Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering

Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal SufferingLinks & Resources


These are the most of links that are listed in the book. If you find a dead link, or would like to add a link to this list, please send an email to erin (at)

Action Groups for All Species
Animal Abuse
Backyard Wildlife
Carbon Neutral Living
Children & Families
Community Gardens
Companion Animals
Compassionate Activism
Corporate Allies
Developing Nations
Endangered Species
Faith / Religion
Farm Animals
Farming Sustainably
First Aid
Fish and Marine Conservation
Global Solutions
Greats Apes & Other Primates
Hunting & Bushmeat
Migratory Birds
Performing Animals
Pest Control
Stray Cats & Dogs
Training Centers
Urban Farms
Vegetarian and Vegan
Wildlife & Conservation

Great Books to Read


Action Groups for All Species
Animal Alliance of Canada:
Animal Concerns:
Animal Protection Institute:
Asilomar Accords:
ASPCA (United States):
Canadian Federation for Humane Societies:
Canadians for the Ethical Treatment of Food Animals:
Charity Village – Starting a Non-Profit:
Conservation International:
Doris Day Animal League:
EarthSave International:
Eurogroup for Animal Welfare:
Friends of Animals:
Humane Society of Canada:
Humane Society of the United States:
In Defense of Animals:
International Fund for Animal Welfare:
International Society for Animal Rights:
Last Chance for Animals:
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals:
Progressive Animal Welfare Society:
Showing Animals Respect and Kindness:
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA):
The Responsible Animal Care Society:
United Animal Nations:
World Animal Net:
World Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals:
World Wildlife Fund:

Animal Abuse
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA):
AniCare Model of Treatment for Animal Abuse: and
HSUS – dogfighting:
In Defense of Animals – animal fighting:
Okalahoma Coalition Against Cockfighting:

Backyard Wildlife
Backyard Gardener:
Backyard Sanctuary on a Budget:
Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary:
Wildlife Gardening:

Basically Bats:
Bat Conservation International:
Bat Conservation Society of Canada:
Bat Conservation Trust:
California Bat Conservation Fund:
Organization for Bat Conservation:

Animals Matter to Me:
The Petition Site:
World Wilderness Congress: www.8wwc.or

America’s Whale Alliance:
American Cetacean Society:
Blue Dolphin Alliance:
Cetacean Bycatch Resource Center:
Cetacean Society International:
Coalition for No Whales in Captivity:
International Whaling Commission:
Mediterranean Dolphin Conservation:
Orca Lab:
Orca Network:
Orca Relief Citizen’s Alliance:
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society:
Whale Protection:

Children & Families
Action for Nature:
Adopt-A-Beach School Assembly Program:
American Humane:
BBC Kids online:
Children of the Earth United:
Compassionate Kids:
Edible Schoolyard:
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers:
International Institute for Humane Education:
Kids Gardening:
National Association for Humane and Environmental Education:
National Wildlife Federation:
PAKT Foundation:
Peace Corps Kids World:
Schools Go Green:
Sierra Youth Coalition:
The Sierra Club – Youth Services:
Two Angry Moms:
WWF Schools for Wildlife:
Young Environmentalist Actions:

Carbon Neutral Living
Carbon Neutral Living:

Community Gardens
American Community Gardening Association:
City Farmer:
Montreal’s Community Garden Programs:
Rooftop Gardens:

Companion Animals
Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership:
Animal Spirit:
Animaland – exotic pets:
Companion Animal Protection Society:
Companion Animal Rescue Effort:
Doris Day Animal Foundation:
Greyhound Pets of America:
How to Find a Good Dog Breeder checklist:
Humane Society for Companion Animals:
IDA – puppy mills:
National Dog Registry:
New Leash on Life:
No Puppy Mills Canada:
Performing Animal Welfare Society:
Pet Mills:
Pet Shelter Network:
Pets 911:
Puppy Mill Rescue:
Shelter Source food bank resources:
Stop Puppy Mills:
The Pet Food Bank:
The Shilo Project:
Therapy Pets:
USDA Position on Exotic Pets:
Vegetarian pet food: and
Worldwide Directory of Animal Shelters:

Compassionate Activism
Albert Schweitzer Society:
A Season for Nonviolence:
Center for Nonviolent Communication:
Ruckus Society:

Corporate Allies
Goldman Sachs:
PETA Business Friends:
Rocky Mountain Humane Investing:
Whole Foods Market:

Developing Nations
African Conservation Foundation:
Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness:
Friends of Gaviotas:
International Wildlife Coalition of Brazil:
Natural Resources Institute:
The Giraffe Heroes Project:
Tibetan Conservation Awareness Campaign:
Wildlife Trust of India:
WWF India:

Dr. Colin Campbell:
Dr. Dean Ornish:
Dr. John McDougall:
Dr. Michael Greger:
Dr. Michael Klaper:
Dr. Neal Barnard:

Ecotourism Portal:
Ecotourism Resources:
Green Earth Travel:

Endangered Species
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada:
Endangered Species Coalition:
Government of Canada – Species at Risk:
IUCN Redlist:
Sumatran Tiger Trust:
Tigers in Crisis:
Traffic Network:
U.S. Endangered Species Act:
U.S. Endangered Species Program:
WWF Tigers:

Faith / Religion
All Creatures:
Bhagavad-Gita and vegetarianism:
Buddhism and Animals:
Catholic Concern for Animals:
Christian Vegetarian Association:
Daily OM animals as healers:
Government of Tibet in Exile – the Dalai Lama:
Islam and animal welfare:
Islamic Concern:
Jewish Veg:
Modern Religion:
Worldwide Prayer Circle for Animals:

Farm Animals
Animal Compassion Foundation:
AWI - humane husbandry criteria:
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals:
Chicken Out:
Compassion in World Farming:
Dairy Truth:
Factory farming diseases:
Farm Animal Reform Movement:
Farm Animal Welfare Council:
Food Animal Concerns Trust:
HSUS standards for livestock and poultry:
Humane Farm Animal Care:
Humane Farming Association:
Inside Dairy Production:
Mercy for Animals – dairy and veal:
Milk Imperative:
Pasture Poultry model:
United Poultry Concerns:

Farming Sustainably
American Grassfed Association:
American Pastured Poultry Producers Association:
Apple Family Farm:
Ask Farmer Brown:
Aurora Organic Dairy:
Ban Battery Cages:
Beyond Factory Farming Coalition:
Canadian Organic Growers:
Community Alliance with Family Farmers:
Eat Wild:
Ecological Farming Association:
Energy Bulletin – farming sustainability:
European Action Plan of Organic Food and Farming:
Family Farm Defenders:
Family Farmer:
Family farming:
Farm Aid:
Fertilizing without manure:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:
Food Routes:
Genetic engineering and world hunger:
Guardian dogs for livestock protection:
Human health hazards:
International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movements:
Livestock Guardian Dogs:
Local Harvest:
Lundberg Family Farms:
Mad Cow Disease:
National Farm Coalition:
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service:
Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada:
Organic Consumers Association:
Organic Crop Improvement Association:
Organic Farming Research Foundation:
Organic Valley Family of Farms:
People, food and agriculture:
Pfenning’s Organic Farm:
Polyface Farm:
Prather Ranch:
Seed Savers:
Seeds for Change:
Soil Association:
Stoneyfield Farm:
Well Being Journal – Organic Agriculture:

Beauty Without Cruelty:
Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade:
Cows are Cool (leather industry):
Fur and alternatives:
Fur Free Alliance:
Fur Free Zone:
Shed Your Skin:

First Aid
Palo Alto Humane Society Animal First Aid:

Fish and Marine Conservation
Animal Aid – fishing:
Audubon Seafood Lover’s Guide:
Blue Ocean Institute:
Bottom trawling:
Conservation Fisheries:
Coral reefs and dynamiting:
Cruelty of fishing:
Farmed and Dangerous:
Fish and pain:
Fish farming:
Fishing Hurts:
International Marine Mammal Association:
International Marinelife Alliance:
Living Ocean Society:
Marine Conservation Alliance:
Marine Conservation Society:
MSC certification:  
National Coalition for Marine Conservation:
National Fisheries Conservation Center:
National Marine Fisheries Service:
Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Conservation Initiative:
Ocean Conservancy:
Oceans & Sustainable Fishing:
Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council:
Pew Institute for Ocean Science:
Raincoast Research Society:
Save the Albatross:
Save the High Seas:
Save the Manatee Club:
Scales and Tails:
Sea Around Us:
Sea Shepherd Society:
Smart Gear Competition:
Sustainable Seafood:
Watershed Watch Salmon Society:
World Fisheries Trust:

Global Solutions
Earth Day Network:
Earth Restoration Service:
Environmental Investigation Agency:
Global Conference on Animal Welfare:
Global Environment Facility:
Global Partnership on Forest Landscape Restoration:
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment:
North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation:
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands:
Restoring the Earth:
The Natural Step:
Treaty of Amsterdam details:
United Nations Forum on Forests:
World Wildlife Fund:
Worldwatch Institute:

Greats Apes & Other Primates
Ape Alliance – bushmeat:
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International:
Great Ape Legal Project:
Great Ape Project:
International Gorilla Conservation Programme:
International Primate Protection League:
Jane Goodall Institute:
Orangutan Foundation International:

Carriage Horses:

Hunting & Bushmeat
Bushmeat Crisis Task Force:
Humane Society of the United States:
League Against Cruel Sports – trophy hunting:

About Animal Testing:
Alternatives to Animal Testing:
American Anti-Vivisection Society:
British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection:
Digital Frog:
Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals:
European Public Health Alliance – cosmetics testing:
Humane Cosmetics Standard:
Humane Society – product testing:
International Foundation for Ethical Research:
John Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing:
Medical Research Modernization Committee:
National Anti-Vivisection Society:
Norwegian Inventory of Alternatives (NORINA):
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:
PiCAS UK Limited:
Student Rights Option:

Animal Defenders International:
Animal Legal and Historical Center:
Animal Legal Defense Fund:
Center for the Expansion of Fundamental Rights:
European Parliament:
Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy:
Rutgers Animal Rights Law Project:
Society for Animal Protective Legislation:

Animals Voice:
Ethical Media:

Migratory Birds
Fatal Lights Awareness Program:
Lights Out Toronto:
Migrating Birds Know No Boundaries:
National Wildlife Federation – migratory birds:
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds:

World Parrot Trust:
Alex Foundation:
Avian Welfare Coalition:
European Union Wild Bird Declaration:
Kooky Congos – wild bird trade:
Parrots International:

Performing  and Captive Animals
Animal Liberation – rodeos:
Animal-Free Circuses:
Anti Bullfighting Cause:
Born Free Foundation:
Captive Animal Protection Society:
Captive Wild Animal Protection Coalition:
Cities with legislation prohibiting animal performances:
European Anti-Rodeo Coalition:
Fight Against Animal Cruelty in Europe – rodeos:
Performing Animal Welfare Society:
Zoo Check Canada:

Pest Control
Abundant Earth:
Dreaming Earth Botanicals:
Eartheasy Natural Pest Control:
Green Culture Pest Control:
Humane pest control information:
Pigeon control:
Trapping alternatives:
Tree World Inc:

Rain Tree:
Rainforest Action Network:
Rainforest Foundation:
Tropical Forest Conservation Act:
WWF Forestry Campaign:

Animal Acres:
Animal Ark:
Animal Place:
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary:
California Wolf Center:
Farm Sanctuary:
The Elephant Sanctuary:

International Fund for Animal Welfare:

Animal Sentience:

CAAT’s animal free clothing links:
Caring Consumer:
Compassionate Consumer:
Coquette Faux Furriers:
Cruelty-free products:
Earth Fare:
Polar Fleece:
Policy Recommendations:
Promolife Inc:
The Body Shop:
The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics:
Whole Foods Market:
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace:

Stray Cats & Dogs
Alley Animals:
Paws Across the Border:

Training Centers
Bija Vidyapeeth:
Earth Island Institute:
Humane Society University:
Institute for Animals in Society:
International Institute for Humane Education:
National Humane Education Society:
The Institute for Animal Associated Lifelong Learning:

Caribbean Conservation Corporation:
Sea Turtle Excluder Devices:
Sea Turtle Fact Sheet:
Sea Turtle Restoration Project:

Urban Farms
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm:
The Urban Farm:

Vegetarian and Vegan
Jo Stepaniak’s site:
North American Vegetarian Society:
PETA’s Top-10 Ballparks:
The Vegetarian Resource Group:
USDA Dietary Guidelines:
USDA Organic Program:
Veg For Life:
Vegetarian Resource Group:
Vegsource events page:

Wildlife & Conservation
Algonquin to Adirondack Conservation Association:
Care for the Wild International:
Defenders of Wildlife:
Ecoforestry Institute:
Eldis Sustainable Forestry Guide:
Forest Stewardship Council:
Friends of the Arcata Marsh:
International Wildlife Coalition:
National Audubon Society:
National Park Conservation Association:
National Wildlife Federation:
Nature Conservancy:
Predator Conservation Alliance:
Predator Defense:
Sierra Club of Canada:
Sierra Club:
Trees for Life:
USDA Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program:
Wildlife Conservation Society:
Wildlife International:
Wildlife Society:
World Commission on Protected Areas:
World Wildlife Fund:
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative:

Above All, Be Kind, Zoe Weil
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver
Animals as Teachers & Healers, Susan Chernak McElroy
Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin
Becoming Vegan, Brenda Davis & Vesanto Melina
Drawing the Line,  Steven M. Wise
Harvest for Hope, Jane Goodall
Hunters, Herders and Hamburgers, Richard W. Bulliet
Making Kind Choices, Ingrid Newkirk
One Makes the Difference, Julia Butterfly Hill
Raising Vegetarian Children, Joanne Stepaniak and Vesanto Melina
Softly On This Earth, Ethan Smith
The Emperor’s Embrace, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
The Emotional Lives of Animals, Marc Bekoff
The End of the Line, Charles CloverThe Food Revolution, John Robbins
The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan
The Power and Promise of Humane Education, Zoe Weil
Vegan, Erik Marcus
When Elephants Weep, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Vegetarian/Vegan Cookbooks
Entertaining Vegetarians, Celia Brooks Brown
Extra Veganza, Laura Matthias
Foods that Don’t Bite Back, Sue Donaldson
How it all Vegan, Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer
The Garden of Vegan, Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer
La Dolce Vegan, Sarah Kramer
Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates, The Moosewood Collective
Rebar, Audrey Alsterburg and Wanda Urbanowicz
The Accidental Vegan, Devra Gartenstein
The Ethnic Vegetarian, Angela Shelf Medearis
Vegan Delights, Jeanne Marie Martin
Vegetables from the Sea, Jill Gusman
Vegetarian Food for Friends, Jane Noraika
Veggie Chic, Rose Elliot
Vive Le Vegan, Dreena Burton

The Solutions Project
Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change
, by Guy Dauncey with Patrick Mazza. New Society Publishers, 2001. Full update due, Fall 2008.
Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror, & War, by Dr Mary-Wynne Ashford, MD with Guy Dauncey. New Society Publishers, Spring 2006.
Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic, by Liz Armstrong, Guy Dauncey, and Anne Wordsworth. New Society Publishers, Spring 2007.
Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering, by Ethan Smith with Guy Dauncey


Copyright 2007