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'Feelings and Fitness' not 'Feelings or Fitness' - the raison d’être of Conservation Welfare, which aligns conservation and animal welfare objectives

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Increasingly, human activities, including those aimed at conserving species and ecosystems (conservation activities) influence not only the survival and fitness but also the welfare of wild animals. Animal welfare relates to how an animal is experiencing its life and encompasses both its physical and mental states. While conservation biology and animal welfare science are both multi-disciplinary fields that use scientific methods to address concerns about animals, their focus and objectives s...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fvets.2018.00296

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Veterinary Science Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
Article: 296
Publication date:
2018-11-27
Acceptance date:
2018-11-05
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ISSN:
2297-1769
Pubs id:
pubs:939684
URN:
uri:2bb28250-4207-410e-b559-2da31a5f70af
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uuid:2bb28250-4207-410e-b559-2da31a5f70af
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pubs:939684

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