We are an anti-poaching initiative on the front-lines of the fight to save some of Africa's most endangered wildlife through the funding of private preserves, employment and training of local anti-poaching units, and running on-the-ground conservation through education courses. We believe if you're on planet Earth, you have a role to play in combatting this crisis.
PHOTO BY HAILEY SADLER
FIGHt. Preserve. Educate.
SOLDIERS FOR WILDLIFE IS DEDICATED TO THE CONSERVATION OF AFRICA'S MOST THREATENED SPECIES, AND TO DIRECTING ACTION AGAINST THOSE DETERMINED TO DRIVE THEM TO EXTINCTION.
WHO WE ARE:
Soldiers For Wildlife was founded by a U.S. Navy veteran to combat a crisis that continues to threaten African wildlife, and will ultimately lead us to a world of more violence, a critical lack of resources, and the extinction of Africa’s most iconic species. That’s why we see it as our responsibility to take a stand, and act. We're a no-B.S. organization focused on solutions that bring results, implemented with integrity.
WHAT WE DO:
We provide support and key resources to anti-poaching units in Zambia and South Africa that focus on the sustainability of African wildlife, as well as the communities that surround it. On-the-ground anti-poaching units with proper leadership, the right security model, and the right tools are the answer to the survival of our animals. That's why we provide the resources, tools, and training they need to combat poaching.
AT THE CURRENT RATE, RHINOS AND ELEPHANTS COULD BE COMPLETELY ERASED FROM THE WILD
WITHIN THE NEXT 15 YEARS.
Today, the enemies we are up against are highly trained, dangerous, and often desperate. They continue to infiltrate vulnerable lands, killing both rhinos and elephants for their valuable horns and tusks. These animals are on the true brink of extinction, but it is teams like ours and those we support in southern Africa -- who are focused, effective, and agile -- that are doing everything possible to give them hope for survival.
Through our generous donors, we are also raising support to purchase private land to help ensure protection and a viable future for our endangered wildlife. This land will be used to bring in rangers and volunteers to help care for animals protected on the reserve, as well as train on ranger best practices and counter poaching tactics. It combines all three of our core tactics: Fight. Preserve. Educate.
The way we see it; we can either come together and protect them, or do nothing, and watch them disappear forever.
PHOTO BY HAILEY SADLER
WE HAVE TO STOP THE BLOOD FLOW. WE HAVE TO BE RELENTLESS IN OUR PURSUIT FOR JUSTICE; IN OUR PURSUIT FOR HUMANITY... THE WAR ON POACHING IS A WAR ON GREED, BUT WHAT STANDS TO BE LOST IS PRICELESS.”
- Jamie Joseph, Founder of Saving the Wild
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