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Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale

by David Duchovny

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 20, 2016 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, College/Adult, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Elsie Bovary is a cow, happily living her days on a farm with her friends. A chance encounter with the “Box God” (the TV) opens her eyes to the truths of factory farming. Elsie knows… 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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Teacher Suspended for Showing Students Footage of Animal Abuse: What Should Have Happened Instead

Written by Zoe Weil | 4 Comments | Published on February 4, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

This blog post was originally published on Common Dreams. Reposted here under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. by Zoe Weil Michael Fields, a science teacher in the Au Gres school system in Arenac County,… More

Ethical Choices Program

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 10, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, College/Adult, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Health, High School, Humane Education, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

“The Ethical Choices Program aims to empower high-school and college students to make thoughtful, responsible lifestyle decisions in order to improve their health, protect the environment, and decrease animal suffering.” Humane educators from around the… More

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Chicken Run

by Peter Lord and Nick Park

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on October 20, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

In “Chicken Run” (84 min) (ages 7 and up), set in 1950s England, when the owners of a farm have decided to switch from making their hens lay eggs to selling chicken pot pies, Ginger,… More

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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking.   “Taping of farm… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on March 19, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection, Uncategorized

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “21st-century projects inspire global… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on February 12, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “Brazil to count every… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on February 5, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “Leading paper firm pledges… More

How to Be a Solutionary: Zoe Weil’s New TEDx Talk

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on January 14, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

“What issues do you care about? What aptitudes and skills can you bring to bear on those issues? And what do you love to do? … Go out and do your life’s great work joyfully… More