Andrew Muir Awarded at World Economic Forum on Africa

Five leading innovators were named the Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2012 Africa by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Among the five winners is WILD’s close friend and colleague...

Tracks of Giants expedition to launch May 1st!

May 1st is just around the corner! The Tracks of Giants website has been launched, the intro video is complete, people are following along on Facebook and Twitter, and the team is ready to go. Don’t miss out on this exciting journey–be sure to follow along...

Florida Wildlife Corridor featured on NPR

On Earth Day 2012, the Florida Wildlife Corridor team –a partner project of The WILD Foundation– closed their 100 day, 1,000 mile expedition at the Stephen C. Foster State Park in Georgia. The FWC explorers — photographer Carlton Ward Jr, bear...

Dr Ian Player receives the Anton Rupert Award

Peace Parks Foundation CEO, Mr Werner Myburgh (second from right), hands the Anton Rupert Award certificate to Dr Ian Player (second from left). Dr Player and Mr Myburgh are flanked by Mrs Ann Player and by Dr Frank Raimondo, member of the Peace Parks Foundation...

Note on the poaching incident at Insegueren, Mali

It is a race against time to ensure the future of the notable remnant population of approximately 550 elephants in the Gourma of Mali. These represent 12% of all West African elephants, and are the northernmost in Africa since the extinction of the Mauritanian...

Earth Hour 2012

Just a few years ago in March 2008, I was in the back seat of a beat up sedan that my world-traveler friends had purchased upon their landing in New Zealand.  See, it was cheaper to buy a crappy little car for a couple hundred bucks to use for a month and sell it to...

Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali

A bloodless military coup has occurred in the Western Africa state of Mali, where WILD’s Mali Elephant Project is located. We are very happy to inform everyone that our field staff and associates are  in no immediate danger. Check back for more updates! >>Learn...

Rhino Briefing in DC

The rhino poaching crisis is escalating daily.  Of the world’s total rhinos (approximately 20,000 white rhino, and 4,000 black rhino), 80% are in South Africa, so that is where the poaching syndicates concentrate.  So far this year, until 15 March, 135 rhino have been...

Now accepting intern applications at the Boulder office!

Are you interested in international wilderness conservation? You’ve come to the right place! WILD currently has 3 internship opportunities available at our Boulder office starting this spring 2012.  We  like to work with people from all walks of life, so take a...

Last Stand for Rhinos

Last night, the TV show “Rock Center with Brian Williams”  on NBC aired a segment on rhino poaching in South Africa.   Some of the shocking statistics highlighted that last year almost 450 rhinos were illegally killed in South Africa for their horns.  And...
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