Air France: Stop Shipping Monkeys to Labs for COVID-19 or Any Other Reason

Air France: Stop Shipping Monkeys to Labs for COVID-19 or Any Other Reason

Amid calls for increased experimentation on monkeys during the COVID-19 outbreak, PETA is once again calling on Air France to stop flying monkeys to laboratories for pointless and deadly studies. Air France is the only major airline that continues to transport monkeys to laboratories, despite the failure of primate experimentation to lead to cures and […]

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New monkey discovered on “island” amid deforestation in Brazil

New monkey discovered on “island” amid deforestation in Brazil

DNA analysis has revealed a “new” species of monkey that only survives today because its habitat is difficult to access and therefore hasn’t been converted for large-scale agriculture, reports New Scientist. Writing in Primate Conservation, a team of scientists analyzed the traits of a group of titi monkeys rediscovered in 2011 in the Chapada dos […]

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Wildlife catastrophe at Amazon dam a warning for future Tapajós dams

When the Balbina Dam was completed in 1986, it flooded primary forest in the state of Amazonas along Brazil’s Uatumã River, forming a massive reservoir speckled by 3,546 flood-induced islands. In 1990, the Reserva Biológica (REBIO) do Uatumã was established, protecting the entire 443,700 hectare (109,6427 acre) reservoir, dubbed Balbina Lake, along with the adjacent […]

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