Today in the U.S. some 600 chimpanzees are safe in sanctuary – approximately 1,000 are waiting their turn. Like us, chimpanzees care about family, make choices, laugh, cry, and suffer when their freedom is taken. Chimpanzee research to benefit human health has proven unnecessary and unproductive. For decades chimpanzees have suffered and died in U.S. laboratories – unnecessarily. The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act will end the use of chimpanzees in research.

What’s New at Project R&R

-Help NEAVS/Project R&R welcome all 110 NIRC chimpanzees to their forever home at Chimp Haven!
Now safe in sanctuary, we look forward to NIH's timeline of who is next and when all remaining retired chimpanzees will be transferred. Read more

-Action Alert: Tell labs to retire privately "owned" chimpanzees now
Despite NIH retiring 90% of federally owned chimpanzees, four labs still house a large number of privately owned chimpanzees. Read more

How You Can Help Take Action