Tag Archives: Ethics and Public Policy

Wolves and Animal Protection

In the middle of December 2014, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell reversed a 2012 decision of the US Fish and Wildlife Service that declared wolves were fully recovered in the midwestern Great Lakes region. Because of that decision management of … Continue reading

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The Outdoor Cat. Two Years On

Two years ago today I gave a keynote on the ethical dimensions of managing outdoor cats. It was to The Outdoor Cat, the first international conference to take up the conservation and welfare considerations of companion, community and feral cats. … Continue reading

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Urban Ecology: Science, Ethics and Public Policy

A couple of days ago I gave the second presentation in The Annenberg Foundation seminar, “Urban Ecology and Our Cities Future”. I spoke on ethics and urban ecology, with a particular focus on our relationships and responsibilities to urban domestic … Continue reading

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