A new book edited by John Callahan and Lucy Allais, Kant & Animals, is a first of its kind compilation that explores the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and the role of animals within it.
Book Examines Relationship of Kant’s Philosophy and Animals
Cultured Meat in Europe
A recently published dissertation explores the opportunities of cultivated meat in the European market.
Moral Differences Between Eating Meat and Hurting Dogs
A philosophical article delves into the moral distinctions and resulting blame between two forms of animal abuse: eating factory farming meat and torturing puppies.
Impact of Animal Agriculture on Human Rights
A new article published in the Journal of Food Law & Policy begins to explore the global human rights repercussions of animal agriculture, focusing on the role of government in creating these systems.
Book Examines Treatment of Cows Under Hindu Animal Ethics
Dr. Keneth Valpey has published a new book, Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics, that examines the intersection of the welfare of human civilization under Hinduism is linked to the care and protection of cows.
Texas A&M Calls On Harvard to Investigate Faculty Members For Speaking Out Against Article Defending Meat Consumption
The Chancellor of Texas A&M University has called upon the President of Harvard University, Lawrence Bacow, to investigate Harvard faculty members for contacting researchers who had published studies arguing that the link between red meat consumption and health impacts should not be taken serious and encouraging them to withdraw the research.
Article Suggests ESA Listings Have Positive Effect on Cattle Stocks
An article published in Food Policy attempts to measure the effects of listing animals as protected under the Endangered Species Act on cattle stocks and suggests that those listings may actually increase cattle stocks.
Article Considers Engaging Ethicists in Animal Research Policymaking
A new article published in the ILAR Journal explores the role of ethicists and their work in policymaking related to animal research.
Ability to Recognize Animals’ Emotions Depends on Cultural Upbringing
An article in Scientific Reports claims that humans’ ability to recognize emotions in nonhuman animals—specifically, dogs—depends largely on humans’ exposure to a culture in which those animals were valued.
Peak Meat Consumption Must Occur Within Decade, Scientists Warn
Over fifty scientists have signed a letter published in the Lancet Journal of Planetary Health calling on governments to set limits on animal farming in order to comply with targets set by the Paris Agreement. According to these scientists, worldwide meat consumption must peak and then decline within the next ten years in order to meet those goals.