Paula Casal

ICREA researcher, co-director of the del UPF Center for Animal Ethics and president of the Great Ape Project-Spain.

Barcelona's City Council passed ZOOXXI Citizens’ Initiative, an international proposal in defense of animals' rights.
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We talk to the expert sociobiologist awarded with the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences
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Jeff McCurry In 1986, a 5-year-old (Levan Merritt) fell into the gorilla enclosure at Jersey Zoo, broke his skull and arm, and was bleeding and

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The need for green fiscal reform is urgent in the face of climate change. Some oppose it, however, arguing that such reforms disproportionately burden poorer individuals whose emissions are far smaller than those of wealthier individuals.
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Els filòsofs ètics desenvoluparien millor la seua necessària labor si s'interessaren més per les dades rellevants que desvelen els científics.
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Robin Dunbar (Liverpool, 1947), professor at the University of Oxford and member of the British Academy,

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© Christine Panagiotidis Frans de Waal (Netherlands, 1948) is one of the leading primatologists of all time.

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Great apes are born vulnerable and dependent and require a long period of upbringing. Maternal empathy, communication skills and techniques for gathering and preparing food can greatly enhance their offspring’s chances of survival. What was the role of mothers in the human evolution?
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Pregnancies

There are various medical conditions that make women lose babies during pregnancy. That is why several enlightened countries facilitate the transplantation of foetuses either free or at token cost. Unfortunately, Spain is not one of them but many women and groups think it should be. Becoming a mother or father is simply too important to allow red tape to stop volunteers from helping couples have a child.
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