Introduction to urban welfare ecology research

20 Dec 2019

Urban welfare ecology is the study of wild animals who live in urban, suburban, and industrial environments with a focus on the wellbeing of the animals as individuals, rather than as populations. Read more

We have expanded our work on the situation of animals in the wild

18 Dec 2019

We are happy to announce that we have updated the situation of animals in the wild section on our website. This is not a minor update… Read more

New work on antagonism in nature and wild animal suffering

13 Dec 2019

In recent months, we have been expanding the pages in our website section on the situation of animals in the wild. As part of that effort, we increased our coverage of the topic of antagonism in nature. Read more

Animal Ethics is funding a study of the effects of fires on animals in the wild at the Autonomous University of Madrid

9 Dec 2019

Research on the ways animals are harmed by fires in the wild puts us in a much better position to help them. Read more

A library of scientific references relevant to welfare biology

6 Dec 2019

This library of scientific references is a resource for those who want to carry out research in welfare biology, a proposed field of study at the intersection of the sciences of animal welfare and ecology. Read more

Your donation to Animal Ethics will be matched dollar for dollar

26 Nov 2019

Between now and January 7, 2020, your donation to Animal Ethics will be twice as valuable! Each dollar you donate to us between now and then will be matched dollar for dollar. Read more

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

22 Nov 2019

This research project has the aim of informing issue protocols and policies concerning stranded whales with the best science available. Read more

Winter 2019 Animal Ethics internships

14 Nov 2019

We are accepting applications for Animal Ethics 2019 winter internships in a variety of areas. If you share our goals and 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

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

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
A Ética Animal está contratando um coordenador de pesquisa e divulgação em biologia do bem-estar

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