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Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Forever Homes; Here Are WAN’s Rescues Of The Week!

Peace 4 Animals is excited to bring Animal Rescue Mission (ARM) on board as their official rescue partner to save the lives of dogs and cats from high-kill...

Search & Rescue Efforts For Survivors Continues On Australia’s Kangaroo Island As Federal Government Pledges $50 Million To Save Wildlife

Humane Society International (HSI) has deployed a disaster response team to Kangaroo Island on a search and rescue mission for wildlife survivors of the bushfires...

Update! FOUR PAWS Provides New Home For 180 Sheep That Were Rescued From Last Year’s Capsized Ship In Romania

Rescued sheep from capsized Romanian ship. Photo by: FOUR PAWS/ ARCA After weeks of extensive negotiations with authorities, FOUR PAWS and its Romanian partner, animal...

Update! Animal Cruelty Charges Filed Against Alex Smith & Cody Hetrick In Pennsylvania For Kicking A Defenseless Deer To Death

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has filed charges against 18-year-old Alex Smith and 17-year-old Cody Hetrick who posted on social media videos of themselves holding...

Breaking! Seven Suspected Rhino Poachers In Kruger National Park Arrested In First Nine Days Of 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) announced an encouraging start to 2020 in their anti-poaching campaign with news that seven suspected rhino poachers in Kruger National Park (KNP)...

Wild Horse Advocates Urge Nevada BLM Not To Auction Off World-Famous Horse Families To The Highest Bidder After Cruel Capture

Photo Credit: Mary Cioffi, Pine Nut Wild Horse Advocates. In Defense of Animals and wild horse advocates from around the world are sending an urgent...

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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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Here is World Animal News’ Top 10 Stories Happening Now: 1. Colorado Parks & Wildlife Confirms First Gray Wolf Pack Sighting In The State Since...

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! 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...

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! Approximately 140 Dogs Rescued In Large-Scale Alleged Neglect Case In Dixie County, Florida

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is assisting the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing approximately 140 dogs in a large-scale alleged...

Tell The Milwaukee County Zoo & Pittsburgh Zoo Not To Separate Two Bonded Elephant Companions Who Have Spent Over 25 Years Together

WAN has learned from In Defense of Animals that the Milwaukee County Zoo plans to move a female African elephant named Seeni from the Pittsburgh Zoo’s...

New Hope! Rescued Begging Elephant Named Zara Begins Her Healing Journey At The Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital In India

An emaciated female elephant, that dragged herself through the day, with the overbearing weight of a carrier, will no longer suffer after being rescued...

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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...

A Record $824 Million Has Been Invested In Alternative Protein Companies In 2019; $930 Million Already Invested In The First Quarter Of 2020

New reports released today by the nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) reveal that record investments have been made globally in 2019 and in the...

Help End The Wildlife Trade: New Coalition Invites Global Community To Take A Stand Against Future Pandemics

Photo By: E. Bennett, Wildlife Conservation Society The global trade in wild animals has produced conditions for disastrous and deadly pandemics, including COVID-19. That is...

Breaking! Billie Eilish & Mother Maggie Baird Appear On Vegan Cooking Show ‘New Day New Chef’ Highlighting Plant-Based Restaurants Feeding People In Need

The new vegan cooking show ‘New Day New Chef’ returns to Amazon Prime for a special series showcasing Support and Feed, the nonprofit organization formed by Maggie...

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...

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