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New Facial Recognition App Helps Locate Lost Dogs

Few things are more stressful than losing a dog. You†drive around, staple posters†of your dog to every pole and fence, and†wait that agonizing wait. Itís a major problem that affects millions of pet o…

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How to Create an Effective Care2 Petition: Tips to Get More Signatures

This is the fourth post in a series of five explaining the ins and outs of creating a petition: from what to write in your petition text to advanced promotion and activism techniques. This series is a…

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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 ó a day dedicated to giving back and doing good in our communities. Iím a big believer of year-round a…

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Starbucks Misleads Consumers about Genetically-Modified Foods

Starbucks has responded to petitions which combined have over 357,000 signatories telling Starbucks to stop supporting genetically-modified foods through its membership dues in the Grocery Manufacture…

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How to Create an Effective Care2 Petition: What to Do After You Write the Letter

This is the third post in a series of five explaining the ins and outs of creating a petition: from what to write in your petition text to advanced promotion and activism techniques. This series is a …

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Tell Starbucks to Stop Supporting Genetically Modified Foods

Starbucks may need to rethink its membership and support of the Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA), one of the organizations currently suing the state of Vermont for its genetically-modified foo…

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How to Create an Effective Petition on Care2

This is the first post in a series of five explaining the ins and outs of creating a successful petition, from what to write in your petition text to advanced promotion and activism techniques. We…

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Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…

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I Dare You to Live on 4 Liters of Water A Day.

Most Americans - me included - use about 100 gallons of water a day - and we don't even think about it. But shockingly, there are millions of people around the world who survive on only 1 gallon of wa…

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‘Ebola Dog’ in Spain To Be Euthanized By Court Order

"No good deed goes unpunished" seems to be the maxim that best describes the case of Teresa Romeo. The selfless Spanish nurse helped care for two countrymen as they were dying of Ebola, only to contra…

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Having lost a relative to lymphoma, this makes me very angry. Roundup and all its cousins need to b…