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Making Connections, Creating Solutions

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on November 16, 2014 | Filed under College/Adult, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, High School, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

This activity helps students think about how we are all connected and how our actions impact others and the environment and inspires students to learn more about issues that interest them and to create solutions… 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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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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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

Shrink That Footprint

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 13, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Websites

Shrink that Footprint is “an independent research group” that helps people interested in reducing their carbon footprint through their publications, blog posts, carbon calculator and other resources. More

Climate Change/Global Warming Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Global Issues Guides, Health, Human Rights, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science

Find books, articles, lesson plans, videos & other resources about global warming, climate change and climate disruption to help you teach and/or learn more about these issues. More

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The Hungry Tide

by Tom Zubrycki

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 8, 2013 | Filed under Activism, Citizenship & Community, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

Imagine how you’d feel if you were watching your home, your family, and your community being slowly destroyed, and you could do very little about it. Imagine how you’d feel if other people were significantly… More

Alliance for Climate Education (ACE)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 18, 2013 | Filed under Activism, Environmental Protection, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Websites

“ACE’s mission is to educate high school students on the science behind climate change and inspire them to take action to curb global warming.” The website includes lesson plan & project ideas, as well as… More

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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 7, 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.   “Maine school engages… More

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Parking Your Luxury Car in Your Living Room—a Critical Thinking Opportunity

Written by Zoe Weil | 1 Comment | Published on May 6, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

When Singapore middle school principal Mike Johnston shared this video of a man living in a luxury apartment building in Singapore parking his high-end sports car in his living room, I thought it might be… More