Messages From the Wild Ones
Messages From the Wild Ones

This is only a beginning list of like minded and beneficial resources. As time permits, inspirational videos and websites will also be added to this page. Please feel free to send your own favorite resources via the Contact Page form for consideration of inclusion here. Thank you.


Global Oneness Day


project sponsors

www.ShiningSpirits.net - founder Susan Draffan;
animal communication, flower essences, plant spirit healing

www.dbueh.net – website design, development and maintenance

www.AnimalEssence.com – Daniel Mapel’s amazing Wild Earth Animal Essences

www.KristyWalker.com - wildlife photographer


wildlife protection and conservation


Earth Island Institute - www.earthisland.org

Humane Society – www.hsus.org

Defenders of Wildlife - www.defenders.org

Center for Biological Diversity – www.biologicaldiversity.org

Fund for Animals – www.fundforanimals.org

Animal Welfare Institute – www.awionline.org

Wildlife Conservation Society – www.wcs.org

National Wildlife Federation - www.nwf.org/

Oceana – ocean habitat and wildlife - www.oceana.org

Earthjustice – legal work – www.EarthJustice.org

Big Life Foundation - www.biglifeafrica.org

International Union for Conservation of Nature - www.iucn.org


organizations by species (in addition to organizations noted above)


Whale
The Grandest of Lives: Eye to Eye with Whales
by Douglas Chadwick
Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales (Hardcover) by Elin Kelsey
Face to Face With Whales (Face to Face with Animals) by Flip and Linda Nicklin
Dolphin Connection and Dolphins into the Future by Joan Ocean
Communicating with the Orcas by Mary Getten

Roger Payne - CD, Songs of the Humpback Whale
Kamal - Reiki Whale Song CD
Cecelia - Voice of the Feminine CD, songs sung by Cecelia and whale voices, including the Amazing Grace track

www.whales.org.za
http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/species/cetaceans/sound.html - whale call recordings
http://www.whales.org.za/facts/songs.aspx - whale song audio recordings
http://www.oceania.org.au/iwhales/portal/home.php - DVDs and a Whale Song CD
http://www.vietnam720.com/Virtual-Tours/Whale-Temple.295.html?f=1 virtual view of the Whale Temple in Vietnam
http://www.imagixdental.com/dental-facts-about-whales/ - Dental Facts About Whales (Thanks to Cindy's Girl Scouts)

Condor
Profiles in Wisdom: Native Elders Speak about the Earth, by Steve McFadden
Animal-Speak, by Ted Andrews
The California Condor, Snyder NFR, Snyder H, Academic Press, San Diego (2000) http://cpluhna.nau.edu/Biota/california_condor.htm
http://mexicotoday.org/endangered-california-condor-chick-discovered-mexico http://www.hitthetrail.com/condors.php
http://www.peregrinefund.org
http://jimburnsphotos.com/pages/californiacondor.html
http://www.ventanaws.org/species_condors/adopt_a_condor.htm
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/rare-condor-dies-from-lead-poisoning.html
http://www.factzoo.com/birds/andean-condor-largest-wingspan-american-scavenger.html
http://funkman.org/animal/bird/californiacondor.html
http://www.ecology.info/condors-3.htm
http://www.baldeagleinfo.com/
http://www.peruvianmagic.com/willaru-huayta.html

Tiger
www.panthera.org
http://www.globaltigerpatrol.org/
http://www.savetigersnow.org/
http://english.savechinastigers.org
www.indiantiger.org

Gorilla
http://www.igcp.org/gorillas/great-apes/
www.gorillafund.org
www.primates.com
http://www.orangutan.org/
http://www.unep.org/grasp/
www.4apes.com
http://www.centerforgreatapes.org/history.aspx
http://www.releasechimps.org/
http://www.koko.org/index.php

Gorillas in the Mist
, Dian Fossey
Primate Origins of Human Cognition and Behavior, T. Matsuzawa, editor
The Gentle Giants: the Gorilla Story, Geoffrey H. Bourne and Maury Cohen. Putnam, New York, 1975
The Magnificent Gorilla: the Life History of a Great Ape / Don Cousins. Book Guild, 1990.

Polar Bear
www.polarbearsinternational.org
www.bearplanet.org/polarbear.shtml
www.pacificwild.org

Lion
Panthera – www.panthera.org
African Wildlife Foundation – www.awf.org
http://www.lionconservation.org/
Global White Lion Protection Trust – www.whitelions.org
Big Cats Initiative (National Geographic with Dereck and Beverly Joubert) - http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats/
Gareth Patterson - www.garethpatterson.com
George Adamson Wildlife Protection Trust - www.georgeadamson.org
www.barbarylion.com
Born Free USA – www.bornfreeusa.org

Wolf
http://www.wolf.org/
http://www.wolfsongalaska.org/
http://www.wolfcountry.net
http://nywolf.org/typo3/index.php
http://www.fws.gov/redwolf/
http://redwolves.com/rwc/index.html
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/cry_wolf/
http://caninebreeds.bulldoginformation.com/wolf-breeds-types.html
http://www.greatdreams.com/dogstar.htm
Makoyohsokoyi (Story of the Wolf Trail, a.k.a. Milky Way) http://blackfootdigitallibrary.org/en/asset/makoyohsokoyi-story-wolf-trail,-.k..-milky-way

Buffalo
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org
http://www.npcn.net/
http://www.gprc.org/buffalocommons.html
http://americanprairie.org/
http://www.defendersblog.org/2011/04/big-win-for-bison/?utm_source=B_Version_NoFlash&utm_medium=2nd_Fold&utm_content=Feature3&utm_campaign=HP_AB_Round2

Horses
http://www.wildhorsepreservation.org/
http://www.ahdf.org/ - American Horse Defense Fund
http://www.ispmb.org/ - Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros

Elephants
http://www.elephantvoices.org/ - has recordings of their voices
http://elephant.elehost.com/index.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/unforgettable/communication.html
http://www.elephants.com/ - Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
www.elephant-news.com
www.elephant.se/ - Save the Elephants
www.pawsweb.org - Performing Animal Welfare Society
www.awf.org - American Wildlife Federation (African wildlife and habitat conservation)
http://www.southafricanartists.com
www.elephanttrust.org - Amboseli Trust for Elephants (Cynthia Moss)
www.biglifeafrica.org - Big Life Foundation
(photographer Nick Brandt’s nonprofit conservation of wildlife and ecosystems in Africa)
http://www.neverforgetelephants.org.au (Asian elephant conservation group)
http://www.elephantconservation.org/

http://www.savetheelephants.org/

Big Cats
www.panthera.org
www.wildcatconservation.org
www.felidae.org
www.wcs.org

Sea Turtles
www.seaturtles.org
www.conserveturtles.org

Primates
www.primate.org
www.gorillafund.org
www.save-the-primates.org.au
www.igcp.org

Condor and other raptors
http://cacondorconservation.org/
http://www.peregrinefund.org/
www.hawkwatch.org

Cetaceans (whales and dolphins)
www.acsonline.org
www.wdcs.org
www.oceanalliance.org
www.seashepherd.org




photo by © Susan Draffan

The Ten Trusts, by Jane Goodall and Marc Bekoff

  1. Rejoice that we are part of the Animal Kingdom.
  2. Respect all life.
  3. Open our minds, in humility, to animals and learn from them.
  4. Teach our children to respect and love nature.
  5. Be wise stewards of life on earth.
  6. Value and help preserve the sounds of nature.
  7. Refrain from harming life in order to learn about it.
  8. Have the courage of our convictions.
  9. Praise and help those who work for animals and the natural world.
  10. Act knowing we are not alone and live with hope.




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