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U.S. Senators Reintroduce The AFTER Act; A Bill To Ensure That Retired U.S. Government Lab Animals Find Forever Homes

Last week, United States Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Gary Peters of Michigan reintroduced the Animal Freedom from Testing, Experimentation, and Research (AFTER) Act....

Breaking! South Africa Announces Plans To End The Horrific Captive Lion Industry, Including Banning Canned Hunting & The Lion Bone Trade

WAN is thrilled to share the news that South Africa is taking immediate steps to end the controversial and cruel multimillion-dollar captive lion industry. This...

Five Suspects Arrested For The Shooting Of Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker & Theft Of Her Two French Bulldogs

A little more than two months after the shockingly violent shooting of Ryan Fischer, Lady Gaga’s dog walker, and the dognapping and subsequent return...

Queen Elizabeth Signs New Law Increasing Animal Cruelty Sentences In England & Wales From 6 Months To 5 Years In Prison

The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Act 2021 was signed into law yesterday by  Queen Elizabeth, increasing the maximum penalty for animal cruelty in England and Wales from six...

$40,000 Reward Offered For Information On The Illegal Shooting Of A Mother Grizzly Bear In Idaho; Young Cub Died Shortly After

Five conservation organizations are offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the illegal shooting of a female...

Biden Administration Approves The Protection Of 116,098 Sq. Miles Of Ocean Habitat To Save Endangered Pacific Humpback Whales

The Biden administration issued a final rule protecting 116,098 square nautical miles of the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for three populations of endangered humpback...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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! 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! 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...

Bella Lack On Meeting The Last Malaysian Sumatran Rhino On Earth & Ways To Save The Last Sumatran Rhinos From Extinction

Deep set beady eyes peer from folds of thick leather skin. They close slowly in a leisurely, ponderous blink. Nostrils flare with each warm,...

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...

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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...

Signatures Needed To Demand That YouTube Remove Channel Of Couple Who Filmed Themselves Eating Endangered Animals

Here in America, not too many people will recognize the names Ah Lin Tuch and Phoun Raty, but in their homeland of Cambodia, they are...

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! 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...

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...

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