‘I Think This is a Huge Victory’: Ruling in Argentina Opens Door to Granting Apes Personhood
Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold, an alternate on NAPSA’s Steering Committee, weighs in on the recent arrival of Sandra the orangutan to Center for Great Apes.
Former Ellensburg Chimps Meeting New Friends in Canada
Loulis and Tatu are among 14 chimpanzees at Fauna Foundation, which is located 20 minutes south of Montreal on a nature preserve. The chimps come from a host of different backgrounds including zoos and research facilities.
Doing What Light Does
Dr. Theodora Capaldo is Chief Executive Officer of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), a not-for-profit founded in 1895 whose mission is “ending the use of animals in research, testing, and science education and replacing them with modern alternatives that are ethically, humanely, and scientifically superior.” Here, Theo talks about how she brings psychology to NEAVS’ national and international animal protection programs.
Activists Sound Alarm on Transfer of Chimps to the U.K.
Flouting international law, the United States gave researchers permission to send eight endangered chimpanzees to an unaccredited British zoo, animal activists claim in a federal complaint.
CARA’s Fundraiser for Canada’s Only Chimpanzee Sanctuary
On Nov. 26, members of the Concordia Animal Rights Association (CARA) hosted a yoga class fundraiser for the Fauna Foundation, Canada’s one and only chimpanzee sanctuary located in Carignan, Quebec, on the south shore of Montreal.
FWS Sued by NEAVS et al. Over Permit to Yerkes Research Center to Ship Chimpanzees Overseas to Unaccredited Zoo
New England Anti-Vivisection Society a Boston-based, international animal advocacy organization, and its coalition of chimpanzee experts and sanctuaries, filed a lawsuit against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service challenging the agency’s decision to issue a permit to Yerkes National Primate Research Center to “donate” eight chimpanzees to an unaccredited U.K. zoo.
Why So Many Women Founders? Because We Can!
There is a significantly high percentage of women advocates in animal protection. NEAVS would like to remind us all how much the movement’s progress has been fueled by their tireless work.
Chimpanzees Left to Starve in Retirement from Medical Research
These chimps are retirees…of sorts. They were used in medical experiments, in Liberia, for the non-profit New York Blood Center for nearly 30 years, until research stopped there in the early 2000s.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest Allows Students to Continue Hands-On Chimp Interaction
Two years ago, Central was one of two universities in the world that had chimpanzees on campus. However, that changed in 2013, when the chimps moved to the Fauna Foundation. Adjustments had to be made after the chimps’ departure. Now, graduate students have the opportunity to work with seven chimps at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSN), just twenty minutes away in Cle Elum.
Mary Lee Jensvold
Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold has dedicated her career to studying communication in chimpanzees.
World’s First ‘Talking’ Chimps Find Sanctuary Near Montreal
Two chimpanzees who made history for learning to communicate using American Sign Language are settling into their new home at the Fauna Foundation sanctuary on Montreal’s South Shore
Fauna Sanctuary: A Quebec Haven for Chimps
Gloria Grow runs a special type of retirement home. It is certainly unique in Quebec.