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Battery Hen Farming in New Zealand

Battery Hen Farming in New Zealand

A Critical Evaluation

Animal Rights, Human Values, Social Action

Animal Rights, Human Values, Social Action

A Humane Education Resource

Animals on Show

Animals on Show

A Critical Analysis of the Animal Entertainment Industry

Animals in Science

Animals in Science

Ethical Arguments and Alternatives to Animal Experiments

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Animals in Factory Farms

Animals in Factory Farms

Thinking Critically about our Treatment of Animals

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What Animals & Us provides

Animals & Us textbooks provide lessons and resources on a range of animal issues for teachers and students in New Zealand secondary schools.

Our textbooks are:

  • Focused on the relationships between human and non-human animals.
  • Designed for use within the NCEA framework for years 11, 12 and 13.
  • Created by educators and peer reviewed by teachers and academics.
  • Designed to advance knowledge and to encourage critical thinking.
  • Designed to develop values of empathy and compassion.

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ENDORSEMENTS & REVIEW

ENDORSEMENTS & REVIEW

Endorsements of Animals in Science from Dr Jonathan Balcombe, Humane Society University USA; Dr Annie Potts, University of Canterbury; and Susan Yardley, HOD, Science Catholic Cathedral College,Christchurch.

REVIEW of Animals in Science by Dr Gail Tulloch

REVIEW of Animals in Science by Dr Gail Tulloch

“It is hard to imagine such a project being better executed. It is sure to encourage future scientists and future animal advocates, and I commend it most highly.” Dr Gail Tulloch

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As a charity, SAFE is reliant on the support of caring people like you to carry out our valuable work. Every gift goes towards providing education, undertaking research and campaigning for the benefit of all animals. SAFE is a registered charity in New Zealand (CC 40428). Contributions of $5 or more are tax-deductible.