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

7 Nov 2019

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

30 Oct 2019

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

What is wild animal suffering?

18 Oct 2019

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 animals living in wild or semi-wild areas, but also in urban or agricultural environments. Read more

Identifying predictors of insect abundance

12 Oct 2019

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

25 Sep 2019

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

30 Aug 2019

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

Literature review about invertebrate sentience

30 Jul 2019

Animal Ethics has released a review of the neuroscientific literature about invertebrate sentience focusing on number of neurons in the brain, specific brain structures, and degree of centralization. Read more

A new article about how fireworks harm nonhuman animals of all sizes

1 Jul 2019

Fireworks can cause psychological and physical harm to nonhuman animals in many ways, affecting far more animals than just those who live with humans. Read more

Animal Ethics is hiring a welfare biology research and outreach coordinator

19 Jun 2019
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Animal Ethics is hiring a welfare biology research and outreach coordinator. This is a remote position. The deadline for applications is July 31. Read more

Call for grant applications: Research in the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare science at master’s level

27 May 2019

Animal Ethics is calling for applications for grants to carry out master’s theses in wild animal welfare and welfare biology. Read more

Call for grant applications: Postdoc research in the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare science

21 May 2019

We are looking for a PhD graduate who wants to do innovative work in the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare. Read more

Summer 2019 Animal Ethics internships

27 Apr 2019

Animal Ethics is accepting applications for internships to support our work in favor of helping animals in the wild and defending animals exploited by humans. The application deadline is June 15th. Read more

Animal Charity Evaluators’ Effective Animal Advocacy Fund will support Animal Ethics’s wild animal suffering work

21 Apr 2019

Animal Ethics is happy to announce we’re a grant recipient of Animal Charity Evaluators’ Effective Animal Advocacy Fund. Read more

Animal Ethics is funding a novel research project examining causes of harm and mortality to wild animals in Greece

12 Apr 2019
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Animal Ethics is supporting research on projects that will help us better understand wild animal suffering and make it more tractable. Read more

Promoting Welfare Biology as the Study of Wild Animal Suffering – video and transcript

12 Mar 2019

This EA Global talk explains what wild animal suffering is and what is being done to address it. The talk discusses the creation of a new field of research, welfare biology. Read more

Welfare biology research: Sexual competition

27 Feb 2019

This a project draft about sexual competition that shows the kind of research that could be developed in welfare biology regarding the life history of animals. It can be used and adapted freely by anyone. Read more

Animal Ethics’s 2019 strategic plan

30 Jan 2019

The capacity of Animal Ethics has increased very significantly in the last year and a half, and we can now pursue more and larger projects. You can download our 2019 strategic plan here. Read more

Animal Ethics work in 2018

1 Jan 2019

In 2018, Animal Ethics has entered a new stage in our work, with a focus on animals living in the wild. In addition, we have continued to increase the number of countries in which we are active, and we have started to work in Chinese. Read more

Welfare biology research: Vaccination of animals in the wild

19 Dec 2018

This is a project draft to illustrate the research that scientists could develop in relation to vaccination of animals in the wild. It includes several separate research questions. Read more

Winter 2018 Animal Ethics Internships

1 Dec 2018

If you share our goals and wish to help us with our work raising awareness and promoting discussion about issues in animal ethics, please consider applying for one of our volunteer internships. Read more