One Voice is active in
the field. It is the only French organisation to have legally rescued
laboratory animals. It works in close collaboration with French Customs in
the fight against illegal imports of exotic animals and protected species.
It also carries out investigations, such as at horse fairs in the Basque
region where it revealed the scandal of shackled pottoks, a campaign that
ended in victory.
One Voice's successful actions include :
1. The first ever legal rescue in France of 36
macaques from a Parisian laboratory (1996).
2. The rescue of 18 lemurs from a laboratory in
Alsace (1997). They are all now leading a happy life in a wildlife refuge.
3. The rescue of four beagles, destined for
vivisection, and three cats that had already been experimented on (1999).
4. The blocking of three projects by Marshall
Farms to breed 2,000 dogs for vivisection (1997, 1998 and 1999 in
5. The withdrawal of plans to build Europe's
biggest primate breeding centre for vivisection, thanks to which over 700
animals were saved from torture each year (1999).
6. Campaigning that resulted in refused
authorisation to extend a mink fur farm.
7. The rescue of shackled pottoks.
8. The rescue of several hundred farm animals.
9. The rescue, in collaboration with French
Customs, of dozens of animals from protected species, following which several
traffickers were charged and sentenced.
10. Successful opposition to dozens of battery
11. Several cosmetics companies have pledged to
test neither their ingredients nor finished products on animals.
12. The closure of laboratory animal houses for
failure to respect legislation, a first in France.
13. The rescue of Achille, a 36 year-old
chimpanzee who had spent his entire life so far locked in a 3m² cage in the
back of a circus lorry.
14. The first ever investigation of French
Help us save animals who, like Léa, Baloo, Pilou and
Sidonie, are condemned to a life of suffering. Only you can draw attention to
their misery. So many children need educating, so many parents need convincing,
so many investigations must be carried out, so many scandals must be brought to
More than ever before, animals need One Voice. More than ever
before, One Voice needs you !