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One in ten monkeys experimented on was not medically justified

July 27, 2011

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Since news at work spread about my interests in our hairier cousins, any stories remotely connected to non-human primates are immediately thrown my way. And today was no exception. I was sent down to a press conference this morning at the Wellcome Trust where a panel of experts, who took part in an independent review […]

Goodall joins campaign to ban UK imports of monkey off-springs for research

March 30, 2011

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Tomorrow a petition signed by some of conservation’s heavy-weights will be handed into the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, calling for the UK to ban imports of young monkeys born to wild-caught parents for scientific research. The campaign, led by the¬†British Union for the Abolition of¬†Vivisection (BUAV) has been endorsed by world renown Primatologist Dr […]