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Animals Asia’s New Short Film ‘Moon Bear Homecoming’ Narrated By James Cromwell Follows The Epic Freedom Story Of 101 Rescued Bears

Earlier this year, Animals Asia moved 101 rescued moon bears from an ex-bile farm across China to their award-winning sanctuary, the only bear rescue...

Montana’s Wolf Hunting Season Began Yesterday & Trapping Will Begin Two Weeks Earlier On November 29th; Voice Your Opinion To End It!

Following an initial 90-day review, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued a report yesterday announcing that wolves in the West may, in fact, warrant protection...

Born Free USA Rescues Third Monkey In Three Months; Calls For A Ban On Primates As Pets

Photo from: Born Free USA Last week, Born Free USA welcomed a new monkey to its primate sanctuary in South Texas. Five-year-old vervet monkey, Maliki, is...

Breaking! Three Poachers Are Sentenced To A Combined 105 Years In Prison For Killing Three Rhinos In South Africa

South African National Parks (SANParks) announced that three rhino poachers have been sentenced to a total of 105 years in prison. Shangani Mathebula, Emmanuel Mdhluli,...

Urge CA Governor To Sign ‘The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act,’ A Critical Bill That Will Protect Our Rainforests From Destruction

Some hopeful news as The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, AB 416, passed the California Senate with an astounding vote of 30 to eight. Shockingly, an area...

Take Action! Nevada’s Annual Black Bear Hunt Is Scheduled To Begin On September 15th Despite Recent Catastrophic Wildfires

Wildlife advocates have called on the Nevada Department of Wildlife to shut down the state’s bear hunt in units affected by or adjacent to...

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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...

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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! 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...

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! 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...

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! 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...

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...

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...

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WAN Talks With CLAW’s Tony Tucci & Alison Simard About Their Vital Efforts To Protect LA’s Wildlife

Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife (CLAW), have been quietly tackling some relatively unknown or misunderstood issues that have far-reaching and often life-or-death consequences for wildlife. WAN...

Help End The Wildlife Trade: New Coalition Invites Global Community To Take A Stand Against Future Pandemics

Photo By: E. Bennett, Wildlife Conservation Society The global trade in wild animals has produced conditions for disastrous and deadly pandemics, including COVID-19. That is...

Signatures Needed! A Shocking 48 States Have No Laws Protecting Pets Chained Outside In The Freezing Cold

It turns out that the U.S. has minimal laws protecting animals from being left outside in extreme weather conditions. Of the 50 states, only 2 (Texas and...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Furever Homes; Here Are WAN’s Rescues Of The Week!

Below are some of this week’s loving adoptable dogs who have been saved by Peace 4 Animals’ partner, The Animal Rescue Mission (ARM), and are in need of...

Lewis Hamilton Launches The 1st Plant-Based Burger Chain ‘Neat Burger’ Which Opens September 2nd In London

Five-time FIA Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, is collaborating with hospitality organization The Cream Group and investors including UNICEF Ambassador and early backer of Beyond Meat, Tommaso...

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