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Supporting articles for WME News Vol 7 Issue 1 [Volume 7 - Issue 1 - April 2014]
A Sand Gazelle Project Launched In Al Wusta Wildlife Reserve, Oman ( Download - 536.13 KB ) ( Preview )
Tick survey in Ethiopian hedgehogs (Paraechinus aethiopicus) at Thumamah, Saudi Arabia ( Download - 398.08 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 6 - Issue 2 & 3 - Sept/Dec 2011]
Wadi Wurayah, Fujairah, UAE, teams with life, with the discovery of 55 new species. ( Download - 187.98 KB ) ( Preview )
Wadi Wurayah, Fujairah, UAE, teams with life, with the discovery of 55 new species (Arabic). ( Download - 150.43 KB ) ( Preview )
Intestinal shell impactions in rehabilitated hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricate) in the UAE. ( Download - 69.59 KB ) ( Preview )
First king cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus jubatus) births in the UAE. ( Download - 326.22 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 6 - Issue 1 - June 2011]
Arabian bustard conservation in Yemen: Public awareness perspective - Web Version - English ( Download - 366.63 KB ) ( Preview )
Arabian bustard conservation in Yemen: Public awareness perspective - Web Version - Arabic ( Download - 344.45 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 5 - Issue 4 - March 2011]
Bird Ringing in Bahrain 2005 - 2010 - Web Version ( Download - 347.29 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 4 - Issue 4 - March 2010]
Wild in the UAE (7 Days 30 Mar 2010) Visit Link
Show us the proof (7 Days 23 Mar 2010) Visit Link
Proceedings of "First Middle Eastern Biodiversity Congress" published ( Download - 85.26 KB ) ( Preview )
Artificial wetland biodiversity in desert countries (web version) ( Download - 229.67 KB ) ( Preview )
Request for Photographs of the Rock Hyrax (Procavia capensis) in the Middle East (web version) ( Download - 150.83 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 4 - Issue 3 - December 2009]

Rescued animals Crowd Dubai Zoo (Gulf News 9 December 2009)

Officials foil bid to smuggle houbaras into UAE (Gulf News 4 December 2009)

Background to the Illustrated Checklist of the Flora of Qatar ( Download - 41.24 KB ) ( Preview )
Fourth International Date Palm Conference Announcement ( Download - 207.23 KB ) ( Preview )
Predation, AFRICAN HERP NEWS 49, DECEMBER 2009 ( Download - 18.91 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 4 - Issue 2 - September 2009]

Running on empty - Syria's worst drought in decades... (7 Days 28-07-09)

New hope for survival of Arabian oryx - (The National 06-09-09)

Hanging out with bat man - (The National 03-10-09)

They’re crazy for the foxes - (The National 10-10-09)

Cute, but no cuddly kitty - (The National 17-10-09)

Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 4 - Issue 1 - June 2009]

Caracals being hunted to brink of extinction (The National 18 March 2009)

Urgent Population Assessment for Barbary lion (Panthera leo leo)

Observations on foot and mouth disease in vaccinated and unvaccinated wildlife in the United Arab Emirates ( Download - 172.96 KB ) ( Preview )
Lebanon - back on the illegal wild animal trade map ( Download - 115.1 KB ) ( Preview )
10th Conservation Workshop for the Fauna of Arabia ( Download - 116.42 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 3 - Issue 4 - March 2009]

Cameron's Camel Campaign

Cameron's Award (The National 23/12/08)

Cameron's Campaign (Gulf News 26/03/08)

Wadi Wurayah Protected - The National

UNESCO newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 1

Cameron's Flyer ( Download - 125.3 KB ) ( Preview )
PAAZAB Endorsement of Panthera leo leo UPA ( Download - 59.38 KB ) ( Preview )
Feeding Starch to Browsing Ruminants - web version ( Download - 65.18 KB ) ( Preview )
First Tagging of an Indus River Dolphin - web version ( Download - 65.32 KB ) ( Preview )
Zoology in the Middle East - Vol 46 (TOC) ( Download - 48.84 KB ) ( Preview )
Diseases and Medical Management of Houbara Bustards and Other Otididae (TOC) ( Download - 348.33 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 3 - Issue 3 - December 2008]

Public health risk as diet and lack of sun take toll - (The National 18/05/08)

Children get it spot on to save leopards - (Gulf News 14/11/08)

Captive breeding proposed for Palmyra's Northern Bald Ibis - BirdLife News Alert - 17 Sep 2008

Invasion of Indian crows sparks alert - (The West Australian 08/11/08)

 

Lack of sunlight makes babies ill - (The National 07/06/08) 

 
News on the Barn Owl Nestbox programme in Israel - Barn Owl Trust ( Download - 52.89 KB ) ( Preview )
UNESCO newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 1 ( Download - 482.85 KB ) ( Preview )
Determining animal numbers is an intricate task - web version ( Download - 71.97 KB ) ( Preview )
The importance of lighting for captive breeding projects - web version ( Download - 73.35 KB ) ( Preview )
The house crow in the Middle East - web version ( Download - 129.73 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 3 - Issue 2 - Sept 2008]

Conservation of Coral Reefs in the Persian Gulf WWF Final Report -

Conservation in Qatar: Impacts of Increasing Industrialization

Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation Conference

Marine conservation initatives by the EWS-WWF (web version) ( Download - 161.36 KB ) ( Preview )
Mortality at a hawksbill turtle rearing centre (web version) ( Download - 545.29 KB ) ( Preview )
Ras Sharma protected area remains unprotected (web version) ( Download - 155.23 KB ) ( Preview )
A short report on green sea turtle microbiology - Christadus Silvanose ( Download - 612.15 KB ) ( Preview )
Normal blood chemistry of free-living green sea turtles - R. Hasbun, A. J. Lawrence, J. Naldo, J. H. Samour and S. M. Al-Ghais from Comparative Haematology International, 8: 174-177 ( Download - 41.67 KB ) ( Preview )
Normal Haematology of Free-Living Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the United Arab Emirates - J. H. Samour, J. C. Howlett, C. Silvanose, C. R. Hasbun and S. M. Al-Ghais from Comparative Haematology International, 8: 102-107 ( Download - 101.18 KB ) ( Preview )
British Seahorse Survey, Funding Request Download the Funding Request ( Download - 55.25 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 3 - Issue 1 - June 2008]
Arabian leopard fact sheet, by David Stanton ( Download - 97.27 KB ) ( Preview )
Yemini Leopard Recovery Programme, Brochure ( Download - 296.28 KB ) ( Preview )
YLRP Information Sheet ( Download - 88.48 KB ) ( Preview )
Browse Silage in the United Arab Emirates web version ( Download - 211.23 KB ) ( Preview )
Kilgallon C, Bailey T, Arca-Ruibal B, Misheff M, O'Donovan D (2008) Blood gas and acid base parameters in non-tranquilised Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) in the UAE. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine: Vol. 39, No. 1 pp. 6-12. ( Download - 175.41 KB ) ( Preview )
Hammer C, Stutz K, Deb A, Arif A, Taha A, Clauss M, Hammer S (2008) Medical management and pathology of captive gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) at Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation from 2001 to 2006. Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians 7: 349-351 ( Download - 379.09 KB ) ( Preview )
Zerbe P, Schwarz C, Deb A, Borjal R, Arif A, Taha AS, Streich WJ, Clauss M, Hammer S (2008) Long-term monitoring of endoparasites in captive birds of paradise at Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation. Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians 7: 237-238 ( Download - 277.12 KB ) ( Preview )
Hammer S, Schwarz C, Zerbe P, Deb A, Borjal R, Arif A, Taha A, Clauss M (2008) Excessive iron storage in captive birds of paradise at Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation. Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians 7: 345-348 ( Download - 520.95 KB ) ( Preview )
WIECKOWSKI T., ABRAHAM A. A., WERNERY U. (2008) LIVER COPPER CONCENTRATION IN CAPTIVE THOMSON GAZELLES (GAZELLA THOMSONI ) IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians 7: 287-292. ( Download - 71.35 KB ) ( Preview )
A. PAS, G. DORRESTEIN (2008) IDIOPATHIC INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE IN A SANDCAT (FELIS MARGARITA). Proceedings of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians, (EAZWV), 30. April - 3. May 2008, Leipzig, Germany, 403. ( Download - 780.03 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 2 - Issue 4 - March 2008]
Lynch, C., Population biology: The science of population management for captivity, reintroduction and conservation. ( Download - 81.5 KB ) ( Preview )
Strauss, M., Where are we in terms of Arabian oryx conservation? ( Download - 169.2 KB ) ( Preview )
Seddon, P., 9th Conservation Workshop for the Fauna of Arabia: Protected Area Systems in the Arabian Peninsula. Short report ( Download - 68.35 KB ) ( Preview )
Ofner, W., Bailey, T., O'Donovan, D., Wernery, U. and Zachariah, R. (2007) Absence of antibodies against Brucella sp. In different species of semi free-ranging Bovidae in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Vet. Med. Austria (94). ( Download - 78.1 KB ) ( Preview )
ProMED Feedback on West Nile Fever in the United Arab Emirates WME News Vol 2 Issue 3. ( Download - 40.43 KB ) ( Preview )
Field Studies Council Darwin Scholarship Programme - Information and how to apply - .pdf formatU.S. ( Download - 77.11 KB ) ( Preview )
Department of the Interior National Park Service Fellowship Opportunity - Information and how to apply - .pdf format ( Download - 61.87 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 2 - Issue 3 - December 2007]

Birdlife International - Middle East Division, Continuing efforts for the survival of the Syrian Northern Bald Ibis colonyMurn, C., Khan, U. and Farid., F.Pakistan's Gyps Vulture Restoration ProjectLloyd, C and Stidworthy, M., Coxiella burnetii  (Q-fever) Infection in Dama Gazelle (Gazella dama)

Wernery, U., Basker, V.J., Joseph, S. and Kinne, J., (2007)  An attenuated vaccine protects Houbara Bustards (Chlamydotis undulata) from systemic pox   Proc. European Assoc. Avian Veterinarians, Zurich. Pp 86-93.E. Obon, T.A. Bailey, A. Di Somma, C. Silvanose, D. O'Donovan, S. Mc Keown,  S. Joseph and  U. Wernery, (2007) Seroprevalence of H5 avian Influenza virus in birds from the United Arab EmiratesProc. European Assoc. Avian Veterinarians, Zurich. Pp 424-427.Wernery, U., T. Kettle, M. Moussa, H. Babiker and J. Whiting, West Nile Fever in the United Arab Emirates.

Wernery, U. (2008), Fatal pollution, CVRL, UAE. ( Download - 1.2 MB ) ( Preview )
J. Kinne, S. Oliveros, S. Joseph, R. Manvell and U. Wernery (2007) Severe outbreak of pox in captive Houbara Bustards (Chlamydotis undulata undulata) in Morocco. Proc. European Assoc. Avian Veterinarians, Zurich. Pp 94-101. ( Download - 268.81 KB ) ( Preview )
Rostami, A, Dehghan, M. M., Masoudifard, M., Memarian, I., Shahi Ferdous, M. M., The Report of Periapical Abscess in Carnassial Tooth in an Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) ( Download - 449.71 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 2 - Issue 2 - October 2007]

M. Zafar-ul Islam, Mohammed Basheer P., Moayyad Sher Shah, Hajid al-Subai and Mohammad Shobrak, Conservation efforts to restore the houbara bustard (Chlamydotis macqueeni) population in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Newby, John, Saving Saharan wildlifeKinne, J., Joseph, M.  and Wernery, U,  Amyloidosis caused by gastric candidiasis in captive Stone curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus) in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)

Newby, J., Sahelo-Saharan Interest Group Amrita Deb and Sven Hammer,  ZRC - Zoo Research Camp 2007

Martin-Jurado, O., Hammer, C. and Hammer, S.(2007) Beira (Dorcatragus megalotis) immobilisation in Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians Conference, May 2007, Edinburgh, pp 293-295. Wenger, S., Silvanose, C., O’Donovan, D. & Bailey, T.A.  (2007)  Plasma protein electrophoresis in clinically healthy Asian Houbara Bustards (Chlamydotis undulata macqueenii) using high resolution agarose gel electrophoresis.  European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians Conference, May 2007, Edinburgh Pp 339-340.Kent, J., Bailey, T.A., Silvanose, C.D., McKeown, S., Wernery, U., Kinne, J., &  Manvell, R. (2006)  An outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in a mixed-species aviculture unit in Dubai in 2005.  Veterinary Clinics of North America.  9(3):523-31.

Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 2 - Issue 1 - June 2007]
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 1 - Issue 4 - March 2007]

O’Donovan, D. and Bailey, T. (2006) Restraint of Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates using a mobile raceway, Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the International Congress of Zookeepers: Gold Coast, Australia.Edmonds, J. A., (2007),Conservation of the Arabian leopard – Workshop Report, 8th Conservation Workshop for the Fauna of Arabia, Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife, 30th of January to the 1st  of February 2007. Unpublished Report.

Amir, O. G., (2006), Wildlife Trade in Somalia, IUCN/SSC/Antelope Specialist Group/ Northeast Africa Subgroup. 1-28. ( Download - 1.96 MB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 1 - Issue 3 - December 2006]
O'Donovan, D. (2006), Institutional collection plans in the Middle East, WME News 1:3 p7, Dubai, UAE ( Download - 70.41 KB ) ( Preview )
Supporting articles for Newsletter [Volume 1 - Issue 2 - September 2006]

Naldo, J., Samour, J. and Bailey, T. (1997) The quarantine station at the National Avian Research Centre, Abu Dhabi. Int Zoo Yb 35: 256-261 (Size 983 Kb)Bailey, T.A., Silvanose, C.D., Naldo J., Combreau, O., Launay, F., Wernery, U., Kinne, J., Gough, R., & Manvell, R. (2000) Health considerations of the rehabilitation of illegally traded houbara bustardsChlamydotis undulata macqueenii in the Middle East. Oryx, 34: 325-334. (Size 544 Kb)

http://www.aza.org/Accreditation/Accred_Cert_Info/ (Size 242 Kb)

AZA, (2007), Recommended Quarantine Procedures, IN: 2007 Guide to Accreditation of Zoological Parks and Aquariums pp 16-22, ( Download - 241.05 KB ) ( Preview )

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