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.
Apes using apps, tablets to communicate (via IEEE Spectrum) (July 2012)
"Whale sanctuary bid for south Atlantic falls short" (via BBC) (7/2/12)
"Study: children internalize stereotypes about abilities" (via Education Week) (7/2/12)
Bangladeshi women eschew healthier, more climate-friendly (and more expensive) cookstoves (via Treehugger) (7/2/12)
"The DIY ethic and modern technology: why taking ownership of your electronics is essential" (via Treehugger) 7/2/12)
"Sea level rise unstoppable, say scientists" -- but it can be mitigated if we act now (via Common Dreams) (7/1/12)
Stop conflating abuse and rape with a "sex scandal" (commentary) (via Salon) (6/29/12)
New online scorecard shows how Congress votes on climate change issues" (via Treehugger) (6/29/12)
"A nation of meat eaters" (via NPR) (6/27/12)
Growing demand for pork in China means more pig factory farms in U.S. (via Mother Jones) (6/27/12)
"Court upholds EPA's greenhouse gas rules" (Reuters) (6/26/12)
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