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Bornean Orangutan On ‘Red List’ Of Threatened Species, While Others Face Extinction

  Top conservationists warn that the Bornean orangutan is on the verge of extinction, as well as the hammerhead shark and whale shark, the world's...

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...

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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...

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines This Month

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! 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...

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...

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! Critically Endangered Vaquita Struggles To Survive Extinction As Rampant Fishing Continues In “Zero Tolerance” Refuge

Vaquita in front of fishing boat. Credit: CONANP | MuseoDeLaBallena | Sea Shepherd Conservation patrol vessels recently carried out the second leg of a scientific...

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! 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...

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Beyond Meat’s Latest Partnership With HelloFresh Proves The World Continues To Move Towards A Plant-Based Future

Home cooks throughout the United States have yet another reason to be "beyond" thrilled after prominent global meal-kit company, HelloFresh, announced plans to introduce...

Breaking! Impossible Burger To Make Its East Coast Grocery Store Debut Tomorrow At Wegmans & Select Fairway Market Locations

After a record-shattering launch on the West Coast, the Impossible Burger will become available in the East Coast tomorrow at all 100 Wegmans grocery...

Breaking! New Bill Aims To Replace Animal Dissection With Humane Alternatives In Schools In California

California State Assembly Member Ash Kalra (D-San Goes), accompanied by co-sponsors Social Compassion in Legislation, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and Physicians...

Humane Society Of The United States Offers Tips For Pet Owners During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has assembled a toolkit for animal shelters to help them respond to the needs of the communities...

A Must See Short Film! Grizzly Country Examines Doug Peacock’s Extraordinary Life Spent Saving Grizzly Bears In The Wild

With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues...

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