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New Report Reveals USDA Is Failing The 9.6 Billion Turkeys & Chickens Who Are Killed At Slaughterhouses Each Year

The inadequate, haphazard oversight by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) of the treatment of chickens and turkeys at slaughterhouses has resulted in...

Tiny Saw-Whet Owl Found In Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree After Traveling 170 Miles To New York City

A tiny saw-whet owl is now recovering at the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center in New York after being found in the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.  It...

WAN Exclusive: A Heroic Community Unites In Months-Long Effort To Save An Injured Deer Whose Antlers Were Tangled In Wire Mesh

Photo from California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Warden Piedra An example of compassion, inclusiveness, and the power that each person has to make a...

Breaking! Undercover Investigation Exposes South African President’s Secret Ties To Trophy Hunting, Including A 50% Stake In Tsala Hunting Safaris

PETA has uncovered South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's hidden connections to, and investments in, the trophy hunting industry. The revelations came after the group...

IFAW Along With Local Partners Release Rescued Jaguar Back Into The Wild After Being Hit By A Car In Mexico

In a collaboration between government authorities, the scientific sector, local communities, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), a juvenile jaguar has been successfully released...

‘Save A Life This Thanksgiving, Adopt A Turkey’ Billboard Campaign Launched By Peace 4 Animals & WAN To Support Farm Sanctuary

Peace 4 Animals, World Animal News (WAN), and Farm Sanctuary are once again encouraging people to make the compassionate choice for the holidays by...

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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...

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! 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 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...

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...

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! 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! Peace 4 Animals & Wildlife SOS Launch “Refuse To Ride Elephants” Campaign To End The Cruel Practice Of Riding Elephants In India

Peace 4 Animals and Wildlife SOS have joined forces to launch the "Refuse to Ride Elephants: End The Abuse" campaign in India, which is aimed at raising...

United States and Europe Block African States‘ Proposal To Protect Endangered Mako Sharks From Extinction

Despite strong support by member States, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) – the intergovernmental body chiefly responsible for managing...

Breaking! Critically Endangered Vaquita Struggles To Survive Extinction As Rampant Fishing Continues In “Zero Tolerance” Refuge

Vaquita in front of fishing boat. Credit: CONANP | MuseoDeLaBallena | Sea Shepherd Conservation patrol vessels recently carried out the second leg of a scientific...

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Where Does Your State Rank On New List Of Animal Protection Laws In The U.S.? Illinois Is 1st & Kentucky Is Last

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has released their 13th annual year-end U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report for 2018; ranking the animal protection laws of...

Joaquin Phoenix Among Hundreds Of Animal Advocates Participating In National Animal Rights Day In Los Angeles

Photos by Lauren Lewis for WAN Hundreds of compassionate people gathered in Los Angeles yesterday to commemorate the ninth annual National Animal Rights Day (NARD). The...

On World Water Day HSI Shares Eight Reasons To Eat A Plant-Based Diet & Save Water

For World Water Day today, Humane Society International (HSI) is urging consumers to eat a more plant-based diet to help combat the significant contribution to...

Beyond Meat’s Latest Partnership With HelloFresh Proves The World Continues To Move Towards A Plant-Based Future

Home cooks throughout the United States have yet another reason to be "beyond" thrilled after prominent global meal-kit company, HelloFresh, announced plans to introduce...

New Report Reveals List Of Well-Known Companies & Grocery Store Chains That Are Failing In Animal Welfare

A new report reveals that animal welfare is sadly not a priority for some of the world’s largest food and restaurant companies. The shocking information reveals that farm animal...

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