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.
"Look, don't touch: the problem with environmental education" (commentary) (via Orion) (July/August 2012)
"The necessity of activism" (via Solutions Journal) (July 2012)
"Oregon farmers go beyond Clean Water Act" (via OPB) (7/30/12)
"Program shapes the new faces of conservation" (via NY Times) (7/30/12)
"Disrupting global poverty" by creating products for the poorest citizens (via Huffington Post) (7/30/12)
UN explores reversing ivory ban to reduce elephant poaching (via Washington Post) (7/27/12)
"Norway cuts palm oil consumption 64% to protect rain forest" (via Treehugger) (7/26/12)
Judge rules to require some protections for elephants in L.A. Zoo (via Earth in Transition) (7/25/12)
"Students answer to peers in L.A.'s teen courts" (via Education Week) (7/23/12)
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