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Breaking! South African Customs Seize More Than USD $3.5 Million Worth Of Rhino Horn Headed To Malaysia

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs Unit seized a shipment of rhino horn that was destined for Malaysia. The estimated value of the recovered horn...

Breaking! Despite Public Outrage, Namibia Moves Forward With Their Controversial Plan To Auction Off 170 Wild Elephants

This morning, WAN was shocked to read the official statement from the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism of Namibia in response to their...

Breaking! Qatar Airways Cargo Saves Wildlife With ‘WeQare’ Initiative By Flying Endangered Species Back To Their Natural Habitat

Qatar Airways Cargo announced today that it is launching Chapter 2 of ‘WeQare: Rewild the Planet.’ The cargo carrier is committed to preserving wildlife and...

Breaking! Sweden Shuts Down Its Mink Industry In 2021 To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

The Swedish government held a press conference this week to announce that the mink industry in Sweden will shut down in 2021 due to...

Breaking! After 19 Days Trapped In Japan’s Infamous ‘Cove,’ Young Minke Whale Brutally Killed By Taiji Fishermen

Minke whale caught in fishing nets, Taiji, Japan. Photo from LIA/Dolphin Project It is with heavy hearts that WAN shares the tragic news that an...

France Announces Multi-Faceted Plan To Ban Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses, End Mink Farming & The Confinement Of Dolphins & Orcas In Captivity

In a news conference today, Barbara Pompili, France's Minister of Ecological Transition, announced numerous measures to improve the welfare of captive wildlife throughout the...