Why an exploding aquarium in Berlin should destroy prevailing myths about the inner lives of fish.
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.
Octopus, crabs, prawns demonstrate clear signs of emotion, such as pain and ‘anxiety-like’ behaviour.
The plan to criminalise pet theft is more about pet owners’ wellbeing than for the animals themselves.
Proposed legislation would required the government to consider how all of its policies affect animal welfare.
Jane Goodall is a pioneering primatologist who redefined what it means to be human. She spoke to Clive Phillips, a professor of animal welfare.
The new law is largely symbolic so the ACT can boast animal welfare credentials without putting animal-related industries offside. Still, it could create positive change.
It’s not only banner-waving activists who care about animal welfare, a recent government report found the majority of people surveyed have concerns and want reform.
Recognising animals as sentient means welfare laws must consider animals’ feelings as well as their physical conditions.
Capuchin monkeys understand fairness, sheep recognise their friends, rats make sacrifices for buddies. Yes, animals are sentient. Here’s the science.