Websites to Inspire Animal Stewardship
Help them achieve global recognition that animals matter, that they can feel pain and can suffer and that we all have a responsibility to put an end to cruelty around the world. They seek 10 million signatures to let the governments of the world know we are serious about achieving a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare at the United Nations.
|Dame Jane Goodall
A British primatologist, ethnologist, anthropologist, a United Nations Messenger of Peace, was given the esteemed title DBE, Dame of the British Empire by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of England, in 1995, for her exemplary, and ground breaking research; her global outreach on behalf of chimpanzees and for teaching stewardship of the environment, etc. For more information on the life and achievements of this remarkable woman http://www.janegoodall.org/volunteer
|Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation
Mr. La Russa, founded ARF, a No-Kill organization dedicated to a deep concern for the thousands of animals abandoned to shelters each year and most are euthanized. ARF promotes spay-neuter programs, has outreach programs, and adoption events, etc.
|Livestock’s Long Shadow
PDF written and published by, “Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations” A distinguished group of scientists and researchers from all over the world provides a vitally important investigation and a thorough assessment of the global consequences, with the significant impacts of the world’s livestock sector on the environment and is deliberately termed, Livestock’s long shadow. The very substantial contribution of animal agriculture to climate change and air pollution, to land, soil and water degradation and to the reduction of biodiversity, can be downloaded for free. Director, Animal Production and Health Division FAO livestock’s long shadow
|United Poultry Concerns
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. They believe the treatment of these birds in food production, science, education, entertainment, and humane companionship situations have had a significant effect upon human, animal, and environmental welfare.
|Reverend John Dear, S.J.
Rev. John Dear, S.J. author of Christianity and Vegetarianism, is a Jesuit Priest, Peace Activist, Organizer, Lecturer, Retreat Leader, and author of 28 books on peace and non-violence, including Living Peace. (Archbishop Desmond TuTu nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Dear) The booklet, Christianity and Vegetarianism is a passionate, informative, Christian plea to all who care about animal suffering, human health, environmental degradation, poverty and global warming, and how becoming vegetarians can help end world hunger. Father Dear appeals to us to consider how non-violence must include our animal brethren, because all life is sacred.
|JesusVeg.com: Christianity and Vegetarianism text
THIS BOOKLET IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
|Richard H. Schwartz - Jewish Vegetarians of North America
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics, College of Staten Island; President of the Jewish Vegetarians of North America (JVNA); and co-founder and coordinator of the Society of Ethical and Religious Vegetarians (SERV). He is best known as a vegetarian activist and advocate for animal rights in the United States and Israel. His writings inspired the 2007 documentary film, A Sacred Duty: Applying Jewish Values to Heal the World, directed by Lionel Friedberg.
Why I am a Vegetarian - http://www.jewishveg.com/schwartz/whyimveg.html
Interview with Mr. Schwartz - http://jewishveg.com/schwartz/intro-interview.html
|Eurogroup for Animals
Recognized by the European Parliament and Commission as the leading animal welfare organization in the EU. They represent animal welfare interests on many EU advisory committees and consultation bodies. They are the leading voice for animal welfare at European Union level providing a voice for the billions of animals kept in laboratories, farms and homes or living in the wild.
|Born Free Foundation
The Born Free Foundation is a conservation and animal rescue organization in the United Kingdom, established by actors Virginia McKenna and her husband Bill Travers with their son Will Travers.