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.

New report says world is on path to 4°C of global warming (via Washington Post) (11/19/12)

New report says poverty can't be stopped without addressing climate change (via Christian Science Monitor) (11/19/12)

"Babies help unlock the origins of morality" (via CBS News) (11/18/12)

"Occupy's new offshoot set to cancel millions in medical debts" (via YES! Magazine) (11/16/12)

"$500 million animal abuse settlement reached" (via AP) (11/16/12)

Wildlife services worker's abuse of animals indicates larger problem (via Treehugger) (11/15/12)

"Walmart hit by walk-outs in build-up to 'Black Friday' disruptions" (via The Guardian) (11/15/12)

"BP gets record U.S. criminal fine over Deepwater disaster" (via BBC) (11/15/12)

Report says teaching of science reduced in elementary classrooms in Kansas, other states (via Education Week) (11/14/12)

"California high schools scrap 'plastic foods' in favor of real nutrition" (via Alternet) (11/13/12)

"Swedish schools big lessons start with dropping personal pronouns" (via NY Times) (11/13/12)

Report says global CO2 emissions set new record high (via Treehugger) (11/13/12)

"If microfinancing creates a cycle of debt, is handing out cash a better option?" (via GOOD) (11/12/12)

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