July 2020

This list includes all studies we know of published in the respective month that are both:

  • empirical, that is, report new data (or comment on or review such research), and

  • about advocating for farmed animals (rather than, for example, the welfare of farmed animals themselves).

Animal-free foods

Bryant, C., & Barnett, J. (2020). Consumer Acceptance of Cultured Meat: An Updated Review (2018–2020). Applied Sciences, 10(15), 5201. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10155201

Post, M.J., Levenberg, S., Kaplan, D.L. et al. Scientific, sustainability and regulatory challenges of cultured meat. Nat Food 1, 403–415 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-020-0112-z

Diet change

Hopwood, C. J., Bleidorn, W., Schwaba, T., & Chen, S. (2020). Health, environmental, and animal rights motives for vegetarian eating. PLOS ONE, 15(4), e0230609. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230609

Sanders, Bas (2020). Global Animal Slaughter Statistics & Charts: 2020 Update. https://faunalytics.org/global-animal-slaughter-statistics-and-charts-2020-update/

Schwitzgebel, E., Cokelet, B., & Singer, P. (2020). Do ethics classes influence student behavior? Case study: Teaching the ethics of eating meat. Cognition, 203, 104397. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104397

Social change

Anderson, J. (2020). The State Of Animal Advocacy In The U.S. & Canada: Experiences & Turnover. https://faunalytics.org/advocate-retention/

Bryant, C. J. (2020). Culture, meat, and cultured meat. Journal of Animal Science, 98(8). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa172

Harris, J. (2020). What Interventions Can Animal Advocates Use To Build Community In Their Country? Blog post

Animal welfare campaigns



Thanks to Faunalytics’ research library and suggestions by ACE staff.