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Heartbreaking News As 30 Lions Suffering In A Captive-Bred Lion Farm In South Africa Had To Be Euthanized After Devastating Wildfire & Severe Neglect

Fire is one of the worst threats to farms and even more tragic when it affects innocent animals who are unfairly confined with no...

Victory! Developer Abandons 116-Mile PennEast Gas Pipeline Project After Being Denied Proper Water Quality Permits

Photo by: Sierra Club The developers of the controversial PennEast Pipeline project just announced that they are cancelling the project after being denied necessary water...

Biden Administration Defends USDA Wildlife Services’ Decision To Kill 8 Wolf Pups In Idaho Due To Complaints From A Cattle Rancher

In a letter on Tuesday, the Biden administration defended the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services for killing eight wolf pups from Idaho’s Timberline...

In Another Major Strike Against Our Environment & Endangered Species, Governor Newsom Vetoes The CA Deforestation-Free Procurement Act

Shockingly, Governor Gavin Newsom just vetoed The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, (AB 416). The disappointing news comes after the bill received tremendous support last month when it passed the California...

Five-Year Review Of Polar Bear Populations Is Underway As This Year’s Sea Ice Cover Is The Second Lowest On Record

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced this week that it will conduct a five-year review of polar bear populations. Polar bears are federally...

More Than 40 Organizations Worldwide Call For A Ban On The Elephant Ivory Trade In Canada To Help Save Elephants From Extinction

As the Canadian government’s public consultation on the elephant ivory trade comes to an end, Humane Society International/Canada, Elephanatics, and more than 40 Canadian...

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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...

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! 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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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! 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...

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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California Residents: New Action Needed TODAY To Ensure AB 1254 Passes Next Hurdle To Protect Bobcats From Trophy Hunters

Thanks to your help, California bobcats have a fighting chance against trophy hunters! California’s bill to ban bobcat hunting passed through the State Assembly...

Breaking! 20,000 Square Miles of Habitat Is Open To Reintroduce The Last 14 Red Wolves To Their Native Land In The U.S.

A new report reveals that approximately 20,000 square miles of public land across five sites in the southeastern United States would be well-suited to reintroduce critically...

Breaking! Giraffe Populations Continue To Fight A ‘Silent Extinction’ As Masai Giraffes Are Now Declared Endangered

Highlighting the need for global action to fight the silent extinction of giraffes, a body of scientific experts declared giraffes in Kenya and Tanzania — called...

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Breaking! FOUR PAWS Launches ‘Wear It Kind’ Campaign That Calls For Brands and Consumers To Shop Ethically

Demand for ethical fashion is gaining global momentum. Shoppers and consumers, designers and retailers alike are making more ethically minded commitments on behalf 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! New Study Claiming That Red & Processed Meat Does Not Contribute To Cancer & Other Diseases Is Misleading; A Plant-Based Diet Is Best...

A plant-based diet is not only the most compassionate choice but also good for your health, as was confirmed by a coalition of prominent...

The Impossible Burger 2.0 Named Digital Trends #1 Top Tech 2019 At The Consumer Electronics Show

Digital Trends, the world's largest independent tech publisher, announced their picks for the top tech of CES 2019. Leading the pack as winner overall is...

Breaking! Avon Becomes The First Global Beauty Company Selling In China To Stop Testing On Animals For Cosmetics

Avon has ended all regulatory-required animal testing, making it the first global beauty company selling in China to stop all animal testing of ingredients...

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