Animal behavior and conservation class helps inmates develop compassion

Relating with nature helps people connect to what makes them human. Even when behind bars. Marc Bekoff, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, has been teaching “Animal Behavior and Conservation” to male prisoners for over a decade. In this fascinating interview, he explains how the class gives inmates the chance to discuss the importance of social relationships, compassion and empathy.

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Animal behavior and conservation class helps inmates develop compassion

Relating with nature helps people connect to what makes them human. Even when behind bars. Marc Bekoff, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, has been teaching “Animal Behavior and Conservation” to male prisoners for over a decade. In this fascinating interview, he explains how the class gives inmates the chance to discuss the importance of social relationships, compassion and empathy.

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