US military vets to train wildlife rangers in South Africa: By Christopher Torchia | AP June 21

An AP article by Christopher Torchia about VETPAW laying the groundwork to train Park Rangers in S.A. has been picked up by numerous outlets including The Washington Post. VETPAW performs many other services so we can always use your support. If you got a spare $5-5,000 dollars to help U.S. Post 9-11 Veterans save the lives of rangers, rhinos and elephants this is what it's about! US military vets to train wildlife rangers in South Africa: By Christopher Torchia | AP June 21 JOHANNESBURG — A group of American military veterans with experience in Iraq and ...

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VETPAW Reports on Successful Initiative that Saved African Wildlife

Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW) reports successful results from international initiative in Tanzania. More than 25 poachers were apprehended due in part to VETPAW’s support advising and assisting African park rangers. “I’m really happy to report our first mission in Tanzania in collaboration with Tanzania’s Ministry for Natural Resources and Tourism, and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority was an undeniable success,” said Ryan Tate, U.S. Marine and Co-Founder of VETPAW. “Our team, myself and five other members, worked alongside ...

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Here’s Ryan Tate on TakePart Live!

VETPAW founder Ryan Tate appeared on Pivot TV's "TakePart Live" on Dec. 17th, speaking to hosts @MeghanMcCain and @Baratunde about the "win-win-win" of our program, for U.S. veterans; anti-poaching rangers & their communities; and African wildlife. Very proud of you, Ryan! And thanks, @TakePartLive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVAX2BKdHls  

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Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow to premiere her powerful anti-poaching PSA “Last Days” on The Daily Show, Tues, 12/9 @11pm ET

"Last Days" is a haunting, masterful PSA from Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow.  It is also a powerful call to action: Extinction is forever. Make these the last days of ivory-funded terrorism, not the last days of elephants. #lastdays  Fund the Fight        

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Prince William speaks to the World Bank on wildlife crime

On his first official visit to Washington, D.C., the Duke of Cambridge gave a speech to the World Bank, emphasizing the importance of safeguarding African wildlife. His passion for fighting wildlife crime was clear: "The extinction of any of the world’s species of animals is a loss to all humanity.But furthermore, wildlife crime goes to the heart of our security.It recognizes neither national borders nor national interests," he said. It distorts economic development, undermines the rule of law and fuels sources of conflict. Unchecked, it can be a factor in the spread of ...

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a bee-autiful solution to save elephants!

Living amid wild animals is not easy, especially when the animal in your backyard is a large elephant. How to keep these giants from making themselves unpopular with farmers? Bring on the bees! Save the Elephant's Elephants and Bees Project, run by Dr Lucy King, is pioneering how to give farmers an income while protecting them from hungry giants. Read more on the front page of BBC Earth today, and help us spread the word so we can help more African farmers!    

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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 ...

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Don’t Miss Ryan Tate on NPR’s “Talking Animals”!

Don't miss VETPAW President Ryan Tate on NPR’s "Talking Animals" this Wednesday, 11/26 at 9:10am. Go to the Talking Animals website to listen live. If you're in the Tampa area, tune in to WMNF, 88.5 FM. We will also post a link later to the interview, so please check back! Focusing on the important issues facing animals, previous guests include Dr. Jane Goodall, Alec Baldwin, Temple Grandin, Dame Daphne Sheldrick, Cynthia Moss, and Lily Tomlin. Guest info, archives, podcasts can be found at www.talkinganimals.net.

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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 ...

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Team Red, White & Blue’s Unsung Heroes

Another great article from Task & Purpose! Team RWB NYC is a unique veterans org that VETPAW President @ryan_c_tate is proud to be a part of. http://ow.ly/DWTYW This "Never Give Up" attitude is what makes our U.S. Veterans so special.

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