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Animal use questioned in major scientific journal

The British Medical Journal published an article in May 2014 which seriously questioned ongoing claims that research on animals provides benefits to human health. The authors searched for evidence and...

NAVS vows to block appeal to breed dogs in Yorkshire for experiments

The NAVS has vowed to once again contest plans to build a facility in Grimston, Yorkshire, to breed beagles and other animals for experiments. The company responsible - B&K / Yorkshire Evergreen -...

Concordat on openness just a public relations ploy

A “Concordat on Openness in Animal Research in the UK” has been published with the backing of 72 signatories, including universities, charities, pharmaceutical companies and research councils. The document...

UK Third Largest User of Animal Experiments in EU

The NAVS has called for an overhaul of animal experiments following the release of statistics showing the UK was the third largest user of animals in experiments in the EU in 2011. Statistics released...

NAVS Renews Calls To Repeal Secrecy Clause As Overhaul Advised At University Laboratory

The NAVS has renewed its call for a repeal of the Section 24 ‘secrecy clause’ following the release of the ‘Brown report’ which makes ‘a number of substantive recommendations’ following failings at Imperial...

Week Of Action Against Secret Suffering in UK labs

Your help is needed during the Week Of Action Against Secret Suffering in UK labs on November 27th – December 3rd. The NAVS is calling on supporters to participate in two key actions which could influence...

Opposition to medical research on the increase, poll shows

The most recent UK-wide survey, commissioned by the UK government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2012, shows that opposition to all forms of animal experimentation is at the highest...

Council rejects plans for beagle farm in Yorkshire

The NAVS is delighted to announce that the East Riding of Yorkshire Council has today refused permission for a facility to breed beagle dogs and other animals for experiments in Grimston. A huge THANK...

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