WildAid’s mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes by reducing demand through public awareness campaigns and providing comprehensive marine protection.
Spotlighting the lifesaving work of The Humane Society of the United States, The Genesis Awards Benefit Gala celebrates the role that the news and entertainment media and other high-profile individuals play in raising awareness of animal issues.
Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science that advances veterinary care for companion animals, horses and wildlife. We are the global leader in animal health science, and our funding helps more species in more places than any other organization in the world.
On the trail of wildlife crime from Gabon to Thailand, following the burning of ivory in Gabon to the seizure of ivory and smuggled tiger kittens in Thailand.
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) have announced that applications are now open in the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with $600,000 in prize grants to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. Animal shelters nationwide are encouraged to apply for a chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals’ lives. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until Wednesday, January 23 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Last week actor Will Ferrell decided to take a charitable approach to the Halloween holiday. At 6 feet 3 inches, he stood out among 12,000 runners in costume at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon, which benefited the ASPCA. An annual event, funds accumulated from the jog for dogs and cats help ASPCA‘s ongoing efforts to provide life-saving programs and services to animals across the country. Ferrell completed the 13.1 mile course in just under 2 hours and 4 minutes.
New York Rangers coach John Tortorella sponsored a charity dog walk last Sunday to raise money for the Westchester Humane Society and local organizations. The event was located at Riverside Park in Manhattan where the Rangers and hundreds of dog lovers from the area walked a total of one mile. There was a Q & A session with the coach, special appearances by Rangers players, on-site pet adoptions, giveaways and games.
Since retiring from the NBA a year ago, Yao Ming has become a devoted environmentalist. He recently visited Kenya to film his documentary to raise awareness about the poaching crisis of rhinos and elephants.
Master hairstylist and Guinness World Record holder Patrick Lomantini from Wichita, Kansas is crazy – about hair and dogs. His profound devotion, desire, and drive for animal welfare are so compelling that he has embarked on a 50 States Tour to raise money for homeless animals. Cut by cut, animals in need are receiving help.
South African vultures are in serious trouble, especially the Cape Vulture, which is critically endangered, with only 2900 breeding pairs remaining. Reasons for their decline are varied, but include problems such as pylon injuries, malicious poisonings, muti killings and insufficient food sources.