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Ryder’s Law: A Beacon Of Hope For Carriage Horses In NYC To Ban The Cruel & Outdated Industry

Hopeful news has just emerged from the NYC Council, with the introduction of a new and enhanced bill (Intro 967) to ban horse carriages. Named...

New Legislation Seeks To Ban Interstate Transport Of Vulnerable Livestock & Improve Travel Conditions

This week, The Humane Transport of Farmed Animals Act was introduced by U.S. Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) to improve conditions for livestock transported across...

Cockfighting Ban In Costa Rica Upheld After Being Challenged By Cockfighting Breeders Association

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has dismissed a complaint regarding Costa Rica's ban on cockfighting, a decision hailed as a significant win for...

Saving The Vaquita: A Race Against Extinction, Only Six-Eight Remain In The World

Illustration by: Frédérique Lucas The Mexican government announced last week that only an estimated six to eight critically endangered vaquitas may remain in the Sea...

Mountain Lion Found Dead On 101 Freeway Close To Under-Construction Wildlife Crossing

Photo credit: Mountain lion in Southern California, taken by Mark Girardeau WAN is saddened to report the heartbreaking news of a mountain lion that...

Heartbreaking News: Howler Monkeys Falling From Trees In Mexico’s Severe Heatwave, Over 250 Perish

The recent heatwave in Mexico has had devastating effects not only on human populations but also on the country's wildlife. The number of heat-related...

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Breaking! Congratulations To Animal Activist & Vegan Joaquin Phoenix For Winning A Golden Globe For Best Actor In ‘Joker’

At last night’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, notable animal activist and vegan Joaquin Phoenix won for his outstanding performance in the feature film Joker. The...

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1. Congratulations to Joaquin Phoenix for winning Best Actor at the Oscars for his outstanding performance in the Joker.  Joaquin gave an inspirational speech using...

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Here is World Animal News’ Top 10 Stories Happening Now: 1. Colorado Parks & Wildlife Confirms First Gray Wolf Pack Sighting In The State Since...

China Upgrades Native Pangolin Protection Status; They Will No Longer Be Used In Traditional Chinese Medicine

China has upgraded the national protection status of its native pangolin species, in particular the Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla, to Class I, the highest form...

U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to...

Breaking! Congratulations To Animal Activist & Vegan Joaquin Phoenix For Winning A Golden Globe For Best Actor In ‘Joker’

At last night’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, notable animal activist and vegan Joaquin Phoenix won for his outstanding performance in the feature film Joker. The...

U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to...

China Upgrades Native Pangolin Protection Status; They Will No Longer Be Used In Traditional Chinese Medicine

China has upgraded the national protection status of its native pangolin species, in particular the Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla, to Class I, the highest form...

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Breaking! Colorado Parks & Wildlife Confirms First Gray Wolf Pack Sighting In The State Since 1930’s

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officials are confirming that they have additional evidence that a group of wolves is now residing in northwest Colorado....

Urgent Call To Action! Koalas Found Dead After Their Habitat Was Bulldozed By A Logging Company In Australia; Investigation Currently Underway

Photos from Friends of the Earth Australia With the heart-breaking images of wildlife perishing from the wildfires that continue to decimate parts of Australia, it...

The World Mourns After Two Extremely Rare White Giraffes Are Killed By Poachers At Kenyan Wildlife Sanctuary

Photos By: Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy It is with great sadness that WAN reports the tragic and senseless killing of two extremely rare white giraffes, a...

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Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Furever Homes; Here Are WAN’s Rescues Of The Week!

Below are some of this week’s loving adoptable dogs who have been saved by Peace 4 Animals’ partner, The Animal Rescue Mission (ARM), and are in need of...

Canada Is Set To Invest Close To $100 Million Into Plant-Based Foods By Financing A New Protein Production Plant In Winnipeg, Manitoba

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will invest close to $100 million into plant-based foods. The money will help finance the new Merit...

Breaking! KFC & Beyond Meat To Test New Plant-Based Beyond Fried Chicken In The Southern U.S. Beginning February 3rd

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat are announcing an expanded test of Beyond Fried Chicken, plant-based chicken. Beginning February 3rd, select KFC restaurants in Charlotte, North...

A New Report Reveals That More Than Half Of The Top 100 Restaurant Chains In The U.S. Are Offering Plant-Based Options

As the demand for plant-based food across the United States continues to grow, 42 of the country's favorite restaurant chains still do not offer...

As The Demand For Plant-Based Food Soars, Dot Foods Partners With Plant Based Foods Association To Make Healthy Food More Accessible In North America

The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), the trade association representing 180 plant-based food companies including Beyond Meat, Miyoko's, and Dot Foods, the largest food industry...

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