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Poaching Wildlife

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 27, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Environmental Protection, Global Issues Guides, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

Find books, articles, videos, lesson plans and more related to issues of poaching wildlife to help you teach and/or learn more about this global ethical issue. More

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Find Inspiration and Support with Stories of Solutionaries and Changemakers

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 14, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

When the news and media are saturated with stories of violence, cruelty, greed, destruction, and suffering — or fixated on celebrities, gossip, and superficial issues — generating enthusiasm and effort toward working to create a… More

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Activities for Exploring Freedom and Oppression

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 3, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

“No one is free when others are oppressed.” ~ Author Unknown What is freedom?  Who should have freedom? What boundaries should there be regarding freedom? What responsibilities do we have regarding our own and others’… More

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Tips for MOGO Birthday Parties

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 12, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Balloons and decorations. Disposable tableware. Gift wrap and little plastic toys. Birthday parties are often accompanied by a slew of waste and wear on people, animals, and the earth. But parties can be fun and… More

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Humane Education Through Art

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 9, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Art is a powerful way to educate. Artists have been using their work for centuries to move, inspire, transform. Whether through photography, plastic waste, or performance, recently more artists have focused their vision on educating… More

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Endangered Species: Our Newest Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 22, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For May, in honor of Be Kind to Animals Week (May 4–10), we’re posting about animal protection issues and resources. Let us know what you think… More

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Solutionary Spotlight: Eight Year Old Shows How to “Make Lemons into Lemonade”

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 15, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For May, in honor of Be Kind to Animals Week (May 4-10), we’re posting about animal protection issues and resources. Let us know what you think… More

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12 Resources for Free Films on Humane Issues

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 12, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Especially these days when our youth begin drinking in technology about the same time they start breastfeeding, images and video are important tools for sharing information with kids and encouraging them to think critically about… More

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Animal Camp: Reflections on a Decade of Love, Hope, and Veganism at Catskill Animal Sanctuary

by Kathy Stevens

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 11, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Books, Humane Living, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

In “Animal Camp” Kathy Stevens, founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), tells stories that break your heart and then make it soar—stories of nearly unimaginable abuse of horses and farmed animals and then of even… More

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16 Children’s Picture Books About People Helping Animals

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 8, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For May, in honor of Be Kind to Animals Week (May 4–10), we’re posting about animal protection issues and resources.) Modeling a message of compassion for… More