All content related to animal protection Page 1 of 56

mailing lettermailing letter

Writing Effective Letters: A Checklist for Changemakers

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on March 20, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For March, in honor of Words Matter Week (March 2-8), we’re posting about the power of language. Let us know what you think by commenting.) I… More

Book Cover: Slow Down for ManateesBook Cover: Slow Down for Manatees

Slow Down for Manatees

by Jim Arnosky

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 19, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Elementary, Resources, Science

A pregnant manatee, injured by a motor boat, is rescued and taken to an aquarium for rehabilitation. Once she has her baby and recovers, she and her baby are released back into their natural home. More

Book Cover: Lucky DucklingsBook Cover: Lucky Ducklings

Lucky Ducklings

by Eva Moore

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 19, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Elementary, Resources

Tells the true story of five little ducklings who were rescued when they fell into a storm drain. More

Book Cover: Can We Save the Tiger?Book Cover: Can We Save the Tiger?

Can We Save the Tiger?

by Martin Jenkins

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 19, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Resources, Science

“We humans have changed the world a lot over the years …. Some of the animals and plants that we share the earth with have coped with the changes very well. But some haven’t.” In… More

Book cover: Each Living ThingBook cover: Each Living Thing

Each Living Thing

by Joanne Ryder

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 18, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Humane Living, Resources, Science

In rhyming text, we’re invited to celebrate the creatures of the earth and encouraged to respect and protect them. Great for building a sense of wonder, reverence and empathy for other beings. More

Humane Trends

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 6, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

“Humane Trends is a barometer of the status of animal protection in the United States. This study brings together a collection of 25 diverse indicators to assess the status and progress of animal well-being, providing… More

hands typing at laptop keyboardhands typing at laptop keyboard

Changemaking 101: The Power of Effective Petitions

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on March 6, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For March, in honor of Words Matter Week (March 2-8), we’re posting about the power of language. Let us know what you think by commenting.)  … More

Owl MaskOwl Mask

Speaking From the Heart: A Council of All Beings

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 27, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For February, American Heart Month, we’re posting about compassion, empathy and love. Let us know what you think by commenting.) What does a mountain wish for?… More

monkey in a cagemonkey in a cage

How Does Your State Rank for Animal Protection Laws? New Reports Name Best, Worst States

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on January 23, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

It only takes a glance at the news to know we have a long way to go as a society in transforming our relationship with nonhuman animals. One area that deserves attention is legislation that… More

The Dodo

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 19, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Humane Living, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

The Dodo is a hub for stories, photos, videos, and other media about nonhuman animals and our changing relationship with them. The Dodo seeks to “remind us of just how great our impact on animals… More