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Breaking! Norway Plans To Slaughter More Than 1,200 Minke Whales During Their Gruesome 2021 Whale Hunting Season

In defiance of a global moratorium on commercial whaling, Norway has again issued an annual kill quota of 1,278 minke whales for their barbaric...

Breaking! Massive Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Israel Wreaks Havoc Covering Sea Turtles In Thick Tar; Rescue & Cleanup Efforts Are Underway

Photos by: Yaniv Levi, Shlomi Amran, Shlomi Ben Shimol, and Nadi Kansky from Israel Sea Turtle Rescue Center, Facebook Israel is in an urgent race...

Urgent Action Needed! WAN Talks With World-Renowned Scientist Dr. Reese Halter About The Controversial Wolf Hunt That Just Began In Wisconsin & How To...

Tragically, yesterday, hundreds of gray wolves in Wisconsin became prey to greedy and callous hunters in the state’s first wolf hunt in seven years....

California Wants To Help Farmers Transition To Growing Plant-Based Crops With The Introduction Of The Smart Climate Agriculture Program

On Friday, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), along with cosponsors Social Compassion in Legislation and The Good Food Institute, introduced AB 1289, The Smart Climate...

The Jane Goodall Act Was Recently Introduced In Canada And Will Become One Of The Strongest Animal Welfare Bills In History!

Canadian Senator Murray Sinclair has partnered with Dr. Jane Goodall to introduce the Jane Goodall Act, which, when passed, will become one of the...

The Horse Transportation Safety Act Was Recently Reintroduced In The U.S. With 105 Bipartisan Co-Sponsors

The Horse Transportation Safety Act (HTSA) was recently reintroduced in the U.S. to ban the transportation of horses across state lines in double-decker trucks or trailers...

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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...

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...

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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! 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...

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! 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! Javan Rhino Population Increases To 72 After 4 New Calves Are Born In Ujung Kulon National Park, Indonesia

Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry has announced that the world’s only remaining population of Javan rhinos has increased to 72 individuals in Ujung...

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...

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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Kentucky Fried Chicken Tests Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets In China From April 28th-30th

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) China, operated by Yum China Holdings, Inc. has become one of the first national Western quick service restaurant brands to...

Where Does Your State Rank On New List Of Animal Protection Laws In The U.S.? Illinois Is 1st & Kentucky Is Last

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has released their 13th annual year-end U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report for 2018; ranking the animal protection laws of...

Mexico Is One Step Closer To Banning Testing On Animals For Cosmetics; Help Passage Of Similar Bans In The U.S. & Canada

In honor of World Day For Laboratory Animals, WAN is thrilled to share the news that Mexico’s Senate recently voted to outlaw the practice of animal...

Breaking! Martha Stewart Partners With Subway Canada & Beyond Meat To Launch NEW Plant-Based Beyond Meatball Subs

Martha Stewart has partnered with Subway to launch the "new" Beyond Meatball Marinara sub in Canada with a satirical video of her sharing tips on how...

Beyond Meat & Martha Stewart Collaborate On Beyond Breakfast Sausages; Preparing For Launch In U.S. Grocery Stores

Beyond Meat announced that its Beyond Breakfast Sausage will be making its way to grocery stores throughout the United States by the end of March...

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