19 Aug '11, 4am

Caribbean Airlines Stops Shipping Primates for Research | Care2 Causes

Caribbean Airlines Stops Shipping Primates for Research | Care2 Causes

As part of its Cargo Cruelty campaign, the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) has been working to raise awareness about the unseen passengers who travel on flights in cargo destined for research labs around the world. Most recently, and successfully, the BUAV has been working with the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) to urge Caribbean Airlines to stop supporting this cruel trade. The airline has just been added to the growing list of airlines who refuse to ship primates for research and has updated it’s policy stating on its website, in bold, that “Caribbean Airlines will not accept primates used for laboratory research experimentation and exploitation purposes.” Caribbean Airlines regularly transported monkeys from Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis who had been taken from their homes and families in the wild and exported for experimentation in bio...

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