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.

"Working to reduce food waste & protect the environment" (via Washington Post) (10/29/12)

"Is it greener to shop online?" (commentary) (via Grist) (10/29/12)

"What color is your princess?" (commentary) (via NY Times) (10/28/12)

Students to visit Haiti for reforestation project they helped design (via Education Week) (10/25/12)

CDC says U.S. teen pregnancy rate drops to lowest recorded (via Education Week) (10/25/12)

"Championing life & liberty for animals" (via NPR) (10/25/12)

"Half of American teenagers volunteer, largely because their friends do" (Chronicle of Philanthropy) (via 10/24/12)

First U.S. tar sands project approved for Utah (via SF Chronicle) (10/24/12)

"In U.S. building industry, is it too easy to be green?" (via USA Today) (10/24/12)

Study shows even with equal college experience, women tend to earn less than men (via NPR) (10/24/12)

Global meat consumption drops slightly, while production rises (via Worldwatch Institute) (10/23/12)

For first time ever antibiotic-resistant bug detected in wild animals (via Mother Jones) (10/23/12)

Study shows Americans eating their weight in GMOs (via E Magazine) (10/22/12)

"America's Top Young Scientist" creates solar-powered jug that cleans water (Good News Network) (10/22/12)

"A simple fix for farming" (commentary) (via NY Times) (10/19/12)

"New evidence that racism isn't 'natural'" (via The Atlantic) (10/17/12)

Investigation shows children's jewelry still contains toxic cadmium (via AP) (10/14/12)

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