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Victory! Spanish Region Bans Bull-Spearing “Festival”

  A historic victory for animals was announced in Spain:  The region of Castile & Leon has banned the Toro de la Vega “festival” during which men compete...

Celebrating “Shark Week”: Morgan Freeman Visits U.S. House And Senate To Fight For Sharks

Just in time for the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, Oscar winner Morgan Freeman toured Congress to push them to take action to stop the...

Scientists Send Urgent Letter To Australian Government, Call For Help To Protect The Great Barrier Reef

More than 2,000 scientists and policy makers united in a letter addressed to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbell, urging him to take action immediately to aggressively...

UPDATE: Rescue Underway For 80ft Blue Whale Found Off The Coast Of Dana Point, CA

UPDATE: Rescuers will try again Tuesday to free a blue whale entangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line off the coast of Southern California. The...

Eagle Scout Collects Cell Phones To Help Save The Rainforests

Barrington, ILLINOIS:  Joey Young's Eagle Scout project is anticipated to help prevent illegal logging in the Amazon Rainforest. Young, 12, plans to collect old cellphones,...

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Hindu Nationalist Group In Fight To Ban Beef

 Leonardo Di Caprio will join Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the Hindu nationalist group, on July 31st in the UK to celebrate its golden jubilee as...

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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! 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...

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...

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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! India Reports Tiger Population Has Grown To Nearly 3,000 Despite Growing Human-Animal Conflicts

In honor of International Tiger Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared the news that India’s tiger population has grown to nearly 3,000, claiming the country...

Urge Thailand To Ban The Cruel Captive Tiger Industry After Thousands Of Tigers Have Suffered & Died At The Tiger Temple & Other Tourist...

In 2016, the Thai government raided the notorious Tiger Temple in Thailand. For years, mischievous monks were advertising their tiger sanctuary as a place where...

Urgent Help Needed After 2.5 Million Acres Have Burned and Over 350 Koalas Have Died From The NSW Fires That Continue To Devastate Australia

Photo by: Wildlife Rescue Sunshine Coast This is not a drill, this is a crises. Over 2.5 MILLION ACRES have burned and 350 koalas have...

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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...

Breaking! New Poll Shows Over 55% of Students Would Like To See More Plant-Based Options In Their Universities

This World Vegan Month a new website has been launched where students nationwide can rate their university’s vegan catering online. UniVe website, launched by...

Where Does Your State Rank On New List Of Animal Protection Laws In The U.S.? Illinois Is 1st & Kentucky Is Last

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has released their 13th annual year-end U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report for 2018; ranking the animal protection laws of...

A Record $824 Million Has Been Invested In Alternative Protein Companies In 2019; $930 Million Already Invested In The First Quarter Of 2020

New reports released today by the nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) reveal that record investments have been made globally in 2019 and in the...

Breaking! FOUR PAWS Launches ‘Wear It Kind’ Campaign That Calls For Brands and Consumers To Shop Ethically

Demand for ethical fashion is gaining global momentum. Shoppers and consumers, designers and retailers alike are making more ethically minded commitments on behalf of...

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