Trends in Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Health
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Trends in Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Health

Fish and other seafood have always been considered as an important part of human diet and have also long been recognized as a health-promoting food for human nutrition. However, managing aquatic food resources remains a challenge as the human population is expanding and overfishing poses a threat to fishing reserves in several areas. Aquaculture is the alternative solution for food production from the sea. According to the FAO, aquac...

Dachshunds Are the Best!
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Dachshunds Are the Best!

What’s that dog with the long body, soft ears, and loyal personality? It’s the dachshund! Dachshunds are sweet dogs with clownish attitudes and bold streaks of independence. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever - and it’s easy to see why. If you’re a dachshund fan, you’ll want to learn all about this breed, from its strong bark and great potential as a watchdog to its history as a badger hunter in Germany. You’ll also want ...

The Mediterranean Middle East and North Africa 2018: Interim Assessment of Key SME Reforms
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The Mediterranean Middle East and North Africa 2018

This report provides an in-depth analysis of major reforms undertaken between 2014 and 2018 to promote micro, small and medium-sized enterprise development in Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority and Tunisia. The report focuses on five strategic areas for SME policy making: SME definitions, statistics and institutions; improving business environments for SMEs and entrepreneurs; fostering access ...

Jacques Coly, "Les chiens des Pyrénées : Labrits et Patous, chiens du berger"
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Les chiens des Pyrénées : Labrits et Patous, chiens du berger

Merveilleux Labrit, vif, intelligent, toujours en mouvement. C'est par excellence le chien de conduite du troupeau. Le Patou, lui, c'est la force tranquille, l'irremplaçable gardien, capable de faire face à l'ours, comme au loup. À travers l'histoire et la vie de ces chiens du berger, Jacques Coly brosse le portrait d'une communauté pastorale pyrénéenne, étonnamment vivante. Biographie de l'auteur Auteur d'études sur l'ethnologie du ...

Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters
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Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters

The devastating impacts of natural disastersnot only directly affect humans and infrastructure, but also animals, which may be crucial to the livelihoods of many people.This bookconsiders the needs of animals in the aftermath of disasters and explains the importance of looking to their welfare in extreme events. The authors explore how animals are affected by specific disaster types, what their emergency and subsequent welfare needs ...

How the Snake Lost its Legs: Curious Tales from the Frontier of Evo-Devo
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How the Snake Lost its Legs

'Professor Held has created a remarkable work of scholarship, notable for its accessibility, readability, and breadth with an overall welcoming tone that is reminiscent of those memorable professors who make the complex approachable through their lectures ... The book works on several levels, suitable for sampling as well as for an entire read. The concluding 'bestiary' celebrates the diversity of life and the vast array of questions...

Primate Communication: A Multimodal Approach
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Primate Communication: A Multimodal Approach

Bringing together research on primate vocal, gestural, facial, olfactory and multimodal communication, Primate Communication offers a uniquely holistic overview. It explores the morphological, neural and cognitive foundations of primate communication through discussion of cutting-edge research. It is essential reading for researchers and students interested in primate behaviour and language evolution.

The Howell Book of Dogs: The Definitive Reference to 300 Breeds and Varieties
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The Howell Book of Dogs

The Howell Book of Dogs is a hardcover, four-color book that will serve as a timeless and authoritative reference for dog owners and those who are considering getting a dog. Approximately 300 breeds and varieties are covered, encompassing AKC breeds, UKC breeds, and many rare breeds, such as the Eurasier, Jagd Terrier, Mi Ki, and Thai Ridgeback. One or more color photos of each breed will supplement text that describes the breed’s or...

Jean-Louis Victor, "Ces animaux qui nous font du bien"
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Ces animaux qui nous font du bien

Les animaux peuvent être thérapeutes et sauveurs des hommes, tant vis-à-vis des enfants autistes ou psychotiques que pour tirer de la dépression ou du stress, que pour soulager des handicaps physiques et mentaux… L’essor de la thérapie assistée par l’animal est manifeste et ne fait que débuter avec des résultats remarquables… Un ouvrage qui ouvre des perspectives incroyables. Quatrième de couverture Oui, affirment nos deux auteurs, i...