kuta, Lombok

    University essay from

    Author : Roos van der Meijden; [2020-10-19]
    Keywords : Early childhood learners; environmental attitudes; environmental perspectives; human-nature relation; marine pollution;

    Abstract : Aim:The aim of this study was to investigate early childhood learners’ (5-8 years old) perceptions of the marine environment (beach and sea) and their environmental attitudes towards marine pollution through an educational intervention consisting of a drawing exercise and an in-class discussion.Theory:Social-cognitive theory was used from which to explore environmental perspectives environmental attitudes, and the human-nature relation/connection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Djur på schemat : en enkät till biologilärare i grundskolan

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

    Author : Andrea Swahn; [2020]
    Keywords : kursplan; biologi; utbildning; djurvälfärd; etologi; djurskydd;

    Abstract : The usage of animals for different purposes in today’s society is widespread, and animal welfare has become a public concern. In order to secure good welfare for these animals it is of great importance to gain knowledge about ethology and animal protection legislation early in life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of Mouse Whisker Movement Synchronicity

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Johanna Elisabeth de Voogel; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In active sensing, sensory organs are actively controlled by the motor system to optimize stimuli acquisition. Coupling behaviour of animal models with electrophysiological signals could give us important insights in the workings of this active sensing in health and disease. In this work, a contribution is made towards this aim. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving the welfare of the Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) at Nordens Ark (Sweden)

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

    Author : María Slof Pacilio; [2020]
    Keywords : zoos; Amur leopards; welfare; Nordens ark; behavior; enrichment; training; personality; zookeepers;

    Abstract : Since recent years, people do not only want to prevent animal cruelty anymore, but also want to improve their welfare. Therefore, zoo institutions are under pressure to assure the wellbeing of their animals. And even though they work very hard to achieve this, it is not an easy job. READ MORE