Recent vaccine development has highlighted how science needs to shift away from outdated and inhumane animal tests and embrace human-relevant technologies.
Browsing: Animals in Research
A new study demonstrates that legalized trade and commercial breeding of wild animals stimulates demand, encourages poachers and smugglers and ultimately pushes species towards extinction in the wild.
In an interview with Casey Mclean, we discussed the need for a marine wildlife hospital, how humans are negatively impacting marine animals, and what changes these animals need from us so they can survive and thrive.
Is lab-grown meat really the beginning of the end of animal exploitation? This antispeciesist activist says the technology is not ethical and should not be celebrated.
In order to help the world’s dogs, we need an estimate of their population, and of what percent are homeless in each country.
Elephant researcher Joyce Poole uses her experience witnessing wild elephants after two births to demonstrate how she came to understand elephants’ capacity to feel grief and joy.
Bushmeat consumption has devastated the populations of hundreds of wildlife species and been linked to the spread of zoological diseases such as the Ebola virus.
See select images from the new book HIDDEN, which compiles the work of forty photojournalists who document animal lives.
These abominable animal experiments siphon money away from treatments that are known to be highly effective, but right now aren’t reaching patients.
It is estimated that approximately 10% of homeless people have one or more pets. Despite past criticism of homeless people having pets by animal advocates, efforts to support the pets of homeless people are increasing.
While experts have concluded that the virus is contagious and can be spread through contact and respiratory droplets, there is still a lot of speculation about whether the virus can spread between species.
Experts have called for a moratorium on whale watching in the Pacific Northwest to protect the highly-endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, but the whale watching industry persists. Why, and why is this such an important issue?