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Breaking! International Anti-Poaching Foundation Ranger Seriously Injured In Suspected Revenge Attack

In a joint undercover operation targeting suspected rhino poachers in southern Zimbabwe, an International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) ranger was run off the road by...

Breaking! Christina Ricci, Bill Maher & Ethan Hawke Are Among Many Well-Known Names Urging New Jersey Legislators To Ban Cruel Pig Gestation & Veal...

Christina Ricci, Stevie Van Zandt, Bill Maher, Paul Wesley, Chelsea Handler, Debbie Harry, and Ethan Hawke are among the dozens of recognizable names that signed an open letter from Animal Legal Defense...

Scientists Say It’s Time To Reintroduce Jaguars Back Into The U.S. After Being Driven To Extinction 50 Years Ago

Before being driven to extinction in the United States, jaguars lived for hundreds of years in the central mountains of Arizona and New Mexico....

Breaking! The UK Introduces Legislation To Recognize Animals As Sentient Beings & Publishes History-Making Action Plan For Animal Welfare

Yesterday, following a speech by Queen Elizabeth, the UK Government published a history-making Action Plan For Animal Welfare. The plan is designed to revolutionize the treatment of...

Urgent Appeal Launched To Support Bear Sanctuaries In India That Are Being Negatively Affected By COVID

International Animal Rescue (IAR) has recently launched an emergency appeal for funds to support bear sanctuaries in India that have been hit hard by...

Bill To End Puppy Mill Pipeline & Ban The Retail Sale Of Dogs, Cats, And Rabbits In New York Passes State Senate; Advances To...

The New York State Senate approved Bill S.1130, to shut down the puppy mill pipeline and end the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in...

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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! 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...

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...

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...

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...

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! U.S. Senate Committee Passes Legislation To Protect Less Than 400 North Atlantic Right Whales That Remain On Earth

Photo by: Center For Biological Diversity Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a markup on (S. 2453) The Scientific Assistance...

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...

Breaking! Approximately 140 Dogs Rescued In Large-Scale Alleged Neglect Case In Dixie County, Florida

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is assisting the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing approximately 140 dogs in a large-scale alleged...

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Avon Cosmetics Announces Support For A Worldwide Ban On Animal Testing

After becoming the first major cosmetics company to end testing on animals for cosmetics more than three decades ago, Avon Products, Inc., today announced its...

The U.S. Receives “D” Rating For Its Protection Of Farmed Animals & Wildlife In World Animal Protection’s Newest Report

Sadly, new research by World Animal Protection reveals that the United States continues to lag behind many other countries in its protections for farmed animals...

WAN Exclusive: Help Feed Hungry & Homeless Animals Worldwide For Only $1 During SPCAI’s COVID-19 ‘My Next Bowl’ Fundraiser Through May 9th

Photos from: SPCAI Partner Anima Leondo Road in the Dominican Republic  Everyone needs a little more help and compassion these days as the devastating COVID-19 pandemic...

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...

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...

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