The UK is hoping to pass an animal sentience bill after leaving the EU. But they avoid defining 'sentience' and limit 'animal' to nonhuman vertebrates.
February 7th 2020. The European Union (EU) has released “statistics on the use of animals for scientific purposes by the Member States of the Union covering data from three years, 2015-2017”. Before we jump into our fact-based analysis of the new data we wanted to remind our readers of a few important facts pertaining to … Continue reading The EU publishes animal use statistics from 2015-2017
Earlier this week we wrote about the University of Toronto’s public statements concerning the end of their on-site primate research. A number of broader questions were raised by considering similar cases and articles. Among them, what does it mean for a university to claim that it does not engage in a particular type of research? … Continue reading Part 2: University of Toronto ends live primate research – Outsourcing Controversy