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This paper looks at how the Maasai pastoralists of Northern Tanzania have been excluded from their lands and why this has caused traditional livelihoods to become unsustainable. It then goes on to suggest that community-based tourism offers possible alternative sustainable solutions both to the...

Author(s)
Goodman, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2002, 5, 3/4, pp 280-286
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

This book, inclusive of 19 chapters, focus on infectious risks associated with particular type of leisure activities, such as water recreation, camping, gardening, playing sport, interacting with pet and non-pet animals, receiving body modifications, mountain climbing, international travel and ...

Author(s)
Schlossberg, D.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp xv + 411 pp.
Abstract

This paper identifies mitigation measures to oil palm expansion, and suggests complementary livelihood options. Findings showed negative impacts of monoculture oil palm plantations from unclear land acquisition processes, increased pressure on remaining land; emigration of especially men, and...

Author(s)
Namanji, S.; Ssekyewa, C.
Publisher
Tropenbos International, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Mitigating negative impacts of oil palm expansion in Kalangala, and complementary livelihoods options, 2018, pp 47-50
Abstract

Background: Ecotourism can function as a powerful tool for species conservation. However, a significant proportion of travelers at wildlife sanctuaries may be ill and potentially infectious, creating unnecessary risk of pathogen transmission to wildlife. Methods: A questionnaire was distributed to...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Martinez, L. A.; Lemke, A. A.; Ambu, L.; Nathan, S.; Alsisto, S.; Sakong, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 3, pp 169-175
Abstract

Horses are among the domestic animals that closely interact with humans and are highly parasitized by ticks, which are the primary vectors of zoonoses. As horses in Tayrona National Natural Park (PNNT) are used as a means of transporting goods, luggage and people, they are in constant contact with...

Author(s)
Santodomingo, A.; Sierra-Orozco, K.; Cotes-Perdomo, A.; Castro, L. R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2019, 77, 3, pp 411-423
Abstract

The integrated approach "One Health" is based on the reinforcement of collaborations between both human and veterinary medicine. Most of Q fever outbreaks described in France and in the Netherlands have been linked to factors promoting contact of humans with livestock like breeding densification or ...

Author(s)
Armengaud, A.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2017, No.71, pp 35-52
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

In the Southern African Development Community (SADC), there are currently 14 Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) projects, involving land from two or more participating countries. Of these projects, four have treaties signed, six have Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) negotiated, two have MOU's...

Author(s)
Bengis, R. G.; Klerk-Lorist, L. M. de
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 143-150

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