on an inharmonious planet
Ban The Bang!
is being literally frightened to death. Looking Glass and VeggieGlobal's
popular campaign to ban the public sale of loud fireworks is here
"V" or not to "V", that is the confusion
The Looking-Glass / VeggieGlobal
investigation on food products labelled suitable for vegetarians.
Are all veggie labelled foods totally meat free? Vote for an "ethical
clarity" labelling system applying to all foods and products,
which shows whether or not they are meat free, organic,
or tested on animals etc.
Find out about these
and more campaigns and appeals through the
on an animal's planet
rescuing and rehabilitation of wild animals.
and VeggieGlobal support for wild animal rehabilitation, rescue
and habitat preservation covers every creature on the planet
from rain forest creatures to ocean dwellers and everything
new generation of fashion followers are buying and wearing real
fur clothing again and have
somehow been brainwashed into believing that real fur is cool
(and even environmentally friendly). Think About Fur gives you
the rundown and comments from the fashion models who don't
Palm oil found in
many supermarket products is responsible for the accelerated
destruction of precious rain forests home to the Orangutan,
and around 5,000 of these intelligent apes are being driven
from their unique habitats in Borneo and Sumatra each year.
explored issues in the world of animal welfare are brought to
the foreground during periods of war. Besides animals abandoned
in zoos, disruption of wildlife habitats and migratory routes
due to aircraft activity, bombing and general artillery fire
can destroy not only pockets of local wildlife but an entire
Run for Their Lives
Greyhound racing industry is responsible for one of the west's
most appaling actions of "organised" animal cruelty.
on a people's planet
Gift of Light
The current main appeal
on the humanitarian gateway homepage presents Swogun ... a womans
group in Nepal providing clean and cheap-to-run solar power
systems for remote villages and schools.
Paths of Hope
Other paths to explore through
the gateway include links to humanitarian stories at Looking-Glass
Global News including a report on landmines. Plus you'll find
links to interactive concepts on water distribution and clean,
this and much more through the
keeping the future
shades of green
isn't it time?
isn't it time?
many light bulbs does it take
to change a meat eater?
Well, here's a bright idea ... Looking-Glass also has a major
vegetarian planet, which has become one of the most popular
vegetarian sites in the world. VeggieGlobal includes classifieds
and VeggieGlobal's nutrition site, plus hundreds of pages of
really useful info.
you kill an animal to eat it?
likely not ... and in affluent western societies with an abundance
of healthy alternatives to choose from, think twice before eating
an animal that has been cruelly treated during its short, sad
life ... and then murdered on your behalf. If you think it's
time to clear your conscience then VeggieGlobal will provide
a practical and informative path on your way to becoming a vegetarian
... and therefore a true global compassionate.
soon, VeggieGlobal's own children's site VeggieGlobal Kids provides
specific information and links to useful resources around the
sites for both school studies and schools out!
Paths of Hope at VeggieGlobal
if you've got far better things to do than vote pigs to their
death on the Internet - (see "Animal Nation" article
- then take a look at VeggieGlobal's Local Wildlife - Care Across
the Continents. The UK section now provides easily absorbed
information on how to create a well balanced wildlife garden.
are numerous more links to animal related issues at VeggieGlobal.
on a healing planet
Charities and Good Cause Groups Directories
of the main missions of Looking-Glass and VeggieGlobal is to
allow smaller, more remote charities and non-profit groups a
chance to be accessed easily through this popular portal. Both
directories cover the world and are manually entered into our
pages to ensure that they are kept as up to date as possible.
We also have a strict criteria of what types of charities and
groups we allow in the directories. We now also provide on-line
help for smaller charities and groups on how to optimize their
If you are an individual
who would like to offer your skills to a charity or organization
involved in a disaster, environmental, animal welfare or humanitarian
crisis, you can advertise yourself free on our SOS Crisis International
If you are a charity or organization in need of volunteers for
a particular crisis situation, you can advertise free on our
SOS Crisis International site. You'll find the Crisis SOS link
through the Directories Gateway.
to our directories
Cause Support Programme
Looking-Glass and VeggieGlobal
carefully select and then promote various important compassionate
causes - animal, environmental and humanitarian - to give them
much needed extra publicity and web exposure. Some of the featured
good-cause support pages can be also sponsored by businesses
on a green planet
destruction of the Mesopotamian marshlands and its peoples,
one of the world's largest, and until recently, hidden environmental
disasters - primarily caused
by the Sadam regime. In post war Iraq, what chances of its regeneration?
Paths of Hope
Other paths to explore through
the gateway include links to environmental stories at Looking-Glass
Global News including reports on global warming, dying oceans
(the Aral Sea etc), oil tankers, GM crops and much more. Plus
you'll find links to interactive concepts on recycling, fossil
fuels and energy.
All this and much
more through the
on a cruel planet
of Models with Conscience, author of "Beauty Without the Beast",
accomplished model and Genesis Awards presenter, Heather Chase
brings her beguiling philosophy on humane living to Looking-Glass
The outstanding UK actress
whose tireless work for Greyhound re-homing organisations, and
her landmark speech at the 2003 Labour Annual Conference has
placed her as the UK's foremost public voice for the welfare
of racing Greyhounds.
In 2000, Kim Cooling single
handedly brought a halt to the annual slaughter of tens of thousands
of street animals in Bangkok. Through her column you can also
read the Looking-Glass exclusive, "The Kim Cooling Story"
Through to the Looking-Glass
and VeggieGlobal Contributors
a restless planet
Just because you've
probably seen or heard about impending environmental disasters
or extinction in yesterday's news doesn't mean it's old news
to be forgotten as last week's conversation filler at a dinner
party. Don't be so superficial!... News of our diminishing biosphere
and life within it should not be presented to entertain, but
to evoke concern.
The News, Inside Out
Global News planet (LGVN) is an important window on the world
as viewed from this retreat. LGGN provides you with environmental,
animal and humanitarian news plus information of ecological
importance for those who embrace a conscientious lifestyle.
You'll find articles which the media sets aside far too quickly..
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