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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...

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! 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...

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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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...

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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Jane Goodall & Director Richard Ladkani Introduce The Must-See Documentary ‘Sea of Shadows’ About Saving The Last 15 Vaquita From Extinction

A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth sparks a rescue mission unlike any other in SEA OF SHADOWS, a riveting...

Breaking! Initiative To Reintroduce Gray Wolves In Colorado Secures More Than 200,000 Signatures For 2020 Ballot Placement

Yesterday, Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund (RMWAF) delivered 210,000 signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State to place restoration of wolves on Colorado’s 2020 statewide ballot. “Colorado voters...

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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Breaking! Beyond Meat Continues To Grow Announcing Construction Of New Production Facility In The Netherlands; Marks 1st Outside The U.S.

As its stocks continue to gain substantial traction, Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat...

Breaking! Plant-Based JUST Egg Added To The Menu Of More Than 500 Dicos Fast-Food Restaurants In China

Eat Just, Inc., a plant-based and cultured meat company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, just announced that Dicos,...

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...

Breaking! Beyond Meat Continues To Grow Announcing Construction Of New Production Facility In The Netherlands; Marks 1st Outside The U.S.

As its stocks continue to gain substantial traction, Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat...

One Year Ends & Another Begins With Devastating Reminders Of Why Wild & Exotic Animals Should Never Be Exploited In Captivity

2018 ended with the heart-wrenching news that a young woman lost her life in North Carolina, and 2019 began with a toddler having to...

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