We must take evolution into account when we consider animal welfare — whether we’re thinking about which animals are sentient or how animals might respond to a given intervention. In this talk, Wild Animal Initiative’s Michelle Graham will present a brief introduction to the theory of evolution, explain how understanding evolution can help us conduct better research, and discuss the ways misconceptions about evolution lead us astray.
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This talk was filmed at EA Global 2019: San Francisco. You can learn more about these conferences at eaglobal.org.