News from WildAid A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Apr 16, 2013, 11:27 ET
Yao Ming Says No to Ivory and Rhino Horn.  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

Yao Ming Says No to Ivory and Rhino Horn

 Today, former NBA star and Chinese icon, Yao Ming, launched a major public awareness campaign targeting consumption of ivory and rhino horn...

Mar 07, 2013, 09:59 ET

NBA Cares & WildAid Team Up To Save Endangered Species

 WildAid and NBA Cares, the NBA's global social responsibility program, announced today another step in their partnership promoting...

May 14, 2012, 18:28 ET
Actress Hayden Panettiere and Actor/Musician Jared Leto present at WildAid's Annual Gala in San Francisco on May 11th. (Courtesy of WildAid and  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

Larry King, Jared Leto, Hayden Panettiere Among Stars at WildAid Gala

 Hollywood joined forces with Silicon Valley on Friday evening to support wildlife conservation organization, WildAid, at their annual...

Sep 26, 2011, 06:15 ET
Retired Chinese NBA Star Yao Ming and British Entrepreneur Richard Branson call for greater shark protection at an event in Shanghai on Thursday hosted by international conservation organization, WildAid.  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

Call to Ban Shark Fins Gains Support of Some Big Fish

On both sides of the world, the movement to ban the trade and sale of shark fin products has gained an impressive roster of noteworthy supporters...

Apr 28, 2011, 18:20 ET

Online Auction at Highlights WildAid's Wildlife Conservation Efforts In Conjunction With First Annual Gala

WildAid's First Annual Gala will be held Thursday, May 5, 2011 in the Julie Morgan Ballroom at the Merchants Exchange Building in San Francisco....

Mar 09, 2011, 20:26 ET
Guam Governor Eddie Calvo signs into law the bill banning the possession and trade of shark fins in Guam, USA. Approx. 11 a.m. March 9, 2011. Shark Bill supporters help celebrate the passage of the law.  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

Guam Moves to Protect Sharks - Governor Calvo Signs Shark Fin Ban Into Law in Guam

With passage of Bill 44, the US Territory of Guam has now become the third place in the Pacific that has taken a definite stand against shark...

Feb 14, 2011, 12:00 ET

California Moves to Protect Sharks - Fong/Huffman Bill Would End Shark Fin Sales in CA

California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman today introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California to the State...

Jan 26, 2011, 21:16 ET
Signing of shark fin ban legislation.  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

Northern Mariana Islands Passes Shark Fin Ban Legislation

WildAid and Sharksavers congratulate Governor Fitial and the Legislature of the Northern Mariana Islands for passage of anti shark fin...

Jun 30, 2010, 16:35 ET
Shark fins sold in San Francisco Chinatown.  (PRNewsFoto/WildAid)

World's First Ban on Shark Fin Makes Hawaii Global Leader in Shark Conservation

On the eve of the State of Hawaii becoming the first jurisdiction to ban sales of shark fin soup, local and international conservation groups...

Jun 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

World e-Government Mayors Forum to be Held in Seoul. (PRNewsFoto/Seoul Metropolitan Government)[TK]

Be One of the First to Chat With Kate Hudson and David Babaii on HSN July 3rd and 4th

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Actress Kate Hudson and longtime hairstylist David Babaii make their debut on HSN to unveil their...

Nov 08, 2007, 00:00 ET

New Report Reveals Human Activities Threaten Survival of Sharks Worldwide

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharks have thrived in the world's oceans for more than 400 million years, but a comprehensive new report...

Jun 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

Actress Kate Hudson Hair Care for a Cause

LOS ANGELES, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hairstylist David Babaii and actress Kate Hudson have combined their passion for nature and beauty to...

Dec 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Smuggled Parrots Go Home

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- International conservation organization WildAid congratulates the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...

Dec 01, 2004, 00:00 ET

WildAid Congratulates New York City Council On Approving New York Endangered Species Bill

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- International conservation organization WildAid congratulates the Council of the City of New York for...