A new study examines the available literature on the moral consideration of animals in China

16 Jul 2021

A recent literature review examined the current attitudes and legal protection of nonhuman animals in China. Read more

Snails and bivalves: a discussion of indicators of sentience

22 Jun 2021

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

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

8 Jun 2021

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

Invertebrate sentience: a review of the behavioral evidence

30 May 2021

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

6 May 2021

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

Why the use of insects to feed other animals should be stopped: Animal Ethics feedback to the European Union

23 Apr 2021

Along with other organizations, Animal Ethics provided feedback to the European Union explaining why insect farming should be stopped. Read more

Wild Animal Suffering Advocacy Workshop

5 Apr 2021

This is an excellent opportunity to increase your knowledge and expand your advocacy skills in wild animal suffering work. The workshop will be based on the materials of our wild animal suffering video course. Read more

Outlook on the emerging field of wild animal welfare research: talk transcript

15 Mar 2021

This talk explains how people working in academia, especially students, can have an impact by helping wild animals with their careers, by promoting work on welfare biology. Read more

An introductory article about the use of insects as food

8 Mar 2021

Traditionally, different types of insects have been consumed as food in several countries. At present, this consumption is experiencing a worrying increase. The most problematic consequence… Read more

What Animal Ethics is currently working on

27 Feb 2021

At Animal Ethics, we work on relatively diverse projects, but they all help move us towards our aims of seeing a world with greater respect for nonhuman animals and helping the most vulnerable.  Read more

A new article illustrating degree of centralization and capacity for consciousness in invertebrates

16 Feb 2021

A new article describes the physiology of the nervous systems of invertebrates of different phyla and classes. Read more

A study by Animal Ethics looks at how scientific fields have formed

18 Jan 2021

Furthering a cause entails acquiring a substantial amount of knowledge about the problem the cause addresses, and academic work can be crucial for that. Read more

Animal Ethics work in 2020

27 Dec 2020

2020 has been a challenging year. But at Animal Ethics we have made important progress in three areas: we published educational work about wild animal advocacy, we worked with academics and we expanded our work internationally. Read more

Videos of recent talks and interviews

19 Dec 2020

In recent months, Animal Ethics representatives have given talks about speciesism, the importance of sentience, wild animal suffering and how to alleviate it, and our international work. Read more

A study of wild animal suffering using data from wild animal rescue centers in Greece

14 Dec 2020

This study examines how data about wild animals admitted to rescue centers in Greece provides insight into natural harms affecting wild animals. Read more

Double your donations on Giving Tuesday December 1 2020

26 Nov 2020

Read some highlights of our work so far this year, plus instructions about how you can double your donation to us. Please support our work so that we can continue to educate and do research to help animals. Read more

The potential to reduce the suffering of animals in the wild using eDNA sampling

15 Nov 2020

eDNA sampling is a noninvasive research technique that can be used to learn more about animals in the wild, such as whether they’re suffering from a particular disease. Read more

Introduction to the legal consideration of wild animals in the United States

25 Oct 2020

The legalities of helping and harming animals in the wild are shaped by many variables, such as the animals’ species, where the animals live, and the nature of the activity. Read more

Introducing our website in Hindi

29 Sep 2020

This new milestone complements the outreach in India that we began earlier this year. Our website is now available in nine languages, including English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, French, Polish, Italian, Chinese, and now Hindi. Read more

We have completed the publication of our online course on wild animal suffering

16 Sep 2020

We have completed the publication of the third and last module of our online course on wild animal suffering, introducing welfare biology. Read more