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Podcasts for Humane Educators and Changemakers

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 18, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

Podcasts have become wildly popular. We can find one on nearly every topic, and new podcasts launch every week. We listen to them when we run, on our commutes, while we’re waiting in line. And… More

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Following My Path to Humane Education

Written by Guest Blogger | 1 Comment | Published on August 8, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Melissa Andrews Awakening to My Love of All Animals As a child growing up on a farm in rural Maine, it was abundantly clear to me, from very early on, that the animals who… More

Animal Activist Support Line

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 7, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Humane Education, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

Get support for your animal activism via text, chat, or email. Find resources for maintaining well-being and avoiding compassion fatigue and burning. The website also includes tips and resources for becoming a more effective activist… More

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Keeping Everyone in the Lifeboat

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 1, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw There’s a popular thought experiment involving a lifeboat, a dog, and one or more humans. The discussion is basically an either/or: the human(s) or the dog – who gets tossed overboard? As… More

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Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life

by Edward O. Wilson

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 20, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

Each day, people around the world take up the fight for the preservation of planet Earth. Species are being brought back from the brink of extinction and sections of land are being saved from human… More

Jane Goodall’s Good News for All

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 20, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Websites

A project of the Jane Goodall Institute, this blog highlights some of the positive advances being made to help protect wildlife and the actions we humans can take to make a positive difference. More

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I Am a Humane Educator: Neil Hornish

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 14, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection, Humane Education in Action

IHE M.Ed. grad, Neil Hornish, is co-founder of the Compassionate Living Project, a nonprofit humane education organization. He is also a humane educator for the Ethical Choices Program and a Systems Project Engineer at United… More

Ethical Work

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 11, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Environmental Protection, Global Issues Guides, Human Rights, Humane Education, Resources

Resources and tips for finding and creating more meaningful, fulfilling work (both paid and unpaid) for a better world. More

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Animal Rescue

by Patrick George

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 27, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Early Childhood, Elementary, Humane Living, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

In this wordless book, readers become animal rescuers, just by turning the page. A two-page spread shows an animal (or her body parts) being oppressed or exploited on one side – flip the transparent page… More

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How to Help Animals in Hot Cars

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 25, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw Every summer we read about multiple tragedies of animals (usually dogs) dying because they were left in hot cars. Just last week a police dog in Georgia and another in Texas died… More