Countdown to Earth Day 2017!
From 1970 to 2020, our planet will have lost 2 out of 3 of all of its wild vertebrate inhabitants.
“Vertebrate” is a very scientific work meaning all mammals , birds, amphibians and fish. That’s a loss of 67% of all wild animals, in a span of only 50 years! This disturbing trend in loss of species is also known as the “Sixth Extinction.” Causes include poaching, habitat destruction, climate change and unsustainable agriculture and fishing practices.
Do we really want to leave a world to our future generations barren of…
Welcome to the Race Against Extinction!
Born to be Wild? Passionate about preserving what is Wild or what remains of our planet’s wilderness?
Make a positive impact this Earth Day! Join us at one of our races or from anywhere in the world!
The Race Against Extinction Earth Day Challenge is located anywhere and wherever you decide to run, walk, bike, hike, paddle, blade, walk your dog or whatever you want to do outdoors to honor Mother Nature and help us collectively accumulate 25,000 miles and raise $25,000 to benefit our wildlife conservation partners including World Wildlife Fund.
Earth Day Challenge Tracker
Last year we exceeded our goal of $10,000, raising $15,260! This year, we plan to run, swim, and bike our way to $25,000!
$26,157.99! Thank you!
Follow our overall progress towards the $25,000 goal via the “Earth Day Challenge Tracker” to help our polar bears visit all seven continents and get back home safely!
Our Partner and this Year’s Exclusive Charitable Beneficiary
World Wildlife Fund
If you would like to learn more about our exclusive race charity beneficiary World Wildlife Fund and the great work they are doing please visit WWF here.
Would you like to do more to raise awareness and funds for their great work? Then please set up a Panda Nation Page by clicking here or copying and pasting this link into your browser: http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/PageServer?pagename=panda_nation_rae
And if you have any questions on setting up your Panda Nation Page or anything else related to your Panda Nation Page or fundraising for WWF please contact our friends at WWF via email at firstname.lastname@example.org