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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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

This thought-provoking article asks two simple but essential questions: “Will we say NO to the unsustainable commercial exploitation of wildlife? Will we be able to protect the many wild species and the ecosystems they support for this and future generations?” We don’t have long to answer. http://unchronicle.un.org/article/will-china…(Read More)

Nine major internet companies have agreed to ban the online trading of wildlife and wildlife products. If implemented properly, this will be significant proof — both symbolically and literally — that China is committed to doing its part to end the wildlife trade. Notably, one of the companies is Alibaba, the world’s largest online commerce company…(Read More)

Sir Paul McCartney, renowned almost as much for his animal advocacy as he is for his legendary musical career, signed and donated a Martin D-28 left-handed guitar with proceeds going to the Nature Conservancy’s African Elephant Initiative. Rolling Stone reports that bidding began on eBay with a starting price of $10,000…(Read More)

Kruger National Park in South Africa has seen some of the most devastating rhino poaching in Africa. Innovative, sophisticated tools are needed to outsmart poachers, so technology that has been used in urban environments is now being pressed into service for wildlife. The Guardian tells how the ShotSpotter gunfire-detection system is one such product…(Read More)