Specific Issues & Topics

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Animal welfare

Animal Concerns
"The online community for people concerned about the welfare and rights of animals"; includes search facility for info on various themes

British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection

National Anti-Vivisection Society (UK) - "the world's first organisation campaigning against animal experiments having been founded in 1875"

Seriously Ill for Medical Research (SIMR) - a voluntary patients' group that promotes research into serious illnesses and medical conditions; puts the case for medical research, "particularly that which includes the unavoidable use of animals"


Arms Trade

The Arms Conversion Project

Campaign Against the Arms Trade

Control Arms - campaign jointly run by Amnesty International, IANSA and Oxfam

Arms Control Association - founded in 1971, a US-based nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies.

International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)



Biotechnology Watch - on Infoshop

North East Resistance against Genetic Engineering (UK)

Norfolk Genetic Information Network


Labour Net
International Labour Solidarity Web Site

Labour Net UK

Labour and Society International
"works with the British and international trade union movements in developing countries and countries in transition."

Labour Start
news service etc provided by Labour and Society International

Anti-slavery International (originally the British & Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, founded in 1839)
information not only on history of slavery and transatlnatic slave trade, but also on modern forms of slavery, bonded labour, child labour and human trafficking


Friends of the Earth International - longstanding environmental action group
Friends of the Earth, UK, Friends of the Earth, US and Friends of the Earth, Australia

"one of the world's largest environmental information clearinghouses".


Global Witness Campaign on Forests

Global Witness Campaign on Oil


Sustainable Development
section of website of the Campaign for Political Ecology


Renewable Energy
materials in archived section of Greenpeace website



Focus on the Pharmaceutical Industry
on Infoshop


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