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World's first ban on shark fin makes Hawaii global leader in shark conservation

On the eve of the State of Hawaii becoming the first jurisdiction to ban sales of shark fin soup, local and international conservation groups praised the ground-breaking move as a first step to halting the decimation of global shark stocks.

Vote Now! Help WildAid win $10,000 for endangered species

WildAid's innovative awareness campaigns have been entered in Nau's Grants 4 Change online competition. The winner receives $10,000 for their project. We need this to launch a new airmedia campaign to educate travellers about the illegal wildlife trade - and what NOT to buy abroad. Follow the instructions below to help win $10,000 for endangered species. Every vote counts! A few minutes of your time could win $10,000 for endangered species!

Celebrate Endangered Species Day!

UPDATE: Absentee bidding is now open for our silent auction!

Our online supporters get a sneak peek at the auction items and a chance to bid before event night! Act now and take something home, with all proceeds benefitting endangered wildlife!

Kung Fu Magazine hosts Tiger Champion Competion

This year, 2010, is the Year of the Tiger. In honor of this noble creature, we are working to help save wild tigers. Tiger Claw’s 2nd KungFuMagazine.com Championship and Shark City Nationals are cooperating with the non-profit Tiger Claw Foundation to bring attention to the plight of the tiger. We are all supporting WildAid, an international non-profit organization. Their mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade within our lifetimes.

WildAid to speak at TED conference

On Wednesday , February 10, 2010 Peter Knights, Executive Director of WildAid will address the TED Conference in Long Beach, California about the threats to marine protected areas and the successful enforcement chain developed by WildAid for the Marine Protected Area of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

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