Multispecies Methods Research Symposium
5-day interactive online event Early-bird registration closes 15th Feb Join this 5-day interactive online event of knowledge sharing, idea generation and community building with scholars, Indigenous Knowledge...
African Students Invited to Explore Machine Learning and Bioacoustics with AIMS Master Scholarship 2023
The AIMS Master Scholarship 2023 offers African students the chance to delve into the exciting world of machine learning and bioacoustics. The scholarship, offered by AIMS South Africa in partnership with the National Research Foundation and the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, will fund one Master's student to work with a team of researchers in Muizenberg, South Africa. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in a related field, strong programming skills, and a desire to apply machine learning to bioacoustics. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in this cutting-edge field. Apply now!
Elephants on Trial: Court Hearing for Freedom
Animal rights activists fight for the release of captive elephants in landmark case Are animals entitled to the same rights as humans? This is the...
Dogs are Better at Communicating with Humans than Pigs, Study Finds
A new study has found that dogs are better at communicating with humans than pigs. The research, which compared the way companion animals from two domestic species react to out-of-reach rewards in the presence of a human, found that while both dogs and pigs pay attention to humans, only dogs initiate referential communication with them. The study suggests that certain characteristics related to how animals communicate with each other may be important for them to also communicate with humans, providing insights into the evolution of human-animal communication
The Animal Kingdom’s Moral Compass: Understanding Morals in Animal Behavior
"From Meerkats' fair play to Naked mole-rat's monarchy: Uncovering the curious and diverse ways animals live by their morals" When it comes to animal behavior,...