Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network
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In the News

India’s elephant-friendly tea garden, BBC Travel, October 3 2019

Complications in Achieving Sustainability in Tea, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, September 2019

Linking your cup of Assam tea to elephant conservation, Mongabay India, November 14 2018

Certified Gorilla Friendly™ – Safeguarding Gorilla Tourism as a Conservation ToolBerggorilla & Regenwald E. V.

Where the wild coffee beans are, Live Mint covers Certified Wildlife Friendly™ Wild Kaapi Coffee, November 4 2018

Indian tea estate gets world’s first ‘elephant-friendly’ tag, Asia Times, September 18 2019

Looking Out for Birds? Bees?  There’s a certification for that. New Hope Network, July 31 2018

More Power2You Datsun – India Video Feature of Elephant Friendly™ Farmer Tenzing Bodosa, July 10 2018

Look for the Wild Animal Label, Field Report by Brandon Keim, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer 2018. Download pdf  here

Tea Farmer in India Leads Charge for Organic, Evades the Charge of Elephants, NPR, Morning Edition, February 6 2018

What’s Really Green – A Look at Beef – How Can You Prove It? (i.e., Filter Out the Bull), Triple Pundit features Wildlife Friendly® and Predator Friendly® farm certifications in North America

US brew gets Udalguri grower’s name: Honour for Tenzing, who produces Elephant Friendly™ tea, the Telegraph India does a 2nd feature on our partnership with the University of Montana

Foodtank: The Think Tank for Food includes WFEN in its 118 Organizations to Watch in 2018 that are working towards a sustainable food system

Pasturebird farm, where the chickens help the fox , The San Diego Union – Tribune

How a small tea garden in the Brahmaputra Valley became the first one in the world to secure an elephant-friendly certificate , cover story in The Hindu Sunday edition

University of Montana, WFEN Launch Elephant Friendly Tea, University of Montana News

Assam’s Udalguri district gets world’s first elephant friendly tea, NELive

Tenzing’s tea plantations in Assam are world’s first to get elephant friendly tag, The Times of India

Jumbo-friendly tag for Assam tea farmsThe Telegraph India

Assam’s Udalguri district gets world’s first elephant friendly teaThe Northeast Today

This Assamese Man’s Tea Estates Are the World’s First Elephant-Friendly OnesThe Better India

University of Montana partners with local businesses to launch elephant-friendly tea certification programThe Missoulian

Missoulians tailor a tea for the protection of Indian elephantsMissoula Independent

Lake Missoula, Cafe Dolce first to join UM’s elephant friendly tea programMissoula Current

Would you Buy a Plastic Suit from Stella McCartney?  Wildlife FriendlyTM gets a nod in the NY Times

KRTV.com in Missoula reports on First Friday event featuring Elephant FriendlyTM Tea in Montana

How Wildlife FriendlyTM is your Brew?  The Hindu covers the India launch of Wild Kaapi CoffeeTM

Conserving Wildlife One Sweater at a Time, The Fashion Globe, Dana Kobilinsky previews Wildlife Friendly™ Certified wool producers on iconic Peninsula Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina

Brazilian Cows are Killing Endangered Birds – But “Bird Safe” Beef Could Help, Vice Magazine / Motherboard, Journalist John R. Platt gives WFEN a shout out in this article on certification labels

Listen to our Aspen Public Radio CrossCurrents Show podcast here: ACES Rock Bottom Ranch has just been certified Wildlife Friendly®

Where Wild Animals Roam: Windshadow Farm & Dairy becomes Michigan’s first Certified Wildlife Friendly® Farm, Edible Michiana, Spring 2016, article can be downloaded here

First Colorado Ranch is Certified Wildlife Friendly™: ACES Rock Bottom Ranch is considered the cream of the crop for its conservation of natural habitat, Denver Life Magazine, 2016

Wolf Safe Beef: An idea whose time has (almost) come , Vice Magazine / Motherboard

Felton Farm Uses Dogs not Guns to Deter Mountain Lions, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2014

Urban Farm Magazine Online features Predator Friendly® in their article on Food Labels.  You can download and print their Decode Your Dinner Guide here

Stella McCartney is First Global Fashion Brand to Join the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise NetworkEcouterre

Leashing the Logo Landscape, Corporate Knights

Fashion’s Wild Side: Sourcing Wool with Conservation in Mind
Ethical Fashion Forum’s SOURCE Intelligence

Ayrshire Farm a Model for Organic, Humane and Predator Friendly®, The Organic Report

Wildlife and Predator Friendly® Products

Namibia: Cheetah Conservation Fund Products certified Wildlife Friendly® The Namibian and AllAfrica.com

The Importance of Labels Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund, in Huffington Post

Green Right Now

Sustainable Food News (8/30/2013)

Ayrshire Farm, Upperville, Virginia is the first farm to gain Predator Friendly® certification in the state of Virginia. Download a PDF of this article here

Animal Welfare Approved Newsletter (Spring 2013)

Shades of Gray: Living with Wolves (Earth Focus Episode 51) Predator Friendly® and our certified enterprise Thirteen Mile Lamb and Wool are featured in this film produced by Link TV: Living Peacefully with Predators

Certified Wildlife Friendly® Featured in AVEDA’s Holiday Gift Line for 3rd Year

Certified Wildlife Friendly® is proud to be featured again in AVEDA’s Holiday Gift Line through our certified enterprise in Nepal Himalayan Biotrade and their beautiful handcrafted Lokta Bark paper sourced by AVEDA.  Learn more about this unique partnership in their video Himalayan Joy: Improving Lives with Paper.

Fashioning the Future Awards, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion, Certified Wildlife Friendly® and four of our certified enterprises are featured by the Fashioning the Future Awards 2012 as Unique Resources for Balance and Biodiversity

Ranching with Wolves, Huffington Post

Critter-Kind Cashmere, Discovery News: Excellent Idea of the Day

Columbia University’s Earth Institute

Experts at EcoMatters Center for Environmental Research and Conservation at Columbia University list Certified Wildlife Friendly®as among the “most reliable and respected” consumer ecolabels in the world.

Wild Fibers Magazine

Predator Friendly® , our co-founder Dr. Laurie Marker, and the livestock guard dog heroes of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia are featured in  Wild Fibers Magazine, known as the “National Geographic of the fiber world” for its adventurous writers and breathtaking photos.  Available in pdf format courtesy of Wild Fibers Magazine here: Living Peacefully with Predators
With special thanks to Linda Cortright and Wild Fibers Magazine!

Zoo Peeps

Dr. Laurel Neme touts our Triple Bottom Line approach as a response to failed CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) proposals here

The Wild Life with Dr. Laurel Neme

Listen to a podcast radio interview with Certified Wildlife Friendly® Executive Director (and Chief Storyteller), Julie Stein here

Keyboard Culture

Corbett Kroehler, known as “Mr. Sustainable,” proposes the approach of Certified Wildlife Friendly™ as a real alternative to global climate change here