On Respecting Plants: A Conversation with Marc Bekoff

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December 22, 2022

Online at 1pm EST

What does it mean to treat plants with respect? Can we think of plants as well as animals as “minded beings”? What kind of ethical issues are raised by recent scientific research on plant sentience and intelligence? These are some of the questions that we will explore with Dr. Marc Bekoff, a world expert on animal emotions and animal behavior.

Dr. Bekoff is professor emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has published over 30 books, won many awards for his research on animal behavior, animal emotions, compassionate conservation, and animal protection, has worked closely with Jane Goodall, and is a former Guggenheim Fellow.

Hosted by the Plant Initiative

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