WildAid wants to thank Steve Trent for his tremendous work as he leaves his executive role managing the China program after 12 years with WildAid. As one of four original WildAid founders in 2000, Steve took the Communications Program to China and with great patience and persistence, built up a media distribution network which is currently valued at over $200 million.
by Silvia Sanchez, Marine Program Officer
In New York, the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee will vote on Tuesday morning on the state's proposed shark fin ban. Passage through this committee is critical.
by Courtney Quirin
Yesterday WildAid joined the Earth-loving, eco-friendly community at the University of San Francisco’s Earth Day extravaganza.
All walks of life were present - from WildAid and the Rainforest Action Network to student-run farming groups and a band whose amps were powered by pedal power.
By Peter Knights, Executive Director of WildAid
An open letter to Wall Street Journal writer Shibani Mahtani, in response to her article, "Experts Swim Against Shark Fin Debate"
Your title for this piece should have been "Two Shark Fin Trade Lobbyists Swim Against the Current.”
Thought the pipeline was dead? So did we.
Noah Pollock is a 13-year old 8th grader, who in April 2011 started a petition to ban the sale of shark products in Sudbury, Ontario, his hometown.
First intrigued by marine life and the ocean at age 3, Noah’s unique passion for the ocean took off when he was seven years old. Today Noah is a growing activist in the shark community and aspires to one day be a shark biologist or ichthyologist specializing in cartilaginous fish.
by David Kracke, WildAid International Board Member
(The Oregonian, 01/04/12)