Archive for September 29th, 2011

Scientist Jonathon Balcombe: It’s Time to Replace Animals in Harmful, Painful Experiments

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

by Jonathon Balcombe, Scientist & Author (One Green Planet)

In late August I participated in a 4-day conference in Montreal. The 8th World Congress on Animals and Alternatives in the Life Sciences drew over 800, mostly scientists. The mission of the meeting was to advance “the 3Rs,” which aim to Replace, Reduce, or Refine (i.e., lessen the suffering of) animals used in research, testing, and education.

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