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With regards to the effects of climate change, Kenya has identified its ASALs as the most vulnerable areas to climate change with huge impacts on livestock rearing, small-holder agriculture and tourism, which are the dominant sources of livelihoods in these areas. Despite their limited ownership,...

Author(s)
Mashara, J. N.
Publisher
SAVAP International (Society for the Advancement of Education through Visionary Academicians/Researchers for Peaceful Globe), Lodhran City, Pakistan
Citation
Academic Research International, 2018, 9, 1, pp 147-153
Abstract

Large carnivore populations are declining worldwide due to direct and indirect conflicts with humans. Protected areas are critical for conserving large carnivores, but increasing human-wildlife conflict, tourism, and human population growth near these sanctuaries may have negative effects on the...

Author(s)
Green, D. S.; Johnson-Ulrich, L.; Couraud, H. E.; Holekamp, K. E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biodiversity and Conservation, 2018, 27, 4, pp 871-889
Abstract

This study was carried out to investigate the status of the flare-horned markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri) in Jutial Conservancy, District Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan. Field surveys were conducted during the winter (rut season) of 2014 when markhor population gathered in large herds at lower slopes. ...

Author(s)
Mayoor Khan; Siddiqui, P. A.; Abid Raza; Zahler, P.
Publisher
University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology, 2018, 15, 2, pp 343-349
Abstract

Introduction: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a diverse pathogenic leptospira species and serovars. The disease is transmitted directly following contact with infected urine and other body fluids or indirectly after contact with water or soil contaminated with infected urine....

Author(s)
Garba, B.; Abdul Rani Bahaman; Siti Khairani Bejo; Zunita Zakaria; Abdul Rahim Mutalib; Bande, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 178, pp 242-247
Abstract

The Sari-Dzhas natural mountain focus of plague with an area of 5000 sq. km is located mainly in Kyrgyzstan. This enzootic area belongs to a group of Tien-Shan mountain plague foci and crosses the boundaries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and China. After collapse of Soviet Union, this area was not...

Author(s)
Sariyeva, G.; Abdel, Z.; Shabunin, A.; Sagiyev, Z.; Abdikarimov, S.; Bazarkanova, G.; Kendirbaev, D.; Maimulov, R.; Dzhaparova, A.; Sofeikov, V.; Abdirassilova, A.; Mussagaliyeva, R.; Kurmanov, B.; Aitbaeva, Z.; Almazbek, D.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2018, 18, 10, pp 524-532
Abstract

Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354
Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to calculate the economic losses during an outbreak of Simulium (Wilhelmia) spp. in the Cappadocia Region of Turkey. Methods: The economic costs associated with a 2006-2007 outbreak of Simulium (Wilhelmia) spp. in the Cappadocia region of Turkey were calculated...

Author(s)
Sarıözkan, S.; İncİ, A.; Yıldırım, A.; Düzlü, Ö.; Gray, E. W.; Adler, P. H.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2014, 38, 2, pp 116-119
Abstract

Over the last few decades, ecological factors, combined with everchanging landscapes mainly linked to human activities (e.g. encroachment and tourism) have contributed to modifications in the transmission of parasitic diseases from domestic to wildlife carnivores and vice versa. In the first of...

Author(s)
Otranto, D.; Cantacessi, C.; Dantas-Torres, F.; Brianti, E.; Pfeffer, M.; Genchi, C.; Guberti, V.; Capelli, G.; Deplazes, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 213, 1, pp 24-37
Abstract

This work contains Office International Epizooties (OIE) conference proceedings on the economic benefits, sustainability, diseases, trade, conservation, relationship with domestic animal health and public health implications of wild animals.

Author(s)
Karesh, W.; Machalaba, C.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Animal health and biodiversity: preparing for the future. Compendium of the OIE Global Conference on Wildlife, Paris, France, 23-25 February 2011, 2012, pp 191 pp.
Abstract

Mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) are critically endangered primates surviving in two isolated populations in protected areas within the Virunga Massif of Rwanda, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Mountain gorillas face intense ...

Author(s)
Hogan, J. N.; Miller, W. A.; Cranfield, M. R.; Ramer, J.; Hassell, J.; Noheri, J. B.; Conrad, P. A.; Gilardi, K. V. K.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2014, 50, 1, pp 21-30

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