Gallery of Compassionate Conservation Research

The Gallery is a database of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, books and other significant publications which employ a compassionate conservation approach or address the interface between animal welfare and conservation. We hope that it will prove useful in providing examples to aid understanding.

Note that the Gallery is not intended to be an exhaustive list of Compassionate Conservation research.

Brook, RK, Cattet M, Darimont, CT, Paquet, PC & Proulx, G (2015). Maintaining ethical standards during conservation crises. Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management 4: 72-

Ben-Ami, D, Boom, K, Boronyak, L, Townend, C, Ramp, D, Croft, DB & Bekoff, M (2014). The welfare ethics of the commercial killing of free-ranging kangaroos: an evaluation of the benefits and costs of the industry. Animal Welfare 23: 1-10

Bekoff, M (ed.) (2013). Ignoring Nature No More: the case for compassionate conservation. University of Chicago Press.

Ramp, D (2013). Bringing compassion to the ethical dilemma in killig kangaroos for conservation. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 10: 267-272

Harrop, S (2013). Wild animal welfare in international law: the present position and the scope for development. Global Policy 4: 381-390

Draper, C & Bekoff, M (2013). Animal welfare and the importance of compassionate conservation―A comment on McMahon et al.(2012). Biological Conservation 158: 422-423

Harrop, S (2011). Climate change, conservation and the place for wild animal welfare in international law. Journal of Environmental Law 23: 441-462

Fraser, D & MacRae, AM (2011). Four types of activities that affect animals: implications for animal welfare science and animal ethics philosophy. Animal Welfare 20: 581-590.

Bekoff, M (2010). Conservation lacks compassion. New Scientist 207: 24-25

Paquet, PC & Darimont, CT (2010). Wildlife conservation and animal welfare: two sides of the same coin? Animal Welfare 19: 177-190

Conservation and Animal Welfare Science Workshop (2010). Conservation and animal welfare: consensus statement and guiding principles. Animal Welfare 19: 191-192

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Having your publications included in the Gallery will increase its exposure and result in more impact and citations for you, in addition to promoting the concept of Compassionate Conservation.