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Another North Atlantic Right Whale Has Been Found Dead Off The Coast Of Nova Scotia

The remains of an adult North Atlantic right whale were found approximately 140 kilometers off the southwestern shore of Nova Scotia. This is a...

Two Greyhounds Tragically Killed Following A Race At Addington Raceway In New Zealand

It is with a heavy heart that we share the tragic news of the deaths of two greyhounds, Jovita and Palawa Queen, following a...

Wolverines To Be Reintroduced Into Colorado Since Being Wiped Out From The State In The Early 1900s

Exciting news for wildlife conservation in Colorado as Governor Jared Polis will be signing into law a bill to reintroduce wolverines to the state,...

Several Endangered Species Released Back Into The Wild In Guatemala After Being Rescued From Illegal Trafficking

Several mammals and birds have been released back into the Guatemalan rainforest after being rescued and rehabilitated from incidents of illegal trafficking and cruelty. Asociacion...

Victory! Great Britain Has Finally Banned The Live Export Of Farm Animals

The Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill, that will ban farmed animals from being exported from Great Britain for slaughter, has passed its final stage...

Judge Dismisses Felony Charges Against UC Berkeley Student Who Rescued Four Chickens From A Slaughterhouse

A Sonoma County judge dismissed multiple felony charges against UC Berkeley student Zoe Rosenberg, 21, who is being prosecuted for rescuing four chickens from...

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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...

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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...

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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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! 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! New Mexico Approves Cruel Trapping & Killing Of Wildlife Despite Public Opposition Putting Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves, Wildlife & Pets At Risk

In an unfathomable move, the New Mexico Game Commission approved the trapping of bobcats, foxes, and other fur-bearing species throughout the state, disappointing wildlife...

Breaking! Despite Public Outrage, Namibia Moves Forward With Their Controversial Plan To Auction Off 170 Wild Elephants

This morning, WAN was shocked to read the official statement from the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism of Namibia in response to their...

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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Kentucky Fried Chicken Tests Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets In China From April 28th-30th

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) China, operated by Yum China Holdings, Inc. has become one of the first national Western quick service restaurant brands to...

Beyond Meat Launches Affordable “Cookout Classic” Pack In The U.S., Making Plant-Based Meat More Accessible To Everyone

Beyond Meat is continuing to make plant-based burgers more accessible and affordable this summer with the introduction of “Cookout Classic,” a limited edition burger 10-pack...

New Online Vegan Grocery Store ‘GTFO It’s Vegan’ Launches With Mouthwatering Food Items Shipping Throughout The U.S.

During these unprecedented times, many people have turned to online shopping, yet often discover that their favorite products are not available, or have shipping...

ASPCA Launches $5 Million Dollar COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative To Help Struggling Pet Owners & Animal Shelters

To assist pet owners and shelters affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the ASPCA is launching the ASPCA Relief & Recovery Initiative, a $5...

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...

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