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Victory! President Biden Signs The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act Helping To Protect Sharks In The U.S.

In a long-awaited victory for sharks in the United States, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act was signed into law by President Biden on...

Victory! Suffering Pandas YaYa & LeLe At The Memphis Zoo Will Finally Be Sent To A Sanctuary In China

UPDATE! A huge victory for giant pandas YaYa, 22, and LeLe, 24, who will be sent back to their homeland of China, according to a...

Major Victory! President Biden Signs The Big Cat Public Safety Act Into Law

  UPDATE! We are excited to announce that President Biden has signed The Big Cat Public Safety Act, (H.R. 263/S. 1210) into law after it...

Victory! New York Bans Pet Stores From Selling Dogs, Cats & Rabbits That Fuel The ‘Puppy Mill’ Pipeline

Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation yesterday to ban the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits at retail pet stores, aiming to end the puppy mill-to-pet...

Breaking! Three Chimpanzees Are Shot & Killed After Escaping From Their Enclosure At A Swedish Zoo

Panic and outrage ensue at Furuvik, a so-called amusement and wildlife park situated outside of Gävle, Sweden, after five chimpanzees escaped from their enclosure...

73 Endangered Southern Resident Orcas Remain In The Wild; New Regulations Proposed To Save Them From Extinction

A new report released by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recommends that the Legislature increase the vessel buffer zone for recreational...

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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...

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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! 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...

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...

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! 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! New Report Reveals That Donkey Populations Are Plummeting Worldwide As The Demand For Their Skins Grows

Photos from The Donkey Sanctuary According to a new report released by The Donkey Sanctuary, donkeys are currently in a state of global crisis as...

Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Increase By 24% With 32 Additional Wolves Now Roaming Throughout Arizona & New Mexico

The U.S. population of endangered Mexican gray wolves grew by 32 animals, from 131 in 2018 to 163 in 2019, according to a U.S. Fish...

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...

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WAN Behind The Scenes Of Hallmark’s ‘American Rescue Dog Show’ As It Outperforms Top Purebred Dog Show For 2nd Year In A Row

WAN was behind the scenes to witness the cuteness overload at Hallmark Channel's second annual "American Rescue Dog Show," which aired in two parts on February...

Beyond Meat & Martha Stewart Collaborate On Beyond Breakfast Sausages; Preparing For Launch In U.S. Grocery Stores

Beyond Meat announced that its Beyond Breakfast Sausage will be making its way to grocery stores throughout the United States by the end of March...

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...

Breaking! Plant-Based Powerhouse Beyond Meat Introduces New Deluxe Beyond Burger In Grocery Stores Nationwide

Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) announced yesterday that it will release the latest version of the Beyond Burger, the brand’s flagship product, at grocery stores...

ASPCA Launches $5 Million Dollar COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative To Help Struggling Pet Owners & Animal Shelters

To assist pet owners and shelters affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the ASPCA is launching the ASPCA Relief & Recovery Initiative, a $5...

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