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Apr 16, 2013, 11:27 ET 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...


May 14, 2012, 18:28 ET 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 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 www.CharityBuzz.com/WildAid 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 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 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 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...


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...