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Rest In Peace Dr. Elliot Katz, Founder Of Animal Welfare Organization ‘In Defense Of Animals’

Photos from In Defense Of Animals Dr. Elliot Katz, D.V.M., Founder of In Defense of Animals, one of the nation’s foremost animal advocacy organizations, passed...

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines (PART 2)

1. Largest Dog Meat Auction House In South Korea Closes Following Lady Freethinker Investigation In a major victory for animal advocates, what is most likely...

Popular Vegan Cooking Show ‘New Day New Chef’ Wins Two Taste Awards At ‘The Oscars Of Food’

NEW DAY NEW CHEF, the popular vegan cooking show that is now streaming on Amazon's Prime Video, just won two prestigious Taste Awards, which are considered to...

Victory! New Zealand Government Announces Plans To Ban Live Animal Exports

Animal activists around the world are breathing a sigh of relief after the New Zealand Government announced plans yesterday that they will be phasing...

Breaking! Stranded Endangered Mother Rothschild’s Giraffe & Calf Are Saved During Heroic Rescue From Flooded Island In Kenya

Photos By: Northern Rangelands Trust A remarkable rescue came to an end yesterday when the last of nine critically endangered Rothschild’s giraffe were safely relocated...

Plant-Based Food Sales Reached $7 Billion In 2020, Outpacing Sales Of Conventional Animal Products For The Third Year In A Row

New data released by the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and The Good Food Institute (GFI) revealed that retail sales of plant-based foods in...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines This Month

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! 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! 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...

Today We Celebrate All Animals On World Animal Day!

Happy World Animal Day! A day to unite with one goal in common, to protect the voiceless. Today, just like any other day, we...

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...

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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...

Legendary Animal Welfare Advocate Doris Day Passes Away At 97; May She Fly Amongst The Angels In Heaven

It is with heavy hearts that WAN shares the news that one of the pioneers of animal advocacy, Doris Day, passed away early this morning...

Breaking! Veggie Grill, The Largest Plant-Based Premium Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain Opens First NYC Location

Veggie Grill, the largest 100% plant-based, premium fast casual brand in the United States, opened its first New York City location last Friday at 12...

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...

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...

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