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Title Ethics on the ark : zoos, animal welfare, and wildlife conservation / edited by Bryan G. Norton ... [and others] ; with assistance from John Wuichet.

Publication Info. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  639.9301 NOR    IN TRANSIT
Description xxvi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Zoo and aquarium biology and conservation series
Zoo and aquarium biology and conservation series.
Note Papers from a workshop held in Atlanta, Georgia, in March 1992.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / David Ehrenfeld -- Preface / Bryan Norton -- Zoo conservation and ethical paradoxes -- William Conway -- Role of zoos in the twenty-first century / Eugene Hargrove -- Toward a responsible zoo agenda / Terry Maple -- Lions and tigers and bears, oh no! / David Hancocks -- Are zoos morally defensible? / Tom Regan -- Zoos revisited / Dale Jamieson -- Wildlife conservation and individual animal welfare / Dale Jamieson -- Natural processes, individuals, and units of conservation / Robert Vrjenhoek -- Noah's Ark II: rescuing species and ecosystems / Valerius Geist -- Caring for nature: a broader look at animal stewardship / Bryan Norton -- Wild animal acquisition ethics for zoo biologists / Fred Koontz -- To procure or not to procure / Ardith Eudey -- Reintroduction, zoos, conservation, and animal welfare / Benjamin Beck -- Captive breeding of endangered species / Robert Loftin -- Introduction to reintroduction / David Hancocks -- Culling surplus animals for population management / Robert Lacy -- Success breeds a quandary: to cull or not to cull / Donald Lindburg and Linda Lindburg -- Should or should not of captive breeding: whose ethic? / Frederic Wagner -- Defining the good zoo: animal care, maintenance, and welfare / Terry Maple, Rita McManamon, and Elizabeth Stevens -- Differing conceptions of animal welfare / John Wuichet -- Ethical considerations in zoo and aquarium research / Michael Hutchins, Betsy Dresser, and Chris Wemmer -- Science in zoos: arrogance of knowledge versus humility of ignorance / Roger Fouts -- Putting the spin on animal ethics: ethical parameters for marketing and public relations / Karen Allen -- Zoos kand the public: a view from the ASPCA / Roger Caras
Subject Captive wild animals -- Breeding -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Wildlife conservation -- Congresses.
Zoos -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Zoo animals -- Congresses.
Animal welfare -- Congresses.
Added Author Norton, Bryan G.
ISBN 1560985151 (alkaline paper)

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