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New PSA Featuring Actor Jason Momoa & Other Well-Known Advocates Urge The U.S. Government To Relist Wolves Under The Endangered Species Act

Today, a powerful PSA launched starring actor Jason Momoa that urges the Biden administration to restore federal protections for America’s wolves. The film highlights the environmental...

The McCartney Family, Joaquin Phoenix & Ela Gandhi Are Among Those Urging UN’s COP26 To Adopt The Plant Based Treaty To Avert A Climate...

Mary, Paul and Stella McCartney © 2021 MPL Communications Ltd / Photographer: Lily Bertrand-Webb Paul McCartney and his daughters Mary and Stella McCartney, actors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara, and Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter, Ela...

More Than 500 Dogs Rescued From A USDA Licensed Breeder That Were Living In Horrific Conditions In Iowa

At the request of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL), in coordination with the ASPCA, helped assist...

Victory! Expedia Group & All Of Its Travel Brands Ban Activities That Exploit Captive Dolphins, Whales & Other Species Of Wildlife For Entertainment

Following years of pressure from animal advocates, Expedia Group, which is one of the world’s most recognized online travel brands, has announced that it will no...

Shocking Undercover Investigation Exposes Auction House Of Horrors Where Over 550 Hunting Trophies Are Sold To The Highest Bidder

Photos By HSUS/HSI A shocking undercover investigation recently conducted in Iowa by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Humane Society International (HSI) found what can...

WAN Exclusive On No Dogs Left Behind’s Rescue Of 28 Dogs From The Dog Meat Trade In East Asia; Canadian Fosters Urgently Needed!

Photos from No Dogs Left Behind Last week, No Dogs Left Behind (NDLB) rescued 28 more dogs from the brutal dog meat trade in China....

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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! After Decades Of Exploitation, 3 Elephants Begin Their New Lives At ‘Following Giants’ Observation-Only Camp In Thailand

After being forced to entertain tourists for the majority of their lives, elephants Jahn and Chok now walk freely at the eco-tourism Koh Lanta...

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...

The World Mourns After Two Extremely Rare White Giraffes Are Killed By Poachers At Kenyan Wildlife Sanctuary

Photos By: Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy It is with great sadness that WAN reports the tragic and senseless killing of two extremely rare white giraffes, a...

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Breaking! Del Taco Launches Plant Based “Beyond Tacos” Nationwide On April 25th

It's Beyond time. Another fast food restaurant is expanding its menu with plant-based options nationwide. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced the nationwide expansion of the...

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...

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...

Check Out The Premiere Of Gentle Barn’s Brand-New Reality Series

The Gentle Barn enters its 20th Year of saving abused and neglected farm animals and providing them with sanctuary for rehabilitation and healing. With three...

A New Report Reveals That More Than Half Of The Top 100 Restaurant Chains In The U.S. Are Offering Plant-Based Options

As the demand for plant-based food across the United States continues to grow, 42 of the country's favorite restaurant chains still do not offer...

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