Press Releases

Press Releases

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  • Apr 24, 2008 • Project R&R News:
    Chimpanzees Suffer PTSD Like Humans

    Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afflicts chimpanzees from laboratories in the same way as it does human trauma survivors, according to a paper published this week in vol. 9(1)…Read More…

  • Apr 17, 2008 • Project R&R News:
    Federal Bill Introduced to End Invasive Research on Chimpanzees

    Animal Organizations and Scientists Urge Congress to Protect Our Closest Living Relatives A bi-partisan group in Congress today introduced The Great Ape Protection Act to end invasive research…Read More…

  • Mar 06, 2007 • Press Releases:
    Chicago Event Spotlights Chimpanzee Research and Rescue

    Presentation Features Gloria Grow, of PBS’ Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History March 1, 2007 (Boston, MA)—Project R&R: Release and Restitution for Chimpanzees in U.S. Laboratories, a national…Read More…

  • Oct 12, 2006 • Press Releases:
    Oldest Known Chimpanzee in U.S. Lab to Retire After Half Century
    Campaign Learns of Imminent Release of 54-Year-Old Gwen

    Boston, MA—October 12, 2006—She has lived in a laboratory for over a half century. Gwen, a 54-year-old chimpanzee—believed to be the oldest chimpanzee held for research in the U.S.—is…Read More…

  • Oct 04, 2006 • Press Releases:
    World Animal Day: : But Not for Elder Chimpanzees in U.S. Labs

    Campaign Learns of Three More Deaths Boston, MA—October 3, 2006—Following an appeal by many of the world’s chimpanzee experts, as well as inquiries from U.S. Senate offices,…Read More…

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