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Founder of Energy Firm Calls On Last Remaining Airline to Stop Transporting Primates to Labs
Dale Vince, OBE, founder and managing director of energy company Ecotricity, fired off a letter to Air France.
Cosmetics Testing Outrage From PETA Supporters Grabs European Commission’s Attention
We were outraged when the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission confirmed that ingredients will continue to be tested on animals.
PETA Scientist Speaks Out Against Animal Testing at Imperial College
Dr Julia Baines, science policy adviser for PETA UK, spoke out against animal testing at Imperial College London, a university widely known for its use of animals in research.
New Ad Urges Politicians to Halt REACH’s Rising Death Toll
Following a detailed complaint lodged by PETA, the EU Ombudsman confirmed PETA’s darkest fears about what has been happening in the world’s largest animal testing programme, REACH.
Unexpected Air France Flight Announcement Informs Passengers About Cruel Monkey Shipments
“In France, we must reject all suffering. Please, ask Air France to stop transporting primates to laboratories!”
Will Changes in Animal Laboratory Law Mean Changes for Animals in Laboratories?
In November 2008, the EU started the process of updating the existing law (known as Directive 86/609), and in June 2010, the contents of the new directive were effectively finalised.
The European Commission Needs to Uphold a Full and Complete Ban on Testing Cosmetics Ingredients on Animals
It’s a disgrace. Ingredients used in cosmetics continue to be tested on animals within the EU. Please take action!
Victory: Cruel Mouse Test to Be Ended in EU
PETA pressure and campaigning have led to a humane alternative to replace the test, saving hundreds of thousands of mice.
Covance Pays PETA Europe £145,000
In the final chapter of Covance’s efforts to bar PETA Europe from publicising footage of animal abuse in a Covance facility, company agreed to pay PETA Europe £145,000.
Norway Rejects Military Application to Use Live Pigs in Deadly Training Exercises
Promising news: the Norwegian Animal Research Authority has rejected an application by the Norwegian Armed Forces to injure and kill animals in archaic trauma training exercises.
See How Berliners React to Monkey Sounds Coming From This Mysterious ‘Air France’ Cargo Crate
Desmond Tutu: We Must Fight Injustice to Animals
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PHOTOS: Protesters Take Sheep’s Side at Wool Week
Critical Action Needed for Animals at France’s Flooded Marineland
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