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Book cover: A Boy and a JaguarBook cover: A Boy and a Jaguar

A Boy and a Jaguar

by Alan Rabinowitz

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 25, 2015 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Communication, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Resources, Science

“Alone in the forest with the animals, I am at home.” Alan feels broken. He stutters … except when he talks to animals, like the jaguar at the Bronx Zoo. It makes Alan sad to… More

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The Last Loon

by Rebecca Upjohn

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on December 31, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Middle School, Resources, Science

Evan is sent to live with his Aunt Mag for a few weeks over the holidays while his parents are away. Aunt Mag lives in the wilderness – “off the grid” – and Evan sees… More

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New Global Issues Guide: Teaching and Learning About Wildlife Poaching

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

While wildlife poaching is most often associated with endangered elephants and rhinos, poaching happens in countries all over the world and includes numerous species of animals. Some poaching is done by people struggling to survive,… More

Poaching Wildlife Global Issues Guide

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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Why We Need Humane Education: Study Says Species Disappearing at 1,000 Times Greater Than Before

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 16, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Finding accurate numbers about rates of species extinction has been difficult, in part because we still don’t know how many species live on Earth. We’re finding new ones all the time. A new study in… 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

Endangered Species Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Environmental Protection, Global Issues Guides, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science

Find books, articles, videos, lesson plans and other resources related to endangered species issues to help you teach and/or learn more about these topics. More

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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

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Anna, Emma and the Condors

by Katja Torneman

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on December 15, 2013 | Filed under Animal Protection, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Middle School, Resources, Science, Videos/Movies

Anna and Emma have loved endangered California Condors since they were each about two years old. The daughters of a wildlife biologist who works for the Peregrine Fund at Vermillion Cliffs, Arizona, Anna and Emma… More

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One Small Step: Volunteering as a Humane Educator

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 19, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

When it comes to launching into humane education, inertia and trepidation can take hold: What if I don’t know enough/I’m not good enough? What if my audience is bored/annoyed/traumatized? What if someone disagrees with me?… More