Welcome to Race Against Extinction

From 1970 to 2020, our planet will have lost 2 out of 3 of all of its wild invertebrate inhabitants. "Vertebrae" is a very specific work meaning all animals, 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.

What can WE do?

It's not too late, YOU CAN HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE. We at the Race Against Extinction are neither scientists nor billionaire philanthropists. However, The Race Against Extinction's goal is to empower ordinary individuals to help preserve our natural world. We are a non-profit corporation that was created to help increase awareness for the need to protect our planet's biodiversity, raise funds for international conservation organizations and -- most importantly -- have fun doing it!

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Want to Help Out?

We would love to have you join our team. Sign up to volunteer at a local event, check out what we have coming up, or donate to our cause.

Races

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Our Blog

Find out what YOU can do to protect the planet for future generations by checking out our Conservation Blog.

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About Us

Learn more about Race Against Extinction and see how you can get involved to Make the Earth Great Again.

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