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Retired Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Elephants Arrive At Their New Home At White Oak Conservation In Florida

The first herd of Asian elephants that were retired from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have arrived safely at their new home at White...

Breaking! Idaho Governor Brad Little Signs Abhorrent Bill Into Law, Allowing For The Slaughter Of 90% Of The State’s Gray Wolf Population

Governor Brad Little of Idaho shockingly just signed SB 1211 into law yesterday. A tragic step backwards in the recovery of gray wolves in Idaho. As previously...

Chimp Named “Tarzan” Is Finally Rescued After Being Held Captive For 25 Years In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Photos By: Dio Dieudonne Yesterday, Conserv Congo, in collaboration with Lwiro Primates Sanctuary and Bonobo Aid, rescued an adult chimpanzee who had been illegally held captive for...

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1. Rest In Peace Rory Young, Co-Founder and CEO of Chengeta Wildlife Statement from Chengeta Wildlife: It is with deepest sorrow and regret that Chengeta Wildlife...

Breaking! Hawaii To Be The Next State To Ban Testing On Animals For Cosmetics; Sign Petition To Pass Federal Legislation As Well

Hawaii is in line to become the next state to ban testing on animals for cosmetics after the Hawaii Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act passed...

100-Plus Groups Demand Action To Protect Endangered Species & Wildlife Refuges From Toxic Pesticides

Earlier this week, more than 100 groups sent three letters to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service outlining urgent actions that they believe are needed...

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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...

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...

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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...

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! 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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Breaking! More Than 14,000 Sheep Were Trapped Aboard A Sinking Ship & Died During Live Export From Romania To Saudi Arabia

Photos by: Animals International  WAN was sent shocking and heartbreaking images of 14,600 sheep that were trapped aboard a sinking ship headed from Romania to Saudi...

Breaking! New Mexico Approves Cruel Trapping & Killing Of Wildlife Despite Public Opposition Putting Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves, Wildlife & Pets At Risk

In an unfathomable move, the New Mexico Game Commission approved the trapping of bobcats, foxes, and other fur-bearing species throughout the state, disappointing wildlife...

Heartbreaking News! Beached Whale Found Dead In The Philippines Had Ingested Almost 90 Pounds of Plastic Garbage

Photo by D'Bone Collector Museum Inc. A heartbreaking scene that is becoming all too common as another dead whale has washed up on shore as...

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America’s Largest Supermarket Chain ‘Kroger’ Announces Launch of Simple Truth Plant Based Collection

Yesterday, The Kroger Co. announced the launch of a new collection: Simple Truth® Plant Based. The collection will include fresh meatless burger patties and grinds...

Breaking! Miyoko’s Famous Creamery Teams Up With Farm Sanctuary To Convert California Dairy Farm To Plant Agriculture

Miyoko's Creamery, makers of delicious gourmet cheese that is made 100% from plants, announced yesterday that they intend to work with a California dairy...

Business and Environmental Leaders Join Forces To Launch Plant Based Products Council For A More Sustainable Future

A group of forward-thinking businesses and environmental leaders recently  launched the Plant Based Products Council (PBPC), a group of organizations working to guide the...

Canada Is Set To Invest Close To $100 Million Into Plant-Based Foods By Financing A New Protein Production Plant In Winnipeg, Manitoba

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will invest close to $100 million into plant-based foods. The money will help finance the new Merit...

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...

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