WildAid

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WildAid
Headquarters 744 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California, United States
Coordinates 37°47′47″N 122°24′12″W / 37.796316°N 122.403366°W / 37.796316; -122.403366Coordinates: 37°47′47″N 122°24′12″W / 37.796316°N 122.403366°W / 37.796316; -122.403366
Executive Director Peter Knights
Managing Director John Baker
Website wildaid.org

WildAid is an environmental organization based in San Francisco, California, United States.

WildAid focuses on reducing the demand for wildlife products. WildAid works with Asian and Western celebrities and business leaders to dissuade people from purchasing wildlife products via public service announcements and educational initiatives, reaching up to approximately one billion people per week in China alone.[citation needed]

WildAid operates a field program in the Galapagos Islands, protecting the Galápagos Marine Reserve, apprehending poachers and smugglers and creating economic alternatives to local communities. WildAid works with media, governments, celebrities and local partners and communities worldwide to make wildlife conservation a global priority.

The founding members are Peter Knights and Steve Trent. They work in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, Indonesia, India, and Ecuador with headquarters in San Francisco, California.

Yao Ming, Jackie Chan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, Jane Goodall, Kate Hudson, and Amitabh Bachchan are among their celebrity ambassadors.[1]

Charity Navigator gives the organization a financial rating of 4 out of 4 stars and a transparency rating of 4 out of 4 stars.[2]

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