Some consumer products reap a high toll in animal lives, whether by necessitating animal testing or destroying habitats.
Naturewatch strongly encourages buyers to use their purchasing power to stop animal suffering.
Here you’ll find information on these issues, and how you can help.
Palm Oil in soaps and other consumer products is driving the widespread destruction of Indonesia’s rainforest – home to orangutans. If this continues, orangutans could face extinction within 10-20 years. Read more »
In spite of the UK’s voluntary ban on animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients, Botox destined for cosmetic purposes is responsible for increases in the testing of Botulinum Toxin on mice. Read more »
In Europe, animal testing of cosmetic ingredients ended in March 2009, yet testing continues elsewhere in the world for products made and sold in Europe – until a total marketing ban comes into effect in 2013. Read more »
There is no ban on the testing of household cleaning products on animals in the UK or Europe, let alone worldwide, and their very nature means animals suffer dreadfully. Read more »