BREAKING NEWS & INSIGHTS
Researchers at the University of California-Irvine are restraining healthy kittens and flooding their bodies with a drug that makes them deaf. Take two minutes to make it stop.
Despite the fact that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) claims it’s working to reduce the number of animals used in the experiments it funds, it’s also true that the NIH has never actually counted the full number of animals it uses in a given year. Read more.
As of 2019, over 70 top scholarly journals will seemingly publish any research on primates, without considering the inherent ethical concerns. Read more.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that by 2035, they will have eliminated experimentation on mammals. Read more.
Aristotle believed that there was a hierarchy of animals, with humans on top. Aristotle was also an asshole, believing that men had more value than women, and that “Hellenes” were more valuable than other races and permitting, amongst other things, slavery. Read more.
There is a haunting trend in labs: being frozen alive due to negligence. Read more.
AAALAC, a key accreditation body, needs to intervene before more animals suffer. Read more.
Vivisection... Chimera… Sometimes fighting to save animals from labs feels like a vocabulary exam. Read more.
Looking for a great book to read this summer? We asked our team of grassroots activists and policy experts to share the books that inspired their passion to end animal suffering in labs. They’re not “beach reads,” but they’re game-changers for animals.
When we exposed monkey torture funded by millions of your tax dollars, you took swift action.
We need your help to stop Chimps Incorporated, a nonprofit organization in Oregon, from moving seven chimpanzees to a research facility where they would likely be subjected to cognitive and behavioral experimentation.
These are the stories of animals who so desperately yearned to be free from captivity that they took enormous risks to try to escape, and sometimes, they succeeded. Read more.
Last year (2018), animal experimenters at UC-Davis painted the mothers of 7 infant rhesus macaque monkeys with a dye. When the mothers were reunited with their infants, those infants died from exposure to the dye, which was poisonous to them. Read more and take action.