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THUNDERCLAP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON!

On the 1st May at 8pm, Animal Justice Project released a Thunderclap across Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr, telling University College London (UCL) to commit to a future free of animal research, and we’d really like your support to make this message as loud and as clear as possible! And it’s very easy!

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BLOG: Researchers Scare Mice – Eunice Wilson

We reported last weekend about a new scientific study, funded by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) which has called into question the validity of many scientific studies using mice, after discovering their behaviour depends on how they have been handled.

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ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT HANDS IN PETITION AND MEETS WITH ANIMAL RESEARCHERS IN STOCKHOLM!

This week, Animal Justice Project travelled to Sweden to join forces with our Swedish campaign partners, Djurrättsalliansen. We handed in our petition signed by 55,139 people to end monkey imports and experiments at world-renouned university, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

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TAKE ACTION NOW AGAINST CENSORSHIP!

Despite the claims of government departments in both the United States and the UK, transparency with regards to the use of animals in research is anything but transparent.

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B&K APPEAL CASE DENIED

An appeal lodged by Cruelty Free International against the High Court’s ruling to allow the proposed expansion of a beagle and ferret breeding farm in Grimston, East Yorkshire has just been denied by a Court of Appeal judge.

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DAY OF ACTION AT CARDIFF UNIVERSITY!

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On Monday 9th January, Animal Justice Project Wales teamed up with local groups Cardiff Animal Rights (a group with which we have worked with in the past) and the newly set up group, Cardiff Vegan Action.

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BLOG: Practical tips for homeowners to make windows bird-safe – Jenny, Freelance Writer, United States

Every year, billions of birds crash into windows causing serious injuries, internal damage to the organs or at worst, deaths. Unknowingly, bird fly into windows because they believe the reflection they see is an extension of the sky, trees and flowers or other birds. According to a recent study by a University of Alberta researcher, homes with lots of vegetation (trees, plants and bushes) and bird feeders have the most incidents of collisions. Along with cats, bird collision is one of the top reasons why deaths occur.

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BLOG: Huge THANKS to everyone who made our UCL event possible! – Claire Palmer, Spokesperson

Scores of campaigners, students, and Animal Justice Project volunteers came together on Friday 2 December to hold hearts for the animals inside one of the UK’s leading universities – University College London (UCL). At our third Campus without Cruelty event in a UK university, attendees held signs, props, and encouraged UCL students to make origami hearts. The hearts were placed into the ground at the university’s Main Quad.

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BLOG: A closer look at vivisection – Rhiannon Smith, Animal Justice Project Volunteer

It is estimated over 100 million animals are used for vivisection worldwide every year. Not only are these animals subjected to cruel and prolonged treatments – something which they have no say over whatsoever – the way there are handled and housed also causes suffering, such as being put in small, bare cages.

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Cardiff Campus Without Cruelty outreach!

On Monday 31st October at 1pm, Animal Justice Project, joined Cardiff Animals rights in their Campus Without Cruelty follow up outreach event.

In the spirit of Halloween, this was also a fancy dress occasion, and once again it was a huge success.

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