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By Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz

This e-book offers mirrored image at the more and more blurry limitations that signify the human-animal dating. within the Anthropocene people and animals have come nearer jointly and this asks for rethinking previous divisions. to start with, new medical insights and technological advances result in a blurring of the limits among animals and people. Secondly, our expanding effect on nature results in a rethinking of the outdated contrast among person animal ethics and collectivist environmental ethics. Thirdly, ongoing urbanization and destruction of animal habitats ends up in a blurring among the kinds of untamed and domesticated animals. ultimately, globalization and international weather swap have resulted in the fragmentation of common habitats, blurring the outdated contrast among in situ and ex situ conservation. during this ebook, researchers on the leading edge in their fields systematically research the wide box of human-animal family members, facing wild, liminal, and family animals, with conservation, and zoos, and with applied sciences reminiscent of biomimicry. This publication is well timed in that it explores the recent instructions during which our pondering the human-animal dating are constructing. whereas the objective viewers basically involves animal stories students, coming from quite a lot of disciplines together with philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethology, literature, and picture reports, a number of the issues which are mentioned have relevance past a merely theoretical one; as such the ebook additionally goals to encourage for instance biologists, conservationists, and zoo keepers to mirror on their dating with animals.

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