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New Bill ‘The Refuge From Cruel Trapping Act’ Would Protect Animals, Wild & Domestic, In National Wildlife Refuges In The United States

The Refuge From Cruel Trapping Act was just introduced in the U.S. legislature this week. This bill would prohibit the possession or use of body-gripping traps...

22 Captive-Born Mexican Wolf Pups Are Released Into The Wild To Be Raised By Surrogate Parents In Order To Save Their Species From Extinction

A record 22 captive-born Mexican wolf pups were placed into wild dens to be raised in the wild by their surrogate parents after another...

IFAW Rescues Five Stranded Common Dolphins In Massachusetts & Releases Them Back Into Their Ocean Home

Photos By: IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescued and released five common dolphins off Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, Massachusetts this week. The dolphins had...

Berkeley Becomes The First U.S. City To Go 50% Plant-Based By 2024 With A Long Term Goal Of Going 100%

Berkeley City Council passed a resolution late Tuesday to switch 50% of city expenditures on meat, dairy, eggs and all other animal-based foods to...

Rare Southeast Alaska Wolf Is One Step Closer To Endangered Species Protection After Being Threatened By Forest Clearcutting & Trapping

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced yesterday that Alexander Archipelago wolves in Southeast Alaska may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act and started...

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1. First-Of-Its-Kind Elephant Rewilding Project Plans To Release A Herd Of 13 Captive Elephants From The UK Back To Their Ancestral Homeland Of Kenya Animal...

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Breaking! Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo Named Top Plastic Polluters For The 2nd Year In A Row

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo were the top 3 most identified companies in global brand audits for the second year in a row, according to...

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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...

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...

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...

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! Peace 4 Animals & Wildlife SOS Launch “Refuse To Ride Elephants” Campaign To End The Cruel Practice Of Riding Elephants In India

Peace 4 Animals and Wildlife SOS have joined forces to launch the "Refuse to Ride Elephants: End The Abuse" campaign in India, which is aimed at raising...

Breaking! Javan Rhino Population Increases To 72 After 4 New Calves Are Born In Ujung Kulon National Park, Indonesia

Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry has announced that the world’s only remaining population of Javan rhinos has increased to 72 individuals in Ujung...

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...

Kevin Hart Partners With Beyond Meat On Its Feed A Million+ Pledge & Sends Beyond Burgers To Doctors & Nurses At Northridge Medical Center...

As reported by WAN earlier this week, Beyond Meat announced that the company, along with their dedicated partners, are working to donate and distribute...

Check Out New McDonald’s Cruelty TV Ad With A-List Celebrities That’s Circulating Social Media

Days before McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting on May 23rd, a cast of 25 celebrities are urging the company in a new TV ad to adopt...

Mercy For Animals Presents Two-Day Virtual Concert Featuring 30+ Musical Artists To Benefit Animals

On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30...

Where Does Your State Rank On New List Of Animal Protection Laws In The U.S.? Illinois Is 1st & Kentucky Is Last

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has released their 13th annual year-end U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report for 2018; ranking the animal protection laws of...

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