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Have Fun On The Fourth Of July, But Also Protect Your Pets

  Most Americans will be celebrating independence this weekend, and, although it’s a blast for humans, pets are generally not fans, especially of fireworks. The American...

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...

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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...

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...

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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! 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! 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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Appalling Coyote-Killing Contests Now Banned On 9 Million Acres Of New Mexico State Land

Newly-appointed New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard signed her first Executive Order yesterday, banning killing contests targeting unprotected species on nine million acres...

Breaking! Despite Public Outrage, Namibia Moves Forward With Their Controversial Plan To Auction Off 170 Wild Elephants

This morning, WAN was shocked to read the official statement from the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism of Namibia in response to their...

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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Encouraging News! New Study Shows That Plant-Based Food Sales Increased 90% During The COVID-19 Pandemic

New data released recently by the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and SPINS shows that U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods have considerably outpaced total...

WAN Talks With ADI About The New #IsThatFurReal Campaign & Tips To Find Out If Fur Is Faux Or Not

With the New York Fashion Week underway and London Fashion Week set to start on February 15th, Animal Defenders International has launched an online...

Business and Environmental Leaders Join Forces To Launch Plant Based Products Council For A More Sustainable Future

A group of forward-thinking businesses and environmental leaders recently  launched the Plant Based Products Council (PBPC), a group of organizations working to guide the...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Furever 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 are in need of...

Breaking! Harvard University Joins Hilton & The World Bank As Signatories of The ‘Cool Food Pledge’ To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions of Food by 25%...

Harvard University recently became the latest signatory of the Cool Food Pledge (CFP), a growing movement to reduce the climate impacts of food. Cool Food...

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