Thanks for helping NikeTalk donate $10,000 to the WWF to join the Amur Leopard Conservation Society!

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  1. Methodical Management

    Methodical Management Administrator Staff Member Co-Founder

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    As many of you know, we at NikeTalk donate 100% of our advertising revenues above the cost of hosting to charity.

    Recently, we were privileged to donate $10,000 to the World Wildlife Fund to join their Amur Leopard Conservation Society, part of the WWF's"extraordinary gifts" program.


    A critically endangered species, the Amur leopard has become known as the rarest big cat in the world. Like many of our members, Amur leopards tend to besolitary and nocturnal. They're also remarkable athletes, capable of vertical leaps in excess of nine feet. Sadly, only about 30 of these elegant andextraordinary creatures are left in the wild. While their situation is dire, there is still cause for hope. Scientists and conservationists saved the Amurtiger, whose population also numbered in the thirties several decades ago, from the brink of extinction. Now, the WWF and the ALCS look to do the same for theAmur Leopard.

    The ALCS is a highly unique program in that, due to its extremely limited membership, we, as supporters, are kept in direct contact with the WWF. Each ALCSmember is paired with an actual Amur Leopard, selected by WWF scientists in Russia.

    Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Darron Collins of the WWF, who's been kind enough to welcome us to the program and keep us up to date. Last week, he sent us the following update to introduce us to our adopted Amur Leopard:

     
  2. rightguard

    rightguard

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    The companies that advertise on niketalk.......do they consume any business from anyone on this site?
     
  3. jrp44

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    Damn $10K [​IMG]

    Boris [​IMG]
     
  4. DownByLaw

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    NT has a leopard named Boris [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. atlien seeko

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    Damn Meth, that's a lot of cash. It's coo to see that this place is actually "doin it" in society. So we make Boris our official mascott?

     
  6. kb8sandiego

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    BORIS! [​IMG]
     
  7. dirtylicious

    dirtylicious Administrator

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    Fresh...I was wondering when we'd be able to make this announcement.

    Thanks everyone for making this place great.
     
  8. klipschorn

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    NICE! But am I the only one that thought of World Wrestling Federation?[​IMG]
     
  9. kb8sandiego

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    So we definitely not endorsing this right?

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  10. Methodical Management

    Methodical Management Administrator Staff Member Co-Founder

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    I'm glad you feel that way - because I think Boris just unseated you as NikeTalk's official mascot.


     
  11. kb8sandiego

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    Why not come up with an NT shirt that has a mascot type image of Boris?

    I'd be down to buy and support.
     
  12. dirtylicious

    dirtylicious Administrator

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    lol....so I guess that means no more PShops of me?...




    oh...and I just re-read the descriptor
     
  13. thegoat121886

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    dude has already 1-upped most NTers

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    [​IMG] though. This is an organization I actually follow
    Good [​IMG] NT.[​IMG]
     
  14. craftsy21

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  15. lilstarz07

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    thats tight ... i say NT summitt in the leopard den/cave/house whatever its called ...
     
  16. brokeballah

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    I'm glad to be part of this Board [​IMG]
     
  17. bastitch

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    Wow, that's awesome.

    Do we have a list anywhere that outlines where all of our donations have gone?

    I know I probably should know this, but I'm dumb.
     
  18. harlemtothebronx

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  19. putting in work

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    [​IMG]

    Thought it had to do with wrestling at first though [​IMG]
     
  20. td the god

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    Keep that one member of your organization away from that beautiful kitty
     
  21. dretheman

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    Dude 10 g's is dope. Is NT still making monthly donations, or is that 10 gs over a period of time?
     
  22. atlien seeko

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  23. fantastic4our

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    Anyone else catch this little jab from Meth?

     
  24. harlemtothebronx

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    pics of El'duga [​IMG]
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  25. kash55

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    Sweet!

    NikeTalk has an offical animal now! BORIS!!! That's awesome. I think i'm gonna goto Russia and do "tap tap pull", see if he responds.