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Compassion as a catalyst for change

AVMA News

Keynote speaker Richard Boyatzis, PhD, spoke at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference on January 5 in Chicago.

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On Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems

Animal Person

Next year's Mind and Life Conference is called "Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems: A Dialogue Between Economics, Neuroscience and Contemplative Sciences." As for altruism and compassion in economic systems, I'd rather see a basis in social justice.

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On "Compassion," "Nonviolence" and "Justice"

Animal Person

Both animal rights groups and animal welfare groups use "compassion" frequently. Compassion" has been so diluted that most people don't bat an eyelash at the idea of " compassionate carnivores." Because I've been thinking about the evolution of my own thinking--and languaging--regarding animal rights.

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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion

4 The Love Of Animals

Choosing the right pet for your child is key. By Dr. Tim Hunt, DVM. Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense of confidence that they can take care of an animal and help it to live a thriving life. More importantly I find pets can be great therapy for kids.

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Cat need help ?

Reddit Animals

Dear friends and animal lovers, Today, we are calling on your generosity and compassion to help a very special little cat who needs our support. This sweet feline, named (chippi), was recently registered with an ovarian tumor, a condition that threatens her health and happiness.

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Vagrancy in Birds: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

There are many more factors than I imagined: compass errors, wind drift, overshooting, extreme weather and irruptions, natural dispersal, and human-driven vagrancy. The chapter on compass errors will probably be the most popular amongst birders who love to discuss reversal and mirror-image migration routes.

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Birdie Magnetic Sense and Human Generated Electromagnetic Fields

10,000 Birds

Hore & Henrik Mouritsen of Universität Oldenburg, Germany, have just published a paper in Nature called “ Anthropogenic electromagnetic noise disrupts magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird ”. Svenja Engels, Nils-Lasse Schneider, Nele Lefeldt, Christine Maira Hein, Manuela Zapka, Andreas Michalik, Dana Elbers, Achim Kittel, P.

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