7 results for author: Maleri Sevier

VETPAW included on website for Kathryn Bigelow’s PSA “Last Days”

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker; Zero Dark Thirty) has created a powerful PSA about the African poaching crisis. Last Days uses masterful animation to show how terrorism is funded by poaching, and it presents the tragic reality of the imminent extinction of elephants and rhinos if we don't take greater action soon. VETPAW is honored to be included on the website for the PSA, among a small group of esteemed organizations. Ms. Bigelow's team explains how they came to make Last Days: "Last year we were made aware of the very real connection between elephant poaching and terrorism. For us, it represented the diabolical interse...

Support VETPAW when shopping for the holidays on AmazonSmile!

VETPAW is proud to announce we have partnered with AmazonSmile to receive donations when customers make purchases at Amazon.com. As a customer, you simply select VETPAW as your charitable organization of choice, and for eligible purchases, we will receive a donation of 0.5% of the eligible purchase price. What better way to make your holiday purchases count for more this season? Select VETPAW now as your charitable organization of choice and start helping our veterans save wildlife! Click the link below to select VETPAW as your AmazonSmile charitable organization now: VETPAW, Inc.

A sobering report from Dan Levin at the New York Times about the extent, from the top down, of the collusion and corruption that is crippling efforts to end the poaching crisis.

Check out Dan's post here.

Ryan Tate Featured in Task & Purpose magazine

VETPAW President Ryan Tate is featured in  Task & Purpose! In "JOB ENVY: The Marine Veteran Who Now Fights Wildlife Terrorism," Ryan talks about his military experience, his passion for wildlife, and his commitment to defeating poaching. He also offers advice to transitioning veterans by sharing his methods for adjusting back into civilian life following his service in the Marine Corps. “The Marine Corps taught me to stand up for what’s right,” says Ryan. With VETPAW he is doing just that.  

Wear it for Elephants – a campaign that will donate proceeds from every shirt sold to Ivory for Elephants’s Alliance!

Our friends at Ivory for Elephants are running the Wear it for Elephants campaign! $10 from every “Elefant” Top purchase supports #elephant and #rhino #conservation and #antipoaching efforts on the ground in #Africa. Wear it proudly to raise awareness! Bonus: VETPAW is member of Ivory For Elephants's alliance! Help their cause by checking out our Support Wildlife page for more details.

Check out our new Alliances page to see the other organizations and programs VETPAW is proud to be collaborating with.

VETPAW's new Alliances Page is located here. The VETPAW Alliances are various nonprofits and wildlife support groups who are working to help save elephants, rhinos and other African wildlife and whose efforts we support.

Zimbabwe asks U.S. to lift Ban on Ivory Imports

"The U.S. banned imports of ivory from Zimbabwe and Tanzania in February, citing concern over whether the elephant populations were sustainable." http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-07-14/zimbabwe-wants-u-dot-s-dot-to-lift-ivory-import-ban-immediately