15 Apr '12, 7am

4 Venomous Caterpillars Flourishing in Florida (Video Slideshow) | Care2 Causes

4 Venomous Caterpillars Flourishing in Florida (Video Slideshow) | Care2 Causes

Warm weather is here after a mild winter and, in southern Florida, stinging caterpillars are flourishing . As temperatures continue to warm, caterpillars will be hatching from their eggs and seeking to survive the weeks until they become moths. The Sun-Sentinel says that the Florida Poison Information Center in Miami received 227 calls about poisonous caterpillars last year with some people in a state of deep alarm due to the pain of their bite, said to be a “bee sting times a hundred” according to Michael Stanwyck, who has been stung six times. Only 2 percent of butterfly and moth larvae survive to adulthood, says Jaret Daniels, assistant professor of entomology at the University of Florida and assistant curator of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity . So while humans have reason to be wary of the four poisonous species — the saddleback caterpillar, the puss...

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Top 10 Ways to Remember the Titanic (Slideshow) | Care2 Causes

Top 10 Ways to Remember the Titanic (Slideshow)...

care2.com 14 Apr '12, 11pm

This Sunday, April 15, is the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The mammoth passenger liner set sail on ...

March Breaks U.S. Heat Records, Stunning NOAA Video | Care2 Causes

March Breaks U.S. Heat Records, Stunning NOAA V...

care2.com 15 Apr '12, 9am

March 2012 was the warmest on record since 1895, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NO...

Henri The French Cat Questions The Meaning of LIfe (Video) | Care2 Causes

Henri The French Cat Questions The Meaning of L...

care2.com 15 Apr '12, 9pm

Check out this wonderful video of Henri, the French cat, grappling with the pain of existence. Henri is adorable, such a d...

Holding Grand Prix in Bahrain Ignores Unrest & Abuses (Video) | Care2 Causes

Holding Grand Prix in Bahrain Ignores Unrest & ...

care2.com 15 Apr '12, 3am

Last week, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone announced that a Grand Prix race will be held in Bahrain for a race on April...

Tell Germany To Shut Down Its Last Dolphinaria! (Video) | Care2 Causes

Tell Germany To Shut Down Its Last Dolphinaria!...

care2.com 18 Apr '12, 1am

Six out of Germany’s nine dolphinaria — facilities for exhibiting dolphins, whales and porpoises for profit — have closed ...

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extinction? (Video) | Care2 Causes

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extincti...

care2.com 18 Apr '12, 1am

Three cats from the world’s most endangered species have been released into the wild in Spain from a captive breeding prog...

8 Outrageous Tax Write-Offs (Slideshow) | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Outrageous Tax Write-Offs (Slideshow) | Care2...

care2.com 15 Apr '12, 12am

Did you participate in any illegal activities in 2011? Did you spruce up your house or take any tropical vacations? Well, ...

Florida Certified Green Houses:

Florida Certified Green Houses:

floridagreenbuilding.org 22 Apr '12, 4pm

The Florida Green Building Coalition shall appoint a Green Home Designation Standards Revision Committee. This Committee s...

Florida Ends Shackling Pregnant Inmates In Labor | Care2 Causes

Florida Ends Shackling Pregnant Inmates In Labo...

care2.com 10 Apr '12, 2pm

It’s unusual to hear of good news from the war on women coming out of Florida, but there is some. Last week Gov. Rick Scot...

WATCH VIDEO #ChristiesDubai #NjaMahdaoui & 4 Emiratis - #NoorDXBCharity to benefit from the auction tomorrow

WATCH VIDEO #ChristiesDubai #NjaMahdaoui & 4 Em...

christies.com 16 Apr '12, 7pm

In the presence of H.E. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development for the United Arab Emirates, Abdulrahman...

BP Meeting in London As Gulf Suffers | Care2 Causes

BP Meeting in London As Gulf Suffers | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 13 Apr '12, 2am

When BP meets for their annual shareholder meeting (AGM) in London this week, you can be sure they’ll discuss their monste...