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Advancing Science Without Harming Animals

NAVS is dedicated to ending harmful, flawed and costly animal experiments through the advancement of smarter, human-relevant research and the promotion of animal-friendly changes to laws and policies.

 

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NAVS NEWS
July 16, 2018 Would studying lab animals in the wild make them better models?

Data from animal models fails to translate to people. Could one of the reasons be because lab animals are housed in cages? Continue reading

July 9, 2018 When will society recognize that its time to stop harming animals?

Last month, Psychology Today included a piece on Animal Emotions written by Dr. Mark Bekoff, professor emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Bekoff, who has a long-standing interest in the cognitive, moral and emotional lives … Continued

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Making a Difference

$1.7m

Total amount of grants given by NAVS to the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) since 2001

200+

Sanctuaries, shelters and rescues helped by the NAVS Sanctuary Fund since 2001

11

Pieces of legislation introduced as a result of NAVS’ efforts in the past year