UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

The government is refusing to align with an EU plan to halt imports of the offspring of wild-caught macaque monkeys for medical research. It has prompted claims the UK is complicit in a “cruel” trade in wild animals that risks sparking and spreading new diseases. More than 1,140 live long-tailed macaques were imported from Mauritius […]

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Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Animal rights activists in Canada are angry after it was revealed that Canadian companies purchased 1,000 monkeys for animal testing from Cambodia, according to the National Post. Activists argue the country should not be supporting inhumane breeders. In 2020, the government approved the import of 1,056 macaques from Cambodia for “scientific and research” use in […]

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A dedicated team of Malaysian rangers and veterinarians is part of global movement to rescue and preserve rainforest species

A dedicated team of Malaysian rangers and veterinarians is part of global movement to rescue and preserve rainforest species

As Malaysians were in total lockdown from the COVID-19 pandemic, a sweet-natured baby elephant named Sahabat was found wandering near an oil palm plantation. Nearly blind from severe eye infections, he had become separated from his herd. In Malaysia’s Sabah state, the Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) swooped to the rescue. Thousands anxiously followed Sahabat’s story […]

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Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

Petition: End Deadly Primate Testing in the University of California at Davis!

We recently reported on an undercover investigation by Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz that revealed footage of dogs, cats, and monkeys suffering in a European laboratory. What was uncovered sparked outrage on behalf of concerned people around the world. But the truth is that monkeys have been bred and tortured for testing for a […]

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Video: Volkswagen Will Stop Funding Diesel Fume Tests on Monkeys

Care2 readers, we have a victory to celebrate. You helped convince Volkswagen executives to stop funding cruel animal testing of their vehicles’ exhaust levels. After months of protests, petitions and angry demonstrations, Volkswagen announced in a letter to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that it will no longer support any animal testing […]

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