Here are a few of my favourite things…besides whiskers on kittens, that is.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology All About Birds
The Audubon Bird Guide
Seattle Audubon Society
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by David Sibley
BC Breeding Bird Atlas
New Zealand Birds Online
Flap.org A group aimed at protecting migratory bird from bird-window collisions
Animal Welfare & Pets
The Humane Society
Conscious Cat A blog and website dedicated to cat health, well-being and love by a former veterinary nurse.
Catster Magazine Formerly Cat Fancy
TheCatSite For all cat lovers, featuring useful forums for discussing your cat and asking for advice on their health, behavior problems, as well advice for rescuing, adopting and helping ferals. Also features articles and reviews of cat products.
Environment & Conservation
The Sea Turtle Conservancy Working to protect, rehabilitate vulnerable sea turtles and educate the public on issues they face.
Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) Initiative Aims to prevent habitat fragmentation by creating a wildlife corridor through the Rocky Mountains from Idaho to the Yukon by adding and extending protected and conservation land.
Purple Martin Conservation Association Aiming to help increase Purple Martin populations through education, research and supporting local nature centers, parks and preserves.
The Habitat Acquisition Trust of BC
The Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team
Skeptical Science Using facts to fight climate change denial.
The Infinite Monkey Cage What happens when you broadcast scientists and comedians together? The Infinite Monkey Cage podcast from BBC Radio 4. Explores topics from astronomy and climate change to psychcology and human behaviour with expert panelists.
New Moon Pads A Canadian maker of re-usable cloth pads.
TreeHugger Pads Another Canadian maker of re-usable cloth pads.
Leaping Bunny Leaping Bunny developed a standard for approving cruelty-free beauty, cosmetics, hygiene and household products.
PETA Guide to Cruelty-Free Products Another guide to cruelty-free products for beauty, cosmetics, hygiene and household products.
Mutt’s Comics by Patrick McDonnell, a supporter of pet welfare and rescue, and my favourite comic strip since childhood about a tuxedo cat, Mooch, and his canine friend Earl (and other pets and animals make regular appearances, too).
Disclaimer: I am in no way affiliated or funded by any of these, I simply believe in them or am a genuine fan.