Posts Tagged ‘rescue’

Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From Insolvent New Jersey Research Lab Continues

1,700-mile journey to freedom will reach Oklahoma sanctuary today, then on to Texas sanctuaries Friday night and Saturday San Antonio, Texas (July 16, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, is transporting 55 rescued long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey. Continuing a journey that began yesterday, IDA will deliver eight of the monkeys ... Full story

In Defense of Animals Announces New President Scotlund Haisley

San Rafael, Calif. (June 4, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) has appointed Scotlund Haisley as its new president. Haisley will lead the international animal protection organization in its mission to protect animals' rights, welfare, and habitat through education, outreach, and hands-on rescue. “Scotlund Haisley has been a dynamic force in the animal protection world for more than 20 years, and brings an impressive variety ... Full story

Endangered turtles have a good friend in Wellesley

By Sarah Thomas, Globe Correspondent –  May 20, 2010 For the most part, the basement of Bill DeVasher’s Wellesley home looks like any other suburban cellar: pantry goods, Christmas decorations, abandoned cans of paint. Only on entering farther does one notice the bat house, a birdhouse-like contraption that can provide daytime sleeping quarters for up to 30 bats. Or the disassembled terrariums, or the collection of cacti baking ... Full story

Wellesley Man Receives National Award For Rescuing Turtles

Wellesley, Mass. (May 11, 2010) – In Defense of Animals’ (IDA) Guardian Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate extraordinary care and compassion toward other species. May is Guardian Month and IDA is presenting a series of Guardian Awards to celebrate. The first goes to Bill DeVasher of Wellesley, Massachusetts, who for 25 years has been a savior and guardian to turtles. Due to their slow speed, ... Full story
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