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Animal experiments increase by 40 per cent since 2000

Today’s publication of the annual “Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals” for 2011, compiled by the Home Office, has once again shown a disturbing, but predicted, increase in the number...

Animals suffering in labs rises – predicted to rise again

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is predicting yet another increase in animals being mutilated, infected, poisoned and given harmful genetic defects in UK laboratories when the Home Office...

4,000 wild monkeys saved from laboratory experiments

Colombia: Animal Defenders International (ADI) has described the decision by the Administrative Tribunal of Cundinamarca to revoke permits to capture wild owl monkeys for malaria experiments as a “breakthrough...

April 24th: World Day for Laboratory Animals

Tuesday April 24th is World Day for Laboratory Animals, recognised by the United Nations and commemorated on every continent of the world to highlight the suffering of animals in experiments. Founded...

The NAVS responds to statement about transportation of laboratory animals

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has followed with interest comments in the media today, from Lord Drayson, a former Labour Science Minister, and wishes to address many of the inaccuracies...

Survey reveals animals killed in university teaching continuing despite available alternatives

UK fourth highest user. Political commitment called for to end unnecessary animal use The findings of a survey of European universities reveal that thousands of animals including mice, rats, guinea...

New human model for cancer research unveiled

‘Providing a viable replacement for animal testing’ The Lord Dowding Fund (LDF), which awards grants for non-animal scientific and medical research has teamed up with researchers at the University...

Dogs spared as laboratory factory farm is blocked

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is delighted that the Government has rejected plans for new breeding units for beagle dogs to be used in laboratory experiments in Yorkshire. Laboratory...

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