Essays about: "wildlife management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 essays containing the words wildlife management.

  1. 1. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Eric Karlsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. IS TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION OVERCOMING THE PITFALLS OF LARGE-SCALE COLLECTIVE ACTION? A case study of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sharon Plotzki; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Transfrontier conservation; the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area; collective action; resource management; common-pool resource;

    Abstract : Management of migrating resources is typically referring to fish or water, but wildlife such as elephants, rhinos and lions can also classify as a migratory resource. These animals are generally constrained by political borders, but by implementing large wildlife-parks called transfrontier conservation areas the political borders between two or more states are opened. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating effects of preventive actions to reduce wild boar damage in the agricultural landscape

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

    Author : Matilda Söderqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sus scrofa; wild boar; wildlife damage; agricultural damage; crop damage; preventive actions; fencing; protective hunting; directed feeding;

    Abstract : The population of wild boar (Sus scrofa) is increasing dramatically in Sweden and all over Europe and cause an extensive amount of damage in agricultural landscapes. The economic losses for farmers due to damages are leading to intense conflicts between different stakeholders, particularly hunters and farmers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire effects in a landscape of fear : food availability and perceived predation risk as potential determinants of patch utilization by herbivore prey

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

    Author : David Kymmell; [2019]
    Keywords : landscape of fear; forest fire effects; herbivore prey; camera trapping;

    Abstract : Context: A major effect of climatic change is the global increase in forest fires, which potentially creates an increase in food availability for herbivorous species. Also vegetation density and the numbers of tree logs increase in burned sites, and this is thought to influence the perceived risk of herbivore prey species, which affects their anti‐predator behaviour and thereby the patch utilization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Using camera traps to compare the habitat choice of different deer species in hunting versus non-hunting season

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

    Author : Laura Juvany Canovas; [2019]
    Keywords : ungulates; camera trapping; occupancy modelling;

    Abstract : A general increase in ungulate populations calls for a better understanding of their habitat use and movement at small spatial scales. This understanding is necessary for the development of useful management actions to solve possible human-wildlife conflicts. One proposed management action is to use the indirect effects of hunting. READ MORE