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Commercial Octopus Farming?

Commercial Octopus Farming? Ethical, Legal, and Environmental Considerations
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Octopuses are among the world's most intelligent invertebrates. They're also in high demand as a food product, with increasing efforts to commercially farm octopuses for human consumption. This panel program will discuss the current state of the octopus farming industry, associated ethical and environmental issues, welfare concerns with keeping octopuses in captivity, and the legal framework relevant to octopuses.

Becca Franks, Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Studies, NYU
Kathy Hessler, Professor and Director of the Animal Law Clinic and Aquatic Animal Law Initiative, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School
Jennifer Jacquet, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, NYU

Rebecca Seltzer, Animal Law Committee 

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Animal LawChristopher Wlach, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Committees:
Environmental Law, Bethany Davis Noll and Margaret Barry,  Co-Chairs
Hospitality Law, Jack Gordon, Chair

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