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Last updated: August 4th,
Here are some links that you might find
useful. We have tried to limit ourselves mainly to links which are
related to veganism and Indonesia, but some others are included also.
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CAMPAIGNERS AND ACTIVISTS
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. If you haven't heard of
this wonderful organisation yet, you had better visit their web site
Vegetarians International Voice for Animals. Another wonderful
campaigning group. "...a UK based charity, promoting a plant based
for the benefit of the animals, the planet and you!"
"The Fund is one of the largest and most active organizations working
the cause of animals throughout the world."
Another great site full of facts, campaigns and good arguments, working
President: Howard Lyman ("The Mad Cowboy")... "EarthSave supplies
information, support and practical programs to those who have learned
their food choices impact environmental and human health." They
people to shift to a plant-based diet.
The main anti-McDonalds site.
The campaign which organises the annual "meat-out", encouraging people
everywhere to give up meat for a while.
"Campaigning for Food Safety,Organic Agriculture, and Sustainability."
"Since 1976, FARM has lead the movement to promote more wholesome, less
violent, and more ecological plant-based alternatives to all aspects of
Campaigning for the protection of "downers", in other words animals who
are too injured or sick to move and end up suffering horrific fates.
The facts behind the meat industry, in video. WARNING: not for the
"The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a non-profit non-governmental
organization (NGO) involved with the investigation and documentation of
violations of international laws, regulations and treaties protecting
marine wildlife species."
The very well-known environmental campaigners.
"Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native
animals and plants in their natural communities. We focus our programs
what scientists consider two of the most serious environmental threats
the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the
associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and
"Our goal is to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just,
sustainable world by organizing events, activities, and annual
The International Vegetarian Union. Vegetarianism and veganism around
world: a combination of the world's veggy societies. Many members are
vegan. There is even an Indonesian version of their web site!
The new site of The Vegetarian/Vegan Society of Queensland which aims
to encourage vegetarianism as a humane and
responsible lifestyle; provide information relating to vegetarianism;
foster social contact among vegetarians and people interested in
The British Vegan Society, founded in 1944. This web site is full of
An extremely useful site, and not only for the English. Advertisements,
shopping, eating out, links... almost everything!
Annual Vegan Festival, held on Sunday 17th September 2000 in London -
see web site for details!
A site run by vegans which contains information for Russian veggies, or
those wishing to visit Russia. Includes noticeboard, personals, chat,
shopping guide and news.
The Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom. Includes a lot of vegan
material. "The Vegetarian Society is working towards its vision of a
future where the vegetarian diet is acknowledged as the norm."
The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. Useful information for anyone
a trip there. "The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii is a not-for-profit
volunteer organization founded in 1990 to promote human health, animal
rights, and protection of the environment by means of vegetarian
education. It's among the largest vegetarian societies in the U.S. with
more than 2000 members."
Queensland Group for Animal Rights. "QGAR is an Australian animal
rights group which is a totally self funded informal organisation. We
are currently involved in a variety of campaigns to address legal and
institutional issues. We try to work constructively with various
Parliamentary and Departmental offices wherever possible with our
TheVeganLounge.com. "This website was born in Salt Lake City on October
20th 2005 in order to inform the world about the Vegan Diet. In this
site you will find a bunch of stuff regarding Veganism such as what to
eat, tips, Animal rights, recipes and more! Have fun!"
"Was Someone (former Nicetoanimals) is a project of activist art
developed by vegan artists Veronica Ibarra and Carlos Thomas. It
focuses on producing artwork that deals with issues related to animal
equality and speciesism."
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Veganisme. Dutch Vegan Society (in Dutch)
"A non-profit educational organization since 1979, dedicated to
enhancing the quality of life by educating the public as to the
benefits of a plant-based diet and sustainable lifestyle."
"The VivaVegie Society is a non-profit organization based in New York
City. It publishes a powerful document called "101 Reasons Why I'm a
Vegetarian," by Pamela Rice. Ms. Rice calls the document her "mighty
convincer." The group also has a vegetarian center in a well-trafficked
part of the city, where it hosts programs, lectures, video screenings,
and other events. The center also functions as a research room, a
referral center and place to obtain lapel buttons and T-shirts. The
group also publishes a journal five times per year called "The
VivaVine: The Vegetarian-issues magazine."
"Vegan Outreach is not an organization, campaign, or group; rather, it
a tool, an instrument for everyone who seeks to learn and for everyone
strives to educate others."
Physicians' Committee for Responsible Medicine. This organisation
encourages alternatives to animal experimentation, as well as keeping
healthy to avoid disease.
"Vegan Action is a nonprofit, tax-exempt educational membership
organization. Our mission is to enhance public awareness about the many
benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle, and to work to improve the
availability of vegan foods."
This site brings you the facts about chicken, turkey and other poultry
"SoyStache is a unique project to promote a plant-based diet. We help
to educate web travelers on the human health and environmental health
benefits of a plant-based diet, as well as the animal's rights. With
our 'famous vegetarian' pages, we also show the popularity of
vegetarian and vegan diets. We have a very extensive list of links,
'Certainly Not Sausage', to help visitors find other resources to help
them pursue their transition to, or continuation of, a plant-based
diet. Also listed on our site are an extensive list of environmental
and health facts, as related to our diet choices."
A great source for facts about the factory farming of animals.
"VegFamily - the Online Resource for Vegan Families. Your source for
information on vegan parenting, vegan pregnancy, expert advice,
discussion board, original articles and more!"
"A Scottish vegan family's site with information on veganism, children,
recipes, medicine, sacred sites and quotes. We have a bookstore/library
and a message board for help and support."
A site for parents of veggie kids up to 3 years old.
"How can parents raise a healthy, wholesome, think-for-yourself child
today's consumptive, polluted and inhumane world? How can we inspire
our children to swim against the tide
and make healthy compassionate choices? From homebirth to
homeschooling, what to eat and how to
minimize seduction of your children by the popular culture,
Souls will empower you to make your own choices."
VEGGIE DATING AND FRIENDSHIP
"Vegan singles who want to meet, date, socialize and develop
with like-minded vegan singles. Place your ad and respond to an ad it's
"A contact network for members of the environmental, vegetarian, and
animal rights community and others who love the outdoors, holistic
living, personal growth and spirituality a place to meet and network
for friendship, dating, romance and the exchange of information and
A very popular and successful veggie dating service. "We are the
vegetarian singles and vegan singles dating service. Find singles
ads, pen-pals and matchmaking -- sponsored by GreenPeople.
We have ongoing association with 100s of vegetarian, vegan,
macrobiotic, raw food, animal protection and environmental
GreenFriends.com. "The best and largest site for singles who love
vegetarianism, animal rights, peace, and environment protection.
Vegetarians, vegans and veggies."
ACTION FOR ANIMALS
"Animal Place is a sanctuary and education center for 'farm' animals.
We rescue and provide lifelong homes for 'farm' animals, and produce
educational material for kids and adults on 'farm' animal issues. We
promote a vegan lifestyle. One of our mottos is for people to think
globally and act locally to help other animals...Go vegan!"
"The Animal Rights & Rescue Group [Australia] is a non-profit
volunteer organisation, run without any Government funds. It is the
only organisation covering the whole of the North Coast of NSW
Australia which rescues homeless or unwanted animals, provides them
with care and shelter and attempts to find suitable homes for them.
ARRG does not put down animals unless they are too ill to be saved."
The Animal Rights Resource Site. "Your Connection to the Animal Rights
"Since incorporating in 1986, Farm Sanctuary has established America's
premier farm animal shelters and waged effective campaigns to stop farm
animal cruelty... Farm Sanctuary promotes a vegan lifestyle."
Compassion Over Killing, a Washington-based organisation. "COK's main
function lies in organizing public protests, educating consumers, and
actively working to promote nonviolence toward all sentient beings."
Animal Protection Institute. "...a national nonprofit 501(c)(3)
organization dedicated to informing, educating, and advocating the
treatment of all animals. API protects against animal abuse through
enforcement/legislative actions, investigations, advocacy campaigns,
awareness, and education, at all levels from local to state, national,
"The aim of the Animal Consciousness Foundation is to change the
attitudes of humans towards other species."
A UK-based Animal Rights campaign organisation. "Animal Aid is at the
centre of the growing public debate over the rights of animals. We
investigate and expose animal cruelty, and our undercover film and
evidence are often used by the media, thereby bringing these issues to
A campaign to save dolphins, mainly from tuna-fishermen.
Information related to healthy living. "Featuring peak performance tips
on nutrition and fitness for active living."
Promoting vegetarianism/veganism on religious grounds, in Association
Institute for Plant Based Nutrition. "...a group of highly motivated,
committed plant eaters and growers who bring over a century of life
experience to educating all publics about the benefits of plant-based
Cartoons, jokes, vegan/vegetarian issues, recipes.
"Founded in 1979, ALDF is the country's leading animal rights law
organization working nationally to defend animals from abuse and
exploitation. ALDF's network of over 750 attorneys is dedicated to
protecting and promoting animal rights. Over the past 20 years, we've
precedent-setting victories for animals on every front -- in research
laboratories, on farms, in the wild and for companion animals."
About helping animals and cruelty-free living.
"In addition to being an information resource, EnviroLink provides
environmental non-profits with website hosting, automated mailing
interactive bulletin boards and chat rooms, as well as other services.
majority of these services are provided free of charge to environmental
"A Philosophy of Vegan Values". Dr. Sapon shares his thoughts and
feelings about vegan issues through his essays and lectures.
Green Earth Travel. Vegetarian & Environmentally Friendly Travel -
"Green Earth Travel gives you only the finest travel experiences. Our
specialty is meeting vegetarian/vegan needs for our clientele."
"Earth's Largest Environmental Shopping Center - Your First Stop to
for Green Products That are Good for People and the Environment."
Allows you to search hundreds of sites with green products.
The Internet site for Wild Oats, a chain of over 100 health-food stores
in America. "We provide our customers with an extensive selection of
natural and gourmet products in educational and entertaining stores."
"GreenSites offers free email, free electronic greeting cards, free
discussion groups and chat rooms, daily news feeds of environmental
topics, links to environmentally friendly web sites, an internet search
engine and more! GreenSites raises money for charities and
environmental organizations through advertising and services. Get your
free email today:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com"
"Welcome to Wild Oats Natural Foods in Bristol. For those who prefer
that human touch, to handle real products and talk to genuinely
friendly real people. Wild Oats is a Real Shop - for all your Real
Foods, Real Groceries, Frankenstein-free and Organic Food Supplements."
FOOD, RECIPES, COOKING
A new web site with free vegan recipes and images of each dish.
A great source of recipes and information about ingredients and
nutrition - you can even send them your own recipes. Books, chat,
questions and answers, general information. Sign up for the free
Recipes, vegan books, chat, news and links. This site was created by
women who have written a vegan cookbook.
"THE place where you can find over 230 of the tastiest vegetarian and
vegan recipes, a UK vegetarian restaurant guide, amazing facts and
figures - and lots more."
Shopping, free e-mail, lots of food links.
Food-related electronic greetings cards. "The gourmet greeting with a
delicious vegetarian recipe inside."
The web site of 'Veggie Life' magazine. Mostly food-related.
Vegetarian food store, recipes. "Largest selection of Vegefood on the
Cooking and recipes.
"This archive has 4,154 fat free and very low fat vegetarian recipes as
well as information about healthy very low fat vegetarian diets."
Want to find a great vegetarian restaurant in your area or look for one
when you're on vacation? This is your resource!
RAW FOOD, FRUITARIANISM
Raw food veganism site. "This site is dedicated to the promotion of the
raw food vegan way of life. You will find articles regarding raw
vegetarianism, living foods, and other aspects of natural living."
"...to educate the world about the power of the living and raw
food diet". Free e-mail, personals.
"Educating the world about the power of a living and raw plant-based
Not The Cooking Show. "A 26 episode TV series - a cooking show with no
"Living Light Culinary Arts Institute offers courses and workshops on
RAW, organic, vegan cuisine, teaching individuals, chefs and
instructors how to create delicious, gourmet dishes, while learning the
nutritional benefits of raw cuisine."
USEFUL FACTS, NEWS AND
An excellent source for vegan-related news! "VeganVoice: the
vegan online community. News, discussion, polls, book reviews, recipes.
Come and let your voice be heard."
This web site is a collection of information, educational materials,
links, social and dating clubs and more.
Vegan news, book reviews.
A vegan "e-zine" (electronic magazine) - articles, information, links,
"MEAT.ORG is dedicated to the Billions of Animals killed for food and
Millions of people who suffer from and die of degenerative diseases as
result of eating animals." WARNING: Contains upsetting images.
The Vegetarian Resource Group. A good source of well-categorised
information and links.
Vegetarian Pages. "The Vegetarian Pages is intended to be an
definitive Internet guide for vegetarians, vegans and others. The
Vegetarian Pages hosts many valuable resources too!"
America's Natural Consumer Guide. "All that you would ever need to live
completely natural lifestyle in harmony with Mother Earth."
A pleasant site for introducing people to vegetarianism/veganism,
vegetarians, vegetarian quotes... how to win an argument with a
"Over 2000 all-vegetarian products, the first all-vegetarian health
encyclopedia, thousands of recipes, and lots of fun!"
Famous Vegans and Vegetarians.
Recommended books and general information.
A good source of information, with various discussion boards.
Unfortunately the "vegan" discussion board is for non-controversial
only: if you wish to discuss something 'deep' like animal rights, you'd
better go somewhere else...
It has tons of information on veganism including recipes and videos.
An Indonesian national newspaper which regularly carries news items of
interest to vegans and environmentalists.
GENERAL LINKS AND DIRECTORIES
"Directory of Organic food locations, eco-friendly businesses &
environmental organizations, community events."
"Visit our searchable directory of over 350 animal, vegetarian and
environmental organizations. There is also a searchable directory of
products and services provided by eco-friendly folks who belong to
Vegan "Internet portal": search engine, links.
"EcoBusinessLinks - Your Natural Lifestyle Directory". Over 1000 useful
A huge list of veggie links (506 when we last looked!)
ORGANISATIONS IN ASIA
The Hong Kong Vegan Society.
The Asian Animal Protection Network. The AAPN is intended to be a
loose, cost-effective network for exchanging information and ideas and
general mutual support. Issues will include but not be limited to:
animal welfare, animal rights, vegetarian and vegan concerns, humane
education, wildlife habitat conservation, traditional medicine, zoos,
safari parks, circuses, the fur trade, elephants, bears, tigers,
wolves, dogs, cats, etc.
A Japanese animal/environment protection group called ALIVE (All Life
In a Viable Environment). "Your source for information about animal
welfare in Japan".
FRIENDS OF THE IVS
Veronica Munoz writes: "I am a vegan raw foodist and I have information
on vegan raw diet, humane education, compassionate and simple living,
spirituality and animal rights issues on my website. I also have info
on my personal experience on anorexia versus choosing a vegan raw diet
and much more."
"Learn about edible and medicinal wild vegetables, herbs, greens,
fruits, berries, nuts, seeds, and mushrooms with NYC's favorite
naturalist, 'Wildman' Steve Brill. Find out about his public Wild Food
and Ecology tours and the work he does with children. Read excerpts
from his books and enjoy his botanical artwork and vegan recipes.
Discover what happened after he was arrested by undercover NYC park
rangers for eating a dandelion in Central Park through some very funny
"Metamorphosis, Poems to Inspire Transformation, a book by M. Butterflies Katz"