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500 Elephants To Be Transported From Malawi To Wildlife Reserve

African Parks, a non-profit conservation organization, will be moving 500 elephants from two overpopulated wildlife reserves in south Malawi to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, an...

Ricky Gervais Urges Irish Government To Stop The Sale Of Greyhounds To China

  Actor/comedian/animal advocate Ricky Gervais spoke out against the government of Ireland's sale of greyhounds to China, as he says the country is "internationally renowned...

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...

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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...

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...

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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! 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! 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...

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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...

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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Urgent Call To Action! Koalas Found Dead After Their Habitat Was Bulldozed By A Logging Company In Australia; Investigation Currently Underway

Photos from Friends of the Earth Australia With the heart-breaking images of wildlife perishing from the wildfires that continue to decimate parts of Australia, it...

Breaking! Malaysia Destroys Nearly 4 More Tons Of Ivory Today Sending A Message To The World To Save Our Elephants From Extinction

Malaysia incinerated close to four tons of ivory today that was confiscated during 15 law enforcement raids taken over a seven-year period. The ivory destroyed...

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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JUST Egg Partners With German-Based Emsland Group To Make Plant-Based Eggs Available Worldwide

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.), a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced yesterday a partnership to expand...

Breaking! Mercy For Animals Launches The “Transfarmation” Project To Help Animal Farmers Transition To Farm Plant-Based Alternatives

Mercy For Animals announced today that it has launched the "Transfarmation" Project, a partnership with farmers to build a more sustainable and compassionate food...

Breaking! McDonald’s To Test Beyond Meat P.L.T. Burger For 12-Weeks At 28 Ontario, Canada, Locations Beginning September 30th

The highly-anticipated announcement of McDonald's entry into the plant-based burger offering arena was released this morning by the globally recognized foodservice retailer; it's Beyond time! McDonald’s...

Legendary Animal Welfare Advocate Doris Day Passes Away At 97; May She Fly Amongst The Angels In Heaven

It is with heavy hearts that WAN shares the news that one of the pioneers of animal advocacy, Doris Day, passed away early this morning...

Breaking! Dunkin’ & Beyond Meat To Launch Beyond Sausage Sandwich In More Than 9,000 U.S. Locations Beginning November 6th

Dunkin’ today marked a major step in making plant-based menu options easily accessible to Americans everywhere, announcing plans for the nationwide rollout of its...

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