Latest news on getting chimps out of research labs and into sanctuary

Last Updated Dec. 22, 2015




New Mexico's Chimp Connection, KUNM Radio http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-s-chimp-connection#stream/0

People prevail as NM chimps set to be freed, Albuquerque Journal http://www.abqjournal.com/683225/opinion/people-prevail-as-nm-chimps-set-to-be-freed.html

Editorial: Chimp freedom a symbol of true meaning of season, Albuquerque Journal http://www.abqjournal.com/681882/opinion/chimp-freedom-a-symbol-of-true-meaning-of-season.html

HOORAY — 20 CHIMPS LOCKED UP IN SAN ANTONIO WILL (FINALLY) BE RETIRED TO A SANCTUARY!, Houston Press http://www.houstonpress.com/news/hooray-20-chimps-locked-up-in-san-antonio-will-finally-be-retired-to-a-sanctuary-7937436

NIH to retire research chimps to sanctuary in Louisiana, Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com/678437/news/nih-to-retire-chimps-to-sanctuary.html

Alamogordo chimpanzees free at last, Alamogordo Daily News http://www.alamogordonews.com/story/news/local/new-mexico/2015/11/19/alamogordo-chimpanzees-free-last/76068626/

N.M. Test Chimps to Retire, ABQ Free Press, http://www.freeabq.com/2015/11/18/n-m-test-chimps-to-retire/

Remaining Alamogordo lab chimps to retire, KOAT 7


Free At Last: 20 New Mexico Chimpanzees Will See Sanctuary After More than 30 Years in Labs, Green Fire Times, http://greenfiretimes.com/2015/11/free-at-last-20-new-mexico-chimpanzees-will-see-sanctuary-after-more-than-30-years-in-labs/

In addition to the above articles that directly mention APNM's Securing Sanctuary for Chimpanzees program, the following national media outlets also reported on the NIH decision:

Science - An end to U.S. chimp research - Download .pdf now.

N.I.H. to End Backing for Invasive Research on Chimps, New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/20/science/nih-to-end-backing-for-invasive-research-on-chimps.html

NIH promises to retire all research chimps, CNN, http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/19/health/nih-chimpanzee-research-announcement/index.html

NIH's Last 50 Chimpanzees Are Retiring, NBC News, http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/bedtime-bonzo-nihs-last-50-chimpanzees-are-retiring-n465961

NIH Retires The Last Of Its Research Chimps, NPR, http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/11/18/456567733/nih-retires-the-last-of-its-research-chimps

NIH to retire all research chimpanzees, Nature, http://www.nature.com/news/nih-to-retire-all-research-chimpanzees-1.18817


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