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Environmental Groups that Dominate Facebook

Environmental Groups that Dominate Facebook MICHAEL D'ESTRIES Pop-culture expert writes about entertainment, arts — and the occasional zombie. The environmental groups that dominate Facebook Meet the organizations wielding the power of Facebook to inspire, educate and advocate for the planet. The 25 most dominant environmental groups on Facebook include the WWF, Greenpeace and Conservation International just to name a few. Interested in learning more about some of social media's most influential environmental organizations? Using Read More

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Ashlen Weltz

Download this PDF report by Ashlen Weltz that includes the history of Big Cat Rescue and what the current state of affairs are in 2015.

Ashlen Weltz Report

 

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Now at Big Cat Rescue April 5 2015

Now at Big Cat Rescue April 5 2015 https://youtu.be/7wDBFcLcHlk Sierra Bobcat hasn't been doing well in April of 2015.  We are trying some last ditch efforts to get her to eat.   Read More

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KASANE CONFERENCE SHOWS MUCH MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO FIGHT ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

KASANE CONFERENCE SHOWS MUCH MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO FIGHT ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE   KASANE, BOTSWANA: The Kasane Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade concluded in Botswana today with the adoption of a statement which galvanizes the high-level political commitment to combat the “scourge of illegal wildlife trade”. Building on the London Declaration on Illegal Wildlife Trade of February 2014, the Kasane Statement recognizes the efforts made to date by participating governments to work towards implementation of the commitments under Read More

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Operation PAWS

Protection of Asian Wildlife Species Hundreds of animals seized in operation targeting wildlife trafficking across Asia LYON, France – A five-month long INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting wildlife trafficking in tigers and other big cats across Asia has resulted in the seizure of hundreds of animals and more than 160 arrests. Involving 13 countries, Operation PAWS (Protection of Asian Wildlife Species) also focused on lesser known species also in high demand by the black market, such as bears and pangolins. Wildlife traders using the Read More

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Big Cat Rescue Goes Green

It Doesn't Get Any Greener Than This Big Cat Rescue is committed to protecting exotic cats from captivity and in the wild and some may think that we put cats ahead of people, but that's not true. Protecting habitat where cats live free is crucial to saving the planet for all of us because our forests are our planet's lungs.  We have tried to reduce our impact on the globe by installing two huge solar arrays, thanks to the help of some wonderful donors.  These solar panels helped us reduce our dependency on dirty fuels and are a focal point on Read More

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Howard Baskin

HOWARD BASKIN SECRETARY, TREASURER, ADVISORY BOARD CHAIRMAN AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS Howard Baskin is a retired management consultant who worked with early stage and fast growing companies in the areas of strategic planning, finance and operations.  He spent 11 years at Citicorp in various assignments, most recently as Director of Strategic Planning for the Commercial Real Estate Division.  After leaving Citicorp in 1991 he was an equity participant and general manager in three companies, one of which he co-founded.  He now devotes full time Read More

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Jamie Veronica

JAMIE VERONICA BOORSTEIN PRESIDENT, VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE, BOARD OF DIRECTORS Jamie Veronica is President of Big Cat Rescue, a member of the Board of Directors, and Chair of the Volunteer Committee.  She has served in these capacities for well over ten years. She spent many years developing a sponsorship program whose financial success continues to contribute largely toward meeting our annual budget. Jamie runs everything involved with the administrative side of the volunteer program including processing promotion applications, running Read More

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Media 2014

Big Cat Rescue has been covered favorably in the media more than 257 times in 2014 and more than 1850 times in our history! Below are the news stories from 2014. To see earlier years go to Media. 1/2/14 http://tbo.com/events/promise-yourself-a-trip-to-these-local-destinations-in-2014-20140102/ Tribune shows Big Cat Rescue in their list of destinations to see in 2014. 1/6/14 http://www.theledger.com/article/20140106/NEWSCHIEF/140109464 Bystanders were quick to help bobcat hit by vehicle in Winter Haven. 1/8/14 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/08/ocelot-kitten-playing-zoo_n_4556908.html Read More

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Actress’ tiger that mauled caretaker came from notorious Colton

Actress' tiger that mauled caretaker came from notorious Colton 10:00 PM PST on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 By SANDRA STOKLEY The Press-Enterprise The tiger that mauled a caretaker this week at actress Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve in Acton was one of the exotic cats relocated from Tiger Rescue, a notorious Colton sanctuary shut by state authorities in 2003.Hedren, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's classic film "The Birds," made the announcement Wednesday in an interview on KFI Radio. Harlan Boll, a Hedren spokesman, confirmed it. Tiger Read More