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Why Are Monarch Butterflies Disappearing?

  Santa Barbara, CALIFORNIA: A report released by the Xerces Society (see PDF) shows a sharp two-decade decline in the number of monarchs which overwinter...

Tasmanian Tiger Declared A Protected Species 80 Years Ago, Went Extinct 3 Months Later

Eighty years ago this week, the Thylacine, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was set to become protected, following mass killings of their species. Unfortunately,...

250 Emaciated Lions Found During Trophy Hunting Farm Raid

As a result of officials receiving photographs of starving lions in cages, a game farm in South Africa was raided. The farm breeds lions...

The Legend Of Tarzan Cast Teams Up With Nonprofit To Save Elephants

Since the Victorian era in which The Legend of Tarzan unfolds, the overall population of elephant species in Africa dropped from 19 million to...

Help Stop Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

An URGENT message from GOAL Tribal Coalition: In 2017, the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho plan to open trophy hunts on Yellowstone’s iconic grizzly...

Man Lights Fireworks Near Dog, Later Charged With Animal Cruelty

Atlanta, GEORGIA: Officials filed animal cruelty charges against William Scaffidi after he posted a video of himself lighting fireworks near his dog. Scaffidi claims that...

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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...

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...

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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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...

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...

Appalling Coyote-Killing Contests Now Banned On 9 Million Acres Of New Mexico State Land

Newly-appointed New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard signed her first Executive Order yesterday, banning killing contests targeting unprotected species on nine million acres...

Victory! Canada Makes History By Banning All Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises In Captivity!

Canada has made history today with the passing of Bill S-203: Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. Bill S-203 will prohibit breeding, imports, exports and live...

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Breaking! Martha Stewart Partners With Subway Canada & Beyond Meat To Launch NEW Plant-Based Beyond Meatball Subs

Martha Stewart has partnered with Subway to launch the "new" Beyond Meatball Marinara sub in Canada with a satirical video of her sharing tips on how...

Submit Your Comments By June 1st Urging The U.S. Government To Remove Dairy From Their 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines

When humans consume dairy from animals, it has the potential to lead to a host of serious health problems. In fact, 36% of the American...

Breaking! Denny’s Beyond Burger Debuts In Los Angeles; Free Beyond Burgers This Halloween While Supplies Last

Denny's has partnered with plant-based meat giant Beyond Meat to launch the Denny's Beyond Burger.  Available at all Los Angeles area Denny's locations, the new Denny's...

Breaking! Join Compassion Over Killing’s ‘Beyond The Lies’ College Tour To Help Save Animals Which Kicks Off In Southern California On April 2nd

Compassion Over Killing (COK) has announced the next stops on its unique ‘Beyond The Lies’ program which will take place at college campuses across the...

Kevin Hart Partners With Beyond Meat On Its Feed A Million+ Pledge & Sends Beyond Burgers To Doctors & Nurses At Northridge Medical Center...

As reported by WAN earlier this week, Beyond Meat announced that the company, along with their dedicated partners, are working to donate and distribute...

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