08 May '12, 6am

First U.S. Animal Abuser Registry Makes Convicts Public | Care2 Causes

First U.S. Animal Abuser Registry Makes Convicts Public | Care2 Causes

Monday, Suffolk County activates the first animal abuser registry in the United States, which will make public the identities of convicted animal abusers. The internet registry will display their names, addresses and photographs. The law requires pet stores, breeders and animal shelters to check the registry and not sell or adopt animals to anyone on it, according to the Animal Law Coalition . Abusers will stay on the registry for five years each, and will face jail time or fines if they do not sign up for and renew their registrations throughout that period. The Coalition reports that in Suffolk County, “animal abuse” includes animal fighting; overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failing to provide proper sustenance; aggravated cruelty to animals; abandoning animals; interfering with or injuring certain domestic animals; and harming a service animal. The Animal Le...

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First Solar is the First Solar Inaugurated on Public Lands: Filed under: Energy News

First Solar is the First Solar Inaugurated on P...

cleantechnica.com 08 May '12, 5am

The first solar plant of a 6.5 GW boom in Obama-era projects approved on public lands land was just inaugurated today. Sil...

Weird, adorable animal spotted for the first time in over a decade

Weird, adorable animal spotted for the first ti...

grist.org 07 May '12, 6pm

The tiger quoll is an adorable, carnivorous marsupial, sort of like an extra-cute Tasmanian devil with spots. Like most of...

Congratulations, Vermont, on being the first state to ban fracking!

Congratulations, Vermont, on being the first st...

care2.com 09 May '12, 3am

Vermont, the New England state known for maple syrup, picturesque mountains and historic farms, now claims the title as th...

Why Cattle Are Bigger & Bulkier: Drugs | Care2 Causes

Why Cattle Are Bigger & Bulkier: Drugs | Care2 ...

care2.com 07 May '12, 7pm

Beef cattle have gotten bigger and bigger due to drugs including Zilmax, which is made by Intervet, a subsidiary of Merck....

Workers with Asperger's and Autism Are Not Cheaper Labor

Workers with Asperger's and Autism Are Not Chea...

care2.com 08 May '12, 1pm

Square One , a Los Angeles-based software and design firm, has started a small pilot program (with three people) to design...

PAP take care of themselves first, Singaporeans...

yoursdp.org 14 May '12, 12pm

Let's be reminded of what PAP's compromising "ideals" with "pragmatism" means with regard to their pay. It had been the gr...

'Food, Inc.' Chicken Farmer Carole Morison Goes Rogue | Care2 Causes

'Food, Inc.' Chicken Farmer Carole Morison Goes...

care2.com 08 May '12, 1am

Carole Morison : Becoming disgusted with the conditions on the farm and the pressures from Perdue was a gradual buildup of...

The State Of The World's Mothers | Care2 Causes

The State Of The World's Mothers | Care2 Causes

care2.com 12 May '12, 7am

As the mother of two teenagers, my greatest concern tonight is what to put on the dinner table, chicken or fish, pasta or ...

HSUS Exposes Severe Animal Abuse by Wyoming Mea...

care2.com 10 May '12, 12am

Do you really think anything is going to change??? The “authorities” want more proof - they don’t want people with cameras...

Cal State Students On Hunger Strike (Video) | Care2 Causes

Cal State Students On Hunger Strike (Video) | C...

care2.com 05 May '12, 8pm

A dozen students at California State University are on a hunger strike to protest higher tuition and cuts to course offeri...

Mysterious Animal Deaths Prompt Peru to Issue H...

treehugger.com 08 May '12, 2am

Last month, reports first began to surface of an ongoing animal die-off on the beaches of northern Peru -- but as the myst...

Diamond Pet Foods Expands Recall | Care2 Causes

Diamond Pet Foods Expands Recall | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 May '12, 7am

According to Diamond Pet Foods, to find out if your pet food is affected check the production code. If the code on your pe...

County Run Park Sells Animals for Slaughter | Care2 Causes

County Run Park Sells Animals for Slaughter | C...

care2.com 05 May '12, 2am

Longstreet Farm in Monmouth County, New Jersey gives the appearance of a bucolic slice in time. Run by the Monmouth County...

Meet the Cutest Animal Moms and Their Babies [Slideshow] | Care2 Causes

Meet the Cutest Animal Moms and Their Babies [S...

care2.com 12 May '12, 11pm

Every day is Mother’s Day in the animal kingdom. Animal moms start teaching their young everything they need to know to su...

Northern California Crab Fishermen Free Entangled Whale | Care2 Causes

Northern California Crab Fishermen Free Entangl...

care2.com 06 May '12, 6am

A gray whale that swam from Southern California to Monterey Bay, in Central California, while tangled in buoys, was found ...