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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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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...

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...

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...

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! 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...

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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Call To Action! Help Ban Horse Slaughter In The United States By Supporting The SAFE Act

With the dawn of a new Congress comes a new opportunity to protect America’s horses. A bipartisan team of lawmakers—U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)...

Breaking! 60,000 Sheep Are Destined From South Africa To The Middle East Tomorrow For Slaughter; Help End Live Export!

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is horrified at the arrival of the Al Shuwaikh vessel which is set to dock at the East...

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...

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Breaking! Del Taco Launches Plant Based “Beyond Tacos” Nationwide On April 25th

It's Beyond time. Another fast food restaurant is expanding its menu with plant-based options nationwide. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced the nationwide expansion of the...

Breaking! New Judgment In Factory Farm Transparency Lawsuit To Reveal Abusive & Unsanitary Conditions At Egg Farms In The United States

Photos from Farm Sanctuary The United States District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to disclose critical...

JUST Egg Partners With Michael Foods To Bring Delicious & Healthy Plant-Based Eggs To Millions More People In The United States

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.) has partnered with Michael Foods, one of the largest processors of eggs in the world, to bring the top-selling, plant-based JUST Egg to...

Mercy For Animals Presents Two-Day Virtual Concert Featuring 30+ Musical Artists To Benefit Animals

On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Forever 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...

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