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Stony Brook chimps denied right to challenge captivity

Arielle Martinez August 1, 2015
A New York County Supreme Court judge has denied legal rights to two chimpanzees used for SBU research in a lawsuit filed by an animal rights advocacy organization.
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Judge orders Stony Brook University to justify chimp captivity

Arielle Martinez April 23, 2015
A New York County Supreme Court judge has ordered a hearing at which Stony Brook University must justify its custody of two chimpanzees.
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The Long Island Sound, above, may be getting heat pollution from Millstone Nuclear Facility, a Suffolk legislator says. BRIDGET DOWNES / THE STATESMAN

Suffolk County legislator reaches out to SoMAS to save the sound

Kelly Saberi March 8, 2015
The Long Island Sound is heating up at a rate that is six times anticipated global warming rates.
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Catching up from the top news stories from break

Arielle Martinez January 28, 2014

Dec. 5, 2013 A Florida-based animal rights organization filed a lawsuit against Stony Brook University on behalf of two chimpanzees being used for research by the Department of Anatomical Sciences....

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