A-Team In The News


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A message from "Dr. Jones", host of the Jungle Deep podcast show:  A-Team Promo 1

 

 

12/30/15

Carbon Offsets for schools.2

 

8/25/15

EPA Commendation received by A-Team For Wildlife

Read the Press Release.

EPA Commendaiton letter Intro

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4/28/15

Inga Yandell, creator of the online environmental magazine, Bare Essentials, endorses A-Team For Wildlife's efforts in schools for teachers and students.

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Visit, View, and Subscribe to Bare Essentials Magazine

 

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A-Team's Dr. Jones is today's guest on the New York radio show, Renewable Now, with hosts, Peter Arpin & Paul Carroll. The trio explore the genesis, purpose and progress of A-Team For Wildlife and its International A-Team.

 

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February 7, 2015
Ken Jones is to be the recipient of the National Environmental Excellence Award in 2015 for two projects Jones has created, A-Team For Wildlife, and the Jungle Deep Podcast.  The annual awards are bestowed by the National Association of Environmental Professionals, in April, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Details here.

Press Release

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Conservationists laud "Climate Changes's Evil Twin: Mass Extinction"

The new article by Wildlife Advocate, Ken Jones, describing the greatest planetary threat of all time. Read it here: http://www.a-teamforwildlife.org/kens-blog
"Brilliantly written and an awesome read..."
Ed Oelofse,   Manager at Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust

“This is such a brilliant, yet sobering article tying Species Extinction in as Climate Change's evil twin. The facts written here need to be shared widely, disseminated quickly...”
Christina Smith-Ebrahim,   Creative Director at Zee Spot Organics & SpeeZees

"Thank you for pointing out this connection. Human survival is linked directly to biodiversity."
Don Lewis,   Senior Specialist Sustainability and Water Management

“Hi Ken, thank you for this impassioned plea for a better way of doing conservation!”
Roger Harris ,   Consultant and Writer at Harris Social Media LLC”“

“Well said Ken and the point well made that this is about people also that same diversity keeps our crops pollinated and forests growing."
Christopher Clark,   Trust & Grant Fundraiser at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust”“

“Thank you for linking the two biggest issues of our lifetime, Ken.”
Toy Bodbijl ,   "Wildlife Tracks" and "ECO-ED" - Mtubatuba, KZN, RSA”

 

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A-Team leader "will change the world with the power of his ideas."

Our CEO, Ken Jones,  has been chosen as "one of 100 extraordinary people who will change the world with the power of their ideas.", by the project, Next100.org, of a business innovation group, One Billion Minds. Read the entire profile here:   www.next100.org/Ken-Jones

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TARZAN speaks out against POACHING!

The first of a series of Public Service Announcements, starring TARZAN, speaking out against poaching and introducing the A-Team  For Wildlife is available for viewing.  More will be coming soon.  These will  be distributed widely to community television stations and on the internet in the coming months.  Thank you to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. for use of their character.

 

 

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Josh Tiessen Newsletter

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International A-Team Member, and fine artist, Josh Tiessen, features A-Team For Wildlife in his latest Newsletter.

 

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Press Release

 - For immediate release -

March 18, 2014

Tomorrow's Leaders - Youth Champions - Unite in A-Team

 

 Prodigies of conservation have been gathered from around the world to lead the way for saving endangered species.  Never before has an organization sought out the youth leaders of wildlife conservation to lead and inspire an entire generation to save our disappearing wildlife.  It is called, A-Team For Wildlife, and it is launching this week. The founding members of the group's youth leadership is called the "International A-Team". It consists of 16 youngsters from 8 to 18 who have accomplished amazing things to raise awareness and raise funds for endangered wildlife, like elephants, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, pandas, and even frogs.  Their profiles and videos about their campaigns are found on the new organization's website:  www.A-TeamForWildlife.org.  This International A-Team intends to involve all children by igniting a youth movement in conservation. Scientists now say at least 25% of life on earth is in danger of extinction in our lifetimes due to habitat loss, hunting, poaching, human expansion, and climate change.  Many of our most cherished species are headed towards oblivion.  A-Team For Wildlife's founder and CEO, Ken Jones, believes that a child's love for animals is enduring and powerful, and can lead the way to wanting to save endangered species, their habitats, and eventually to preserving a healthy natural environment that can sustain us all. Children's connection to animals motivates children to realize their individual importance and their ability to change the world.  There can be little doubt when one reviews the accomplishments of the kids that make up the International A-Team - from speaking on radio and television, to appearing on TED Talks, to speaking to the United Nations. Along the way they have raised from tens-of-thousands to nearly a million dollars to support conservation. A-Team For Wildlife's leadership has plenty to inspire anyone. A-Team For Wildlife intends to attract the attention of children and invite them to get involved through its "Wild Life Website" of animal resources, fundraising competitions to win "Exciting Educational Wildlife Adventures,  participation in Local A-Team activities, and its school assembly presentations about endangered species. Anyone under 19 years of age is invited to join A-Team For Wildlife with a twenty dollar annual membership.  The fee supports the group's School Assembly Program and provides the benefits of membership.  Says Mr. Jones, "It is my intention that every child benefit from involvement in A-Team For Wildlife.  The environmental implications aside, our young members will benefit from exposure to our young role models, growth of empathy, encouragement in their talents, personal development activities, and youth leadership training. They learn about organizing groups, public speaking, running a small business, finances, and so much more."  But Jones rarely puts environmental considerations aside.  As the group's tagline states, he intends to let all children, everywhere, know that "Animals Need More Friends!" Contact Mr. Jones for interviews, articles, public speaking events by himself or members of our International A-Team. For Information and photos, contact: Ken Jones, CEO 209-255-9660 info@A-TeamForWildlife.org www.A-TeamForWildlife.org

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Feb. 15th, 2014:  A-TeamForWildlife's CEO, Ken Jones, was the featured guest on the national pet talk show, Talking Pets with Jon Patch, introducing the new organization.

 

Talking Pets appearance

 

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Tarzan article.

"Du Toit was also appointed recently as the Africa representative of the environmental education organisation, A-Team for Wildlife, and part of his job is to produce short anti-poaching awareness videos as Tarzan."



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