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HSI’s team of scientists and policy experts work across the globe to see outdated animal tests replaced with cutting-edge non-animal techniques. Join our End Animal Testing campaign to promote science without suffering and read our new report "Advancing Safety Science and Health Research with Innovative, Non-Animal Tools" to find out more about the technology revolution taking place in pharmaceutical and chemical safety testing.Learn More
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Imagine a world where lab rats are replaced by lab robots, with high-tech computer models instead of lethal tests on animals. It's not science fiction—it's the new scientific mainstream. New tools
From Europe to Brazil, Canada, India and beyond, our Be Cruelty-Free campaign is working to achieve a world where no animal has to suffer to test cosmetics. Take the pledge
Nine out of every 10 new drugs that appear safe and effective in animals turn out to be unsafe or ineffective in people. Time for a change? Reducing requirements
Health research aims to discover the causes of human illnesses and to prevent or treat them, but the benefits of today’s health research are becoming harder to see. Failure of animal models
Health research and safety testing still rely heavily on methods developed more than half a century ago, despite evidence that animal "models" are often poor predictors of real-world human responses. Get the FAQs here
HSI Director of Research & Toxicology Troy Seidle writes about the latest in alternatives to animal testing.On HuffPost.com
End Animal Testing News
February 23, 2015
“Bitten” Star Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canadian Government to #BeCrueltyFree and Ban Cosmetic Testing on Animals
In support of a national ban on cosmetics animal testing in Canada, film and TV star Laura Vandervoort backed #BeCrueltyFree Canada with the release of an exclusive photo in which she and her dog Frankie say “no” to cosmetics cruelty.
February 11, 2015
#BeCrueltyFree New Zealand and MP Mojo Mathers Celebrate New United Effort to Ban Cruel Cosmetics Animal Testing
Animal advocates from the #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand campaign joined Green Party MP Mojo Mathers in celebrating a renewed effort to see cosmetics animal testing banned in New Zealand.
February 10, 2015
Actress and Sci-Fi Icon Tricia Helfer Joins Humane Society International in Calling for Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing in Canada
Ascension and Battlestar Galactica actress Tricia Helfer joined the #BeCrueltyFree Canada campaign in support of a federal ban on cosmetics animal testing.
January 29, 2015
Congresso Nacional se prepara para aprovar R$ 16,7 milhões para alternativas à experimentação animal na próxima semana
Humane Society International insta ao Congresso Nacional para aprovar aprovar um investimento substancial de R$ 16,7 milhões em métodos alternativos eticamente e cientificamente superiores à experimentação animal.