23 Aug '11, 9am

Rhino Poachers Strike Again | Care2 Causes

Rhino Poachers Strike Again | Care2 Causes

When the South African Defense Force recently deployed units of heavily armed soldiers in the Kruger National Park , the country’s largest and most famous nature reserve, to stem the epidemic slaughter of rhinos , some conservationists predicted that this would push the poachers to attack smaller, less well protected national parks and wildlife reserves. Unfortunately, their concerns appear to be well founded. In the early hours of Saturday morning, staff at the Aquila Private Game Reserve , located about 130 kilometers from Cape Town, discovered a badly injured white rhino bull affectionately known as Absa with his front horn removed. Evidently the poachers were busy trying to remove the animal’s second horn, but must have been surprised by the game rangers and fled the scene before they could be arrested. Absa, who was the first rhino to be reintroduced into the Western ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/rhino-poachers-strike-again.html

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Pets of Divorce | Care2 Causes

Pets of Divorce | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Aug '11, 7am

All those involved in animal rescue have heard the reasons people decide to give up their pets. “We’re moving, we got a di...

Dog on hunger strike – Life with the Three Crazy Dogs

Dog on hunger strike – Life with the Three Craz...

twocrazydogs.net 22 Aug '11, 3pm

This is Coops, he is on a hunger strike. This has been going on for a couple of days. If the man has not called the vet to...

Dozens Arrested in Pipeline Protest | Care2 Causes

Dozens Arrested in Pipeline Protest | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Aug '11, 5am

Dozens of protesters, including environmental activist Bill McKibben, were arrested and jailed in Washington DC this weeke...

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...

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...

Success! No Half Moon Bay Seaport | Care2 Causes

Success! No Half Moon Bay Seaport | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Aug '11, 7am

The sheltered waters of the Cayman Islands’ Half Moon Bay are home to a kaleidoscopic array of rare marine life, making th...

An Epidemic of Rhino Poaching

An Epidemic of Rhino Poaching

green.blogs.nytimes.com 17 Aug '11, 7pm

Reuters A rhino on a game preserve in Mafikeng, South Africa, was outfitted with a G.P.S. tracker to keep track of its mov...

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 ...

Employers Are Openly Discriminating Against the...

care2.com 23 Aug '11, 2am

There are several reason this is happening (and I have been unemployed for a quite a while so I know). One is the ridiculo...

Family Kicks the Junk Food Habit | Care2 Causes

Family Kicks the Junk Food Habit | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Aug '11, 12am

These days it seems everyone has an idea for turning some sort of life change or personal commitment into a blog and, if a...

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...

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...

Bill Interrupted | Care2 Causes

Bill Interrupted | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Aug '11, 6pm

AB 376 would make it illegal to possess shark fins in California. The fin trade is rampant; an unsustainable 73 to 100 mil...