Essays about: "depredation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word depredation.

  1. 1. A lynx in a sheep's pasture : environmental factors and hunting affecting lynx depredation on domestic sheep in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Marc Velling; [2021]
    Keywords : Lynx lynx; Scandinavia; conservation; human-wildlife conflict; depredation; spatial analysis; survival analysis; protective hunting; carnivore; lethal control;

    Abstract : Large predators have made a return in Europe in the past decades. In Scandinavia, the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) has expanded its distribution further south and recolonized past areas. Due to the recolonization, lynx management has become part of the public discourse in Sweden. One factor of this discourse is depredation on domestic sheep. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rovdjurskonflikt : boskapsförluster orsakade av lejon

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

    Author : Mathilda Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : lejon; viltkonflikt; predation; boskap; samexistens;

    Abstract : Det pågår idag en konflikt i Afrika med lejon och pastoralister inblandade. Konflikten verkar öka i takt med att människor med boskap blir fler och lejonens habitat och bytesdjur minskar. Detta litteraturarbete syftar till att utreda de konsekvenser som följer förluster av boskap, både för djurhållaren och för lejonpopulationen. 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. Activity patterns and livestock depredation by cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), leopards (Panthera pardus) and jackals (Canis mesomelas) within Ol Pejeta Conservancy : where, why and when?

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

    Author : Nike Nylander; [2017]
    Keywords : African cheetah; African leopard; black-backed jackal; Acinonyx jubatus; Canis mesomelas; Panthera pardus; activity patterns; depredation;

    Abstract : The widespread and severe conflict between humans and wildlife is one of the most critical threats for the survival of many wildlife species today. The increasing human population growth have along with habitat loss, fragmentation, prey depletion and persecution led to extensive declines in many large carnivores. READ MORE