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.
Low-income students given drugs to help boost school performance (via NY Times) (10/9/12)
Pakistani teen activist shot for working to educate girls (via CBS News) (10/9/12)
"The cancer lobby" (commentary) (via NY Times) (10/6/12)
Will larger carnivores be moving in next door? (via National Geographic) (10/5/12)
Study says free birth control leads to fewer unwanted pregnancies, abortions (via Seattle Times) (10/4/12)
"Americans show support for clean energy in polls" (via Christian Science Monitor) (10/4/12)
Researchers discover structure in bird brains similar to mammals' (via Treehugger) (10/3/12)
Costa Rica poised to ban sport hunting (via Reuters) (10/3/12)
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