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Here’s Another Reason to Protect Coral Reefs: You Might Need to Make Your Bones Out Of It.

Say you've been in an accident and suffered broken bones that could only be repaired by adding new bone to them. Right now, your doctor would probably harvest bone from your pelvis or ribs. That makes…

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7 Death-Defying Zombies of the Plant & Animal World

The Zombie Uprising is here! Creeping through lush temperate forests, rising from America's floodplains and lurking in oceans around the world, nature's zombies are all around us. Sometimes gr…

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Whole Foods Announces Program for The Conscious Consumer

Whole Foods, considered a mecca by many conscious consumers, unveiled a new rating system called "Responsibly Grown" this month. This is a strategy "to help shoppers make more informed choices." This …

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Pandas Want Cuddles, Not Medicine. This Keeper is Defenseless (Video)

You thought giving your cat allergy medicine was a challenge. Watch this keeper try to feed some very playful pandas their medicine. All they want to do is give him a hug! Related Red Panda Love…

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Help Protect Magnificent Tule Elk

The Center for Biological Diversity has launched a petition drive on Care2 to protect the magnificent Tule Elk herd that graze at California's Point Reyes National Seashore. The elk need to roam and g…

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Porcupine Gobbles Up Halloween Pumpkin (Video)

What better way to celebrate Halloween than watch Teddy the porcupine eat his favorite fall food? Don't forget to listen to the super cute "nom noms" Teddy makes during this spectacular snack time. …

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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …

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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ... egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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Ebola in Cats and Dogs: What We Know (And Don’t Know)

Raging across West Africa like the Grim Reaper, the horrific Ebola virus has already claimed 4,500 lives - and is showing no signs of slowing down. David Nabarro, the U.N. special envoy for Ebola, ann…

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Sea Otters

We're excited to put the spotlight on these amazingly cute and intelligent superstars of the marine world! Here are 5 exciting facts you otter know about sea otters! 1. Sea otters are social animal…

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