Here is a list of links to some amazing organisations which are working hard to protect and inform about the environment, animals and indigenous people. While this is just a fraction of what is out there, you can still find an abundance of interesting info and explore new links yourself.

Animal Rights

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is the largest animal rights organization in the world, working through education, protest, investigations, celebrity involvement and more.

Viva! campaigns for a vegetarian/vegan world by monitoring research, providing information, demonstrations as well as promoting cruelty-free lifestyles and dietery choices.

Animal welfare organisation concerned with issues such as animal abuse and exploitation.

Resources about Testing on Animals
A very good compilation with various websites about alternatives to testing on animals for medical research and product testing.


BBC Science & Nature
News, films and more about nature, wildlife, science and related subjects.

Climate Action Network
A worldwide network of over 850 NGOs in more than 100 countries, working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change.

Climate Justice Now!
A network of organisations and movements from across the globe committed to the fight for social, ecological and gender justice.

Climate Reality Project
Founded by former Vice President Al Gore, the organisation is dedicated to unleashing a global cultural movement demanding action on the climate crisis.

Conservation International
An organisation dedicated to conservation of natural habitats.

Deep Green Resistance
DGR supports direct action methods to protect the environment.

Earth First!
Non violent direct action group to protect the environment.

Greenpeace is one of the most influential campaign groups worldwide to protect the environment, most well known for spectacular non violent direct actions.

Greener Scotland
Information on greener living in Scotland

Friends of the Earth
Campaigning to protect the environment on various issues such as fracking and climate change.

Transition Network
Transition Network encourages communities to self-organise to move towards more sustainable ways of living.

United Nations Environment Programme
Find out about the UN's environmental programme, news and reports.

Worldwatch Institute
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs.

One of the world's biggest environmental organisations with the aim to protect the environment and wildlife.

Food and Health

Ethical Consumer
Research and advice how to become a more ethical consumer.

Fairtrade Foundation
The leading organisation on fairtrade.

Provides vast forest protection news, information retrieval tools and original analysis.

Rainforest Rescue
Rainforest Rescue is committed to preserving rainforests, protecting their inhabitants, and furthering social reforms through campaign tools such as protest, lobbying and effective online petitions.

Rainforest Action Network
Based in the US the organisation is campaigning to protect the world's forests by using non violent direct action.

Indigenous People

Amazon Watch
Amazon Watch aim is to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.

Rainforest Foundation
Their aim is to support indigenous and traditional people of the world's rainforests in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights.

Survival International
According to their website Survival is the only organization working for tribal peoples’ rights worldwide, working directly with tribal communities and organisations to expose injustices.


Al Jazeera English
World news and videos with good coverage of human rights and environmental issues.

Democracy Now
Independent news from America.

Documentary Educational Resources
Their mission is to promote thought-provoking documentary film and media for learning about the people and cultures of the world.

Environment Films
A UK based independent production company specialised on environmental subjects.

Environmental News Network
News specialised on environmental subjects from sustainability to health.

Ethical TV
Ethical.TV is a media platform for films and news covering social and environmental issues.

The Guardian
Newspaper, online news and videos with good coverage of environmental issues.

The New Internationalist
Magazine about social and environmental issues, the New Internationalist is renowned for its radical, campaigning stance on a range of world issues.

Top Documentary Films
A comprehensive platform of documentaries which are free to watch online including environmental issues.

VisionOntv aims for the widest possible distribution of video for social change and is a platform for alternative news, video journalism and activists.

Witness is an international nonprofit organization that has been using the power of video and storytelling for 20 years to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses.

World Resources Institute
A research organisation providing valuable reports concerned about the intersection between the environment and socio-economic development.


38 degrees
38 degrees is one of UK's biggest campaigning communities using online petitions about various issues.

One of the world's biggest platforms for online petitions tackling various social and also environmental issues.

Sea Life

Ocean Conservancy
Mobilizes citizen advocates to protect the ocean, beside protecting wildlife the organisation also stands for people making a living from ocean such as fishermen.

Oceanic Society
Their mission is to protect endangered wildlife and preserve threatened marine habitats worldwide supported through scientific research.


National Geographic Society
One of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world providing documentation through print, online, film and other media.

The Wilderness Society
One of the leading American conservation organisations working to protect the nation’s shared wildlands.

According to their website WILD is the only international organization dedicated entirely to protecting wilderness and wild-nature around the world. 


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