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Petition: Make Chinese Medicines Made From Animal Parts Illegal Now
Animals  (tags: TCM, animal body parts, trade of parts, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, prevention of further killings, ethical concerns, needless killings, Wildlife conservation, animal rights, Endangered species act, alternatives )

- 508 days ago -
Every day 55 elephants are killed a day for their tusks and these tusks mostly end up in Chinese medicines these medicines have never had any medicinal values that actually cure anything. Countless animal parts are put into these so called medicines inclu
Please Sign: Ask Poland to Consider Alternatives to Killing Rare Bison
Animals  (tags: bison, tuberculosis, Poland, killing, rare species, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, protection, slaughter, wildlife, Wood Buffalo National Park, isolation, vaccination, alternatives )

- 2585 days ago -
Poland may kill a herd of rare European bison afflicted with tuberculosis. Their experts say there's no alternative, even though Canada seems to be able to isolate a herd at Wood Buffalo Park w/out endangering other bison. Why not discuss other options?
ACTION ALERT: Stop Harming Animals in Military Training ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: animals, killed, testing, experiments, DOD, military, cruelty, alternatives, animal welfare )

- 2899 days ago -
The Department of Defense needs to get with the times. During its training courses, the DOD uses live animals to condition its military trainees for combat and trauma situations. But it's long been known that animals aren't necessary in military training
Lab Animals Spared Suffering Thanks to New Testing Method
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, testing, alternatives, environment, protection, suffering )

- 3200 days ago -
We welcome news that artificial human skin can now be used to test chemicals for irritation, saving hundreds of laboratory rabbits from suffering and distress.
U.S. Residents: Ask Congress for Safe Cosmetics and Animal Testing Alternatives ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, testing, alternatives, environment, suffering, protection )

- 3217 days ago -
The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, H.R. 5786, has been introduced in the House by Representative Jan Schakowsky to ensure that the ingredients used by manufacturers of cosmetics are both safe and accurately reported on product labels. While this bill is
Mandating Colorado Students An Alternative to Dissection ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, dissection, alternatives )

- 3292 days ago -
There are only nine states that don't include Colorado that offer their students an alternative to dissecting a sentient being. Out of 468 students from different states all over, 73 percent of them believed it was wrong to keep animals only for
World Congress on Animal Alternatives
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, alternatives, environment, suffering, protection )

- 3550 days ago -
From August 30 through September 3, 2009, scientists and others committed to the advancement of alternatives to animal testing and experimentation--including senior staff from Humane Society International and our sister organizations--will gather in Rome,
Treating Cataracts Non-Surgically
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, dogs, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, humans, pets, alternatives to traditional medicines, alternative treaatment, ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES, alternative, alternatives, alternative medicine, AlternativeMed )

- 3592 days ago -
The surgery used to remove the clouded lens of cataracts to restore vision is expensive. Most caretakers can't afford it, let alone rescues who are trying to save older animals. But there are alternatives to surgery for removing cataracts.
Replace Horse-Drawn Carriages With Clean and Safe 21st Century Alternatives ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, horses, carriages, NYC, AnimalWelfare, alternatives, safety, environment )

- 3610 days ago -
NY-CLASS proposes creating a safer alternative to the carriage-horse industry that will enhance the natural beauty, create a cleaner environment and foster a greater quality of life for all its residents. Additionally, NY-CLASS will aim to bolster the
Medical College of Wisconsin Piloting Alternative to Live Animal Lab
Animals  (tags: live animal labs, alternatives, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3731 days ago -
Despite years of outreach efforts by PCRM, last month, the Medical College of Wisconsin killed more than 30 pigs in its first-year physiology course. But during a recent PCRM demonstration, the college publicly announced for the first time that it began
Alternatives to Animal Testing - The Smart--and Humane-- Solution
Animals  (tags: animal testing, alternatives, humane, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3746 days ago -
It's an age-old question: What do we use if we stop using animals as test subjects? And there is a simple answer. Thanks to advancements in modern technology, there are now safe and reliable methods of testing products that save animal lives while
Animal Alternatives
Animals  (tags: animal testing, alternatives, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets, wildlife, AnimalCruelty )

- 4030 days ago -
Healthcare and cosmetic products no longer need to be tested on animals, says Sonja Van Tichelen, director of Eurogroup for Animals, and the law needs updating.
Supporting Research to Find Alternatives
Animals  (tags: animals, traditional medicines, alternatives, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4081 days ago -
IFAW first began to address the issue of endangered species used in traditional medicine products in 1983. Recognizing the importance of research into herbal alternatives, IFAW commissioned the first-ever conservation report on herbal alternatives to bear
Today's Letters: There Are Alternatives to the Killing of Elephants
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wildanimals, elephants, cull, alternatives, habitat, humans, protection, endangered )

- 4099 days ago -
I read with interest and sadness the front-page Times article on the resumption of elephant culling in South Africa. While most of the article dealt with South Africa, perhaps the most disturbing aspect was the immoral and ignorant statements of Larry Kil
Animal Testing Is Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: vivisection, animal testing, alternatives )

- 4109 days ago -
Cages upon cages are stacked in a plain room. Each contains a monkey that will live there the rest of its life which could be years or days away.

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