newspaperEach 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 cruelty is becoming the crime” (via NY Times) (4/6/13)

Virginia schools encourage students to “grow green” (via Voice of America) (4/5/13)

U.S. launches pilot program training dogs to sniff out smuggled ivory, rhino horns (via Treehugger) (4/5/13)

“Student launches free cafe serving food gathered from dumpsters” (via Treehugger) (4/3/13)

“The politics of play” (via Orion) (March/April 2013)

“Is giving the secret to getting ahead?” (via NY Times) (3/31/13)

“A high school where the students are the teachers” (via Time) (3/27/13)

EPA report says more than 50% of U.S. rivers and streams are in poor condition (via Treehugger) (3/27/13)

“Millenials spur capitalism with a conscience” (via USA Today) (3/25/13)

“Life after oil and gas” (via NY Times) (3/23/13)