16 Sep '11, 10am

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus' Message to Care2 | Care2 Causes

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus' Message to Care2 | Care2 Causes

Nobel Laureate, economist and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus is in New York the week of September 18th because it’s UN Week, and as one of the most respected men in the world, he has a message to deliver. We are honored that he has chosen to share his mission with Care2 members. One of the most important weeks for the international development community is just around the corner — the opening of the 66th United Nations General Assembly. Beginning September 19, world leaders will gather in New York City to discuss the full spectrum of global issues, from climate change to the famine in Somalia. This year there is also a special focus on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, which are a leading cause of mortality in the world today. This gathering of world leaders will be a powerhouse of strategic, solutions-oriented thinking, but they cannot solve th...

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care2.com 16 Sep '11, 8pm

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desmogblog.com 16 Sep '11, 10pm

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Was the baby seal rescued or kidnapped? | Care2 Causes

Was the baby seal rescued or kidnapped? | Care2...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 11pm

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Peace is an Inside Job (video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Peace is an Inside Job (video) | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 18 Sep '11, 5pm

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Greece Could Run Out Of Money By Mid-October | Care2 Causes

Greece Could Run Out Of Money By Mid-October | ...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 10am

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Stop Snapperfest 2012 | Care2 Causes

Stop Snapperfest 2012 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 11pm

In Ohio County, Indiana, an incredibly cruel event called Snapperfest has been held for the past 13 years. Wild snapping t...

In memoriam: Get inspired by Wangari Maathai, founder of the #Green Belt Movement - eco leader, Nobel Prize winner

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earth911.com 26 Sep '11, 7pm

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Let's Be Greyhound Superheroes | Care2 Causes

care2.com 15 Sep '11, 4pm

We had a rescued greyhound. She'd been rescued from a breeder when she was little more than a puppy; she was going to be p...

New Species of Dolphin Discovered in Australia | Care2 Causes

New Species of Dolphin Discovered in Australia ...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 7pm

Written by Stephen Messenger , a Treehugger blogger Researchers in Australia say they’ve made a remarkable discovery, iden...

Creative Ways to Protect Atlantic Bluefin Tuna | Care2 Causes

Creative Ways to Protect Atlantic Bluefin Tuna ...

care2.com 15 Sep '11, 11pm

The United States has tried for years to reduce dead discards from surface longlines, including establishing closed areas ...

RIP: Wangari Maathai, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Dies at Age 71

RIP: Wangari Maathai, Winner of the Nobel Peace...

ecorazzi.com 27 Sep '11, 7pm

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Make Every Day A Rhino Day | Care2 Causes

Make Every Day A Rhino Day | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Sep '11, 3am

September 22nd is Rhino Day – a day to highlight the threat this magnificent species is facing from poachers prepared to h...

US Department of Defense Is World's Biggest Employer | Care2 Causes

US Department of Defense Is World's Biggest Emp...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 9am

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Hurricane Pet Rescues (Videos) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 18 Sep '11, 6am

When Hurricane Irene made landfall along the East Coast, our Animal Rescue Team was ready to respond to pets in need. The ...

Marriage Is Sacred, Unless It's Inconvenient [V...

care2.com 15 Sep '11, 9am

Firstly all you good Christians out there, please tell me where in the Bible does one find the marriage vows? Nowhere, tha...