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U.S. Court Of Appeals Upholds Existing Ban On Barbaric Cockfighting In All U.S. Territories

A major victory for birds used in cockfighting as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit just affirmed a ruling that the...

San Francisco Remains Fur-Free After The International Fur Trade Federation’s Appeal To Challenge The Ban Was Dropped

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal by the International Fur Trade Federation which attempted to challenge the constitutionality of...

Update! $16,500 Reward Offered In Case Of First Wolf Shot & Killed In Oregon This Year Who Was A Two-Year-Old Collared Female; The War...

Heartbreaking image of murdered wolf, OR 106, provided to WAN by the Oregon State Police Department Update! Today, conservation groups announced a $16,500 reward for information...

Veganuary 2022 Has Begun & A New Survey Shows That Nearly One-Third Of Americans Plan To Eat More Plant-Based Foods In The New Year

A new survey conducted by YouGov indicates that nearly one-third of Americans plan to eat more plant-based foods in the new year. The recent YouGov survey also indicates that 30%...

WAN Exclusive With Founder Of Skylands Animal Sanctuary, Mike Stura, Who Saved The Life Of A Calf Who Escaped Slaughter In Queens, New York

Photo From: NYPD Special Ops, Twitter The new year marks the beginning of a new life for a young female calf who escaped from a...

The U.S. Gets Tough On Wildlife Traffickers Imposing Strict Visa Restrictions On Eight Smugglers From The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The U.S. Department of State is disrupting wildlife trafficking networks by imposing visa restrictions on eight nationals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These...

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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...

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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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! 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...

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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California Residents: New Action Needed TODAY To Ensure AB 1254 Passes Next Hurdle To Protect Bobcats From Trophy Hunters

Thanks to your help, California bobcats have a fighting chance against trophy hunters! California’s bill to ban bobcat hunting passed through the State Assembly...

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...

Support Peace 4 Animals this #GivingTuesday to Help Raise Awareness and Protect Animals Worldwide

Help support Peace 4 Animals this #GivingTuesday and their critical life-saving work. Peace 4 Animals helps to protect and save endangered species worldwide and supports...

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Breaking! Procter & Gamble Partners With HSI To End Animal Testing For Cosmetics In All Global Beauty Markets By 2023

Today, Procter & Gamble joins the Humane Society International #BeCrueltyFree Campaign, to ban animal testing for cosmetics in all major global beauty markets by 2023. “We...

It’s World Day For Laboratory Animals; Learn Why It’s So Important To Go #CrueltyFree

Today Is World Day For Laboratory Animals. We would like to honor the millions of animals that have lost their lives at the hands of...

Breaking! Starbucks Announces 30-Year Commitment To ‘Go Green’ By Offering More Plant-Based Options

Starbucks’ Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Johnson, announced today a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, that gives more than it takes from the...

IFAW Launches Global Youth Art Contest, Life Below Water: For People And Planet; Submit By January 31st

IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, is hosting a 2019 global art contest in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and...

WAN Exclusive With Tara Punzone Owner & Chef Of Pura Vita, West Hollywood’s Hottest New 100% Plant-Based Italian Eatery & Wine Bar

Chef Tara Punzone opened the doors to Pura Vita, a one-of-a-kind New York Italian plant-based inspired restaurant and wine bar that has become the go-to...

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