THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Animal & Wildlife

This award honors a program, project, or initiative executed to promote, protect, and defend wild and domestic animals.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

winner
The Extraordinary Honey Bee
Häagen-Dazs recognized early on that the bee population has been steadily declining for years. Bees…
Zappos.com Pawlidayz Campaign
Zappos and partners wanted to provide something special to our customers that money could not buy …
Act for Mahseer: Protecting Biodiversity
Although a global company, the state of Maharashtra is Tata Power's home and is therefore of specia…
finalist
Blood Market
Based on current extinction rates, scientists and conservationists have warned that we are heading …
Bronx Zoo Keeper Snaps
Following the success of "The Zoo," the first-ever docu-series on Animal Planet that gave viewers u…
Cat Tricks with Rufus
The objective is to show people how big cats are abused in circuses and in the entertainment indust…
ColourPop X NKLA
ColourPop's partnership with Best Friends Animal Society is working to make LA a no-kill city by 20…
finalist
Dr. Bronner's "Protect Our Oceans" Campaign
Captain Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd, famously said, "If we wipe out the fish, the oceans a…
Hooked On
For a long time, humans have had a complicated relationship with sharks and only recently has the r…
finalist
Hudson
Plastics make people's lives better, healthier and safer while helping us to live more sustainably.…
Journey of the Jaguar
Jaguars are facing rapid habitat loss, poachers, and population isolation, all of which are threate…
Michelson Found Animals Swiped Right on Tinder for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day on April 30
Michelson Found Animals Foundation is a non-profit focused on getting pets in good homes and keepin…
Money Doesn't Make it OK
The goal was to grab attention by attacking the claim that hunters actually help preservation by pa…
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes, and …
finalist
Paul G. Allen’s Great Elephant Census: Arming Wildlife Conservation with Data
Poachers in Africa slaughter an estimated 100 elephants every day and represent the single greatest…
Sharks Attacked
In Sharks Attacked we flip the switch. Shark populations are rapidly decreasing as humans replace t…
finalist
The Body Shop – Forever Against Animal Testing
On June 1, 2017 The Body Shop launched a new campaign calling for a global ban on animal testing…
The Right Horse
Every year, hundreds of thousands of good horses find themselves in transition of career or owne…
UN Environment Program: #WildforLife Campaign
Overview:Our most iconic species are on the verge of disappearing because of wildlife crime. Endang…
World's Best Cat Litter™: GiveLitter
There are an estimated 3.4 million cats in animal shelters in the U.S., but even the most ardent ca…