The absence of norms defining the common good and the insufficient place of scientific arguments in the democratic debate weaken the capacity of liberalism to face global threats.
Guidelines and regulations weigh the medical and health benefits of animal research with researchers’ ability to ensure humane care of their subjects from start to finish.
Ethiopia’s civet producers could benefit greatly if the industry were properly regulated and commercialised.
A first of its kind study shows greylag geese are stressed by fireworks.
A scholar of law and humanities compares bans on dogs with any pit bull genes to “one drop” laws that once classified people with even a single Black ancestor as Black.
Plus how to train your cat to settle in its carrier in five easy steps.
Pork producers are challenging a California law that animal welfare advocates call the most important measure for farm animal protection in decades.
Does whipping hurt horses and why do jockeys do it? Research shows the industry’s view that whipping is important for safety and performance is misguided.
The public’s lack of knowledge about animal research can cause a moral conflict. Institutions that use animals in research need to be more transparent about their practices.
The High Court found the NSW laws were not unconstitutional – but there is still much room for reform.
Noise can be so unpleasant that we regulate construction work and music concerts - but we only consider human hearing ranges.
Pigeons simply don’t deserve the bad press they get.
When it comes to our ethical duties to animals, representation and respect should go hand in hoof.
A new study shows bulldogs have a life expectancy five years lower than the average dog.
Historians aren’t sure exactly when the first zoo was built, but it’s clear humans have kept exotic animals for thousands of years.
Children are taught to value the lives of other species less, according to a new study.
Although cats are evolved for night-time activity, during domestication they have adapted to human lifestyles. There’s plenty you can do to try and get your cat to stop waking you in the wee hours.
Slow progress may be better than none at all for animals living in the UK.
A proposed new large-scale octopus farm in Spain is a huge risk to the welfare of this sentient and intelligent animal.
The answer lies in silvopastoralism, an agricultural method that attempts to mimic natural forest ecosystems with livestock added into the mix.