10 Oct '11, 4am

New Zealand Dolphins Under Threat | Care2 Causes

New Zealand Dolphins Under Threat | Care2 Causes

The world’s most endangered sea dolphins are sliding towards extinction in the face of damaging fishing methods, experts are warning. Hector’s dolphins are found only around New Zealand, where the population has fallen from 30,000 to around 7,000 since nylon fishing nets came into use in the 1970s. Maui’s Dolphins Down To Fewer Than 100 The country’s North Island population, a subspecies known as Maui’s dolphins, is down to fewer than 100 mammals, according to Dr Barbara Maas , head of endangered species conservation for German environmental group NABU International – Foundation for Nature. Yet again, the fault lies with commercial fishing gear known as gillnets, which create a wall of netting to catch fish. Many environmentalists and fishermen have protested the use of gillnets, since these nets also catch many non-targeted species, including sea birds, sea turtles, and n...

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WELLINGTON (AFP) - Oil from a stranded container ship began washing up on the shore of New Zealand's pristine Bay of Plent...

Stand with New Zealanders as they face potentially devastating oil spill: via @TreeHugger

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New Zealand beat Argentina in World Cup quarter...

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AUCKLAND (AFP) - New Zealand beat Argentina 33-10 in a World Cup quarter-final here on Sunday. The tournament hosts will n...

New Zealand Oil Spill Worsens as Oil Hits Shore...

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New Zealand's Mount Maunganui Beach, where oil is now washing ashore. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald / CC The unfolding oil spill...

A Horrible Bullying Story; a Happy Ending | Care2 Causes

A Horrible Bullying Story; a Happy Ending | Car...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 4pm

by Kirk Hittinger, Head of School, Wyncote Academy It was a terrifying incident of bullying that took place back in Januar...

Drought Threatens Pacific Islanders' Survival | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 09 Oct '11, 9am

Military planes from Australia and New Zealand are rushing fresh water and desalination equipment to the island country of...

Abolish The Death Penalty Now | Care2 Causes

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October 10 is World Day Against The Death Penalty. Or we could re-name it, “Two-Thirds Of The World Is Against The Death P...

Dolphins Shouldn’t Swim with People | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 07 Oct '11, 9pm

A woman who swam with dolphins has written a very brave counterpoint to all the overblown discourse on the joys of swimmin...