5. Animals under Strain: Life is Stressful

  1. David A. Lovejoy and
  2. Dalia Barsyte

Published Online: 31 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979600.ch5

Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success

Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success

How to Cite

Lovejoy, D. A. and Barsyte, D. (2011) Animals under Strain: Life is Stressful, in Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979600.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721391

Online ISBN: 9780470979600

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Keywords:

  • Animals Under Strain: Life is Stressful;
  • Changing Environments and Stress Bottlenecks;
  • Environmental Stress-Inducing Factors;
  • Migration as Part of a Life Strategy;
  • Reproductive Strategy and Habitat Erosion;
  • Human Industrial Waste as an Evolutionarily Novel Stressor;
  • Anticipation of Stress;
  • Nutrition, Toxins and Infertility;
  • ‘poikilothermic’;
  • Reactive oxygen species (ROS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Changing Environments and Stress Bottlenecks

  • Environmental Stress-Inducing Factors

  • Migration as Part of a Life Strategy

  • Reproductive Strategy and Habitat Erosion

  • Human Industrial Waste as an Evolutionarily Novel Stressor

  • Anticipation of Stress

  • Nutrition, Toxins and Infertility

  • Summary