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Animal Ethics new section about animal suffering in nature


Animal Ethics is pleased to announce a new section on its website dedicated to the situation of animals in the wild. This is a very important issue that affects an enormous number of animals but has been underaddressed and underresearched until recent times. Fortunately, though, the tide is changing, as more people are realizing that animals in nature need our help just as those exploited by humans do. With this new section we intend to contribute to this change of attitude. The section is divided in three parts, which you can visit here:

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Speciesism is unjustified


Speciesism favors humans at the cost of harming nonhuman animals. If we believe justice requires impartiality, then we cannot accept speciesism as being just.

Individuals that have a capacity for positive or negative experiences can be harmed or helped by our actions. Ecosystems and biocenoses cannot.


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To be conscious is to be able to have some kind of subjective experience or awareness of something. In addition to humans, many nonhuman animals are conscious.

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