August 31, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States is encouraged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement that the agency will begin a status review of the chimpanzee under the Endangered Species Act to determine whether protection of all chimpanzees is warranted.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 25, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States presented its 2011 Russell & Burch Award to Julia Fentem, Ph.D. of Unilever for her contributions to the advancement of alternative methods to the use of animals in testing.
August 23, 2011
The HSUS leads a global effort to accelerate the replacement of animals in research with more modern techniques. We will harness the momentum of scientific advances and an increasing concern for animal welfare to replace animals in experiments entirely.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
August 19, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses phasing out the use of chimpanzees in invasive research
July 27, 2011
The story of Nim, a chimpanzee who knew Animal Sign Language, is heartbreaking but far from unique.
June 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses Botox manufacturer Allergan's recent announcement that the company has developed—and received federal approval for—a new procedure that avoids using animals in testing the popular anti-wrinkle treatment.
June 28, 2011
Simba, a chimpanzee who has been used in harmful experiments for decades, symbolizes the suffering that many endure in laboratories. Find out why researchers are now under pressure to explain why they want to continue invasive research on these majestic creatures.
June 27, 2011
The HSUS and Calvert Investments applaud Allergan’s announcement that the company has developed – and received federal approval for – a new procedure that avoids using animals in testing batches of Botox© products.