Courtney was a regular contributor to WildAid during 2012, writing content for the organization including news articles, website content, and scripts for short animated videos, as well as ghostwriting for celebrity ambassadors.

Courtney was also a major contributor to Yao Ming’s blog, which chronicled his trip to Africa with WildAid in order to document the effects of the rhino horn and ivory trade.

WildAid is a non-profit dedicated to stemming the illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade through communication and reducing consumer demand.

U.S. Department of State echoes WildAid mission. December 4, 2012.

Australia supports international protection of Giant Mantas. October 23, 2012. 

WildAid earns coveted 4-star Charity Navigator Rating. October 18, 2012. 

One step closer to stricter EU shark finning ban. September 19, 2012.

Sir Richard Branson urges Costa Rica to ban shark fin imports. September 17, 2012.

Sir Richard Branson promotes the business of saving sharks. July 10, 2012. 

WildAid communications campaign highlighted in recent US Senate hearing on poaching crisis. June 7, 2012.

Port Moody becomes first city in British Columbia to ban shark fins. May 23, 2012. 

AWF, WildAid launch strategic rhino partnership. May 4, 2012.

Chinese bear bile company hoping to go public. February 24, 2012. 

Manta Rays receive international protection from the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. November 30, 2011.