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Welcome to the Phoenix Zones Initiative Resource Center, which includes a collection of materials that address how we can better understand and treat one another, animals, and the planet. Please reach out if you have questions or suggestions.


How to Help Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Conflict, violence, persecution, and environmental degradation have driven up internal and external displacement all around the world. More than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide.

In this short presentation by Phoenix Zones Initiative CEO Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, find out why people are forced to migrate from their homes, the many challenges they face, and ways that healthcare workers and other professionals can help refugees and asylum seekers.

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Advancing Medical Research Ethics: A Belmont Report for Animals

By Phoenix Zones Initiative's Dr. Hope Ferdowsian

Date: January 20, 2021
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The Belmont Report established key ethical principles to which human research should adhere, including special protections for vulnerable populations. What if we were to apply the Belmont principles to animals?

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What’s Trade Got to Do with It?

Impact Fashion Phoenix Zones Initiative Panel

Date: September 5, 2020
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At the fifth annual Impact Fashion Summit and Show, Phoenix Zones Initiative’s team reported on the human, animal, and environmental health costs of fashion. The team covered the impact of trade policy and what we can all do to lobby for change.

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