27 May '12, 7pm

95% of Arizona Condors Poisoned By Lead | Care2 Causes

95% of Arizona Condors Poisoned By Lead | Care2 Causes

The Center for Biological Diversity and allies are preparing to sue the U.S. Forest Service for failing to protect Arizona’s endangered California condors from lead poisoning A shocking 95 percent of the birds are affected by lead poisoning in Arizona and it’s their leading cause of death. When these sensitive, broad-winged birds scavenge carcasses shot with lead bullets that are left behind by hunters, they ingest the toxin, too — which enters their bloodstream and can cause painful death. Officials in California — after many years of work by the Center for Biological Diversity and allies — mandated the use of nonlead ammunition in the state’s condor range. Unfortunately, in Arizona, lead bullets are still allowed to be used in the Kaibab National Forest, the home of the Arizona condor population. “At a time when other agencies are stepping up efforts to get toxic lead ou...

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Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangerous) | Care2 Causes

Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangero...

care2.com 27 May '12, 5am

For most people, packaged food is a welcome convenience. Canned, bottled, and prepared foods can be a meal in themselves, ...

Wolves Killed in Snares Outside of Alaska National Park | Care2 Causes

Wolves Killed in Snares Outside of Alaska Natio...

care2.com 27 May '12, 1pm

The trapping deaths of two important wolves from a well-known pack in Alaska’s Denali National Park have conservationists ...

Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics Bring Wide Benefits | Care2 Causes

Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics Bring W...

care2.com 28 May '12, 1pm

A new and nationally representative survey illustrates the benefits that the national network of publicly funded family pl...

Oh What the Heck! It's a Holiday: Enjoy This. |...

care2.com 27 May '12, 10am

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

Why It Is In Our Best Economic Interest to Fight Obesity | Care2 Causes

Why It Is In Our Best Economic Interest to Figh...

care2.com 27 May '12, 5pm

There’s little doubt that obesity —having a body mass index count higher than 30, when a healthy number is between 18.5 an...

Another 160 Girls, Teachers, Poisoned At Afghan School | Care2 Causes

Another 160 Girls, Teachers, Poisoned At Afghan...

care2.com 29 May '12, 9pm

And here we go again: another depressing story of misogyny in Afghanistan. On Tuesday, May 29, 160 schoolgirls and teacher...

Don't Frack With California | Care2 Causes

care2.com 02 Jun '12, 12pm

How I remember being on sites like the post picture as I grew up in the oil field since a small child and worked in the oi...

Compton near the Lead in Memorial

cybergolf.com 01 Jun '12, 6pm

ERIK COMPTON: Well, I think being a rookie, it's really hard on the PGA Tour to - I'm playing a lot of new courses, and I ...

How to Talk to An Ostrich (Video) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 May '12, 10am

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

Efforts Launched to Protect Migrating Whales in Australia | Care2 Causes

Efforts Launched to Protect Migrating Whales in...

care2.com 26 May '12, 2pm

Over the next few months thousands of humpback whales are expected to pass along Australia’s east coast during their annua...

NFL Players Ready to Welcome Gay Teammates | Care2 Causes

NFL Players Ready to Welcome Gay Teammates | Ca...

care2.com 26 May '12, 10pm

What comes to mind when you think of American pro football? Probably not “gay-friendly.” But the homophobic attitudes so p...

Does It Hurt The Poor To Stop Publishing A Dail...

care2.com 26 May '12, 7pm

Rich people dont read many newspapers. Newspapers are dying on account of it being old news as opposed to new news. Most p...

Is It Time To Start Taxing Churches? | Care2 Causes

Is It Time To Start Taxing Churches? | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 26 May '12, 6am

As institutions of faith, churches are not forced to pay taxes like the citizens and (usually) corporations in the rest of...

Carlin's 7 Dirty Words Still Controversial After 40 Years | Care2 Causes

Carlin's 7 Dirty Words Still Controversial Afte...

care2.com 28 May '12, 6am

In 1972, a young George Carlin first performed his “Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television” routine, in which the com...

You Can't Bleach Autism Out of a Child | Care2 ...

care2.com 27 May '12, 12am

Since my teenage son Charlie was diagnosed with autism almost 13 years ago in July of 1999, we have heard of too many “rem...