Suffering in nature is suffering we should prevent.
We conduct research and advocate on behalf of wild animals in the hope of identifying effective interventions to improve their wellbeing. Our goal is to reduce the suffering experienced by nonhuman animals in nature.
November 22, 2017
November 10, 2017
Parasites are organisms that live on or in another host organism and redirect its resources for themselves. They are nearly as old as life itself, having existed since before the days of the last universal common ancestor of all life.
July 12, 2017
In order to understand wild-animal welfare, we must be able to measure it. To target the most important causes of wild-animal suffering, it is important to understand which animals suffer the most and what causes their suffering.
When elephants reach their sixties, they lose their last set of molars and starve to death. Euthanizing elderly elephants might seem like a good way to prevent their suffering from starvation.
May 23, 2018
May 9, 2018
There is one simple action any cat or dog owner can do to help wildlife and the environment at the same time: keep their animals inside.
May 3, 2018
In mid-April, we ran our first online Q&A. The goal was to give our audience an opportunity to ask questions they had about our work, strategy, plans and mission.
A “crucial consideration”-- a term invented by Nick Bostrom-- is a piece of evidence that radically changes the value of pursuing a particular intervention or focus area.