Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and positive solutions.
Here’s some news to know for this week:
- The Atlantic’s CityLab highlights 10 “of the best and brightest notions we came upon in 2016,” from putting preschools on urban farms, to putting washing machines in public schools.
- Mother Jones highlights the World Wildlife Fund report noting that more than two-thirds of the vertebrate population could be lost in the next three years if extinctions continue at the current rate.
- KUOW reports that the Bureau of Land Management has finalized several plans, including one to “withdraw 10 million acres from mineral development” in six states.
- Greater Good highlights “10 Inspiring Moments From 2016.”
- CBS News reports that Zimbabwe has captured 35 wild elephants and sold and shipped them to China.
- A Resist blogger offers “The 6-Step Guide to Raising Anti-Racist White Kids as a White Parent.”
- PhysOrg notes the work of researchers who have created a map illustrating “threats to wildlife caused by the global supply chains that fuel our consumption.
And add this resource to your humane education/changemaker toolkit:
- The New York Times offers a series of lessons to help students explore and think critically about health reporting.