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Breaking! Major Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Southern California As 126,000 Gallons Leak Into The Pacific Causing A Major “Ecological Disaster”

Photos by: Mark Girardeau The City of Huntington Beach has confirmed the tragic news that 126,000 gallons of oil has spilled off the coast of Southern California. According...

Namibia Auctions Off 57 Wild Elephants, Including Family Groups, & Plans To Export 42 To Zoos & Safari Parks Outside Of Africa

Conservationists and wildlife trade experts from non-governmental organizations across the globe are calling for a halt to Namibia’s controversial capture and export of wild...

Brutal Norwegian Whaling Season Ends With Slaughter Of At Least 575 Minke Whales, The Highest Amount Since 2016

Norwegian whalers killed the highest number of minke whales in five years this season, despite dwindling public demand for whale meat. The Norwegian whaling season...

WAN Exclusive: Call To Action Urging U.S. Secretary Of Interior, Deb Haaland, To Deny Subsidies To State Agencies That Unfairly Target Wolves

An urgent new petition has been launched to help protect gray wolves from extinction in the United States. The important petition calls for the government to deny...

Beyond Meat’s Plant-Based Chicken Tenders Launches In Select Retailers Nationwide In October

Beyond Meat announced earlier this week that following multiple successful launches of its best-in-class plant-based chicken items, it is debuting its Beyond Chicken Tenders...

Breaking! Two Female Wolf Pups & One Yearling Were Killed By Hunters Outside Of Yellowstone; Take Action To End The Hunt Today!

The wolves in the photo are not the ones that were killed. Wolf biologists from Yellowstone National Park reported yesterday that two female pups and one...

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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...

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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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...

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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! 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! 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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Dwindling Population Of Southern Mountain Caribou Are Now Protected As Endangered Species In British Columbia

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized protection of the population of Woodland Caribou, that until 2019 straddled the border between British Columbia...

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...

Breaking! Three Pangolin Species Are Inching Closer To Extinction As Deadly Poaching Continues

Three pangolin species have sadly moved closer to extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declared in an update today on its...

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Trump Administration Urged To Consider Food Sustainability, Climate & Accessibility In New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The Center for Biological Diversity urged the U.S. federal committee to include assessments of food sustainability, climate, and accessibility in its recommendations for the 2020-2025 National...

Emotional Farmer Chooses Compassion Over Killing Saving The Lives Of 20 Of His Lambs In The UK

Photo from Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary A farmer who could not bear to slaughter his animals anymore recently drove almost 200 miles to deliver his flock...

IFAW Launches Global Youth Art Contest, Life Below Water: For People And Planet; Submit By January 31st

IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, is hosting a 2019 global art contest in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and...

Victory! Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak Has Signed The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Into Law

The Nevada Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, authored by Senator Melanie Scheible and supported by Cruelty Free International, has made Nevada the 2nd state to pass a state-wide ban...

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...

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