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Third Dead Whale In A Week Washes Ashore In Northern California
Earlier deaths were caused by a ship strike and entanglement, while the latest death is still being examined.
This South LA Bike Club Is Steering Vulnerable Kids In The Right Direction
East Side Riders Bike Club is a volunteer organization in South Central Los Angeles with a mission to improve Watts through community service, charity work, and bike programs aimed at keeping local youth out of gang activity.
Dire News For Endangered Right Whales: Not A Single Newborn Spotted This Year
"Right now, the sky is falling," warns a National Marine Fisheries Service scientist.
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Can't Stage A Walkout? Here's What You Can Do To Help Shooting Victims.
From talking about gun control to donating blood, there's a lot we can all do.
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When Volunteering Abroad Does More Harm Than Good
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Sometimes the best way to help isn’t to volunteer but rather to “shut up and listen.”
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Volunteers Are The Unsung Heroes Of Abortion Care
David S. Cohen
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They play a role in almost every aspect of abortion care, and they shouldn't have to.
Presidents On MLK Day
Unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump used MLK Day as an opportunity to play golf. Other presidents used the holiday to give back to the community in the late civil rights leader’s honor.
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Why Volunteering Over The Holidays Isn't The Best Idea
Nonprofits really need help when volunteer numbers dry up after New Year's.
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Las Vegas Residents Line Up For Hours To Donate Blood To Shooting Victims
People came even before the donation centers were open.
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SeaWorld Orca Dies After Long Battle With Lung Infection
Kasatka was born in the wild, and had numerous descendants at SeaWorld.
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SeaWorld's Last Orca Calf Born In Captivity Has Died At San Antonio Park
Kyara, who was 3 months old, was the last orca born from the park's now-discontinued breeding program.
Fisherman Killed By Whale Moments After Rescuing It From Nets
Joe Howlett, who co-founded the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, saved "dozens of whales over the last 15 years."
Silence Is Unacceptable: Cyber Bullying And Discrimination Against LGBTQ In Sports
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Sports can and should be a safe environment that encourages camaraderie.
This Woman Turned Her Home Into A Shelter For Mistreated Dogs
Sarah Moran, who runs her makeshift shelter entirely on donations, provides dogs with some TLC with the ultimate goal of finding them permanent homes.
5 LGBTQ Figures Your History Book Probably Left Out
A global movement of 5.5 million young people making positive ...
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Leaping Whale Nearly Capsizes New Jersey Fishing Boat
"Moby Dick" encounter was "definitely one of the craziest experiences in my life," says Paul Ziolkowski.
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Trump Administration Scraps New Protection For Endangered Whales, Sea Turtles
"[The] administration has declared war on whales, dolphins and turtles off the coast of California," one advocate said.
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Kentucky Governor's Crime Plan: Volunteer 'Prayer Patrols' Roaming The Streets
“Prayer WILL change things,” Matt Bevin vows.
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