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Nearly 16,000 Sheep Drown In The Red Sea After Ship Capsizes & Sinks In Sudan During Live Export

Another live export tragedy occurred over the weekend when a ship carrying close to 16,000 sheep, approximately 6,000 more than the vessel was equipped...

Notorious Pig Slaughterhouse ‘Farmer John’ In California Will Finally Close At The Beginning Of 2023; A Step Forward For The Plant-Based Movement

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced that it will cease all pig confining and killing operations at its Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, California, in early 2023. The company claims...

Breaking! Animal Equality Files Lawsuit Against Foster Farms Over Shocking & Cruel Practices Used On Baby Chicks At Its Ellenwood Hatchery

Earlier this week, Animal Equality filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court in Stanislaus County against Foster Poultry Farms, aka Foster Farms. The suit...

Global Call To Action! Support ‘Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day’ On June 14th

As part of the seventh annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day on June 14th, the animal welfare organization Compassion in World Farming (CIWF),...

Victory! The Ivory Trade Ban Is Finally Put Into Effect In The UK After Long-Fought Campaign To Protect Endangered Elephants

Wildlife campaigners rejoiced this week as the long-awaited ban on the ivory trade finally came into force in the United Kingdom on Monday. IFAW (International...

Breaking! Warriors Of Wildlife & Animals Australia Partner To Save Nine Lions From Ukraine In ‘The Largest Big Cat Rescue From An Active War...

Photos by Warriors of Wildlife A pride of nine lions trapped in the Bio Park Zoo in Odesa, Ukraine, were recently rescued during a daring 72-hour...

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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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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...

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...

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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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...

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! First-Of-Its-Kind Research Uses Twitter To Reveal More Than 1,000 Sharks & Rays Have Become Entangled In Our World’s Oceans

Photo by Daniel Cartamil As previously reported by WAN, plastic waste in our world’s oceans has become an epidemic that is leaving innocent marine animals...

Wildlife SOS Rescues Abused Elephant ‘Bella’ and Races To Save Her Life; Urgent Donations Needed!

Photos by Wildlife SOS This week, Wildlife SOS notified WAN about a dire situation regarding their recent elephant rescue. After receiving a call from the...

United States and Europe Block African States‘ Proposal To Protect Endangered Mako Sharks From Extinction

Despite strong support by member States, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) – the intergovernmental body chiefly responsible for managing...

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Breaking! Beyond Meat Introduces Its Latest Product Innovation, Beyond Beef!

Beyond Meat just introduced its latest breakthrough in plant-based food innovation: Beyond Beef. Driven by consumer demand, Beyond Beef is designed to have the meaty taste,...

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...

WAN Exclusive: Help Feed Hungry & Homeless Animals Worldwide For Only $1 During SPCAI’s COVID-19 ‘My Next Bowl’ Fundraiser Through May 9th

Photos from: SPCAI Partner Anima Leondo Road in the Dominican Republic  Everyone needs a little more help and compassion these days as the devastating COVID-19 pandemic...

WAN Talks With CLAW’s Tony Tucci & Alison Simard About Their Vital Efforts To Protect LA’s Wildlife

Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife (CLAW), have been quietly tackling some relatively unknown or misunderstood issues that have far-reaching and often life-or-death consequences for wildlife. WAN...

Mercy For Animals Presents Two-Day Virtual Concert Featuring 30+ Musical Artists To Benefit Animals

On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30...

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