Animals in Science

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American Anti-Vivisection Society – dedicated to ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education. AAVS also opposes and works to end other forms of cruelty to animals.

Americans For Medical Advancement – AFMA promotes human wellness by exposing the lost opportunities for cures and the life-threatening results of animal-modeled biomedical research.

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The Campaign for Responsible Transplantation – CRT, a non-profit organization, was launched out of concern over the irresponsible rush to commercialize animal-to-human organ, cell and tissue transplantation (xenotransplantation) using genetically modified pigs, and nonhuman primates. CRT is seeking a total ban on xenotransplantation.

Charities Info – site by PCRM listing charities that do and don’t test on animals

Doctors & Lawyers for Responsible Medicine – DLRM’s objective is the immediate and unconditional abolition of all animal experiments, on medical and scientific grounds.

Hidden Crimes Photographic Exhibition on Vivisection – this is an incredible site!  It has (very graphic) photos of all sorts of vivisection.  If you are ever looking for a resource for anti-vivisection photos, this is it.

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences – a non-profit, technology driven, foundation dedicated to the advancement of alternative test methods. The Institute (1) provides non-animal research and testing services,(2) sponsors workshops and training courses in in vitro methods, and (3) creates a forum where Industry, Government and Animal Welfare proponents can meet to determine constructive programs which effectively reduce animal use.

The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) – has worked with scientists since 1981 to find new methods to replace the use of laboratory animals in experiments, reduce the number of animals tested, and refine necessary tests to eliminate pain and distress.

Learning Without Killing – provides students with easy access to the resources they most need. It includes useful high-quality conscientious objection resources, including examples of comprehensive alternatives submissions that students can download, modify with minimal time and effort, and resubmit to their own universities in support of their requests for alternatives. Also provided are a photo gallery of harmful animal use and humane alternatives that may be used to illustrate campaign materials, links to other humane education web sites, alternatives databases, and humane education email lists.

Medical Research Modernization Committee – national health advocacy group composed of physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who evaluate the benefits, risks and costs of medical research methods and technologies.

National Anti-Vivisection Society – NAVS promotes greater compassion, respect and justice for animals through educational programs based on respected ethical and scientific theory and supported by extensive documentation of the cruelty and waste of vivisection.

The Nature of Wellness – a not-for-profit organization seeking to inform the public about the medical and scientific invalidity and counter productiveness of animal experimentation and the massive damages it causes to our health, environment and economy.

New England Anti-Vivisection Society – NEAVS advocates for the protection of animals through public outreach efforts and publications, through education programs designed to promote greater compassion and respect for life, and through the support of legislative initiatives and litigation intended for the protection of animals.

Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine – PCRM is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventative medicine, conducts clinical research and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.  In cooperation with a first-rate animation firm, PCRM has created a 2-minute flash video that takes on animal experiments funded by the March of Dimes, and leaves the viewer with only one conclusion—Reform the March of Dimes! You can watch the video by visitingwww.ReformTheMarchofDimes.org .

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – PSYETA has worked with social scientists, mental health providers and other animal rights organizations to reduce the suffering and exploitation of both human and nonhuman animals.  Currently, PSYETA has three areas of focus:  1) The practice and policy implications of the relation between human violence and animal abuse.  2) The development of the academic field of Human-Animal Studies.  3) The replacement, refinement, and reduction of the use of nonhuman animals as models of human disorders.

Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! – SAEN was founded in 1996 to force an end to the abuse of animals in laboratories.

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