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WAN Exclusive With ‘Love Our Pets And Vets’ Uniting Overlooked Shelter Animals With Military Veterans In Los Angeles

Love Our Pets and Vets is gearing up to change human and animal lives for the better in the new year with a gift...

Update! Disgraced Texas Biologist, Dr. Richard Kazmaier, Receives Light Sentence For Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Photos from West Texas A&M University On January 10th, a federal judge in Amarillo, Texas, sentenced Dr. Richard Kazmaier to six months in prison, three years...

40 Starving Sheep Have Been Saved From A Backyard Slaughter Operation In New York’s Hudson Valley

In an amazing victory for farm animals, three organizations including an animal rescue, a law enforcement agency, and the district attorney's office recently  secured...

A Conservation Success As Zero Indian Rhinos Were Poached In 2022 Making It The First Time In 45 Years

The announcement that zero rhinos have been poached in 2022 in the Indian state of Assam has been heralded as a global conservation success. IFAW...

Victory! New York Becomes The 10th State In The U.S. To Ban The Sale Of Cosmetics Tested On Animals

In another historic gain for animal welfare in the United States, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul signed the New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act into law. Beginning...

WAN Exclusive With Mike Stura On The Harrowing Rescue By Skylands Animal Sanctuary Of A Mama Cow & Her Surprise Baby

In a heartwarming testament to the notion that the new year is a time for new beginnings, not one but two young cows have...

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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...

World Animal News TOP Stories Happening Now

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! 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...

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...

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines This Month

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! 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! Southern California’s Coastal Mountain Lions Are Headed For Extinction Within The Next 15 Years Unless We Act Now

Mountain lions in California’s Santa Monica and Santa Ana Mountians are heading rapidly towards extinction, a new study in Ecological Applications finds. Researchers with UCLA, UC Davis and the National Park...

Breaking! The Must-See Newly Released Short Film “M6nths” Shot From A Piglet’s Perspective On A Factory Farm Available For Limited Online Screening

To commemorate the first day of the Chinese New Year, The Year of the Pig, Compassion In World Farming (CIWF) is premiering M6nths, a...

Breaking! Golden Eagle Chicks Found In Southern California Mountains For The 1st Time In 30 Years

Photos By National Park Service A pair of golden eagle chicks, a fully protected species in the state of California, have been found in a nest...

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Breaking! Mercy For Animals Launches The “Transfarmation” Project To Help Animal Farmers Transition To Farm Plant-Based Alternatives

Mercy For Animals announced today that it has launched the "Transfarmation" Project, a partnership with farmers to build a more sustainable and compassionate food...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Furever 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 are in need of...

Breaking! Dunkin’ Partners With Beyond Meat To Introduce New Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich In Manhattan

Dunkin' and Beyond Meat are bringing their biggest breakfast news of the year, presenting a new plant-based menu option for Dunkin' guests in Manhattan, New...

Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine Sues The State Of California For Failing To Add Processed Meat To The State’s Carcinogen List

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a lawsuit against the State of California yesterday for failing to include cancer-causing processed meat, such as hot...

Breaking! Starbucks Announces 30-Year Commitment To ‘Go Green’ By Offering More Plant-Based Options

Starbucks’ Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Johnson, announced today a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, that gives more than it takes from the...

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