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On Saturday, Oct. 21st and Sunday, Oct. 22nd, NEAVS will be participating in the 22nd Annual Boston Veg Food Fest! This 2-day event features a variety of exhibitors, chefs, and speakers. (Plus, admission and parking are both free.) The festival will take place at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (1350 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120). Saturday's hours are 11AM-6PM; Sunday's hours are 10AM-4PM. Visit NEAVS' table to pick up cruelty-free beauty samples, learn…

Join NEAVS for a special evening as we host a book signing with award-winning photojournalist, Jo-Anne McArthur to discuss her new book, Captive.  Friday, October 6th, 7 PM - 8:30 PM  Jabberwocky Bookshop 50 Water Street, Ste 22 Newburyport, MA 01950 Released in August 2017, Captive "is a book that will challenge our preconceptions about zoos and aquaria, animal welfare, and just what or who it is we think we see when…

Join NEAVS for a free webinar on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. (EST) featuring Photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur! You will learn about Jo's work, including her new book Captive, and how she has grown – as an animal rights activist and as a person – from her experiences as a photojournalist.  This webinar is free, so CLICK HERE or below to reserve your spot:          …

Please join the New England Anti-Vivisection Society for a reception (7:00 p.m.) with light appetizers followed by a presentation (8:00 p.m.) featuring Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia. The evening is hosted by President Emeritus, Dr. Theodora Capaldo. With your attendance, you will also be supporting NEAVS' mission to end the use of animals in research, testing, and science education while learning about Animals Asia's new agreement with the government of Vietnam to…

Join NEAVS for a free webinar on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) featuring Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia! Simply put, Jill is a hero. Since 1998, she and her team have saved over 500 bears. You'll learn about their incredible work to end bear bile farming for traditional medicine – including Animals Asia's new agreement with the government of Vietnam. This webinar is free, so…

President's Message: When you love something, you never say goodbye. My love of animals and nature defines me. My commitment to protecting them demands my warrior spirit. Every second of every day, my soul is nourished by them and weeps for their suffering. For me, this is how it has always been and always will be. At nine years old, I met the horrors of vivisection. My classroom reading table…

Imagine you’re innocent but imprisoned. You’ve been subjected to painful procedures and had your children taken. Imagine one day your sentence is overturned. You are to be released. But the warden announces, “Hold off on celebrating. It may take 10 years to get you out.” Hope would crash, and if you were of a certain age or in uncertain health, there’s the possibility you’ll die still in jail. NIH’s announced…

In 2015 for the first time, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) recognized captive chimpanzees in the USA as belonging to an “endangered” species. Conservationists rejoiced at the promise of extra protection for these apes. Yet, in the first test of the effect of the newly strengthened protection, USFWS plans a decision that seriously jeopardizes that promise. Its action risks promoting trade in endangered species. Last month, USFWS announced that…

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016 Time: 12:00 pm ET Duration: 50 Minutes REGISTRATION IS FREE Host: Theodora Capaldo, EdD, President and CEO of The New England Anti-Vivisection Society Special Guest: Michelle Thew, CEO of Cruelty Free International Join NEAVS for a webinar on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. EDT as Theodora Capaldo, CEO, NEAVS talks with special guest Michelle Thew, CEO, Cruelty Free International, about ending the use of animals in…

If you live near wetlands, you’ve already delighted in the sound of peepers -- the harbingers of spring. But no matter where you live, when you think of frogs, you probably remember walking into your science class, smelling a strong odour of formaldehyde, and being instructed to choose a limp, dead, and preserved frog. Not so long ago, no one was ever offered an alternative to this rite of passage. …