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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Scatological science: how poo analysis could help save endangered species

Scatological science: how poo analysis could help save endangered species

Across the world, conservationists, scientists and volunteers are racing to save thousands of endangered species. And for some, their efforts have not been wasted. A recent report found that conservation programmes have saved several bird and mammal species from extinction in recent decades. But the numbers of many data deficient species and sub-species continue to […]

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