In support of the next Minding Animals Conference, entitled Animals and Climate Emergency Conference (MAC5, Sydney, July 2021), and to encourage discussion on critical aspects affecting our planetary communities, AASA is calling for blog contributions centred around the MAC5’s themes and subthemes listed below and at:

We invite submission of blog proposals and/or completed blogs of up to 1,000 words to be sent to Teya Brooks Pribac at The blogs will be published monthly (or more regularly, depending on the number of submission) between August 2020 and July 2021.

Main theme: Animals and climate emergency

Other aspects/subthemes that contributors should consider include:

The Sixth Great Extinction
Wildlife and compassionate conservation
The animal industrial complex
Animals, the circular economy and sustainable food systems
Animals in development and food sovereignty
First Nations and decolonisation
Educating with and for Animals
Animals, the law and public policy
Multi-species justice
Personhood, animal philosophy and bioethics, etc.