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Urge Canada to End Its Shameful Seal Slaughter
https://Stop The Canadian Seal Hunt

 

Also see Useful Links Action You Can Take

Not to hurt our humble brethren the animals is our first duty to
them - but to stop there is not enough: we have a higher duty - to be of service to them whenever they require it."

St. Francis of Assisi

Viva! - Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

"Eating meat; fish and dairy causes environmental destruction, damages human health, contributes to global hunger and inflicts immense suffering on billions of animals across the world. Viva! believes that the solution to all these problems is in our own hands: the best way to stop the destruction and the cruelty is to stop eating animals now – go vegetarian, or better still, vegan. "

Campaigns, information, recipes

Viva! USA

"Viva! is a dynamic organization campaigning on behalf of animals killed for food. We do investigations of factory farms and then produce campaign materials for students and activists, helping people change to a veggie diet! We are an international organization, registered in the USA as a 501(c)(3) non-profit."

Also VIVA Poland
Viva! Walczymy o konie i inne zwierzeta : .

PETA UK: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals UK

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA): The animal rights organization   USA

Information, campaigns, blog, recipes and more.

Dreams

Dreams.org.np

Devoted & Radical for Environment & Animal Movement Society DREAMS

Established the 9th May 2010 DREAMS is "a ‘not for profit’ charity organization based in Kathmandu, Nepal that provides food, shelter and much needed medical treatment to the stray animals, and works for the conservation of endangered species of plants and animals."

Vision and Mission .
"Our Vision is to become a leading animal welfare and care facility recognised globally for the provision and development of services for animals in need and protect our Mother Nature."

Nepal is one of the few countries in the world without an Animal Welfare Act. Animals therefore depend on organisations like dreams for help.

Please visit the website to see what you can do to help. Dreams.org.np

GoVeg.com: Vegetarian and Vegan Information

Information, recipes including starter pack , campaigns

United Poultry Concerns [UPC] - www.upc-online.org

"Dedicated to the Compassionate and Respectful Treatment Of Domestic Fowl." Information, campaigns and vegan recipies.

All-creatures.org: Working for a Peaceable Kingdom for Humans, Animals,

A Christian Website dedicated to animal Rights. Information, campaigns, art, recipes and more

Vegan Peace

"Vegan Peace is about striving towards peacefully sharing our Earth.
This website hopes to play a small role in inspiring people to strive towards a more peaceful world. We can all play a part in lessening the suffering so many people and animals go through every day."

Making the world a better place for both animals and people.

Information e-cards. campaigns recipes 

Farm Sanctuary | Watkins Glen, NY

 
"Farm Sanctuary works to end cruelty to farm animals and promotes compassionate living through rescue, education and advocacy. We envision a world where the violence that animal agriculture inflicts upon people, animals and the environment has ended, and where instead we exercise values of compassion."

Animal rescue, advocacy, information, campaigns, Animal rescue stories and more.

circle of compassion

A spiritual theme for people of all faiths and none. Thought provoking articles.  Below is an extraction from their purpose page. 

The deep-seated cause of animal suffering.
Worldwide animal cruelty and exploitation are symptoms of a deeply embedded, speciesist world-view that maintains that certain human beings have the right to commodify, exploit, enslave, and kill whomever they deem ‘less than human.’ Let us address the cause of animal suffering holistically:

•Both physically through non-violent action, and
•Metaphysically by spiritually encircling the world with compassion for all life. We must not underestimate how powerful our thoughts and prayers can be.

PCA honors the prayer traditions of all religions and encourages participants to use any form of prayer, meditation, or focused thought that is comfortable. In fact, Circle members who have no particular spiritual beliefs but who believe in the proven power of focused thought are absolutely welcome. There are no requirements to joining the Prayer Circle for Animals other than an interest in helping animals through prayer or focused thought and a willingness to commit to faithfully repeating at least once daily this Prayer for the Animals in a heartfelt mood of thanksgiving for the ongoing manifestation of love and peace on earth.

cuteandinterestinganimals.weebly.com

Cute and interesting animals is a new website displaying the photographs of the most adorable animals you can imagine:

"This website is devoted to showing cool pics of animals, along with giving information on how to support them.  Hope everyone likes this website! Have fun, and remember to always be kind to animals, and, if possible, donate to charities. "

Photographs with commentary, artwork and blog with an opportunity to leave a comment

Vegetarian Supplements org

"Free Healthy Eating info to save our planet"

Includes advice about healthy nutrition for vegetarians and vegans.

vegatopia.org/

Introduction
Vegatopia is dedicated to providing a comprehensive academic resource on all things vegan. If you are a student, researcher or teacher interested in any aspect of veganism this is the site for you. We aim to provide you with access to as wide a range of academic resources on veganism as possible and hope that through the inter- and multi- disciplinary sharing of ideas, this site will facilitate new areas of research into vegan-related issues. We want Vegatopia to be an interactive forum for dialogue, informing individual and collaborative research and teaching, as well as making a contribution to vegan activism and having a positive impact on veganism in a wider sense.

A website worth visiting by every one even if you are not an academic

Animal Rights History

Fascinating website, a wealth of  comprehensive information. Purpose of Animal Rights History from the Home Page:

"Humanity Against Cruelty to Animals in Historical Literature, Timeline of Animal Rights History

These pages are part of an ongoing effort to provide free online access to historical literature on animal rights, animal welfare and the humane movement against cruelty to animals."

 
UK Animal Rights Web Directory Logo A comprehensive online resource for all animal rights issues in the UK

Click the logo above for information, campaigns and other actions you can take in the cause of animal rights and to stop the continuing cruelty to billions of living sentient beings.

The Site For Animals

A website promoting justice for animals. Includes Information highlighting atrocities committed to animals around the world and action you can take.

"If a great change is to override human tyranny of animals, a great collection of human minds will by word and deed authorize such change. And the inevitable opposition will appear to be opposed to the decrees of Justice itself, rather than the fervent desires of a compassionate multitude. Factual cause, however shocking, can
incite desires for a legal and moral change of the moral status of animals broadly defined.

This site is a huge amalgam of factual cause not publicized by your newspaper."


J. B. Suconik

animalrighter.org/Home

A website advocating animals rights with comprehensive information concerning animal rights and veganism, an extensive resource of information.

From the about page of AnimalRighter

I'm Mat Thomas, writer and animal rights advocate. On this website you will find articles I've written for magazines and websites; brochures, flyers and booklets that I've created for people to use as outreach tools; and a link to my AnimalRighter blog. This website represents much of the work I've done in the vegan and animal rights field since 2003, both as a grassroots advocate and professional non-profit staff writer/editor for In Defense of Animals and Farm Sanctuary from 2004-2009.
 

The latest news on animal welfare and animal cruelty

Purpose of WSPA from the Home Page:
 

"WSPA’s vision is of a world where animal welfare matters, and animal cruelty ends. WSPA has been promoting animal welfare for more than 25 years. Our work is concentrated in regions of the world where few, if any, measures exist to protect animals."

Animal Rights History

Purpose of Animal Rights History from the Home Page:

"These pages are part of an ongoing effort to provide free online access to historical literature on animal rights, animal welfare and the humane movement against cruelty to animals."

An interesting website well worth a visit for anyone interested in the welfare of animals.


SentientBeings.org - Promoting Compassion for America’s Most Abused Animals

"Cows, pigs, chickens, and other animals commonly exploited by agribusiness are sentient beings—capable of awareness, feeling, and suffering—and humans have an ethical obligation to refrain from behaviors which inflict suffering upon these animals. Sentient beings deserve an environment and conditions which allow them to fulfill their natural behaviors and achieve a state of well-being."
 

Information, stories, photos, campaigns


 

 

 

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