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Fight Litter with Your Smartphone

Do you encounter litter in your day-to-day? Have you noticed that those discarded cigarette butts and coffee cups tend to be in the same areas? A new app is looking to compile data on where litter cro…

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Does Climate Change Mix With Religion?

When I was a college freshman looking for extra credit, I stumbled into my campus' Environmental Stewardship Society’s service project. It set out to clean up the creek bed that ran through campus. As…

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10 Tips For Being The Best Volunteer You Can Be

Volunteers are always in great demand in the animal welfare world. The problem is that many prospective volunteers imagine that the only way they can help is to clean out cages and litter boxes. Anima…

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Yoga Meets Political Action

While on the scene in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention in September, I was able to catch an interview with (my shero) yogini and sacred activist Seane Corn. We met up at the Oasis that …

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Pink + Green = Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink ribbons are everywhere, from lapels and teddy bears, to cleaning products and perfume. So much levity and cheeriness for a disease that is deadly serious…

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The Antibiotic-Free Meat Crusaders Target Trader Joe’s

Over a decade ago, while in San Francisco, I witnessed a handful of protesters gathered in front of a Trader Joe’s in opposition to the use of GMO corn in a cornbread mix sold at the popular market. T…

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3 Great Responses to People Who Question Animal Activism

If you’re an animal activist, chances are you’ve been asked the annoying question, “Why do you care more about animals than people?” With over three million followers, imagine how many times a day…

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Advocacy Beyond the Checkbook

By Gina Carroll We can change the world without paying a dime. There are amazing ways to make a difference in our own neighborhoods and even worldwide without the necessity of taking out our checkb…

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Transforming the World Through Yoga

Why do we practice yoga? For many, yoga is a rigorous form of exercise, a challenge in stamina and flexibility. For others, it’s a way of decompressing after a long day. But at its core, yoga is …

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Sister Giant: Gabrielle Bernstein Interviews Marianne Williamson

I speak and write often about my love for Marianne Williamson, who has been offering up incredible wisdom and guidance for decades. One of the qualities I most respect and admire in Marianne is her…

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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I do all of the above. Some places handle this sort of thing much more intelligently. I remember b…

Keep the pressure on Monsanto, people. They are an unbelievably short sighted, greedy money driven c…

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I love lemons but before you spray it in defuse,find out if your pet likes them.There are dogs that …

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