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Rita Miljo established C.A.R.E. in 1989 as a rehabilitation centre for injured indigenous wildlife. Initially caring for diverse small mammals, Mrs Miljo became expert in nurturing baboons which became the main focus of C.A.R.E.’s work. She developed a method to integrate the animals into new troops that could be successfully released into the wild. Photo © IFAW/Jon Hrusa

Rita Miljo, founder of C.A.R.E. – Tribute from IFAW

Rita Miljo established C.A.R.E. in 1989 as a rehabilitation centre for injured indigenous wildlife. Initially caring for diverse small mammals, Mrs Miljo became expert in nurturing baboons which became the main focus of C.A.R.E.’s work. She developed a method to integrate the animals into new troops that could be successfully released into the wild. Photo © IFAW/Jon Hrusa

“Solitude is a way to defend the spirit against the murderous din of our materialism.”  ― Thomas Merton

“Solitude is a way to defend the spirit against the murderous din of our materialism.” ― Thomas Merton

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NEW YORK — American troubadour, folk music singer and activist Pete Seeger has died at a hospital in New York. He was Seeger's grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, says Seeger died Monday night after being hospitalized for six days.

Tim DeChristopher, thank you for your courage and for risking your freedom for Utah's public lands.

Tim DeChristopher, thank you for your courage and for risking your freedom for Utah's public lands.

Jeanette Rankin holds an esteemed place in United States history as the first woman elected to the House of Representatives and the only member of Congress to vote against two world wars. Rankin made a name for herself as a skilled lobbyist, organizer, politician, and pacifist.

Jeanette Rankin holds an esteemed place in United States history as the first woman elected to the House of Representatives and the only member of Congress to vote against two world wars. Rankin made a name for herself as a skilled lobbyist, organizer, politician, and pacifist.

Rachel Louise Carson (1907 –1964) was an American marine biologist and ecologist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement, she turned her attention to conservation, especially to some environmental problems that she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. Although Silent Spring was met with fierce opposition by chemical companies, it spurred a reversal in national pesticide policy which led to a nationwide ban on DDT.

Rachel Louise Carson (1907 –1964) was an American marine biologist and ecologist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement, she turned her attention to conservation, especially to some environmental problems that she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. Although Silent Spring was met with fierce opposition by chemical companies, it spurred a reversal in national pesticide policy which led to a nationwide ban on DDT.

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