21 Apr '12, 2am

Rebirth of the Woolly Mammoth | Care2 Causes

Rebirth of the Woolly Mammoth | Care2 Causes

The woolly mammoth vanished from the face of the earth some 10,000 years ago. Nevertheless, thanks to a team of stem cell scientists from South Korea and Russia, these animals from the Pleistocene epoch are scheduled to make a reappearance — once they’re successfully cloned that is. This news likely has some wondering: is there is a good reason to bring an animal back to life who roamed our planet so long ago? Another lingering question is: how will the reintroduction of these animals affect our delicate ecosystem? In spite of their historical significance, maybe our never-ending fascination and affection for all things dinosaur-related has something to do with the decision to clone the woolly mammoth. It’s no longer a question of whether or not scientists can successfully clone animals — the first cloning of an animal took place in the 1880s . Dolly, the cloned sheep, mad...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/rebirth-of-the-woolly-mammoth...

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Coca-Cola Addiction a Factor in Woman's Death | Care2 Causes

Coca-Cola Addiction a Factor in Woman's Death |...

care2.com 21 Apr '12, 2am

A 30-year-old New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, who drank between 8 and 10 liters (2 to 2 1/2 gallons) of Coca-Cola a day...

High Fructose Corn Syrup and Maternal Obesity: Autism Causes? | Care2 Causes

High Fructose Corn Syrup and Maternal Obesity: ...

care2.com 20 Apr '12, 11pm

With nearly one-third of U.S. adults obese — including over 60 percent of women of childbearing age — and with many aspect...

Celebrating the History of Earth Day | Care2 Causes

Celebrating the History of Earth Day | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 22 Apr '12, 2pm

Care2 Earth Month: Back to Basics This year, Care2 decided to expand Earth Day into Earth Month, since there is so much to...

Should You Care About GMOs? | Care2 Causes

Should You Care About GMOs? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Apr '12, 7pm

Do you remember where you first heard about GMOs (genetically modified organisms?) Maybe it was during a conversation with...

House Cat Meets Herd of Deer: Sweet Video | Car...

care2.com 20 Apr '12, 6am

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

Spain’s King Hunts Elephants While His People Suffer | Care2 Causes

Spain’s King Hunts Elephants While His People S...

care2.com 21 Apr '12, 12am

Just weeks after the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) blew the whistle on the slaughter of half the elephants in Cameroon ’...

How Britain Covered Up Its Colonial Crimes | Ca...

care2.com 21 Apr '12, 10am

The guilty will never be punished. They are too clever and slimy for that! But, the truth always comes out. It cannot be k...

U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop | Care2 Causes

U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog ...

care2.com 22 Apr '12, 4am

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a...

EPA Steps in on Fracking | Care2 Causes

EPA Steps in on Fracking | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Apr '12, 12am

After years of inaction, the EPA has finally taken an important first step in regulating hydraulic fracturing, commonly re...

Baboons Impress Scientists with Word-Recognition Skills | Care2 Causes

Baboons Impress Scientists with Word-Recognitio...

care2.com 23 Apr '12, 6am

A new study published in the journal Science this month shows that baboons are capable of recognizing words, a skill that’...

Forever Wild Begins with Forever Friends | Care...

care2.com 19 Apr '12, 6am

Birdman of long beach: WOW, It must be a incredible opportunity to help these animals in the jungle. Thank you for saving ...

Pig Torturers Get Jail Time | Care2 Causes

Pig Torturers Get Jail Time | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Apr '12, 6am

Two slaughterhouse workers who were caught on videotape sadistically abusing pigs last year were finally sentenced to pris...

Good News Update: Dog Who Guarded Chimp's Life is Now Safe Too | Care2 Causes

Good News Update: Dog Who Guarded Chimp's Life ...

care2.com 25 Apr '12, 6am

The dog, named Scooby Doo, is in fantastic health. “He looks gorgeous,” explained Ainare Idoiaga of the wildlife center. “...

The U.S. May End Experiments on Chimpanzees | Care2 Causes

The U.S. May End Experiments on Chimpanzees | C...

care2.com 26 Apr '12, 6pm

The United States is finally considering joining the rest of the world (except Gabon) in banning invasive experiments on c...