Get informed and use effective tools to help save species from extinction.
The content of this page is a work in progress as we assemble the best tools and resources to take effective action to save wildlife.
National Geographic, A Voice for Elephants
Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) provides the Public with an excellent opportunity to meet world-renowned wildlife conservationists during their yearly EXPOs. Please visit their website for information on the upcoming Expos in Houston in April and San Francisco in October.
Gardeners of Eden
Lasts Days of Ivory
Warlords of Ivory
Battle for the Elephants
Soul of the Elephant
How Killing Elephants Funds Terrorism
Where Have All the Elephants Gone
When Lambs Become Lions
APPS FOR WILDLIFE:
Law Enforcement: APP to Detect Illicit Ivory: CHIANG MAI - Researchers at Chiang Mai University have developed the world's first software application to quickly distinguish between Asian and African ivory, offering an effective tool to combat the trade in illegal ivory.
Fieldwork: APP to Detect Threats to Wildlife: wpsWatch utilizes remotely deployed field cameras to transmit real-time images of wildlife and potential human threats to a centralized or mobile monitoring system.
AWE.NEWS saves vanishing species by using art to educate children, educating the public on vanishing species, adopting orphaned wildlife and using marketing expertise to develop videos for the best conservation non-profits.
EduTech: Wild in Crisis: The Ivory Poaching Crisis APP features interviews, articles, slide shows, resources and how-to guides to save elephants. Unique, excellent resource to learn about the poaching crisis and take effective action.
Act for Wildlife:
Join the Global March: The local Global March ATX marches in solidarity with The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos International in over 150 cities around the world (See Global March map). For specific goals and strategies, please visit Global March for Elephants and Rhinos Intl website. And please visit our Gallery page to view marches from Perth to Pittsburgh to New Orleans to Chad!
Take Action: See the Born Free website for excellent tips to take effective action. See more action Items below.
Sign Petitions: See list on the international GMFER website for petitions. Visit links for petitions: http://www.wildincrisis.com/petitions/
Fundraise for Wildlife: Enlist your neighborhood clubs and local organizations to raise awareness and funds to support wildlife conservation charities working on the front lines.
Adopt Baby Elephants and Rhinos: Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Rhino Orphanage to adopt rescued wildlife in support of their work.
Join Tweet Storms & Social Media Campaigns: Tweet for Wildlife at the GMFER website link. Follow effective campaigns in progress on Facebook.
Join Events and Campaigns for Wildlife: The iWorry campaign and others provide powerful tools and guidance for making a difference.
Write to Ambassadors, Heads of State, Policymakers: Please visit the Global March international website links for information and action items such as letters, emails and other means to directly lobby policymakers to save wildlife.
Support Cultural Change in Asia to End Demand: Visit the WildAid website for information on their projects to end demand for ivory and rhino horn.
Support Park Rangers and Staff: Visit the Black Mambas website and other Ranger websites to support their work.
Volunteer and Support Local Events: Join or create your own event to raise awareness and funds for wildlife fieldwork.
Support Wildlife Conservation NGOs:
This list represents some of the best conservation non-profits working on the front lines.
The Rhino Orphanage
International Rhino Foundation
Saving the Survivors
Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage
Project Rhino KZN
Lions: Wildlife Conservation Society
National Geographic: Big Cats Initiative
Panthera: Project Leonardo
The Black Mambas
The Last Great Ape Organization
International Anti-Poaching Foundation
The Green Line Foundation
International Ranger Federation
SANParks Honorary Rangers
VETERINARY FIELD WORK