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Nature & Wildlife

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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It’s Not Too Early To Think Spring Gardening!

Are you starting to see visions of your bountiful garden? Yes, even though there’s still a ton of snow out there in many areas, there are a lot of things we can start doing to prepare for gardening se…

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What Can We Do to Save the Bees?

Most of our favorite foods exist because of bees: Did you enjoy coffee this morning? Bees likely pollinated the coffee flowers. Eat an apple recently? You can thank a bee for that, too.  Part 1 of …

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What Will Happen to the World If We Lose Bees?

Honeybees do more than make honey, though that in itself is a spectacular feat. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that "out of some 100 crop species which provide 90% of …

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3 Fascinating Family Structures in the Animal World

Family: it's a strange and wonderful thing. Somewhere between the first heartbeat and the last breath, our family plays a significant role in shaping who we become. Much like humans, other animals for…

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Daily Cute: Baby Budi Climbing on Enrichment Playground

What's cuter than baby orangutans in diapers? Baby Budi climbing up his enrichment play structure to find some yummy fruit, strategically hidden by caregivers. Nothing is cuter than Baby Budi in a…

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Chiquita Bananas Accused of Contaminating Drinking Water

A lawsuit filed in early February of 2015 alleges that Chiquita Bananas not only uses methods that pollute local water supplies, but that they knowingly covered it up. The company website has an ex…

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Primates of the Caribbean? Stop Animal Abuse on Set, Say Care2 Members

Monkeys belong in trees, not on pirate ships. That's the message over 35,000 Care2 fans are sending to Jerry Bruckheimer Films as the company prepares to start shooting Pirates of the Caribbean 5 i…

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Girl Receives Regular Gifts from Birds

Like raccoons, crows are well-known for being curious about glittery, shiny and colorful things. However, usually they keep the items to themselves or leave them where they are if the item doesn't con…

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