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Economics of wildlife management—an overview

This study makes an explorative overview on two main research topics in economics of wildlife management: determination of population sizes and policy design. The results point out a large and ... two thirds of the included studies have been applied to wildlife in the USA. A majority of the studies on the costs of wildlife management calculate losses from carnivore predation on livestock and

Measuring Brief (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

CORDELIA LEAR, Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross Appellant, v. UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, Defendant-Appellant-Cross Appellee, and BRITTAIN COUNTY, NEW UNION, Defendant-Appellant. ON APPEAL FROM ... THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW UNION Brief of UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, Defendant-Appellant-Cross Appellee * This brief has been reprinted in its original

Managing an invasive corallimorph at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Line Islands, Central Pacific

benthos, including corals and coralline algae, potentially placing coral ecosystems in the atoll at risk. This prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the lead management agency of the atoll, to remove ... Boothbay, ME 04544 , USA 1 G. S. Aeby Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology , 46-007 Lilipuna Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744 , USA 2 T. M. Work (&) US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field

Breaking Through Disciplinary Barriers: Human–Wildlife Interactions and Multispecies Ethnography

becoming more evident. To tackle this problem, we dissect the meaning of what the biological sciences term studies in “human–wildlife conflict” or more recently “human–wildlife interactions” and compare it ... understanding human–wildlife interactions and ecological relationships are grounded in the disciplines of behavioral ecology and conservation biology, originally the domain of ecologists and zoologists

Wildlife-vehicle collisions in Lanzarote Biosphere Reserve, Canary Islands

Insular wildlife is more prone to extinction than their mainland relatives. Thus, a basic understanding of non-natural mortality sources is the first step in the development of conservation ... particular the road network on the wildlife of other islands and habitats are needed to establish proper management strategies. Supporting information S1 Table. Number of carcasses (roadkills) found on

Wildlife Issues Are Local – So Why Isn’t ESA Implementation?

overview of the history of state and federal wildlife management in the United States. A. Initial State Primacy As successors to the Crown, the States maintained jurisdiction over fish and game within ... management. H.R. 37 charged the federal government with establishing and overseeing a national endangered species program with some cooperation with state fish and wildlife agencies.54 By contrast, S. 1983

Modulators of mercury risk to wildlife and humans in the context of rapid global change

individual-level drivers, influence human Hg exposure. Finally, we address how the adverse health effects of Hg in humans and wildlife are modulated by a range of extrinsic and intrinsic drivers within the ... suggests that it may have a potentially significant impact on Hg bioaccumulation and biomagnification through food webs. Fish and wildlife exposure to MeHg inherently differs among waterbody and habitat

Structural connectivity at a national scale: Wildlife corridors in Tanzania

) where are other remaining potential wildlife corridors located, and (iv) which protected areas with lower forms of protection (e.g., Forest Reserves and Wildlife Management Areas) may act as stepping ... Research Fellowship, African Studies Committee Graduate Research Fellowship, and Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology's Walter and Elizabeth Howard Wildlife Management Award and Selma Herr

Conceptualising metabolic disorder in Southern Africa: Biology, history and global health

the evolving science of metabolism points to complexity in the relationship between biology, environment and history, ‘metabolic syndrome’, or ‘metabolic disorder’ by contrast, is employed in a ... economic, environmental and social processes. The modern biology of metabolism is usually traced to the work of mid-nineteenth century French physiologist, Claude Bernard, who famously observed that a ‘dead

Supply Chain Management Control of Fish Canning Industry in Morocco

Management control is increasingly adapted to the changes taking place at inter-firm level of business exchanges. By taking the form of an interorganizational control, the latter aims to reduce ... which we will base our main study. Inter-organizational management relationships; Supply chain; Canning fish industry - a broader and multi-stakeholder inter-organizational context such as supply

Isotope niche dimension and trophic overlap between bigheaded carps and native filter-feeding fish in the lower Missouri River, USA

(Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis), and three native filter-feeding fish including bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus), gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) and paddlefish ... additional insights of biological invasion ecology and management of invasive fish in US rivers. The five species collected in this study have been reported to move long distances in US rivers [38±41], much

Assessing causal links in fish stock–recruitment relationships

Understanding whether recruitment fluctuations in fish stock arise from stochastic forcing (e.g. environmental variations) rather than deterministic forces (e.g. intrinsic dynamics) is a long ... consequences for the management of exploited fish populations (Walters and Martell, 2004) . For instance, the fishing mortality that produces the maximum sustainable yield (i.e. Fmsy) estimates mostly depend

Strategic Delay: Histology- and Biology-Driven Decision-Making in Recurrent Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

FISH positivity for amplification of mdm2). The distinction between atypical lipomatous tumor (ALT) of the extremity and WD-LPS of the retroperitoneum bears emphasis. While the two entities appear ... ‘‘biology’’ of the individual patient’s tumor. In a group of patients with local relapse after primary resection, disease-free interval (DFI, from primary resection to the detection of recurrence) predicted

Unlocking the “Virtual Cage” of Wildlife Surveillance

The electronic surveillance of wildlife has grown more extensive than ever. For instance, thousands of wolves wear collars transmitting signals to wildlife biologists. Some collars inject wolves with ... are nearly 40 collared wolves” in North Carolina). 55. See Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management 2015 Annual Report 2 (Mar. 18, 2016), dfw.state.or.us/wolves

Design, monitoring and evaluation of a direct payments approach for an ecotourism strategy to reduce illegal hunting and trade of wildlife in Lao PDR

ecotourism incentives for villagers to increase wildlife populations. Over a four-year period, we monitored along a theory of change to evaluate assumptions about the linkages between intermediate results and ... information files. Funding: Funded by US Fish and Wildlife Service, Rhino and Tiger Fund, Grant Agreement No. 9G031 (RT-0883). The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis

War zone refugia? Establishing a baseline for protected waterbirds in a wildlife refuge flanked by agriculture and militarization

AJ , Hart JA , Campos LC . Effects of war and civil strife on wildlife and wildlife habitats . Conserv Biol . 2002 ; 16 ( 2 ): 319 - 29 . 4. Wright RG . Wildlife management in the national parks ... . Kannan 1 0 Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University , Bronx, NY 10458 , USA 1 Department of Biology, Pace University , Pleasantville, NY 10570 , USA Objectives: The welfare of threatened

Persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic notothenioid fish and invertebrates associated with trophic levels

Notothenioid fish and invertebrate samples from Antarctica were collected in the austral summer of 2009, and analyzed for persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including polycyclic aromatic ... , Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5 Departmentof Leisure and Sport Management , Cheng Shiu University , Kaohsiung , Taiwan 1 Editor: Jiang-Shiou Hwang, National Taiwan Ocean University , TAIWAN Notothenioid fish and

Citizen Science and Wildlife Conservation: Lessons from 34 Years of the Maine Loon Count

Since the early 1980s—long before the term citizen science was widely adopted— Maine Audubon has engaged thousands of dedicated volunteers in myriad wildlife surveys and studies, from bat colony ... extinction of several endangered and threatened species. Additional partners include MDIFW, Maine Department of Transportation, and US Fish and Wildlife Service. The long-term goal is to identify areas with

Captive Wildlife Sanctuaries: Definition, Ethical Considerations and Public Perception

In its truest form, the modern captive wildlife sanctuary offers a lifelong home in a more natural environment for wild animals living in captivity. Tigers, lions, elephants, bears, chimpanzees and ... be causing more people to gravitate toward captive wildlife sanctuaries and their rescue mission. Consequently, true sanctuaries run the risk of becoming a way for people to normalize and feel better

Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Uncertainties in Project-Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis

) emissions reductions.1 On November 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of California held in Center for Biological Diversity v. California Department of Fish and Wildlife that the California Department of Fish and