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EA Global: San Francisco 2019

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 presents a brief introduction to the theory of evolution, explains how understanding evolution can help us conduct better research, and discusses the ways that misconceptions about evolution lead us astray.

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Michelle also recommends this video.