Leafleting is a common intervention in farmed animal advocacy that is carried out by many organizations. In 2015, Vegan Outreach alone reported distributing close to 3 million leaflets,1 most of which were handed out on college campuses.2 In order to evaluate the effectiveness of leafleting, … Read more
Animal charities employ a wide range of interventions in order to help animals. Despite the many unknowns and the comparative lack of research in this emerging field, ACE seeks to make informed judgments about the effectiveness of these interventions to the best of our ability. … Read more
Last month ACE hosted the 2017 Research Workshop on Effective Animal Advocacy at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) in California. The event was intended to complement our 2016 Symposium on Multidisciplinary Research in Effective Animal Advocacy, held at Princeton University last fall. … Read more
Effective animal advocates (EAAs) are members of the effective altruism movement. They use reason and evidence to identify the most effective ways to help animals, and they act on that evidence.
A central component of EAA is the willingness to revise one’s views in light of new evidence. … Read more
I would like to introduce myself, Kathryn Asher, as ACE’s new Research Scientist. I have been brought on to head up ACE’s new experimental research division, which will operate with the support of our existing (and recently expanded) research team. … Read more