Join A Movement: Lion Conservationist Urges UN To Establish World Heritage Species Program

Lion conservationist Brent Stapelkamp has dedicated his life to protecting African wildlife. Now, together with educator and advocate Daniela Relja (Ramsey) and over 12,000 supporters, he’s on a mission to convince UNESCO to do for wildlife what it does for places: create World Heritage Species. Brent was kind enough to chat with us about his work, Read more about Join A Movement: Lion Conservationist Urges UN To Establish World Heritage Species Program[…]

Species You Need to Know: The Most Trafficked Animal on the Planet, the Pangolin

One of the most peculiar (and adorable) creatures in existence, the little-known pangolin is the the most heavily trafficked animal on the planet. These shy, elusive beings lack the cuddle factor that tugs on heartstrings and draws media attention. This is a very disappointing reality considering this group of animals is undoubtedly facing extinction. That’s where we come in. In Read more about Species You Need to Know: The Most Trafficked Animal on the Planet, the Pangolin[…]

3 Easy Ways to Protect Marine Life on World Oceans Day

Protect marine life on World Oceans Day by trying one (or all 3) of these quick and dirty tips! The oceans will love you forever. Help with a cleanup Join a local cleanup, or just grab a few plastic pieces that you happen to come across while you’re visiting the beach (you’re sure to encounter Read more about 3 Easy Ways to Protect Marine Life on World Oceans Day[…]

How to Support Your Favorite Nonprofits with Just a Click (It’s free!)

Got a computer? You can save the world! Use these sites to generate donations to charities around the world with just a click or online order! It’s completely free. Easy peasy lemon squeezy. Care2.com care2.com/click-to-donate You can help save the rainforest, protect big cats, or contribute to ocean conservation just by clicking on the cause Read more about How to Support Your Favorite Nonprofits with Just a Click (It’s free!)[…]

What’s a tapir, anyway? 9 Fun Facts to Celebrate World Tapir Day

It’s World Tapir Day! Wahoo! (“Yay! Wait, what’s a tapir?”) These guys aren’t quite as well-known as most other species, but I happen to think they’re quite lovely and endearing: Tapirs look something like a mix between a pig, an anteater, and a hippo, but they’re actually most closely related to horses and rhinos. They’re Read more about What’s a tapir, anyway? 9 Fun Facts to Celebrate World Tapir Day[…]

Download this Free App to Avoid Brands that Test on Animals

One simple way to protect animals is to purchase only cruelty-free products — that is, products that are not tested on animals. By supporting these brands, we’re investing in companies that have taken the initiative to find alternatives to animal testing (bravo!), and sending a message to those that haven’t. It’s nearly impossible to memorize Read more about Download this Free App to Avoid Brands that Test on Animals[…]

Non-Profit PR Expert Shares Easy Ways to Help Shelters When You’re Low on Time

Have you always wanted to help local shelters but don’t have time during the week to volunteer in person? We’ve asked a nonprofit PR professional how we can still make a huge impact for animals even if we can’t commit to a weekly shift. Tell us a little bit about yourself, your background, and your Read more about Non-Profit PR Expert Shares Easy Ways to Help Shelters When You’re Low on Time[…]

This Teacher and her Students are Protecting Endangered Species (And You Can Help!)

This week I was lucky enough to interview Lorna Miller Good, a wildlife conservationist and teacher of 21 years. She’s working hard every day to help endangered species through her program, Project Cecil. With her innate love for lions, she was particularly distraught about Cecil the lion’s death* in 2015. She knew she wanted to Read more about This Teacher and her Students are Protecting Endangered Species (And You Can Help!)[…]

Save the World with Social Media: What to Share to Help Animals

Finally, an excuse to spend more time on Facebook! (On your lunch break, of course.) You might not think of Facebook (or any other social media platform) as a way to protect animals or the planet, but in reality you can do a lot of good by sharing the right posts. Here are a few Read more about Save the World with Social Media: What to Share to Help Animals[…]