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Elephants Could Be Helped By New Ivory Seizure Map Tool

There are an estimated 410,000 to 650,000 elephants roaming our planet. Although this sounds like a large population, between 30,000 and 50,000 die each...

URGENT! WAN Rescues Of The Week

URGENT! These cats and dogs are scheduled to be put down TODAY, April 16th, 2016. Please HELP and SHARE! Mufasa ID # is A1070314. Name: Mufasa...

WATCH: “Rescue Dogs” The Movie

“Rescue Dogs,” the new film starring real rescue animals hit theaters April 2016.  The film is one of the first to highlight animals who have been rescued from shelters and given a...

“Life Of Pi” Tiger Trainer Charged With Animal Cruelty After Undercover Video Surfaced

Life Of Pi tiger trainer Michael Hackenberger has resigned after being charged with five counts of animal cruelty by the Ontario SPCA. The allegations first...

WATCH: Amazing Bond Between Harry The Koala And His Caretaker Goes Viral

Harry, a baby koala from The Symbio Wildlife Park in New South Wales has fallen in love with his caretaker Tami Wilson, after a video of them playing together...

USFWS: Do Not Delist Yellowstone Grizzly Bears From The Endangered Species List

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing grizzly bears from protection under the Endangered Species Act. Threats to grizzlies will significantly increase after...

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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...

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...

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...

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! 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...

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! 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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The World Mourns After Two Extremely Rare White Giraffes Are Killed By Poachers At Kenyan Wildlife Sanctuary

Photos By: Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy It is with great sadness that WAN reports the tragic and senseless killing of two extremely rare white giraffes, a...

Breaking! After Decades Of Exploitation, 3 Elephants Begin Their New Lives At ‘Following Giants’ Observation-Only Camp In Thailand

After being forced to entertain tourists for the majority of their lives, elephants Jahn and Chok now walk freely at the eco-tourism Koh Lanta...

New Powerful Documentary “Long Gone Wild” About Captive Orcas Exposes Brutal Ongoing Marine Mammal Trade

The recent release of “Long Gone Wild,” a riveting documentary revealing the brutal truth about the ongoing trade in wild-caught orcas, highlights the intensifying...

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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...

Signatures Needed! A Shocking 48 States Have No Laws Protecting Pets Chained Outside In The Freezing Cold

It turns out that the U.S. has minimal laws protecting animals from being left outside in extreme weather conditions. Of the 50 states, only 2 (Texas and...

Breaking! Starbucks Announces 30-Year Commitment To ‘Go Green’ By Offering More Plant-Based Options

Starbucks’ Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Johnson, announced today a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, that gives more than it takes from the...

Starbucks Teams With Impossible Foods To Launch Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich In The United States

Today, Starbucks customers across the United States can enjoy the Impossible Breakfast Sandwich available as part of the company's new summer menu alongside new cold...

Avon Cosmetics Announces Support For A Worldwide Ban On Animal Testing

After becoming the first major cosmetics company to end testing on animals for cosmetics more than three decades ago, Avon Products, Inc., today announced its...

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