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Apr 24, 2018, 10:54 ET New England Anti-Vivisection Society Calls on the National Institutes of Health Not to Weaken Lab Animal Protections

The New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) is calling on the National Institutes of Health not to weaken laws meant to offer minimal...


Sep 15, 2016, 05:54 ET Federal Judge Chastises Fish & Wildlife Service for "Selling" Yerkes Endangered Species Permit to Export Chimpanzees Overseas But Finds NEAVS and other Plaintiffs Lack Standing to Stop Export

Last night Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. district court for the District of Columbia, ruled that the New England Anti-Vivisection Society...


May 26, 2016, 05:15 ET Emory Yerkes and USFWS Hold off on Controversial Export of Chimps Challenged by NEAVS

A federal judge in Washington DC will decide the future of 7 captive chimpanzees at Emory Yerkes' National Primate Research Center on or before...


May 25, 2016, 11:29 ET To Avoid Adverse Ruling Yerkes Agrees Not To Export Chimpanzees And To Let NEAVS' Full Case Be Decided In September

Yesterday, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia held a three-hour hearing on a motion for a...


Apr 25, 2016, 02:50 ET U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Approves Yerkes Chimpanzee Export to Unaccredited U.K. Zoo Despite U.S. and Worldwide Opposition

Today the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) and a coalition of sanctuaries and chimpanzee experts, filed suit against the U.S. Fish &...


Dec 02, 2015, 06:02 ET NEAVS Announces Fish and Wildlife Service Retracts Yerkes Permit Decision

n response to a lawsuit filed Monday by a coalition of animal welfare organizations, sanctuaries, and individuals – led by the New England...


Nov 30, 2015, 02:24 ET FWS Sued by NEAVS et al. Over Permit to Yerkes Research Center to Ship Chimpanzees Overseas to Unaccredited Zoo

New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) a Boston-based, international animal advocacy organization, and its coalition of chimpanzee experts and...


Nov 17, 2015, 11:17 ET On Heels Of Endangered Protections, Yerkes Permit To Ship Chimpanzees Overseas Meets Opposition

New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), a national animal advocacy organization, and its coalition, submitted comments to U.S. Fish and...


Oct 22, 2012, 01:55 ET NEAVS: Chimpanzee autopsy study reinforces urgent need for U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to define and implement retirement criteria to get chimpanzees to sanctuary

A Review of Autopsy Reports on Chimpanzees in or from U.S. Laboratories, published in the October 2012 journal Alternatives to Laboratory Animals...


Sep 27, 2012, 01:14 ET NEAVS and co-petitioners call on NIH to retire chimpanzees to sanctuary

Following the National Institutes of Health's decision to retire 110 chimpanzees designated no longer available for research, co-petitioners of a U.S....


Feb 06, 2012, 07:00 ET NIH Needs to Make Good on Chimpanzees' Psychological Well-being

The Bioethics of Great Ape Well-Being: Psychiatric Injury and Duty of Care, recently published in the Animals & Society Institute's (ASI) Public...