23 Mar '12, 12am

Watch: Incredible Whale Calf Encounter | Care2 Causes

Watch: Incredible Whale Calf Encounter | Care2 Causes

Non profit One World One Ocean Foundation has uploaded to YouTube a stunning video of a mother gray whale lifting up her calf, seemingly to help it get a better view of excited onlookers. The group says that gray whales in San Ignacio Lagoon, off Mexico’s Baja peninsula, frequently approach small tourist boats, seeking the human interaction. While they could easily avoid the people, whose small boats are not allowed to closely approach whales, they actually seem to enjoy making contact. Laguna San Ignacio is the destination for hundreds of gray whales, who migrate annually to the region from their feeding grounds in the Arctic. Here, where the water is shallow and warm, they give birth to their young. It lies within El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve and is the gray whale’s last undisturbed nursing and breeding ground, largely thanks to an environmental victory in 2000 that sto...

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Save Dolphins From Fishing Nets | Care2 Causes

Save Dolphins From Fishing Nets | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Mar '12, 5pm

Written by Rachael Prokop, online marketing and social media associate at Oceana Large fishing nets are like invisible wal...

Handsome's Hero Saves the Day | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Mar '12, 6am

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

Bizarre Buddies: Watch Video of Eagles & Cats | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 20 Mar '12, 6am

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10 Most Common Types Of Ocean Trash | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Mar '12, 5am

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No Hugging! Says New Jersey Middle School Principal | Care2 Causes

No Hugging! Says New Jersey Middle School Princ...

care2.com 24 Mar '12, 10am

That social scourge, hugging, was put in its proper and rightfully shamed place by one New Jersey school this week. The Pr...