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WildAid Co-Hosts Marine Training Workshop in Ecuador

WildAid and Cotecna Certificadora Services hosted a four-day course earlier this month for officials from Agrocalidad, the Galapagos National Park, the Galapagos Government Council, and Charles Darwin Foundation. The training course focused on improving participants’ knowledge about international maritime regulations and practices related to the inspection of boats, containers, and cargo for the protection of human and environmental safety.

Yao Ming Heads to Africa to Document Rhino and Elephant Poaching Crisis

Former NBA star and WildAid Ambassador, Yao Ming, heads to Africa to document the poaching crisis facing rhinos and elephants, as a result of Asian demand for rhino horn and ivory.  

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Check out Yao's blog to follow his journey.

WildAid Featured on Food Network's "Cupcake Wars"

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Earlier this week, the Food Network premiered a WildAid episode of its popular competition series, "Cupcake Wars".  Four bakers competed in the kitchen for a $10,000 prize and the chance to serve their cupcakes at WildAid's star-studded annual gala in San Francisco.  

WildAid Completes Assessment of Key Marine Protected Areas in Indonesia

In an effort to further combat illegal fishing, WildAid conducted a marine enforcement assessment of two No-Take Zones (NTZs) in Southeast Misool, Indonesia, one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. The report provides concrete recommendations to strengthen operations, improve compliance, and lower operational costs.

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