26 Apr '12, 6pm

The U.S. May End Experiments on Chimpanzees | Care2 Causes

The U.S. May End Experiments on Chimpanzees | Care2 Causes

The United States is finally considering joining the rest of the world (except Gabon) in banning invasive experiments on chimpanzees. The Senate held hearings this week on the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (known as GAPCSA, H.R.1513/S.810), which would “end the use of chimpanzees in invasive experiments and release federally owned chimpanzees to permanent sanctuaries” according to Dr. Neal Barnard , President of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. More than 1,000 chimpanzees are locked up in U.S. labs, where they undergo often painful experiments and live in small metal cages. All this suffering is to no end: a recent report from The Institute of Medicine (the “health arm” of the National Academy of Sciences) found that experiments on chimpanzees are not necessary to advance human health. The report , titled Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral R...

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care2.com 26 Apr '12, 12pm

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care2.com 20 Apr '12, 8pm

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Fostering Sustainable Behavior | Care2 Causes

Fostering Sustainable Behavior | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Apr '12, 3am

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care2.com 24 Apr '12, 11pm

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Saving the Incredible Tree Climbing Dog | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 27 Apr '12, 5am

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Should You Care About GMOs? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Apr '12, 7pm

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care2.com 26 Apr '12, 1am

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care2.com 27 Apr '12, 9am

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care2.com 30 Apr '12, 6pm

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care2.com 28 Apr '12, 5am

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care2.com 24 Apr '12, 12am

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Rebirth of the Woolly Mammoth | Care2 Causes

Rebirth of the Woolly Mammoth | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 Apr '12, 2am

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