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By Anna Krien

For the 1st time in historical past, people take a seat unchallenged on the best of the nutrients chain. As we encroach at the wild and an enormous wave of extinctions gathers strength, how has our dating with animals changed?

In this brilliant essay, Anna Krien investigates the area we now have made and the complexity of the alternatives we are facing. From pets to the reside livestock alternate, from apex predators to clinical experiments, Krien indicates how we should always – and do – deal with our fellow creatures. As she delves deeper, she reveals that animals can set off primal feelings in us, which we're usually unwilling to recognize. it is a clear-eyed meditation on humanity and animality, us and them, that brings out the significance of animals in an unforgettable way.

“I am now not weighing up even if our remedy of animals is simply, since it isn’t. That age-old debate is a farce – deep down we know it. the true query is, simply how a lot of this injustice are we ready to dwell with?” — Anna Krien, Us & Them

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