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 of the Center's journal Minding Nature, Anja guides strategy for content creation, art curation, and journal events, as well as manages the publication of both the online and print versions of the journal. Anja also writes and searches out stories that help us reimagine our relationship to each other, to planet Earth, and the larger Universe.

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