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How Volunteers Are Helping Keep Coral Reefs Alive

Planting new corals can’t stop climate change, but it can give marine ecosystems a fighting chance. Volunteers have largely led the ambitious effort.

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Participants Create’elevated highway’ above mud for trail users

KING GEORGE, Va. (AP) — When mud and muck stood in the way of walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes being able to enjoy a 14-mile trek through the woods of King George County, volunteers across the community rallied to build…

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Volunteers are key at vaccine websites. It pays off with a shooter

When Seattle’s largest health care system got a mandate from Washington state to create a mass COVID-19 vaccination site, organizers knew that gathering enough volunteers would be almost as crucial as the vaccine itself.

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New Zealand volunteers refloat 28 whales in rescue effort

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Volunteers in New Zealand were optimistic they could save the 28 whales that remain from a mass-stranding after refloating them Tuesday for the second time in two days. A pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was first found stranded early Monday on Farewell Spit, a remote beach on the South…

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Joe Biden volunteers, Donald Trump Operates on MLK Day

President-elect Joe Biden’s Presidential Inauguration Committee will partner with local, state and national organizations virtually for a National Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.