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Whale Sharks Now On Endangered Species Red List

Increasing human pressures on whale sharks and slender hammerhead sharks are placing these species at high risk of extinction. Both are now listed as...

Petition To University Of Alberta: Save Andy the Polar Bear

A polar bear named Andy is in trouble, and he needs our help. When he was not yet full-grown, Andy was fitted with a...

LSU’s Live Tiger Mascot Returns To Sunlit Enclosure A Day After Cancer Treatment

Louisiana State University’s live 420-pound mascot, Mike Tiger VI, was recently found to have cancer and is undergoing radiation therapy for a spindle cell...

NJ Senate Passes Bill To Require Pet Stores To Sell Only Shelter And Rescue Animals

  The New Jersey Senate has approved a bill that would require pet stores licensed after January 12, 2016 to exclusively sell dogs and cats...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation To Award A Historical $15.6 Million In Grants To Animal Welfare And Environmental Causes

  The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) made history as it announced that it is awarding a total of $15.6 million in grants to animal welfare...

An Indiana Animal Shelter Wants Pokémon Go Players To Help Walk Adoptable Dogs

Muncie Animal Shelter in Indiana is getting the word out to dedicated Pokémon Go players that their staff needs help walking adoptable dogs. The shelter...

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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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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! 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...

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...

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...

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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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,...

Tell The Milwaukee County Zoo & Pittsburgh Zoo Not To Separate Two Bonded Elephant Companions Who Have Spent Over 25 Years Together

WAN has learned from In Defense of Animals that the Milwaukee County Zoo plans to move a female African elephant named Seeni from the Pittsburgh Zoo’s...

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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China Bans Wildlife Trade Permanently Due To The Coronavirus Outbreak That Has Already Claimed The Lives Of More Than 2,700 People

Yesterday, The National People’s Congress Standing Committee in China declared an immediate and “comprehensive” ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, as...

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! Beyond Meat Continues To Grow Announcing Construction Of New Production Facility In The Netherlands; Marks 1st Outside The U.S.

As its stocks continue to gain substantial traction, Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat...

New Report Reveals List Of Well-Known Companies & Grocery Store Chains That Are Failing In Animal Welfare

A new report reveals that animal welfare is sadly not a priority for some of the world’s largest food and restaurant companies. The shocking information reveals that farm animal...

Breaking! Harvard University Joins Hilton & The World Bank As Signatories of The ‘Cool Food Pledge’ To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions of Food by 25%...

Harvard University recently became the latest signatory of the Cool Food Pledge (CFP), a growing movement to reduce the climate impacts of food. Cool Food...

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