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September Successes

September Successes

This month we’ve celebrated victories all over the world! Read more about our successes in Canada, the US, Australia, and even the Arctic:

Seal Pups Saved From Certain Death

Over 140,000 Care2 members helped save two seal pups, Zak and Mika, from certain death. The pups were taken from the wild for display at the Aquarium des Iles in Quebec, even though aquarium officials knew they would be senselessly killed at the end of the tourist season. Read more.

Shell Backs Away from Arctic Drilling

Shell Oil announced it’s finally putting its controversial plans to drill in the Arctic on hold. Irreversible damage to endangered species, irreparable oil spills and draining the resources of native communities are just a few of the injustices Care2 members helped avoid. Read more.

Chicago Teachers Union Successfully Ends Strike

The 29,000-member Chicago Teachers Union compromised with Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel to construct a three-year contract to improve the working conditions and classroom resources at Chicago’s public schools.
Read more.

Super Trawler Banned from Australia’s Waters

One of the world’s most aggressive super trawlers, the Margiris, was scheduled to hit the shores of Australia’s biodiverse oceans this month. Following passionate protests like the ones from 15,000 Care2 petition-signers, the super trawler has been banned from Australian waters. Read more.

Thank you for all you’ve done!

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909 comments

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harperabout a month ago

Noted!!

Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

Thank you

Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

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Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

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Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

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Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

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Ivana D.
Ivana D.1 months ago

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Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper2 months ago

Noted!

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper3 months ago

Noted!

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper4 months ago

Noted!

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

about Colleen H.

Colleen H. is an Online Campaigner with Care2 and a recent transplant to San Francisco from the East Coast. She graduated from Georgetown University where she focused her studies in Spanish... more

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