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Advocating for change

Fauna has a long history of advocating for our fellow beings.

Fauna was deeply involved in Project Release Chimps, which was instrumental in ending biomedical research for chimpanzees. We hope the same will be done for the thousands of monkeys still being used in research.



Advocacy and Research

Many Universities in Canada, the United States, and around the world continue to use primates for invasive biomedical research, with little regard for the individual. Monkeys are still being extensively used in labs today and are subjected to horribly invasive procedures. They are “terminated” once the studies are done. Many more monkeys are victims of the pet trade industry or subjected to zoos, where they are used as attractions.

A large part of Fauna’s advocacy work is to help end the use of chimps and monkeys for the purpose of research, entertainment, or as pets. Public outreach and education is an integral part of Fauna’s mission. Fauna hosts and funds educational programs and outreach efforts in order to raise awareness and effect change. By donating today, you can help us continue this important work.


Advocacy Groups

Here are some important advocacy groups related to primates, animal ethics, environmental conservation, wildlife conservation, and rescue. These are listed in no particular order. We hope you find them helpful.

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