The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Animals Tasmania: focuses on Tasmanian news and current events.
Animals Australia: raises awareness on national issues, from duck hunting to cage eggs through to greyhound training issues.
Voiceless: an informative site which raises awareness of many animal welfare issues, including ag-gag laws and truth in labelling.
All About Animals: a UK site which has stories, poetry and facts along with information on a variety of issues. Easy to follow, bright and up to date.
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals): this activist organisation covers every imaginable animal rights issue in detail, and also has sections on current news and investigations. The site also includes a range of videos but be warned that many are graphic and disturbing.
Peta2.com: much like Peta (see above), this website is mostly for teens.
Animal Liberation NSW: in addition to detailing the main issues, this site looks at subjects such as the theories of animal rights and the psychology of violence against animals.
Compassion in World Farming: the focus is on ending factory farming for this UK site. The research section is impressive, with many documents and reports available for download.
The Meatrix® Relaunched: since 2003, The Meatrix has educated over 30 million consumers about the problems caused by factory farms. Since then, interest in sustainable food has grown – but so have the number of factory farms. This 2015 video update (4:52 mins) gives you ways to take action. Visit www.sustainabletable.org.
Unleashed has a range of videos including ‘Meat The Truth’ and ‘Darren Cordeux [Kisschasy] Exposes Factory Farming’.
PETA TV has a huge range of videos available to download. Be warned that many are graphic and disturbing. This site does have a ‘For Kids’ section.
Animals Australia also has a range of videos.
Make it Possible: imagine a world without factory farming.
How much is cheap meat really costing us?: an interactive video, hosted by The Hon Michael Kirby, which investigates the true cost of cheap meat.
Peta Kids: read and learn about actions you can take – from feeding your pets well, to supporting products that are animal friendly.
Make it Possible: what is factory farming and how can you help give animals a better life? Donate, sign petitions and educate yourself in this area.
Unleashed: things you can do include not eating animals that are not kept properly through to not supporting products tested on them; this gives all the information you need to make decisions.
Animals Australia: start your own awareness blog, fundraise, share on Facebook, work for the animals, become a member. This site offers opportunities for a number of causes from ‘puppy factories’ through to ‘live export’ issues.
Brightside Farm Sanctuary: adopt, donate or shop!
Say No to Animals in Pet Shops: start with your own pet – care, feed, walk and keep a close eye on their health and care – lots of hints and ideas for healthy pets.
Voiceless: be a voice by sharing websites and speaking out for animal welfare. This website has things to share – videos and information.
Sustainable Table: an American site with many action ideas.
OTHER LEARNING RESOURCES
A Fairer World has posters, classroom activities, books, DVDs and web links on global issues such as animal welfare. Contact us for a complete list of resources available free or on loan to members.