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Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Beyond Carnism”

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on February 23, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw “Every day we engage in a behavior that requires us to distort our thoughts, numb our feelings, and act against our core values, and which enables a global atrocity that can make… More

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I Am a Humane Educator: Gypsy Wulff

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on February 18, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

Teaching has been a part of Gypsy Wulff’s life for almost four decades. An alum of IHE’s online courses, Gypsy, who lives in Fremantle, Western Australia, has worked in primary schools, trained teachers, and has… More

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12 Online Resources for Learning More About Animal Protection Issues

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 12, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw As effective humane educators, part of our role is to stay informed on global ethical issues, so that we can share accurate information and inspire positive action. But with so many global… More

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Humane Education Activity: I Think Therefore I Act

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 5, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw In 1989 the groundbreaking article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh brought significant attention to issues of privilege, especially privilege related to race and gender. Since then the Privilege… More

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The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps

by Jeanette Winter

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on February 4, 2015 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

When Jane was young she loved to watch “all the animals in her world, big and small.” Eventually her passion and persistence led her to Tanzania, where she studied chimpanzees and revolutionized how people see… More

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WebSpotlight: Animals and Media Style Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on January 29, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

The ways in which we talk about and portray nonhuman animals greatly influences how we think about animals and our relationships with them. Using she, he or it. Saying owner vs. guardian. Referring to them… More

Our Hen House

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 20, 2015 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Communication, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Peace, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

Our Hen House produces a variety of multimedia resources — from an online magazine to podcasts to a TV show to ebooks — focused on informing and empowering people who are passionate about changing the… More

Animal Studies Repository

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 19, 2015 | Filed under Animal Protection, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

Maintained by the Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy (HSISP) the Animal Studies Repository (ASR) is “a collection of academic, archival, and assorted other materials related to the various disciplines within the fields of… More

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A Different Set of Resolutions

Written by CKrystal Stokes | 2 Comments | Published on January 14, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

What a year 2014 was! I tried a new hairstyle, moved to two different cities, traveled to beautiful Surry, Maine, for the first time for IHE’s Student Residency, and spent the rest of the summer… More

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How Kind to Animals is Your Country?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on January 5, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

Mexico’s Congress recently passed a ban on animals in circuses. China is working on a law that, for the first time, recognizes animal welfare. And recently India passed a ban on the import of animal-tested… More