NIH promises to retire remaining research chimps

November 19, 2015 by  
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Good news! The National Institutes of Health has announced it will no longer use chimps for medical studies — and the last 50 chimpanzees in the agency’s care are getting ready to retire to a federal sanctuary. There’s just one catch: the chimps will have to wait until there’s room to house them and some chimps have died while waiting on the list. Read the rest of NIH promises to retire remaining research chimps

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The National Institutes of Health Ends Chimp Testing, Over 300 Animals to Be Released

June 27, 2013 by  
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After many decades of hard fought battles over animal rights and the immorality of animal testing , the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced that it will end the use of chimps in nearly all of its government medical research. The announcement means that 310 chimpanzees that have been locked away in laboratory cages for nearly all of their lives will now be retired, released to live out the remainder of their days in sanctuary habitats that mimic the wild. Read the rest of The National Institutes of Health Ends Chimp Testing, Over 300 Animals to Be Released Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal abuse , animal rights , animal testing , caged chimpanzees , chimpanzees , government laboratories , NIH        

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PHOTOS: Living the Green Life at an ‘Echo Village’ Immersed in Buenos Aires’ Delta

June 27, 2013 by  
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