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Whales in mass strandings, photo by Emma Betty (Coastal Marine Mammal Research)

Animal Ethics is funding pioneering research at Massey University on how to best help whales in mass strandings

Animal Ethics is funding a novel research project with the aim of informing issue protocols and policies concerning stranded marine mammals with the best science available. Read more

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Winter 2019 Animal Ethics internships

We are accepting applications for Animal Ethics 2019 winter internships in a variety of areas. If you think you can help us in a way that’s not listed, please get in touch! Read more

Dr. Meagan King is awarded Animal Ethics postdoctoral grant to carry out research on welfare biology at the University of Guelph

We have awarded Dr. Meagan King a postdoctoral grant to research welfare biology in Canada. Read more

Why age-specific mortality is relevant to welfare biology

Knowledge of age-specific mortality patterns will be helpful for contextualizing the anticipated data in order to understand what being a member of any species is like on average. Read more

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What is sentience, and why does it matter?

Sentience is the reason to respect other beings, and all the evidences indicate that vertebrates and a large number of invertebrates are sentient. Read more

Rejecting animal exploitation: Veganism

Learn more about the reasons to reject animal exploitation, and how to do it in your everyday life, joining many others who have done so too. Read more

Wild animal suffering: Learn more

Many people ignore that most animals suffer significantly and die prematurely in the wild, but it's possible to help them successfully. Read more


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