Welcome to Sentience Mosaic. This unique interactive website, a part of the broader Animal Mosaic, is dedicated to animal sentience. It provides a credible source for all scientific investigations into or related to this diverse research area.
Animal sentience is of international concern and of growing interest across many disciplines and sectors. The scientific community’s understanding of sentience is crucial in affecting how we treat animals, both in our work and everyday lives.
Understanding how animal sentience is relevant to your field can also further your work in a number of positive ways – these are explored in the resources provided here. In addition, Sentience Mosaic offers an opportunity to broaden your scientific connections and promote your research.
This video features Dr Irene Pepperberg, she discusses her research on African Grey parrots.
Georgina Allen discusses her views on conservation and zoos.
Dr Phil Arkow, National Link Coalition, discusses his knowledge and views on human-animal relationships.
This paper disscuses some of the ethical questions ecologists and researchers face during their work.
Frans de Waal discusses moral traits in non-human animals.
The importance of considering individual animal welfare in reintroduction programmes is discussed.