Compassionate Conservation

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“Humanity has a moral obligation to help restore 
threatened populations, but harming sentient beings is
a serious matter that cannot be justified solely on the
basis of noble aims. Killing for conservation often proves
to be unjustified because although the costs to those
individuals killed are certain, the benefits to populations
and ecosystems are not (Vucetich & Nelson 2007).”

See the full article in the latest issue of Conservation Biology.

  • Anja Claus

    As Senior Editor, Anja guides the development of Humans and Nature Press Digital as well as co-edits submissions to this publication.  She spearheads the Questions For a Resilient Future's Cosmos series—a series focused on reimagining our inter-connections with off-Earth environments.

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