Wednesday, November 1: Factory farming, food
Thursday, November 2: Veterinarians, animal abuse
From the September webinars, you should now be able to:
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’t just defend their own babies or close relatives. ...more >>
Wednesday, September 6 Topic: “How do you want the law to define sentience so that it benefits people and animals?” with Dr lan A. Robertson, Barrister and Animal Law Specialist, Guardianz Lawyers and Consultants
Wednesday, September 13 Topic: “What changes now that the law has recognised animals as "sentient?" with Dr Kate...more >>
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 species. It is well known that overfishing is one of the greatest threats to marine biodiversity. Selective fishing on a mass scale lead to declines in marine fish population size and body size.