11 Jul '11, 6am

Saving the Planet One Clothesline at a Time | Care2 Causes

Saving the Planet One Clothesline at a Time | Care2 Causes

When looking at laundry hanging from a clothesline can drive a neighbor to murder , you know something’s seriously out of synch. That actually happened in Verona, Mississippi, when Keith Spears kept hanging out his laundry. Neighbor Travis Brinker objected. Spears wouldn’t stop. Brinker tore down the clothesline. Spears got angry. Brinker’s uncle shot him. The lowly clothesline has sunk to the level of eyesore and worse. Think what we are missing. Take a sun-dried sheet down from a clothesline. Hold it to your nose. Smell fresh air woven into the fabric. Compare that to linens bounced around with a dryer sheet or treated with fabric softener. If they have a refreshing fragrance, give thanks to some chemical mixed in with the toxins. SixWise.com lists a few of the chemicals used in fabric softeners and dryer sheets and links them to what they’re doing to our bodies. Take ju...

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Developing Countries Investing More in Renewables | Care2 Causes

Developing Countries Investing More in Renewabl...

care2.com 12 Jul '11, 2am

The headlines of a Think Progress article caught my attention: Industrialized Countries are Now Losing the Clean Energy Ra...

Pet Sterilization Is Saving Millions Of Lives | Care2 Causes

Pet Sterilization Is Saving Millions Of Lives |...

care2.com 08 Jul '11, 12am

Thanks to spay and neuter programs and public education campaigns the hard work of animal rescue groups across the country...

Saving Tasmanian Devils may lead to cancer treatments | Care2 Causes

Saving Tasmanian Devils may lead to cancer trea...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 3pm

Cartoonist Robert McKimson pegged parts of the Tasmanian Devil’s character pretty much square on when he created Taz for W...

Therapy Via the Web: What Would Freud Think? | Care2 Causes

Therapy Via the Web: What Would Freud Think? | ...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 7pm

Telepsychiatry — psychotherapy via video teleconferencing — has been around for 40 years, as a 1973 article in the America...

Bahraini Soccer Players Detained & Tortured | Care2 Causes #bahrain #humanrights #feb14 #bhn

Bahraini Soccer Players Detained & Tortured | C...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 10pm

Several Bahraini soccer players, including stars of the country’s national team, were detained and tortured after particip...

Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From Statutes | Care2 Causes

Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From ...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 2am

On Thursday, Arizona held a ceremonial signing to celebrate the passage of House Bill 2213 , which officially removes the ...

TOMS & Focus on the Family: A Troubling Pairing | Care2 Causes

TOMS & Focus on the Family: A Troubling Pairing...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 8pm

UPDATE, 6:30 pm EST, July 9: Looks like Blake Mycoskie decided to do the write thing and not partner with FotF . I’ve been...

You Can't Kill a Planet and Live on It, Too

organicconsumers.org 17 Jul '11, 6pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page and our Organic Transi...

E. Coli Outbreaks Possible For 3 More Years in Europe | Care2 Causes

E. Coli Outbreaks Possible For 3 More Years in ...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 12am

49 people in Europe — 48 in Germany, 1 in Sweden — have died in the deadly outbreak of highly toxic E. Coli – STEC O104:H4...

How The GOP Wants To Force Women To Bear More Children | Care2 Causes

How The GOP Wants To Force Women To Bear More C...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 9am

In a new assault on the war on women, Planned Parenthood clinics in New Hampshire are no longer able to offer birth contro...

Success! Commercial Shark Fishing Banned in the Bahamas | Care2 Causes

Success! Commercial Shark Fishing Banned in the...

care2.com 07 Jul '11, 7pm

Commercial fisheries kill up to 73 million sharks annually, threatening the future of hundreds of endangered shark species...

U.S. Government Declares Marijuana Has No Medical Value | Care2 Causes

U.S. Government Declares Marijuana Has No Medic...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 12am

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently decreed that marijuana has no accepted medical use and should remain classified ...

To Fight Piracy, Internet & Media Companies Join Forces | Care2 Causes

To Fight Piracy, Internet & Media Companies Joi...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 12am

Or rather, U CAN HAS UR BIT TORRENTZ 4 NOW BUT. In an effort to combat the illegal downloading of music and movies, the US...

Did Michele Bachmann Pledge to Enforce A Quiver...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 10am

Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has made headlines today as the first potential Republican nominee to sign the “Ma...