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Why We Should Celebrate Wetlands on World Water Day

World Water Day, celebrated every March 22nd, encourages citizens around the world to celebrate water and calls for collective learning and action on water-related issues. With Canada being home to on…

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7 Of the Most Picturesque Places On Earth

We've all had that moment: when you find yourself in a stunningly gorgeous place, and you just can't seem to think about anything else. From rainbow-colored rivers to scenic cliff sides, read on for s…

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How Climate Change Makes Our Food Less Safe (and less abundant)

An EU study looked at how climate change is impacting our food safety now and projected what global warming could mean for the future of food safety. How will climate change affect the future of our f…

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Coming Soon: Buildings Made From Tequila Waste!

The company Plastinova is working with two local tequila-makers in Jalisco, Mexico to turn leftovers from making tequila into a composite building material. The leftovers – called agave bagasse – are …

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DIY Non-Toxic Foaming Handsoap

Who doesn't love a luscious foaming hand soap? Even better if it's non-toxic foaming handsoap! There are some great natural brands out there making non-toxic, healthy and velvety foaming hand s…

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Join This Care2 Member to Help Protect British Seahorses from Yachts

Seahorses are among the most amazing, mystical creatures on our planet. They're also increasingly in danger.  The traditional Chinese medicine trade takes in excess of 150 million seahorses a year fro…

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Meet ‘Sparklemuffin’ and ‘Skeletorus’: Two Newly Discovered Species

Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus sound like names my daughters would choose for a stuffed animal or an avatar, but no, these are the real names given by scientists to two newly discovered Peacock spiders.…

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Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction by 2050?

If you feel any sense of guilt while filling your car with gas or sitting in traffic amongst dozens of other burning cars, you are not alone. No matter how much time we spend willing people and govern…

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This 109-Year-Old is Helping Penguins Survive Oil Spills

At 109 years old, Alfred Date is Australia's oldest person, but his centenarian status isn't stopping him from giving back to some of the country's tiniest residents. Thanks to the superior knitting s…

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Ringling Brothers Finally Free Elephants from Abusive Circus Acts

No more elephants in chains. No more sharp bullhooks to coax them to perform tricks. That’s been the battle cry of animal rights groups across the country. And after years of pressure from such groups…

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