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The Biden Administration Rescinds Trump Rule Limiting Habitat Protections For Endangered Species

The Biden administration finalized a rule rescinding a Trump-era regulation that severely limited the government’s ability to protect habitat that imperiled animals need to...

A Black Bear Is Tragically Shot & Killed While Trying To Escape Law Enforcement In Palm Beach, Florida

It is with a heavy heart that WAN shares the following statement from the Palm Beach Sheriff's Department in Florida, after a black bear...

Wildlife Conservation Groups Are Working Together To Translocate 250 Elephants In Malawi To Ensure A Viable Population

Malawi’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW), African Parks (AP) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will translocate 250 elephants from Liwonde...

ASPCA Launches $100,000 In New Grant Funding To Support An End To Factory Farming In The U.S.; Submission Deadline Is July 18th

The ASPCA has announced a $100,000 grant that will be available to U.S. organizations and institutions this year through the new ASPCA Fund to End Factory Farming. Building...

Police & Activists In China Intercept Truck With 386 Dogs En Route To Be Slaughtered At The Yulin Dog Meat ‘Festival’

Tomorrow, in the south China city of Yulin, the horrific Lychee and Dog Meat “Festival” will sadly begin. Police in the city of Shaanxi, together with...

Breaking! The ‘Big Cat Public Safety Act’ Is One Step Closer To Becoming Law In The U.S.; Bill Now Heads To The House For...

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources passed the Big Cat Public Safety Act (H.R. 263) by a vote of 25-17. The bill...

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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! 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! 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! 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...

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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New Research Shows How Dogs Have Developed An Extra Muscle Above Their Eyes To Better Communicate With Humans

Dogs have evolved new muscles around their eyes to better communicate with humans. New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests that...

WAN Exclusive; Only 6 Caribou That Are Facing Extinction Remain From 2 Herds In British Columbia, Government Is Working To Save Them

A sedated caribou cow is relocated to the Revelstoke pen. Photo from B.C. FLNRO. Of the 54 herds of woodland caribou that currently roam the...

Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Increase By 24% With 32 Additional Wolves Now Roaming Throughout Arizona & New Mexico

The U.S. population of endangered Mexican gray wolves grew by 32 animals, from 131 in 2018 to 163 in 2019, according to a U.S. Fish...

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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...

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...

Breaking! Plant-Based JUST Egg Added To The Menu Of More Than 500 Dicos Fast-Food Restaurants In China

Eat Just, Inc., a plant-based and cultured meat company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, just announced that Dicos,...

Today, The Impossible Whopper Is Available In More Than 7,000 Burger Kings Throughout The U.S. With Limited Time Offers

Beginning today, the Impossible Whopper will be available at local Burger King restaurants throughout the United States. They will also be available for delivery via the BK...

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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