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Yao Ming Urges China to ‘Say No To Ivory and Rhino Horn’ With New Film

BEIJING, China (August 8, 2014) -- Celebrities, conservationists, political officials and the media gathered for a special premiere screening of “The End of the Wild,” a new documentary that follows basketball legend and committed conservationist Yao Ming on a fact-finding mission into the heart of Africa’s wildlife conservation crisis. Both Yao Ming and Peter Knights of WildAid (who accompanied Yao on his 12-day trip through Kenya and South Africa) addressed the media and were joined by representatives from CCTV, which is airing “The End of the Wild,” and CITIC Publishing Group, which is r

Shark Fin Demand in China Down, Report Finds

Prices and sales of shark fin are falling in China by 50-70% according to a new report released today by WildAid. “Evidence of Declines in Shark Fin Demand, China” compiles public opinion surveys, surveys from shark fin vendors and traders in the markets of Guangzhou, China (the current center of China’s shark fin trade) and surveys of shark fin price data from Indonesian shark fishermen, as well trade statistics and media reports.

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham, and Yao Ming Speak Out as Fathers Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

“As a father I want our children to know that rhinos are not just a picture in a book.” - The Duke of Cambridge

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Demand for Gill Plates Threatens Manta Ray Tourism Dollars for Local Communities

New study focuses on conservation as revenue generator

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