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Zika Virus Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Prisons © StarMaxInc.com

Zika Virus Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Prisons

The “Nurse Jackie” star is urging the Florida surgeon general to take action against cruel monkey facilities in mosquito breeding grounds.

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New Webinar Series Explores Modern Alternatives to Testing on Animals

It’s the 21st century—why are we still testing toxic substances on animals?

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How 2,016 Cruelty-Free Companies Are Making 2016 #TheYearOfVegan

More than 500 of the companies in our cruelty-free database are entirely vegan. Woot!

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Video: Chimpanzee Rescued From Solitary Confinement Can’t Stop Holding Hands With His New Friend © iStock.com/guentergini

Video: Chimpanzee Rescued From Solitary Confinement Can’t Stop Holding Hands With His New Friend

Terry spent years in solitary confinement. Now that he has a friend, he won’t let go.

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Animal-Free Research Is Changing Minds—and Winning Awards! © iStock.com/tiripero

Animal-Free Research Is Changing Minds—and Winning Awards!

And the award goes to … researchers who studied an innovative animal-free method to test for medical device–related skin allergies.

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Switzerland Isn’t Neutral on Animal Testing

Swiss government announces that it will end the sale of cosmetics tested on animals.

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Nothing Could Break Ponso’s Spirit © iStock.com/carlosalvarez

Nothing Could Break Ponso’s Spirit

Called the “loneliest chimp in the world,” Ponso was left alone on an island for years after being used in cruel experiments. His luck is finally changing.

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Scientist Trained on Animals Urges Schools to End Animal Use

Dr. Frances Cheng was made to test on animals in school. Now at PETA, she is imploring schools to stop recently exposed experiments on dogs.

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Takes a Giant Step for Animals With Vegan Makeup Brushes

e.l.f. Cosmetics knows that compassion is a beautiful thing, so check out our favorite products (including the new vegan makeup brushes) from the cruelty-free cosmetics company.

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Victory! More Animals Saved From Pesticide Testing

March 6, 2016 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to stop requiring that animals be used in tests that subject them to painful irritation and death caused …


Victory! More Animals Saved From Pesticide Testing © iStock.com/fotojagodka

Victory! More Animals Saved From Pesticide Testing

The EPA announces steps to reduce the number of animals who suffer in pesticide testing.

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New PETA Stickers Expose Products Tested on Animals

Let your friends know if their household products were tested on animals or not. Slap on a sticker and take the guesswork out of it for them!


Scientists Close to Zika Breakthrough, Thanks to Humane Research

Modern non-animal research moves us closer to a Zika breakthrough, but animal experimenters are only too willing to exploit fears about the disease.

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Dogs Spared the Misery of Pesticide Testing

March 4, 2016 Following discussions with PETA’s scientists, Health Canada stated that it would end its requirement of year-long testing on dogs to study pesticide effects. Dogs used in …


New Software Can Replace Cruel Kidney Toxicity Tests on Animals Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN)

New Software Can Replace Cruel Kidney Toxicity Tests on Animals

Scientists in Singapore have developed a new way to tell if drugs will be toxic to human kidneys—without using animals!

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