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A University of Aberdeen society which advertised in the Freshers’ magazines. As well as creating a support community, the aim is to raise awareness about ethics and the impact of animal product consumption on our health and environment

References: University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

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A University of Aberdeen society which advertised in the Freshers’ magazines. The group published a journal called ‘Aether’, which although was initially produced as a University magazine, continued until 1980.

Also see this website entry for ‘Cairnleith Croft/Ambrosia Wholefoods’.

References: University Freshers’ magazines and Aberdeen Peoples Press.

Sources: copies of ‘Aether’ are held at University of Aberdeen Library.

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A University of Aberdeen society which advertised in the Freshers’ magazines. The national group was founded in 1969.

References: University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

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A University of Aberdeen society which advertised in the Freshers’ magazines. It was part of the national Green Student Network.

References: University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

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A University branch of the Greenpeace movement appears in the Freshers’ magazine in 1978 and again from 1986.

The world Greenpeace movement had been founded in the late 1960s/early 1970s.

References: University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

 

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Critical Mass Aberdeen aims to celebrate cycling as an alternative to motorised forms of transport for every day travel. There have been various mass cycle events in 1997, again from 2006 – 2008 and more recently.

There was also a University of Aberdeen society advertising in the Freshers’ magazine in 1995.

The Critical Mass movement is worldwide and started in America in 1992.

References: old website and University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

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A University of Aberdeen society which advertises in the Freshers’ magazines. The society was instigated as part of the Jubilee Scotland 2000 Coalition movement and is part of the wider student movement called Profit and Planet which provides material and guidance for different yearly campaigns. The society stands on a platform for all those concerned with human rights, development and environmental issues.

The society organises a weekly Fair Trade Cafe, regular films & talks, trips to forums, conferences and demonstrations as well as non-violent direct action on relevant issues.

References: University Freshers’ magazines.

Sources: unknown.

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