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The Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act Was Introduced To Tackle The Climate Crisis & Protect Marine Life In The U.S.

House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) unveiled the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act, along with House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy...

Breaking! Endangered Species Act Protection Shockingly Stripped From Gray Wolves In The Lower 48 U.S. States Putting Their Species In Jeopardy

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) finalized a rule today that removes protection from gray wolves in the lower 48 states, except for a small population of Mexican gray...

WAN Exclusive With Nina Jackel, Founder Of Lady Freethinker, About Undercover Investigation Exposing Horror At Dog Meat Auction House In South Korea

Photos from Lady Freethinker A new undercover investigation this summer by animal rights nonprofit Lady Freethinker captured footage and images of confined dogs kept and sold in...

Breaking! A Lawsuit Filed Today Aims To Save An Estimated 300 Leopards Each Year From Being Imported Into The United States By Hunters As...

Conservation and animal protection organizations filed a lawsuit today challenging decisions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that authorize leopard trophy hunting imports from...

Breaking! 118 Elephant Ivory Tusks Seized By Customs Officials In Cameroon, Central Africa; We Must End The Ivory Trade!

The seized tusks in Cameroon. Photo by Maha Ngalie, MINFOF, Ministry of Forestry and Fauna, Cameroon Customs officials in Cameroon seized 118 ivory tusks weighing approximately 626...

Breaking! Estonia & Poland Are One Step Closer To Becoming The Latest European Countries To Ban Fur Farming

Estonia took an important step towards banning fur farms recently when a draft for the amendment of the Animal Protection and Nature Conservation Act...

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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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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World Otter Day Highlights Japan’s Craze For “Otter Cafes” That’s Fueling The Exotic Pet Trade, Driving Them Towards Extinction In The Wild

There is a dramatic and troubling surge in wild animals being kept as pets. Across Southeast Asia, the latest “otter craze” is being fueled by social media...

Urge Thailand To Ban The Cruel Captive Tiger Industry After Thousands Of Tigers Have Suffered & Died At The Tiger Temple & Other Tourist...

In 2016, the Thai government raided the notorious Tiger Temple in Thailand. For years, mischievous monks were advertising their tiger sanctuary as a place where...

Call To Action! Help Ban Horse Slaughter In The United States By Supporting The SAFE Act

With the dawn of a new Congress comes a new opportunity to protect America’s horses. A bipartisan team of lawmakers—U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)...

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Inside The World’s First Ever ‘Vegan Fashion Week’ In Los Angeles

Photos by mckinseyjordan Vegan Fashion Week, a historic event dedicated to elevating ethical fashion globally, revealed its highly anticipated list of designers in exclusivity to...

Breaking! New Judgment In Factory Farm Transparency Lawsuit To Reveal Abusive & Unsanitary Conditions At Egg Farms In The United States

Photos from Farm Sanctuary The United States District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to disclose critical...

Breaking! Canada Becomes The First Market Outside Of The United States To Offer Beyond Beef

This week, Canada became the first market outside of the United States to offer plant-based Beyond Beef from Beyond Meat. Made from simple, plant-based ingredients without GMOs,...

Breaking! Airbnb Launches New Category Featuring More Than 1,000 Ethical Experiences Around The World That Put Animal Welfare First

Airbnb announced today that it is launching a new category of Animal Experiences. The new offering is guided by a premiere animal welfare policy created...

Beyond Meat Launches In 3,300 Starbucks Locations Throughout China Featuring New Plant-Based Menu Options

Today marks the much-anticipated entry of Beyond Meat in mainland China. The plant-based protein pioneer teamed with Starbucks for its new "Good Good" plant-based menu that was created to accommodate the...

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