Adrian Treves, Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila, and William S. Lynn, Just preservation


Treves et al.’s target article emphasizes the importance of including nonhuman animals in the scope of conservation frameworks, countering an anthropocentric orientation in conservation biology. In support, I discuss how stereotypes of other animal species may bias our behavior toward them.

Author Biography

Verónica Sevillano is an Assistant Professor of Social and Environmental Psychology at Autónoma University of Madrid, Spain. Her research examines empathy and cognitive biases in environmental concern, social stereotypes of animals, and human-animal relations. Website