Further information about Animal Research

Portal of the Max Planck Society on the topic animal research
Extensive information on the topic animal research from the Max Planck Society. more
White Paper of the Max Planck Society on animal research
Policy Statement on animal research: The Max Planck Society thus adopts a series of measures aimed at achieving the best possible compromise between the burden on laboratory animals and the knowledge value of experiments. more
“Fables, fur and facts” – the podcast about animal research (in German)
"Fables, fur and facts" - the first podcast dedicated entirely to the topic of animal testing.

Why do we still need animal testing? There are already plenty of alternatives to avoid experiments with animals altogether! This is just one of the questions that scientists are always asked. The brand-new podcast "Fables, Fur and Facts" from the Initiative Tierversuche verstehen (Understanding Animal Testing Initiative) addresses this and many other questions about animal testing.

The website und podcasts are available in German, only. more
Understanding animal testing - science information initiative (in German)
“Tierversuche verstehen” - an initiative of the German scientific community, coordinated by the Alliance of Science Organizations. It provides comprehensive, up-to-date and fact-based information on animal experimentation at publicly funded research institutions. more
Do we still need animal research? (German)
Could organ-like tissue structures make the one or other animal experiments superfluous in the future? Where can researchers already do without animal research today and where not?
On the occasion of the International Day of the Laboratory Animal on April 24, 2022, the 3sat-magazine NANO broadcasted this item, which was created with the participation of the White Paper Project Group team.
Broadcast - in German - available until April 27, 2027 more
Pro-Test Germany
A voice for science. A non-profit association working for a more open and honest debate around animal experimentation. more
Animal testing in research: the 3Rs principle and the validity of scientific research
Brochure of the German Research Foundation (PDF; German) more
Understanding Animal Research
Understanding Animal Research is a not-for-profit organisation that explains why animals are used in medical and scientific research.
The information provided by Understanding Animal Research is based on thorough research and an understanding of the facts, historical and scientific.
The website offers plenty of resources. more
European Animal Research Association (EARA)
EARA's mission is to inform people about the continued need for, and benefits of, the humane use of animals in scientific research, by providing accurate and evidence-based information. more
Animal Research Tomorrow (ART) - the new home of the Basel Declaration
Animal Research Tomorrow (ART) is an international grassroots NGO promoting ethically responsible and state-of-the ART animal research and proactive science communication.
ART is the new home of the Basel Declaration, being a call for more trust, transparency and communication on animal research. more
State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection North Rhine-Westphalia
Approval body for animal experiments in North Rhine-Westphalia (in German). more
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