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.
"Leading paper firm pledges to halt Indonesian deforestation" (via The Guardian) (2/5/13)
EU considers partial ban on pesticides harmful to bees (via Environmental News Service) (2/1/13)
Burger King admits selling burgers made with horse meat (via Daily Mail) (1/31/13)
"The surprising connection between food and fracking" (via Mother Jones) (1/30/13)
Global water demand for energy use to double by 2035 (via National Geographic) (1/30/13)
"Anti-Whistleblower (ag-gag) laws threaten human health, the environment, and animals" (commentary) (Huffington Post) (1/29/13)
Why is the U.S. government so slow to tax energy use, which could help in the fight against climate change? (via NY Times) (1/29/13)