24 Feb '12, 8pm

Two-Headed Baby Trout Found Near Idaho Mine | Care2 Causes

Two-Headed Baby Trout Found Near Idaho Mine | Care2 Causes

Why were photographs of two-headed brown trout tucked away in the appendix of a scientific study commissioned by the J. R. Simplot Company , which has polluted creeks in southern Idaho with its phosphate mining operations? The report was sent to the Environmental Protection Agency to review; the company was seeking a judgment about whether it would be allowable for levels of selenium, a metal byproduct of mining, to remain in creeks at higher rates than current regulations allowed. Selenium is toxic to fish and to birds but the EPA, having reviewed the several-hundred page report, said that it was “comprehensive” and seemed poised to grant the selenium variance. Scientists and environmentalist raised an outcry: As the New York Times details, selenium is one of the pollutants found at 200 of the 1,294 toxic Superfund sites. Selenium’s effects on wildlife have long been know...

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Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 5am

Idaho State Senator Jeff Siddoway introduced bill S1305 into the statehouse this week. The bill will allow slaughter of wo...

Santorum To Rape Survivors: Make The Best Of It By Having That Baby | Care2 Causes

Santorum To Rape Survivors: Make The Best Of It...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 7pm

It’s a line conservatives like to trot-out when trying to soften their extreme anti-abortion stance, and this time it’s fo...

More Baby Boomers suffering from Hepatitis C | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 24 Feb '12, 9pm

Baby Boomers face another threat to their health beside the demise of Medicare. One in 33, according to the most recent Ce...

This Mutant Two-Headed Trout May Spur a Pollution Crackdown

This Mutant Two-Headed Trout May Spur a Polluti...

treehugger.com 23 Feb '12, 6pm

Simplot, Fish & Wildlife Service/Public Domain Two weeks ago, Rachel reported that the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) deter...

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Where Are the Women at the Oscars? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 11am

are you suggesting that to believe in sexual equality, one must have a certain sexuality? i for one am not bisexual, and i...

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

"Baby" Found Wandering Russian Forest | Care2 Causes

"Baby" Found Wandering Russian Forest | Care2 C...

care2.com 06 Mar '12, 8am

One evening, I went for a walk with my dog Rick. It was raining and rather dark, especially in the forest. As we were comi...

Saving Smeegle from the Fiery Brute | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 7am

I love this story...good for you for saving that poor soul! I took my dog to the dog park the other evening and a lady was...

Rick Santorum Says the Darndest Things | Care2 Causes

Rick Santorum Says the Darndest Things | Care2 ...

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 4am

Written by Richard Schiffman , Common Dreams If a recent poll is accurate, Rick Santorum is now the top dog of the Republi...

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theshot.coffeeratings.com 27 Feb '12, 3am

This week I had dinner again at one of my favorite SF restaurants who also makes some of the best restaurant espresso in t...

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howtospendit.com 04 Mar '12, 2pm

Welcome to howtospendit.com, the Financial Times' new luxury lifestyle website. For 15 years, How to Spend It, the FT’s mu...

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care2.com 28 Feb '12, 4am

Any time someone I meet or a friend tells me that one person can't make a difference, I tell them about Care2. Some don't ...