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Lending a Helping Fin: Heartwarming Video Shows Kind Dolphins Rescuing a Stranded Seal Pup - VIDEO
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- 1566 days ago -
An incredible video has emerged of a kindly pod of dolphins helping save a baby seal from being washed up on a beach. In the video, captured by a Canadian film crew, the exhausted baby seal struggles against the current as it drifts ever closer
Keeping Ferals Warm and Fed This Winter
Offbeat  (tags: stray cats, survival, helping, shelters, food, courageous, kindness )

- 2353 days ago -
Our feral friends have become fairly skilled at finding shelter and food, but you can help make things easier for them by providing insulated shelters and consistent feeding times. Below we will discuss some of the things you can do to help assure
Never Walk On By
Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, wildlife, injured, help, advocates, helping, compassion )

- 2443 days ago -
While rushing to an early-morning tennis game, I spotted a pigeon in the middle of the sidewalk. I've lived in New York for years and rescued lots of birds in trouble, so I knew that this pigeon needed
Saving Dolphins on Vacation
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- 2453 days ago -
It's early. Some would say too early, especially while on vacation. The golden rays of the Greek morning sun spill into the modest room along with sounds of the tiny seashore village coming to life--dogs barking, seabirds squawking to returning fishing
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- 2568 days ago -
In April, eastern India experienced a devastating cyclone that killed 120 and left thousands homeless.
How You Can Help Wildlife Hurt By the Gulf Oil Spill
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife disaster, oil spills, helping, rescuing, volunteers )

- 2575 days ago -
Two weeks after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caught fire and sank off the coast of Louisiana, 210,000 gallons of oil per day are still gushing, creating giant ribbons of thick, oily sludge spreading across the Gulf of Mexico and posing a grave danger
Horse Hair to Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: horse hair, animal hair, helping, donations, soak up oil spill )

- 2575 days ago -
As with dog and cat hair, horse hair is also animal friendly, so why not donate all that extra hair to the Matter of Trust, Hair For Oil Spills Program, a San Francisco non-profit organization?
First Daughter Wants to Help Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: obama, first daughter malia, tigers, helping, threatened, compassion, wild animals )

- 2587 days ago -
This just in: First daughter Malia Obama regularly reminds her dad about the plight of tigers, a species on the verge of extinction yet still exploited for human entertainment. It happens so frequently that first lady Michelle Obama told a group of kids
20 Things You Can Do to Help Animals and the Environment
Offbeat  (tags: earth day, environment, animals, helpful tips, helping, caring )

- 2589 days ago -
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is coming up this Thursday. It should come as no surprise that the environmental movement and the animal welfare movement share a lot of common ground. Over the next week, in honor of Earth Day, we'll feature issues and
RSPCA Helping in Haiti
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- 2639 days ago -
An RSPCA chief officer has been deployed to earthquake stricken Haiti to take over the day to day running of the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH), a group of 21 animal charities from around the world.
'Antiques Roadshow' Hunts Stolen Indian Artifacts
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- 2647 days ago -
Wisconsin historians, police and the popular PBS show, "Antiques Roadshow" are teaming up to help find more than 300 American Indian artifacts -- more than a decade after they were stolen.
Please, Help Us Help Our Friend, Bee Hive Lady ! TAKE ACTION !
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- 2698 days ago -
Our friend on Care2, Betsy, called Bee Hive Lady, has had a very bad house fire and lost one pet. We want to raise money in order to help her and we have thus decided to ask Care2's administration to create one more possibility of redeeming butterfly
Being a Child
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- 2719 days ago -
Back a zillion years ago the "ranch" existed in my backyard. At one point we had around 30 horses behind the house, and about half that many volunteers on a daily basis. One of them was a teenager who insisted that her mom had dragged her here, screaming
How Holiday Dollars Can Help Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, helping, holidays, environment, protection, pets )

- 2752 days ago -
It's that time again -- shopping time, that is -- and our friends at The Times' brand-new Holiday Gift Guide blog have advice on ways you can make your gift-buying dollars stretch in ways that help animals
Students Assist Squirrel Helping Baby Squirrel- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: two baby squirrels, attempts scaling wall, students, helping )

- 2935 days ago -
Students on UCLA's campus were stunned when two squirrels spent a good part of their day trying to scale a wall. A good soul even stepped forward to lend his backpack to the critts, one of whom (the baby, natch) was having the most trouble getting off

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