19 Aug '11, 6pm

Bill Interrupted | Care2 Causes

Bill Interrupted | Care2 Causes

AB 376 would make it illegal to possess shark fins in California. The fin trade is rampant; an unsustainable 73 to 100 million sharks are being harvested from our oceans every year and California is a key shipping hub where fins are collected from all of the Americas before being sent to China and other countries along the Pacific Rim. On August 15th, 2011, AB 376 was placed in the suspense file. This means that more information is being gathered and amendments are being considered. This also means that this critical bill is in danger of quietly vaporizing. Current amendment requests would both weaken the bill and make enforcement expensive and therefore unfeasible. The entire superorder of sharks constitutes the primary apex predators in all our oceans. Maintaining healthy numbers of these essential animals keep ecosystems healthy. They pick off sick animals before diseas...

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Bill Clinton's 'dramatic' vegan transformation

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 9pm

Saturday August 20, 2011, 10:03 am one of the comments on this article says veggie diets are an invention of the past 5 or...

Have they arrested a Murdoch yet?? Three More Arrests in Murdoch Paper Phone Hacking Scandal

Have they arrested a Murdoch yet?? Three More A...

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 12pm

Three more arrests were made in connection with the phone hacking scandal that came to light on July 4, when the Guardian ...

Should Kids Know Where Meat Comes From? | Care2...

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 4pm

Well, what i'm going to say will probly make you all hate me... but I must say that veganism is not natural and this book ...

Melting Ice Drives Thousands of Walruses To Shore | Care2 Causes

Melting Ice Drives Thousands of Walruses To Sho...

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 11pm

A dramatic scenario of how global warming is wreaking havoc on animals is being played out in the northwest coast of Alask...

Is Oprah Winfrey a Feminist Icon? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 3am

Primarily Oprah is an entertainer/celebrity. Her shows hit a high point in their middle years, but in later years started ...

Boy with Dog | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 10pm

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

Who Are The Richest Members Of Congress? | Care...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 4am

Alana, it has nothing to do with party affiliation. This is not a Republican thing and your post is, in my opinion, incorr...

In a Tizzy About Tithing | Care2 Causes

In a Tizzy About Tithing | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 12am

Written by bloggers for the Utne Reader . Toby Ord, an Australian philosophy researcher at the University of Oxford, is ca...

Are We Still a Nation of Science? | Care2 Causes

Are We Still a Nation of Science? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 10am

Written by Jonathan D. Moreno , a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress A few days ago The New York Times repo...

Over seventy people arrested today in front of the White House for defending land and life:

Over seventy people arrested today in front of ...

planetsave.com 20 Aug '11, 9pm

The event is powered by a simmering movement that includes scientists, celebrities, and environmental activists. Jason Box...

Are There Too Many Farmers' Markets? | Care2 Causes: Could there be too many... #bike #ad #VIP

Are There Too Many Farmers' Markets? | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 11pm

Could there be too many farmers’ markets now? The past decades have certainly seen significant growth. In 2005, there were...

Save Beagles from Research Breeding Farm | Care2 Causes

Save Beagles from Research Breeding Farm | Care...

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 5am

They look as though they’re looking up at someone who’s ready to take them home and welcome them into the family. They’re ...

International Push To Save Rhinos From Extinction | Care2 Causes

International Push To Save Rhinos From Extincti...

care2.com 20 Aug '11, 11pm

Britain has secured international agreement to clamp down on the illegal trade of rhino horn , which has become so sought ...

Meet Oprah Winfrey, The Educator! | Care2 Causes

Meet Oprah Winfrey, The Educator! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 16 Aug '11, 5pm

“I ended up in the world’s biggest classroom and this, my friends, will be the last class from this stage.” With these wor...

Pot Patch for Pups | Care2 Causes

Pot Patch for Pups | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 7am

In February 2011, a company called Medical Marijuana Delivery Systems, LLC (MMDS) acquired the rights to a patent for a tr...