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Breaking! Uganda Wildlife Poacher Sentenced To Over 5 Years In Prison For Trafficking Over $7 Million Worth Of Rhino Horn & Elephant Ivory

Moazu Kromah, a citizen of Liberia and resident of Uganda, was sentenced yesterday to 63 months in prison for conspiring to traffic millions of dollars...

New Undercover Investigation By Animal Recovery Mission Exposes Extreme Animal Cruelty At Three USDA-Certified Slaughterhouses In Orlando, Florida

The results of a new shocking undercover investigation of three USDA Certified custom-exempt slaughterhouses located in the Greater Orlando, Florida area, were released this...

Four Dolphins That Became Stranded In Provincetown, Massachusetts, Were Released Back Into The Wild

Photos from IFAW Four dolphins were released back into the wild last week in Provincetown, MA, following 24-hours of tracking along the coast and eventual stranding...

Worldwide Outrage Ensues After Freya The Beloved Walrus In Norway Is Euthanized

Tragic news as WAN joins millions of people around the world mourning the unjust killing of Freya the beloved walrus in Norway. Freya was...

Peace 4 Animals’ Award-Winning Documentary, Why On Earth, Premieres Today, August 16th, On Major Streaming & Cable Platforms In The United States &...

Why On Earth, the compelling new feature-length documentary by animal advocate and filmmaker, Katie Cleary, premieres today in the United States and Canada. The powerful film is now...

Urgent! Help Needed After Fire Destroys A South Korean Dog Meat Rescue Killing 16 Dogs

In Defense of Animals is working with Jindo Love Rescue which urgently needs help after a devastating fire last week affected the rescue’s foster center 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! 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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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...

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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...

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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Victory! Canada Makes History By Banning All Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises In Captivity!

Canada has made history today with the passing of Bill S-203: Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. Bill S-203 will prohibit breeding, imports, exports and live...

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...

Breaking! Only 10 Vaquita Porpoises Remain In The Wild, The President Of Mexico Must Stop Gillnet Fishing Or Their Extinction Is Imminent

Photo Credit: CBS Scientists announced today that only 10 vaquita porpoises likely remain in the wild and that the animal’s extinction is virtually assured without bold and...

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The 7th Annual HSUS Horrible Hundred Report Warns Consumers About The Most Inhumane Puppy Mills & Brokers In The U.S.

For the seventh year in a row, the Humane Society of the United States has published a list of 100 problem puppy mills and puppy...

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...

WAN Exclusive With Vincent DePaul Of Gangster Vegan Organics Who Is Feeding Thousands During The Pandemic With His ‘Feeding The Block‘ Campaign

Photos from: Vincent DePaul and Gangster Vegan Organics Once a week in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and surrounding neighborhoods, Vincent DePaul, Founder of Gangster Vegan Organics Restaurants,...

Breaking! New Bill Introduced Giving Children Plant-Based Meal Options In Grades K through 12th In California

This morning, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) announced that he has introduced landmark legislation incentivizing K-12 public schools across California to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch...

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...

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