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Being Brave Enough to Make a Difference for Animals (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 28, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw “Their suffering is my grief. Is my motivation.” In his TEDx talk, Damien Mander shares his transformation from a former special forces sniper to passionate conservationist. He says: “Back then, I’d no… More

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Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 26, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

bioGraphic is a multi-media magazine from the California Academy of Sciences. It offers stories and ideas for showcasing wonder and finding solutions for living sustainably on Earth. More

¿Qué Precio Tiene La Belleza?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 21, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, Business & Social Entrepreneurship, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Health, High School, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Esta actividad le ayuda a los estudiantes a explorar y pensar críticamente sobre el impacto de los ingredientes en los productos de cuidado personal que se ponen, le ponen a otras personas, animales y que… More

¿Qué Caracteriza a Una Persona Humana?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 21, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

¿Cuáles son las cualidades más deseables e indeseables de los seres humanos? Utilicen ejemplos de historias y fotografías para ayudar a los estudiantes a identificar nuestras mejores (y peores) cualidades y cómo podemos fomentar más… 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

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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

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What Elephants Know

by Eric Dinerstein

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 13, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

“My mother is an elephant and my father is an old man with one arm.” Nandu was abandoned as a baby in the jungle of the Nepalese Borderlands. Taken in and adopted by the Subba-sahib… 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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Must-Read Articles About the 4th of July

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 4, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw Even though I’m grateful for America’s independence and all the good things about the U.S., the 4th of July is hard for me. It has become a time of worry and fretting…. More

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5 Minute Changemaker: Pick Up Others’ Trash

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 30, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw The last couple of years, I’ve made a point of picking up at least one piece of trash a day from a street or parking lot. Since trash abounds, I readily exceed… More