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Sting rays have good memories and can distinguish days of the week, reveals fish behaviour podcast
29 May 2020
By avoiding animal transportation, mobile slaughter may have the potential to reduce animal stress.
Animal handling and stress-related behaviour at mobile slaughter of cattle
30 March 2020
Researchers find that growth-stunted farmed salmon show chronic serotonergic activity and do not respond to acute stress — a state that could be interpreted as depression.
Farmed salmon may be depressed, says study
3 February 2020
The concept of fish welfare is fairly recent and was overlooked for many years, based on a popular misconception that fish were “stupid” creatures devoid of any kind of sentience or mental capability.
Welfare of fish—no longer the elephant in the room
27 July 2019
Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animals
Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing
11 July 2019
We’ve all heard them and used them – the common references to farmed animals that appeal to the worst part of human nature: ‘pearls before swine’, ‘what a pig’, ‘like lambs to the slaughter’, ‘bird brain’.
Face it: A farmed animal is someone, not something
11 May 2019
Farm animal welfare is a major concern for society and food production.
Farm animal cognition—linking behavior, welfare and ethics
12 February 2019
Garbage accumulation around terrestrial nature re-serves poses a risk to many species.
Research examines the relationship between animal type and behaviour vis-a-vis the risk of plastic ingestion in garbage dumps
11 December 2018