Discourse ethics

6 Sep 2023

Discourse ethics is a view in moral and political philosophy according to which we should follow the moral principles that would be mutually acceptable to everyone affected by the consequences of applying such principles. Discourse ethicists defend the view that the best moral norms can only be rightly defined intersubjectively. That is, the way to find these norms should be through dialogue, by weighing arguments against each other. Read more

A reflection on World Day for the End of Speciesism

26 Aug 2023

August 26 is celebrated as World Day for the End of Speciesism, to reflect on the harms we inflict on animals and our responsibility to protect them. Speciesism is discrimination against certain animals simply because they belong to some species. Read more

A new academic paper responding to objections against helping wild animals

10 Aug 2023

A recently published paper addresses and rejects both the claim that reducing wild animals is impossible and the claim that it is morally objectionable Read more

Spain approves animal rescue in natural disasters and emergencies

30 Jul 2023

Animal Ethics had made various proposals to the governments of Spain and Brazil, advocating for the inclusion of animals in action plans Read more

Animal Ethics funded a newly published study about causes of death, illness, and injury to wild animals in Canada

20 Jul 2023

A paper examining causes of morbidity and mortality in wild animals across Canada was published Read more

FAQ: What’s the difference between respect for sentient beings and environmentalism?

29 Jun 2023

Animal ethics values the wellbeing of sentient individuals. E nvironmentalism values wholes like ecosystems, species, and biodiversity. Read more

Thanking Siobhan O’Sullivan for all she did for a better world for animals

18 Jun 2023
Siobhan O'Sullivan

Animal philosopher and activist Siobhan O’Sullivan died on June 17th after a long struggle against ovarian cancer Read more

You can make a big impact now – no experience required

16 May 2023

At Animal Ethics we work to make the world a better place for all sentient beings. Anyone can help us with our content, which will allow us to reach many more people. Read more

Talks, workshops, and meetups throughout Asia

25 Apr 2023

These were the first visits to Nepal, Thailand, and Hong Kong. We will be giving talks at the Vegan Festival in Indonesia, and in a virtual event in the Philippines. Read more

World Day for the End of Fishing 2023

25 Mar 2023

March 25th, 2023 is the World Day for the End of Fishing. As part of this initiative, Animal Ethics calls for the abolition of fishing and aquatic farms. Read more

Animal Ethics website is now available in Telugu

13 Mar 2023

Our website is available in multiple languages. We are pleased to present our website in a new language from South Asia: the Telugu language. Read more

All we need is your vote today for Project for Awesome

18 Feb 2023

Animal Ethics is currently participating in the Project for Awesome charity drive. People submit short videos in support of charities and then everyone votes on […] Read more

Animal ethics plans for 2023

31 Jan 2023

We are increasingly emphasizing the importance of long-term work for animals. There are some areas where animal suffering could increase astronomically in the future if we fail to address them now. Read more

Animal Ethics in 2022: The year in review

31 Dec 2022

After the constraints we had in previous years due to the COVID pandemic, 2022 was a very active year for Animal Ethics Read more

International Animal Rights Day

10 Dec 2022

December 10th is International Animal Rights Day. International Human Rights Day is celebrated on the same day. Here we explain the relationship between them. Read more

Thank you for doubling your donations!

1 Nov 2022

Thank you to everyone who donated on The Giving Block or every.org. All matching funds have run out. Read more

The Montreal Declaration on Animal Exploitation

11 Oct 2022

A public declaration signed by philosophers from around the world denouncing animal exploitation Read more

Animal Ethics’s recent talks and seminars around the world

28 Sep 2022

In recent months, Animal Ethics has participated in a large number of events at conferences, universities and other venues in many different countries Read more

Using thermal imaging to help animals in the wild: New literature review

13 Sep 2022

A new literature review about thermal imaging to help animals explores how the technology is being used in various applications Read more

Answers to the AMA on World Day for an End to Speciesism

31 Aug 2022

On August 27, World Day for an End to Speciesism, Soudamini and Aditya from Animal Ethics responded to AMA questions on the subjects of speciesism Read more