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New Bill Requires Creation Of A Dedicated U.S. Department Of Justice Division To Ensure The Enforcement Of Animal Cruelty Crimes

Senator Mike Braun of Indiana and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island have introduced the bipartisan Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act to ensure that the federal government has...

Breaking! 30 Retired Circus Elephants To Be Released Into White Oak Conservation’s New 2,500-Acre Habitat Within Its Florida Sanctuary

All photos of these Asian elephants were taken at the Center for Elephant Conservation in Polk City, Florida, by Stephanie Rutan of White Oak...

Breaking! Western Joshua Trees Are Now Protected Under California’s Endangered Species Act For At Least One Year

Earlier this week, the California Fish and Game Commission agreed to accept a petition protecting western Joshua trees under the state’s Endangered Species Act,...

Miyoko’s Creamery Founder Helps Fly Dog Meat Trade Survivor From Seoul To Her New Forever Home In San Francisco; More Volunteers Needed!

Miyoko Schinner, the Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery, has stepped up to support In Defense of Animals and its partner Jindo Love...

Victory! Florida Becomes The 15th State To Ban The Shark Fin Trade With The Passage Of The Kristin Jacobs Ocean Conservation Act

In a major victory, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Bill SB 680 into law, making Florida the 15th state to officially ban the shark fin trade. The new...

Urgent Call To Action For Californians: Help Ban Use Of Cruel Rat Poison Statewide By Urging Governor Newsom To Sign Bill 1788 Into Law

As recent as last week, WAN reported on the senseless death of another bobcat that died as a result of ingesting a poisoned rodent. Sadly,...

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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...

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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! 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...

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...

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...

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...

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Breaking! California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill To Strengthen Horse Safety & Hold Santa Anita Racetrack Accountable After The Tragic Deaths Of 30 Race...

In a move to improve horse safety and bring a greater level of transparency and accountability to racetracks, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 469...

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! Singapore Makes Record-Breaking Seizure That Includes 8.8 Tons Of Elephant Ivory & 11.9 Tons Of Pangolin Scales

Photos from NParks Singapore announced that a record seizure of pangolin scales and ivory tusks was made last weekend after authorities uncovered three containers filled with...

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The Honeybee Conservancy Launches BeeBlitz, A National Program To Help Protect Endangered Native Bees Throughout The U.S.

Aiming to protect bee biodiversity in the United States and improve the public's environmental knowledge, The Honeybee Conservancy has partnered with 10 beekeeping organizations...

Breaking! Burger King Launches The New Impossible Whopper With Plant-Based Meat

It may have been April Fool’s Day, but yesterday Burger King announced that it is not joking around when it comes to its newest...

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...

Vega, The Leader In Plant-Based Nutrition Signs Its First Major Athlete, Vegan Professional Basketball Player JaVale McGee

Vega, the leader in plant-based nutrition is excited to announce its first-ever sponsorship deal with professional basketball player and plant-based athlete, JaVale McGee –...

Delivery Of Vegan Food Is Up 25% So Far This Year According To New Report From Grubhub

Grubhub, which works with more than 115,000 restaurant partners in more than 2,200 cities across the United States and London launched its most recent report...

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