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New Lawsuit Aims To Protect Endangered Species From Oil Drilling In The Gulf Of Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity and scientist Stuart Pimm, Ph.D., filed a lawsuit this week challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for...

New Lawsuit Aims To Protect Wolves In Northern Rocky Mountains After USFWS Denied Them Protection

Four conservation and animal protection groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week for denying their petition to protect gray wolves in...

UPDATE! Endangered Right Whale Found Dead Off Virginia’s Coast Died From A Vessel Strike

Dead female North Atlantic right whale (#1950) / Photo Credit: NOAA Fisheries, taken under NOAA permit #24359 UPDATE: As WAN reported last week, it has...

California Now Euthanizes More Animals Than Any Other U.S. State; Press Conference At The State Capitol On Weds April 10th

On April 10th, 2024, Fix Our Shelters and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty will hold a press conference and rally to announce legislation that will prevent...

Hopeful News As The First Patient Of Dolphin Rescue Center Has Been Successfully Released In Cape Cod

Photos by: IFAW A first-of-its kind short-term rehabilitation facility for dolphins and porpoises has received and successfully released its first patient, following a report of...

Colorado Passes Bill To Protect People & Pets During Natural Disasters; Bill Now Waits For The Governor’s Signature

The ASPCA commends Colorado lawmakers for passing H.B. 24-1033 to help ensure that state agencies include pets in all levels of disaster response planning and create...

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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...

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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...

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...

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! 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...

Urgent Call To Action! Koalas Found Dead After Their Habitat Was Bulldozed By A Logging Company In Australia; Investigation Currently Underway

Photos from Friends of the Earth Australia With the heart-breaking images of wildlife perishing from the wildfires that continue to decimate parts of Australia, it...

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....

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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,...

Breaking! KFC & Beyond Meat To Test New Plant-Based Beyond Fried Chicken In The Southern U.S. Beginning February 3rd

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat are announcing an expanded test of Beyond Fried Chicken, plant-based chicken. Beginning February 3rd, select KFC restaurants in Charlotte, North...

China’s Wildlife Farmers Offered A Buy-Out To Transition Away From Breeding Wild Animals For Consumption & Instead Grow Plant-Based Foods

Wildlife farmers in two provinces in mainland China are being offered a government buy-out to facilitate a move away from breeding wild animals for...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Forever 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...

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