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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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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...

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! 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...

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! Three Pangolin Species Are Inching Closer To Extinction As Deadly Poaching Continues

Three pangolin species have sadly moved closer to extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declared in an update today on its...

Breaking! Giraffe Populations Continue To Fight A ‘Silent Extinction’ As Masai Giraffes Are Now Declared Endangered

Highlighting the need for global action to fight the silent extinction of giraffes, a body of scientific experts declared giraffes in Kenya and Tanzania — called...

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)...

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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! Plant-Based Powerhouse Beyond Meat Introduces New Deluxe Beyond Burger In Grocery Stores Nationwide

Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) announced yesterday that it will release the latest version of the Beyond Burger, the brand’s flagship product, at grocery stores...

Before Eating An Innocent Turkey For Christmas Dinner, Consider This Shocking Undercover Investigation Of Gravel Farm By Viva!

Photos from Viva! Undercover Investigation At Gravel Farm Shocking footage was released from the organization Viva! of an undercover investigation of Gravel Farm, a turkey farm which...

Beyond Meat & Martha Stewart Collaborate On Beyond Breakfast Sausages; Preparing For Launch In U.S. Grocery Stores

Beyond Meat announced that its Beyond Breakfast Sausage will be making its way to grocery stores throughout the United States by the end of March...

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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