Anti-Vivisection/Animals in Science
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"We're happy to welcome the latest crop of companies that have
pledged that neither they nor their suppliers test their products,
formulations, or ingredients on animals. If your favorite company isn't
list of cruelty-free companies, send the company a polite e-mail
encouraging it to take the necessary steps to join the
Caring Consumer Project."
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.
For Medical Advancement - AFMA promotes human wellness by exposing the lost
opportunities for cures and the life-threatening results of animal-modeled
in Research -
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.
Info - site by PCRM listing charities that do and don't test on animals
& Lawyers for Responsible Medicine - DLRM's objective is the immediate
and unconditional abolition of all animal experiments, on medical and scientific
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 conclusionóReform the March of Dimes! You can watch the video by
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.
Animal Exploitation NOW! - SAEN was founded in 1996 to force an end to
the abuse of animals in laboratories.