November 14, 2013
A barrier in the way of government-owned chimpanzees in laboratories being transferred to sanctuaries has been cleared now that Congress has given final approval to support the project. The Senate gave final approval to the National Institutes of Health to spend money on sanctuary care and to begin fulfilling the agency’s pledge to move laboratory chimpanzees to sanctuaries, a move hailed by The Humane Society of the United States as game-changing for these great apes.
October 30, 2013
The United States Senate has voted to give the National Institutes of Health the flexibility within its budget to retire government-owned chimpanzees from laboratories to sanctuaries, and continue to support those already in sanctuary.
September 26, 2013
Leona Lewis and Owain Yeoman Photo Campaign Says Bunnies are for Hugging, Not Hurting in Cosmetics Tests
“The Mentalist” star Owain Yeoman and Grammy-nominated singer Leona Lewis are showing bunnies some love this International Rabbit Day.
July 29, 2013
It’s back to school season, and students can make this school year more humane by making fun, school friendly decisions that have a positive impact on animals
June 27, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Demonstrates Commitment to Replace Animal Testing by Investing in Hurel Corporation
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, announced its investment in Hurel Corporation (“Hurel”), a leading developer of technology that can replace animals in drug development and chemical testing.
June 11, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act.
June 7, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formalized several policy recommendations designed to reduce animal tests in pesticide safety.
May 24, 2013
The Chemical Safety Improvement Act, a bipartisan bill which gives the Environmental Protection Agency increased authority to ask for information about industrial chemicals and supports the use of approaches that do not rely on animal testing, was introduced in Congress this week.
April 23, 2013
The Harvard Medical School announced that the New England Primate Research Center will close by 2015.
April 16, 2013
The last two decades have seen increased speed on the road to sanctuary for chimpanzees.