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Snails and bivalves: A discussion of possible edge cases for sentience

We will address the limited scientific literature about bivalve and gastropod sentience. There are no conclusive reasons to deny that they are sentient. Read more

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New texts about suffering-focused ethics and prioritarianism added to our ethics and animals section

We have just published two new pages in our website section about ethics and nonhuman animals: suffering-focused ethics and prioritarianism. Read more

Invertebrate sentience: a review of the behavioral evidence

Whether invertebrate animals possess sentience is a key question. If they are sentient, this would mean they have the ability to experience pain and pleasure, features which would warrant them moral consideration. Read more

Vaccinating badgers in the UK can end the killing and help animals

Vaccinating badgers against bTB is well-studied and interventions such as this can lay the groundwork for future interventions to help animals living in the wild instead of killing them. Read more

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Wild animal suffering video course

This course includes 28 videos that explain the situation of animals in the wild, why and how to help, and how to promote academic work on this fied. Read more

What animals are sentient, and why it matters

Evidence indicates that vertebrates and many invertebrates are sentient. Sentience is the capacity to feel and have experiences such as pain. Read more

Introduction to wild animal suffering ebook

Most animals suffer in the wild and die prematurely, but it’s possible to help them. This book explains the reasons and the different ways to do it. Read more

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