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What is wild animal suffering?

Wild animal suffering refers to the harms that animals living outside of direct human control suffer due partly or totally to natural causes. It covers not only the animals living in wild or semi-wild areas, but also feral animals and animals living in urban environments. Read more

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Identifying predictors of insect abundance

Understanding the present drivers and correlates of insect abundance might be helpful in comparing the total amount of insect suffering that is present or possible in different environments. Read more

Animal Ethics talks and courses in multiple countries

In 2019, Animal Ethics is continuing our outreach work by speaking at universities and conferences. We will continue to carry out this work, with an emphasis on organizing courses. Read more

Second round of master’s grants for research at the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare science

We’re accepting applications for grants for master’s projects in the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare science. 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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