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Safer Medicines

Safer Medicines Campaign

Safer Medicines Campaign is comprised of doctors and scientists whose concern is whether animal testing is more harmful than helpful to public health and safety. We protect human health by promoting safer research.




Tel: 020 8265 2880
Web: www.SaferMedicines.org
Email: info@SaferMedicines.org


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Pay the price

An international campaign to raise the price of food

Matilda Welin

5th August, 2010

Are demands for higher prices the future of food campaigning? Pay the Price is a Swedish thinktank demanding more expensive food to cover the hidden costs of production more...
Breaky Bottom banner

Keeping our outdoor spaces open to all

Colette Bernhardt

19th July, 2010

Devoted 'countryside activist' Dave Bangs is leading the campaign for increased public access to some of the UK's most species-rich and soul-affirming spots more...
Cleaning the tyres

The art of bike maintenance: trouble shooting squeaks and creaks

Guy Andrews

15th June, 2010

This extract from The Ultimate Guide to Bicycle Maintenance will help you identify the source of, and fix, nasty noises more...
Barn owl in Kent

How to get involved in wildlife conservation

Laura Sevier

27th May 2010

From joining campaigns groups to making your garden more wildlife friendly, there are many ways to get involved with saving the natural world. Read on for inspiration... more...
Solar farm

Spanish nighttime solar energy fraud ‘unlikely in UK’

Ecologist

16th April, 2010

In the month that renewable energy incentives are introduced in the UK, Spanish authorities are investigating companies who claim to have produced solar energy at night more...
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Jackie Schneider: local authorities must protect children, not catering firms

Laura Sevier

23rd March, 2010

Vocal school food campaigner Jackie Schneider on parent power, the importance of cooking from scratch and why free school meals would be the most cost-effective solution more...
Green your home

Ecologist guide to greening your home

Laura Sevier

2nd March, 2010

Greening your home can save you energy and money as well as making it healthier and lowering its carbon footprint more...

Info-activism: using technology to force social change

Andrew Hickman

19th January, 2010

A must-see documentary explores how campaigners are successfully using new technologies and tactics to change the status quo more...

Campaigning: the basics

Ecologist

7th January, 2010

Top tips on getting a campaign off the ground - from letter writing and petitions to non-violent protest more...
Brainstorming

CASE STUDY: Community leader training from 10:10

Christine Ottery

22nd December, 2009

The 10:10 campaign rolls out communications workshops for community volunteers across the UK more...
Winter eco skincare

Winter skincare: top ten eco picks

Matilda Lee & Laura Sevier

10th December, 2009

Clean, green beauty products for the holiday season more...

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Plastic bag

How to make your town plastic bag free

Sylvia Rowley

15th April, 2009

Sylvia Rowley examines Rebecca Hosking's tips to rid your town of plastic bags more...
a woman's head rests amongst green grass

10 groups campaigning for a healthier environment

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

How can we be healthy on a sick planet? Especially when many still believe that health is unaffected by what is in the environment. These organisations could save your life more...
Wheeling a shopping trolley around a supermarket

10 approaches to tackling over-consumption

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

'There is enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed,’ said Gandhi – but how much does each of us need? more...
Rush!

CASE STUDY: on the frontline of climate activism

Tamsin Omond

15th October, 2009

In a heart-racing extract from her new book, Tamsin Omond gives a first-hand account of a diverse, but peaceful group of Climate Camp protesters bonding together when confronted by aggressive riot police more...
Near the village of Tuktoyaktuk

Tuktoyaktuk: a community on the frontline of climate change

Emma Bocking

1st October, 2009

Canadian coastal communities are faced with rising sea levels as the government continues to support destructive tar sands mining more...
10:10

Make your 10 per cent CO2 cut for 2010

Laura Sevier

2nd September, 2009

Join the thousands of people, companies and organisations pledging to cut emissions by 10 per cent in 2010 as part of a new campaign launched by The Age of Stupid team more...
Bottled Water

Banning bottled water in universities

Sophie Haydock

11th August, 2009

Leeds University is the first in the UK to ban the sale of bottled water on campus. Will other universities follow suit? Sophie Haydock reports more...
Campaign for Better Transport

Tell the Government: we want cheaper trains

Rebecca Heald

6th August, 2009

Help the Campaign for Better Transport push for cheaper, greener, less crowded trains by filling in a simple online form more...
350.org in India

350.org: the ultimate climate change campaign?

Matilda Lee

9th July, 2009

Writer turned climate change activist Bill McKibben is organising a global day of witness on 24th October. Mark your calendars now more...
Save our seas from pirate fishing

Campaigning against pirate fishing

Laura Sevier

22nd June, 2009

Illegally caught 'dirty' fish threatens local fishermen, consumer health and the future of the world's fisheries. The EJF's Pirate Fishing Campaign is tackling the problem head on more...
Lady Cranbrook with her dogs

CASE STUDY: supporting local food

Kate Eshelby

19th June, 2009

A tireless crusader for rural revitalisation, Kate Eshelby meets the septuagenarian who beat Tesco out of town and is now at the heart of Suffolk’s local food revival more...
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CASE STUDY: campaigning against pesticides

Jonathan Leake

1st April, 2006

Jonathan Leake meets Georgina Downs, the one-woman whirlwind who’s holding the pesticide industry and politicians to account more...
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CASE STUDY: campaigning against climate change

Laura Sevier

1st May, 2009

She's applying the same principles to environmental campaigning as her forebears did to fighting for universal suffrage. Laura Sevier meets the founder of the Climate Rush more...

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