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Children of the Earth … Remember

by Schim Schimmel

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 24, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Resources, Science

Trillions of animals and billions of humans live on our “brilliant blue world.” There was a time when humans and animals shared the earth, but “the people forgot.” “They forgot to share Mother Earth’s land… More

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The Wartville Wizard

by Don Madden

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 24, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Resources, Science

Each day an old man who loves nature and neatness spends his time picking up the litter his fellow community members carelessly toss on the ground. One morning, ready to give up, he is endowed… More

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Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth

by Mary McKenna Siddals

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 24, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Early Childhood, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Language Arts, Resources, Science

In a spunky rhyme with colorful illustrations made from reused materials, this book introduces children to some A to Z options for what we can compost: “Just add to the pot and let it all… More

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Mallory Goes Green

by Laurie Friedman

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 13, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Communication, Education, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science

As a member of Fern Falls Elementary’s Environmental Committee, Mallory takes the job of “going green” very seriously. But will friends and family enjoy getting ticketed for wasteful behavior as Mallory works to make the… 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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Chasing Ice

by James Balog

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 4, 2014 | Filed under College/Adult, Environmental Protection, High School, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Videos/Movies

“Chasing Ice” (80 min) is a beautiful documentary featuring photographer James Balog as he chronicles the “dying of glaciers” in Greenland, Iceland, and other locations throughout the world. The images featured throughout this film, using… More

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The Big Miracle

by Ken Kwapis

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 4, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, College/Adult, Elementary, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

The film “Big Miracle” (107 min) is based on true events. The movie depicts the work of a Greenpeace volunteer who travels to a small town in Alaska after learning that a family of three… More

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A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet

by Mark Kitchell

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 2, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, College/Adult, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

“How we find a path to a sustainable future will involve reinventing not just the way we make and do everything, but reinventing the way we think about our place in the natural world.” “A… More

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The Big Fix

by Josh & Rebecca Tickell

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 2, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Business & Social Entrepreneurship, College/Adult, Environmental Protection, Health, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

On April 20, 2010 deep in the Gulf of Mexico one of the biggest oil disasters of our time occurred. The Deepwater Horizon rig, leased by BP, exploded and dumped countless gallons of oil into… More