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Biden Administration Declines To Take Action To Protect North Atlantic Right Whales Leaving Mothers & Calves Vulnerable To Boat Collisions 

Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service notified Oceana that the Biden administration rejected Oceana’s emergency petition calling for increased protections for critically endangered...

In Defense of Animals’ 10 Worst Zoos For Elephants In 2022 Revealed

In Defense of Animals’ annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America has exposed suffering caused by extreme lack of space,...

Germany Is Holding The Largest Trophy Hunting Fair In The EU; Over 80 Exhibitors Are Selling Hunting Trips To Kill Imperiled Wildlife

Photo by: Katie Cleary from The Safari Club International Convention in Las Vegas  Europe’s largest trophy hunting fair is currently taking place in Dortmund, Germany....

Over 2,500 Tons Of Whale Meat Are En Route To Japan From Iceland; 1,139 Fin Whales Have Been Killed For Their Meat To Date

According to news sources in Iceland, Kristjan Loftsson, who is the last whaler in Iceland, is currently shipping 2,576 tons of whale meat to Japan. This has...

Urgent! ‘Relist Wolves Action Day’ Is On January 25th; Demand That The USFWS Relist Wolves On The Endangered Species List

As of January 23rd, 148 wolves have been killed by hunters in the state of Montana. Gray wolves continue to be slaughtered in the...

Beyond Meat Launches Plant-Based Beyond Chicken Nuggets & Beyond Popcorn Chicken At Over 5,000 Stores Throughout The U.S.

Beyond Meat is boosting its growing portfolio of delicious plant-based products with numerous new offerings, including Beyond Chicken Nuggets and Beyond Popcorn Chicken. The news follows...

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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...

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...

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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...

World Animal News TOP Stories Happening Now

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...

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...

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! Golden Eagle Chicks Found In Southern California Mountains For The 1st Time In 30 Years

Photos By National Park Service A pair of golden eagle chicks, a fully protected species in the state of California, have been found in a nest...

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...

It’s International Polar Bear Day; Help Protect This Threatened Species In The Wild Before It’s Too Late

International Polar Bear Day was created to help bring awareness to the plight of Polar Bears in the wild and the threats they are facing...

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Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Forever Homes; Here Are WAN’s Rescues Of The Week!

Peace 4 Animals is excited to bring Animal Rescue Mission (ARM) on board as their official rescue partner to save the lives of dogs and cats from high-kill...

America’s Largest Supermarket Chain ‘Kroger’ Announces Launch of Simple Truth Plant Based Collection

Yesterday, The Kroger Co. announced the launch of a new collection: Simple Truth® Plant Based. The collection will include fresh meatless burger patties and grinds...

Breaking! McDonald’s Germany Launches Its 1st Meatless Burger, The Big Vegan TS!

Photos from McDonald's Germany In a trend picking up traction worldwide, McDonald's Germany has announced that it will introduce its first vegan burger beginning on...

The Award-Winning Documentary “For The Birds” Opens In Theaters In New York May 31st & Los Angeles June 14th

The award-winning documentary FOR THE BIRDS will open in theaters in New York City on May 31st and Los Angeles on June 14th. Each city...

Breaking! Harvard University Joins Hilton & The World Bank As Signatories of The ‘Cool Food Pledge’ To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions of Food by 25%...

Harvard University recently became the latest signatory of the Cool Food Pledge (CFP), a growing movement to reduce the climate impacts of food. Cool Food...

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