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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary Of Conservation Work On World Gorilla Day

Today is World Gorilla Day. Established in 1967 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the work of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, the special occurrence marks the day she set up...

4ocean Removes A Staggering 25 Million Pounds Of Trash From The Ocean Setting A World Record

Photo by 4ocean A record-breaking 25 million pounds of trash has been recovered over the past five years from the world's oceans, rivers, and coastlines...

Latvia Bans Fur Farming Sparing The Lives Of An Estimated 300,000 Animals That Are Killed For Their Fur Each Year

Today, in the final and deciding vote, the Parliament of Latvia, known as Saeima, supported a complete ban on the breeding of animals for...

More Than 200 Pilot Whales Died Due To A Mass Stranding On Tasmania’s Coast; Thankfully, 32 Whales Were Rescued & Released

Photo by the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania An estimated 200 pilot whales died this week after the pod became stranded on the western shore...

Call To Action! Support Critical TEAPSPA Bill That Aims To Prohibit The Use Of Exotic & Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses

Please join our DAY OF ACTION TODAY, to end the use of wild animals in circuses in the United States. Circus animals perform through fear,...

WAN Talks With The LAFD About The Devastating Fire That Claimed The Lives Of 17 Pet Cats Housed At CatPlaceLA

Left Photo Use Permitted via Creative Commons - LAFD / Right Photo by Harry Garvin and David Ortiz A major emergency structure fire in the Palms...

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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...

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! 11,000 Scientists Declare A Climate Emergency After 40 Years Of Major Global Negotiations To Save Our Planet

A global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without...

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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...

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

Breaking! New Report On The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates From 2018-2020 Sadly Lists 8 New Species

Highly endangered Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey (Procolobus kirkii) in Jozani Forest on island of Zanzibar (Tanzania, Africa). Mother and baby nurture & bonding. Just two...

Breaking! 11,000 Scientists Declare A Climate Emergency After 40 Years Of Major Global Negotiations To Save Our Planet

A global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without...

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! More Than 14,000 Sheep Were Trapped Aboard A Sinking Ship & Died During Live Export From Romania To Saudi Arabia

Photos by: Animals International  WAN was sent shocking and heartbreaking images of 14,600 sheep that were trapped aboard a sinking ship headed from Romania to Saudi...

Dwindling Population Of Southern Mountain Caribou Are Now Protected As Endangered Species In British Columbia

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized protection of the population of Woodland Caribou, that until 2019 straddled the border between British Columbia...

Bella Lack On Meeting The Last Malaysian Sumatran Rhino On Earth & Ways To Save The Last Sumatran Rhinos From Extinction

Deep set beady eyes peer from folds of thick leather skin. They close slowly in a leisurely, ponderous blink. Nostrils flare with each warm,...

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Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine Sues The State Of California For Failing To Add Processed Meat To The State’s Carcinogen List

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a lawsuit against the State of California yesterday for failing to include cancer-causing processed meat, such as hot...

Breaking! Kentucky Fried Chicken & Beyond Meat’s “Beyond Fried Chicken” Debuts Tomorrow In Atlanta; Free Samples While Supplies Last

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat have announced that tomorrow plant-based ‘Beyond Fried Chicken’ will debut during a limited test in Smyrna, Georgia. Atlantans will...

Before Eating An Innocent Turkey For Christmas Dinner, Consider This Shocking Undercover Investigation Of Gravel Farm By Viva!

Photos from Viva! Undercover Investigation At Gravel Farm Shocking footage was released from the organization Viva! of an undercover investigation of Gravel Farm, a turkey farm which...

Breaking News! Pope Francis Offered One Million Dollars To The Charity Of His Choice To Try Vegan For Lent

A major global campaign announced today and backed by a high-profile coalition of celebrities, environmentalists, and organizations is calling on Pope Francis to try...

Today, The Impossible Whopper Is Available In More Than 7,000 Burger Kings Throughout The U.S. With Limited Time Offers

Beginning today, the Impossible Whopper will be available at local Burger King restaurants throughout the United States. They will also be available for delivery via the BK...

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