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.
Sixty years ago, William Russell and Rex Burch introduced the concept of the “3 R’s”— the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal use— in an effort to advance animal welfare standards and reduce animal use in science. In many ways, … Continued
Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its commitment to moving away from animal testing. Andrew Wheeler, EPA spokesperson, noted in a memo from the agency, that “[s]cientific advancements exist today that allow us to better predict … Continued