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Breaking! More Than 300 Dogs Rescued After Massive Dogfighting Operation Is Busted In South Carolina

Photos by Meredith Lee, The Humane Society of the United States. A joint team of more than 60 federal and state law enforcement officers executed...

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary Of Conservation Work On World Gorilla Day

Today is World Gorilla Day. Established in 1967 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the work of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, the special occurrence marks the day she set up...

4ocean Removes A Staggering 25 Million Pounds Of Trash From The Ocean Setting A World Record

Photo by 4ocean A record-breaking 25 million pounds of trash has been recovered over the past five years from the world's oceans, rivers, and coastlines...

Latvia Bans Fur Farming Sparing The Lives Of An Estimated 300,000 Animals That Are Killed For Their Fur Each Year

Today, in the final and deciding vote, the Parliament of Latvia, known as Saeima, supported a complete ban on the breeding of animals for...

More Than 200 Pilot Whales Died Due To A Mass Stranding On Tasmania’s Coast; Thankfully, 32 Whales Were Rescued & Released

Photo by the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania An estimated 200 pilot whales died this week after the pod became stranded on the western shore...

Call To Action! Support Critical TEAPSPA Bill That Aims To Prohibit The Use Of Exotic & Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses

Please join our DAY OF ACTION TODAY, to end the use of wild animals in circuses in the United States. Circus animals perform through fear,...

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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! 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...

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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...

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! 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...

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! Critically Endangered Vaquita Struggles To Survive Extinction As Rampant Fishing Continues In “Zero Tolerance” Refuge

Vaquita in front of fishing boat. Credit: CONANP | MuseoDeLaBallena | Sea Shepherd Conservation patrol vessels recently carried out the second leg of a scientific...

New Research Shows How Dogs Have Developed An Extra Muscle Above Their Eyes To Better Communicate With Humans

Dogs have evolved new muscles around their eyes to better communicate with humans. New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests that...

Breaking! Singapore Makes Record-Breaking Seizure That Includes 8.8 Tons Of Elephant Ivory & 11.9 Tons Of Pangolin Scales

Photos from NParks Singapore announced that a record seizure of pangolin scales and ivory tusks was made last weekend after authorities uncovered three containers filled with...

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Breaking! Veggie Grill, The Largest Plant-Based Premium Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain Opens First NYC Location

Veggie Grill, the largest 100% plant-based, premium fast casual brand in the United States, opened its first New York City location last Friday at 12...

America’s Largest Supermarket Chain ‘Kroger’ Announces Launch of Simple Truth Plant Based Collection

Yesterday, The Kroger Co. announced the launch of a new collection: Simple Truth® Plant Based. The collection will include fresh meatless burger patties and grinds...

Important Bill Requiring That Hospitals Offer Plant-Based Meal Options Advances In New York Senate Health Committee

The New York State Legislature’s Senate Health Committee passed an important bill that would guarantee hospital patients a healthy plant-based option at every meal....

Breaking! New Bill Introduced Giving Children Plant-Based Meal Options In Grades K through 12th In California

This morning, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) announced that he has introduced landmark legislation incentivizing K-12 public schools across California to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch...

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...

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