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The Rethinking Animals Summit 2019

Sep 13 Through Sep 15 | Fri | Time Varies |
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The Rethinking Animals Summit brings together thought leaders from around the world around our unsustainable treatment of other species and the consequences to ourselves and the planet. The nature of our relationship with other species has enormous and quantifiable impacts on our health, on the environment, global security, our economies, and the viability of the world that our children will inherit. Furthermore, the nature of our relationships to other species and their environments have qualitative moral, ethical and psychological implications for us as civil society and as individuals. We cannot afford to ignore the need to change our perceptions of the importance of other species in our lives, nor the need to reconsider the nature of our dominion over theirs. The care, protection, and conservation of animals world-wide touches all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals, and if the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to be successful, it is imperative that other species be considered in its implementation.

Venue: SVA Theatre

333 West 23 Street Map