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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

Book cover: How Big Is Your Travel Footprint?Book cover: How Big Is Your Travel Footprint?

How Big Is Your Travel Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Travel Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our travel choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “transportation industry,” as well as its… More

Book Cover: How Big Is Your Water Footprint?Book Cover: How Big Is Your Water Footprint?

How Big Is Your Water Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Water Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our water choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “water industry,” as well as water… More

Book Cover: How Big Is Your Energy Footprint?Book Cover: How Big Is Your Energy Footprint?

How Big Is Your Energy Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Energy Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our energy choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “energy industry,” as well as its… More

Book Cover: How Big Is Your Food Footprint?Book Cover: How Big Is Your Food Footprint?

How Big Is Your Food Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Food Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our food choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “food industry,” as well as its… More

Book Cover: How Big Is Your Clothing Footprint?Book Cover: How Big Is Your Clothing Footprint?

How Big Is Your Clothing Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Clothing Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our clothing choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “clothing industry,” as well as its… More

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How Big Is Your Shopping Footprint?

by Paul Mason

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Health, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

How Big Is Your Shopping Footprint? (grades 3-8) highlights some of the impacts of our shopping choices. Short paragraphs and bullet points outline the benefits and costs of the “shopping industry,” as well as its… 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

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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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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