What's New at NEAVS

-Groundbreaking NEAVS study shows why differences between humans and primates make them an inadequate model for human biomedical research
After decades of harm and waste, published paper refutes claims that monkeys are valuable models for disease research and drug testing. Read more

-NEAVS continues our work for animals rescued from labs in a partnership with award-winning photographer and animal advocate Jo-Anne McArthur
Past collaboration with Fauna Foundation set precedents for chimpanzees. Now through stunning photos we champion all animals who got out. Read more

Protecting Animals

Release Chimps

NEAVS' major campaign, Project R&R: Release and Restitution for Chimpanzees in U.S. Labs, will end the use of great apes in research and release them to sanctuary.

Project R&R and ReleaseChimps.org

Advancing Science

For Humans and Animals

NEAVS advances science and protects humans and animals through compassionate ethics and scientific evidence.

Challenging Status Quo Science

Supporting Alternatives

In Science, Education, and Life

NEAVS works to replace outmoded animal research and testing with ethically, humanely, and scientifically superior alternatives.

Good Science vs. Animal Testing

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