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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
February 17, 2020 More Transparency Trouble

Obtaining data, statistics and details regarding the use—and abuse—of animals in research continues to be increasingly difficult, with roadblocks preventing the free and open access to information. This distressing reality is further supported by the most recent Freedom of Information … Continued

February 5, 2020 More States Legislate to End Product Safety Testing on Animals

It has been recognized that the use of animals in safety testing for cosmetics does not necessarily create safer products. There are many safety tests that are scientifically superior and more reliable than those that use animals. Moreover, alternative tests … Continued

September 23, 2019 EPA to End Animal Testing

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

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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