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U.S. Forest Service Scraps Destructive Logging Project In Utah’s Ashley National Forest

A sigh of relief as the U.S. Forest Service has withdrawn its authorization for logging in 147,000 acres of sensitive, roadless habitat within Utah’s...

Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Fish & Wildlife For Failure To Protect Imperiled Western Gray Wolves

Following an earlier Notice of Intent to Sue, a coalition of organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)...

Facing Extinction: Borneo Elephants Now Listed As Endangered With Only 1,000 Remaining In The Wild

The Bornean elephant has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to threats posed by human activities. Around...

UPDATE! Justice For Abandoned Dog Zip-Tied In Malibu: Reward Climbs To $7,600 Leading To An Arrest & Conviction

UPDATE: Yesterday, WAN reported on a German Shepherd named Argon, who was horrifically abandoned near Malibu Creek on July 3rd, with zip ties wrapped...

Another Mountain Lion Found Dead On The 405 Freeway In LA; More Needs To Be Done To Save Them

Photo credit: Mountain lion in Southern California, taken by Mark Girardeau WAN shares the heartbreaking news of yet another mountain lion's death in California, this...

Victory! Australian Parliament Bans Live Sheep Exports In Historic Move; Is The EU Next?

Animal activists across Australia are rejoicing following the announcement by the Australian Parliament to ban the inhumane maritime live export of sheep starting in...

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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...

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...

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...

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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Tell The Milwaukee County Zoo & Pittsburgh Zoo Not To Separate Two Bonded Elephant Companions Who Have Spent Over 25 Years Together

WAN has learned from In Defense of Animals that the Milwaukee County Zoo plans to move a female African elephant named Seeni from the Pittsburgh Zoo’s...

The U.S. Federal Government Kills Another Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf That Was A Father To Four Young Pups

According to a memo that was recently released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. federal government killed the alpha male of...

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....

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JUST Egg Partners With Michael Foods To Bring Delicious & Healthy Plant-Based Eggs To Millions More People In The United States

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.) has partnered with Michael Foods, one of the largest processors of eggs in the world, to bring the top-selling, plant-based JUST Egg to...

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...

A Record $824 Million Has Been Invested In Alternative Protein Companies In 2019; $930 Million Already Invested In The First Quarter Of 2020

New reports released today by the nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) reveal that record investments have been made globally in 2019 and in the...

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...

Starbucks Teams With Impossible Foods To Launch Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich In The United States

Today, Starbucks customers across the United States can enjoy the Impossible Breakfast Sandwich available as part of the company's new summer menu alongside new cold...

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