Supporting Sentience

Supporting Sentience

Chris Sherwood, Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)   Alongside many other animal protection organisations, all of us at RSPCA breathed a sigh of relief when the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022 finally passed...
Important gaps on the food security and nutrition world agenda

Important gaps on the food security and nutrition world agenda

We welcome the draft Note on Critical, Emerging and Enduring Issues of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. This is of particular relevance at the current juncture with the looming triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity...
Science, empathy, and a little less selfishness

Science, empathy, and a little less selfishness

James Yeates, CEO of World Federation for Animals In its 2020 report on Harmony with Nature, the UN Secretary-General stated that a “first step to recognizing the rights of Nature is the recognition that non-human animals are sentient beings”. It is noteworthy that...