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Put 6th and 7th December in your diary

Webinar dates to put in your calendar...     Wednesday, December 6: Factory farming, food Is it realistic to think that there will ever be an agreed worldwide standard for animal care and...more >>

November Webinar dates to put in your calendar...

Wednesday, November 1: Factory farming, food What do you think about raising animals as a source of food?  Webinar title: “Will law's sentient animal spell the end of factory farming...more >>

Don't miss your OCTOBER 11 and 12 webinars

From the September webinars, you should now be able to: State what the lawyer sees as the 3 elements of the “sentience” legislative definition;  Have clarity around the regulator...more >>

What Humpback Whales Teach About Compassion

Humpbacks act to improve the welfare of others; the classic definition of altruism. Humpbacks, it turns out, deliberately interfere with attacking killer whales to help others in distress. They don...more >>

FREE WEBINARS! (6 and 13 September 2017): The Sentient Animal: What Changes?

Join us for two exciting FREE webinars, that will discuss what changes now that the law has recognised animals as "sentient”? – presented by leading experts in the field! Wednesday,...more >>

Research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

In a time where there is increasing recognition of animals as "sentient" in the law of countries around the world, the question is "where do we draw the line"? If an animal is not...more >>

Discouraging Trophy Fishing For Threatened Species

Researchers from North America came together to investigate whether trophy fishing, as promoted by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), inherently compromises conservation of endangered...more >>

The Techno-Ethics Of Welfare Quality Meat

In the past 100 years, agricultural practices - and the explicit and implicit ethics around them - have changed dramatically, to be almost unrecognizable from their former selves. The shift in animal...more >>

Cow Behavior At The Slaughterhouse

Understanding non-human animal behavior is essential to understanding animal welfare. And one of the key ways that we interpret farmed animal welfare is by how much a given situation allows them to...more >>
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