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Catalysts for Change: Human Rights Education in Museums

Since the early 2000s, museum and human rights professionals have increasingly used museums to explore human rights education. Nearly 20 years later, we reflect on how it’s going. Are museums simply a platform for human rights learning? Do museums offer unique advantages in facilitating dialogue and building empathy? How can we balance the discourse, which […]

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Pushing the Conversation on Compassionate Conservation

Compassionate conservation is an emerging paradigm of managing wildlife. This approach stresses the moral value of individual animals and the efficacy of non-lethal management techniques. NewKnowledge research fellow William Lynn recently spoke at the third international conference for compassionate conservation, held in Sydney, Australia. Advocating for the need to balance the well-being of the entire […]

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Climate Education Specialists and City Leaders Come Together to Collaborate

Current Bates College student, Haley Crim, worked with us this summer as an intern in an essential role. Her primary duties were related the organization and planning of the Climate Education and Opportunities Collective Impact Summit, hosted at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. After the completion of the Summit, Haley shared about the event: […]

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