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FECPL research featured in Vice’s Motherboard- “Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy”

A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.

“Scientific data used to be accessible only through university subscriptions to specialized journals. But these days, there’s a push to remove those limitations and make it available to anyone who wants it. It’s a Catch-22—scientists now find themselves inadvertently putting animals at risk of exploitation by publishing and sharing their location and tracking information. And they’re grappling with what to do about it.”