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Last updated: August 4th, 2008


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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

http://www.Peta-online.org/
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. If you haven't heard of this wonderful organisation yet, you had better visit their web site right now!

http://www.viva.org.uk/
Vegetarians International Voice for Animals. Another wonderful campaigning group. "...a UK based charity, promoting a plant based diet, for the benefit of the animals, the planet and you!"

http://www.Fund.org/
"The Fund is one of the largest and most active organizations working for the cause of animals throughout the world."

http://www.Vegnow.com/
Another great site full of facts, campaigns and good arguments, working with PETA.

http://www.Earthsave.org/
President: Howard Lyman ("The Mad Cowboy")... "EarthSave supplies information, support and practical programs to those who have learned that their food choices impact environmental and human health." They encourage people to shift to a plant-based diet.

http://www.McSpotlight.org/
The main anti-McDonalds site.

http://www.Meatout.org/
The campaign which organises the annual "meat-out", encouraging people everywhere to give up meat for a while.

http://www.Purefood.org/
"Campaigning for Food Safety,Organic Agriculture, and Sustainability."

http://www.Farmusa.org/
"Since 1976, FARM has lead the movement to promote more wholesome, less violent, and more ecological plant-based alternatives to all aspects of animal agriculture."

http://www.NoDowners.org/
Campaigning for the protection of "downers", in other words animals who are too injured or sick to move and end up suffering horrific fates.

http://www.nofishing.net/
Anti-fishing campaign.

http://www.Meatsource.com/
The facts behind the meat industry, in video. WARNING: not for the squeamish.

http://www.Seashepherd.org/
"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."



ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANISATIONS

http://www.GreenPeace.org/
The very well-known environmental campaigners.

http://www.defenders.org/
"Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. We focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction."

http://www.Earthday.net/
"Our goal is to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world by organizing events, activities, and annual campaigns."



REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS

http://www.IVU.org/
The International Vegetarian Union. Vegetarianism and veganism around the world: a combination of the world's veggy societies. Many members are vegan. There is even an Indonesian version of their web site!

http://cwpp.slq.qld.gov.au/vvsq/
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 vegetarianism.

http://www.VeganSociety.com/
The British Vegan Society, founded in 1944. This web site is full of useful information.

http://www.Veganvillage.co.uk/
An extremely useful site, and not only for the English. Advertisements, shopping, eating out, links... almost everything!

http://www.veganfestival.freeserve.co.uk/
Annual Vegan Festival, held on Sunday 17th September 2000 in London - see web site for details!

http://www.VegRussia.org/
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.

http://www.vegsoc.org/
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."

http://www.vsh.org/
The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. Useful information for anyone planning 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."

Vegetarian Society of Haiwaii


http://www.qgar.oceandrop.org/
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 fledgling group."

http://www.theveganlounge.com/
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!"

http://wassomeone.com/
"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."

http://www.veganisme.org/
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Veganisme. Dutch Vegan Society (in Dutch)



EDUCATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

http://www.gentleworld.org/
"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."

http://www.VivaVegie.org/
"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."

http://www.Veganoutreach.org/
"Vegan Outreach is not an organization, campaign, or group; rather, it is a tool, an instrument for everyone who seeks to learn and for everyone who strives to educate others."

http://www.PCRM.org/
Physicians' Committee for Responsible Medicine. This organisation encourages alternatives to animal experimentation, as well as keeping healthy to avoid disease.

http://www.Vegan.org/
"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."

http://www.Poultry.org/
This site brings you the facts about chicken, turkey and other poultry farming.

http://www.soystache.com/
"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."

http://www.factoryfarming.com
A great source for facts about the factory farming of animals.



FOR CHILDREN

http://www.VegFamily.com/
"VegFamily - the Online Resource for Vegan Families. Your source for information on vegan parenting, vegan pregnancy, expert advice, discussion board, original articles and more!"

http://www.VeganFamily.co.uk/
"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."

http://www.VegetarianBaby.com/
A site for parents of veggie kids up to 3 years old.

http://www.compassionatesouls.com/
"How can parents raise a healthy, wholesome, think-for-yourself child in 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, Compassionate Souls will empower you to make your own choices."



VEGGIE DATING AND FRIENDSHIP

http://www.all4vegan.net/VSC.htm
"Vegan singles who want to meet, date, socialize and develop friendships with like-minded vegan singles. Place your ad and respond to an ad it's absolutely Free!"

http://www.GreenSingles.com/
"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 ideas."

http://www.Veggiedate.com/
A very popular and successful veggie dating service. "We are the premier vegetarian singles and vegan singles dating service. Find singles personal ads, pen-pals and matchmaking -- sponsored by GreenPeople. We have ongoing association with 100s of vegetarian, vegan, macrobiotic, raw food, animal protection and environmental organizations."

http://www.greenfriends.com/
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

http://www.AnimalPlace.org/
"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!"
E-mail: AnimalPlace@aol.com

http://www.geocities.com/nonkill_au/
"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."

http://www.animalconcerns.org/
The Animal Rights Resource Site. "Your Connection to the Animal Rights Movement".

http://www.Farmsanctuary.org/
"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."

http://www.cok-online.org/
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."

http://www.api4animals.org/
Animal Protection Institute. "...a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to informing, educating, and advocating the humane treatment of all animals. API protects against animal abuse through enforcement/legislative actions, investigations, advocacy campaigns, public awareness, and education, at all levels from local to state, national, and international."

http://www.Animals.org/
"The aim of the Animal Consciousness Foundation is to change the attitudes of humans towards other species."

http://www.AnimalAid.org.uk/
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 other evidence are often used by the media, thereby bringing these issues to public attention."

http://www.savedolphins.org/
A campaign to save dolphins, mainly from tuna-fishermen.



OTHER ORGANISATIONS

http://www.VeggiePower.ca/
Information related to healthy living. "Featuring peak performance tips on nutrition and fitness for active living."

http://www.jesusveg.com/
Promoting vegetarianism/veganism on religious grounds, in Association with PETA.

http://www.plantbased.org/
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 nutrition."

http://www.Vegetus.org/
Cartoons, jokes, vegan/vegetarian issues, recipes.

http://www.Aldf.org/
"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 won precedent-setting victories for animals on every front -- in research laboratories, on farms, in the wild and for companion animals."

http://www.allforanimals.com/
About helping animals and cruelty-free living.

http://www.Enviroweb.org/
http://www.Envirolink.org/
"In addition to being an information resource, EnviroLink provides environmental non-profits with website hosting, automated mailing lists, interactive bulletin boards and chat rooms, as well as other services. The majority of these services are provided free of charge to environmental organizations."

http://www.veganvalues.org/
"A Philosophy of Vegan Values". Dr. Sapon shares his thoughts and feelings about vegan issues through his essays and lectures.



ANIMAL-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

http://www.Vegtravel.com/
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."

http://www.ecomall.com/
"Earth's Largest Environmental Shopping Center - Your First Stop to Shop for Green Products That are Good for People and the Environment." Allows you to search hundreds of sites with green products.

http://www.wildoats.com/
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."

http://www.GreenSites.com/
"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:
yourname@friend-of-the-earth.com or yourname@wild4life.com"

http://www.woats.co.uk/
"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

http://www.VeganCooking.com/
A new web site with free vegan recipes and images of each dish.

http://www.Vegweb.com/
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 newsletter!

http://www.Govegan.net/
Recipes, vegan books, chat, news and links. This site was created by two women who have written a vegan cookbook.

http://www.VeggieHeaven.com/
"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."

http://www.Goodkarmacafe.com/
Shopping, free e-mail, lots of food links.

http://www.Veggiecards.com/
Food-related electronic greetings cards. "The gourmet greeting with a delicious vegetarian recipe inside."

http://www.Veggielife.com/
The web site of 'Veggie Life' magazine. Mostly food-related.

http://www.vegefood.com/
Vegetarian food store, recipes. "Largest selection of Vegefood on the Internet!"

http://www.vegkitchen.com/
Cooking and recipes.

http://www.fatfree.com/
"This archive has 4,154 fat free and very low fat vegetarian recipes as well as information about healthy very low fat vegetarian diets."

http://www.Vegdining.com/
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

http://www.Sunfood.net/
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 foodism, vegetarianism, living foods, and other aspects of natural living."

http://www.rawfoods.com/
"...to educate the world about the power of the living and raw vegetarian food diet". Free e-mail, personals.

http://www.living-foods.com/
"Educating the world about the power of a living and raw plant-based diet".

http://www.notthecookingshow.com/
Not The Cooking Show. "A 26 episode TV series - a cooking show with no cooking"

http://www.rawfoodchef.com/
"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 INFORMATION

http://www.VeganVoice.com/
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."

http://www.All4Vegan.net/
This web site is a collection of information, educational materials, links, social and dating clubs and more.

http://www.Vegan.com/
Vegan news, book reviews.

http://www.VeganStreet.com/
A vegan "e-zine" (electronic magazine) - articles, information, links, news.

http://www.Meat.org/
"MEAT.ORG is dedicated to the Billions of Animals killed for food and the Millions of people who suffer from and die of degenerative diseases as a result of eating animals." WARNING: Contains upsetting images.

http://www.Vrg.org/
The Vegetarian Resource Group. A good source of well-categorised information and links.

http://www.veg.org/
Vegetarian Pages. "The Vegetarian Pages is intended to be an independent, definitive Internet guide for vegetarians, vegans and others. The Vegetarian Pages hosts many valuable resources too!"

http://www.Naturalusa.com/
America's Natural Consumer Guide. "All that you would ever need to live a completely natural lifestyle in harmony with Mother Earth."

http://www.becomevegetarian.com/
A pleasant site for introducing people to vegetarianism/veganism, famous vegetarians, vegetarian quotes... how to win an argument with a meat-eater!

http://www.Planetveggie.com/
"Over 2000 all-vegetarian products, the first all-vegetarian health encyclopedia, thousands of recipes, and lots of fun!"

http://www.Famousveggie.com/
Famous Vegans and Vegetarians.

http://www.eatveg.com/
Recommended books and general information.

http://www.Vegsource.org/
A good source of information, with various discussion boards. Unfortunately the "vegan" discussion board is for non-controversial topics only: if you wish to discuss something 'deep' like animal rights, you'd better go somewhere else...

http://www.chooseveg.com/
It has tons of information on veganism including recipes and videos.

http://www.TheJakartaPost.com/
An Indonesian national newspaper which regularly carries news items of interest to vegans and environmentalists.



GENERAL LINKS AND DIRECTORIES

http://www.Greenpeople.com/
"Directory of Organic food locations, eco-friendly businesses & services, environmental organizations, community events."

http://www.animalpeople.org/
"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 these orgranizations."

http://www.GlobalVegan.com/
Vegan "Internet portal": search engine, links.

http://www.ping.be/ecobusinesslinks/
"EcoBusinessLinks - Your Natural Lifestyle Directory". Over 1000 useful links.

http://www.VegetarianCentral.org/
A huge list of veggie links (506 when we last looked!)



ORGANISATIONS IN ASIA

http://www.ivu.org/hkvegan/
The Hong Kong Vegan Society.

http://www.aapn.org/
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.

http://www.jca.apc.org/alive/english/
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

http://www.artisticliving.com/
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."

http://www.bigfoot.com/~wildmansteve/
"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 press clippings."

http://www.veganpoet.com/
"Metamorphosis, Poems to Inspire Transformation, a book by M. Butterflies Katz"