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Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Fish & Wildlife For Failure To Protect Imperiled Western Gray Wolves

Following an earlier Notice of Intent to Sue, a coalition of organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)...

Facing Extinction: Borneo Elephants Now Listed As Endangered With Only 1,000 Remaining In The Wild

The Bornean elephant has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to threats posed by human activities. Around...

Another Mountain Lion Found Dead On The 405 Freeway In LA; More Needs To Be Done To Save Them

Photo credit: Mountain lion in Southern California, taken by Mark Girardeau WAN shares the heartbreaking news of yet another mountain lion's death in California, this...

Victory! Australian Parliament Bans Live Sheep Exports In Historic Move; Is The EU Next?

Animal activists across Australia are rejoicing following the announcement by the Australian Parliament to ban the inhumane maritime live export of sheep starting in...

Owner Of Compton Animal Rescue Facing Twenty-Five Counts Of Animal Cruelty In California

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced charges against Damian Wesley, the owner of the non-profit organization Compton Animal Rescue, for animal cruelty...

Rescuers Race To Save 125 Dolphins In One Of The Largest Mass Strandings Off Cape Cod

Photos by IFAW  A record-breaking mass stranding of 125 dolphins became stuck in shallow mud flats off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Friday. This marks the...

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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...

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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! 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...

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...

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...

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! Colorado Parks & Wildlife Confirms First Gray Wolf Pack Sighting In The State Since 1930’s

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officials are confirming that they have additional evidence that a group of wolves is now residing in northwest Colorado....

North America’s First Whale Sanctuary Selected By Whale Sanctuary Project In Port Hilford, Nova Scotia

The Whale Sanctuary Project has announced that it will work together with Sherbrooke and the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s on the Eastern...

The World Mourns After Two Extremely Rare White Giraffes Are Killed By Poachers At Kenyan Wildlife Sanctuary

Photos By: Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy It is with great sadness that WAN reports the tragic and senseless killing of two extremely rare white giraffes, a...

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A Record $824 Million Has Been Invested In Alternative Protein Companies In 2019; $930 Million Already Invested In The First Quarter Of 2020

New reports released today by the nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) reveal that record investments have been made globally in 2019 and in the...

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...

Mercy For Animals Presents Two-Day Virtual Concert Featuring 30+ Musical Artists To Benefit Animals

On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30...

Breaking! Billie Eilish & Mother Maggie Baird Appear On Vegan Cooking Show ‘New Day New Chef’ Highlighting Plant-Based Restaurants Feeding People In Need

The new vegan cooking show ‘New Day New Chef’ returns to Amazon Prime for a special series showcasing Support and Feed, the nonprofit organization formed by Maggie...

JUST Egg Partners With Michael Foods To Bring Delicious & Healthy Plant-Based Eggs To Millions More People In The United States

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.) has partnered with Michael Foods, one of the largest processors of eggs in the world, to bring the top-selling, plant-based JUST Egg to...

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