What is compassionate conservation? How can teaching today’s students the tenets of this movement affect government decisions tomorrow? And why does it matter in the end? All these questions and more are discussed with UBC professor and researcher Dr. Kristen Walker on the first episode of Defender Radio’s seventh season!
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Dr. Walker’s Recommended Reading List:
Bekoff, M. 2013. Ignoring Nature No More – The Case for Compassionate Conservation. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA.
Wallach et al. 2018 Summoning compassion to address the challenges of conservation. Conservation BiologyDOI: 10.1111/cobi.13126
Fraser, D. 2010. Towards a synthesis of conservation and animalwelfare science. Animal Welfare 19: 121-124.