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Nature & Wildlife

3 Impressive Ways Animals Adapt to Winter Conditions

Of all the enticingly cute holiday stocking stuffers currently in store displays, the owl is one of my favorites. But the way marketers portray animals with winter hats and scarves make me cringe…slig…

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How to Turn ‘Giving Tuesday’ into Giving Every Day: Ideas for Year-Round Acts of Kindness

With the passing of two big bargain bonanzas (Black Friday and Cyber Monday) comes Giving Tuesday — a day dedicated to giving back and doing good in our communities. I’m a big believer of year-round a…

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4 Ways to Stop Feeling Scattered (& Reinvigorate Your Brain)

Thoughts pass in and out of our minds all day, but how many of them actually stick with us? How often do you take the opportunity to sit down and think about the beauty of life, the world, the univers…

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Save the Whales – and Other Marine Animals in New England’s Fisheries

For decades, New England's offshore waters have been protected from destructive fishing practices that harm coral and threaten whales, cod, other marine animals, and seabirds. That all could change…

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3 Ways to Get Your Nature Fix This Winter

For many people in the Northern hemisphere, scarves, mitts, boots and gloves have become fashion must-haves as the last leaves of autumn are followed by the first snowfall. For many of us, the thought…

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Care2 Member Pleads: Canada, Stop Hunting Endangered Polar Bears!

Polar bears are exquisite, glorious animals. They're also an endangered species. Yet Canada allows polar bears to be hunted and killed for their skin, claws, skulls, teeth and more. The United States,…

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Why & How to Adopt a Turkey for Thanksgiving

I don't eat turkey for Thanksgiving, or any other day, and I was delighted to read on Vetstreet.com additional ways to help turkeys, aside from not serving them for dinner. Vetstreet introduced me …

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Don’t Think Tigers Are Pets? Support Legal Action Protecting Them

It's hard enough to raise a cat or a dog. But a tiger? These big beautiful animals can weigh hundreds of pounds. Their powerful jaws and deadly claws make them formidable in the jungle, which is exact…

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45-Year-Old Dolphin Recovering from Cancer Forced to Perform in Aquatic Park

Many petitions featured on Care2 address national and international issues. A small, but targeted petition can have tremendous impact on animal rights. Please sign the petition to ensure that dolphins…

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Care2 Member Asks Michigan to Ban Wolf Hunting

Early in November 2014, a majority of voters in Michigan opposed ballot Proposals 1 and 2, both of which would have allowed wolf hunting in the Great Lakes State. Both proposals were overwhelmingly de…

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