Humane Issues in the News

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.


"A garden grows in juvenile hall" (via Center for Ecoliteracy) (September 2012)

"Teachers' expectation can influence how students perform" (via NPR) (9/18/12)

Study says "climate change threat more real to those with perceived personal experience" (via Vancouver Sun) (9/17/12)

Study says costs of climate change significantly underestimated (via Treehugger) (9/17/12)

Conservationists use unique tactics to help save rhinos from poaching (via Conservation) (9/12)

Factory fires killing more than 300 in Pakistan show egregious lack of concern for worker safety (via The Guardian) (9/14/12)

"The bottom line of corporate good" (commentary) (via Forbes) (9/14/12)

Oil & gas companies have plans to drill in up to 42 U.S. National Parks (via Treehugger) (9/13/12)

"Survey finds young adults lack world knowledge" (via Education Week) (9/12/12)

"Ex-Iowa egg farm manager pleads guilty to bribery" (via SFGate) (9/12/12)

"A 61-million-person experiment in social influence and political mobilization" (via Nature) (9/12/12)

"Courting controversy: how (and why) we teach ethics" (commentary) (9/12/12)



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