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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...

Inky the Octopus Escapes From Aquarium & Heads Back To Ocean Home

Inky, the clever New Zealand octopus, slipped out of his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand to make his way back to his ocean home. Inky's...

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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...

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...

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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! 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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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...

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! 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! New Report Reveals That Donkey Populations Are Plummeting Worldwide As The Demand For Their Skins Grows

Photos from The Donkey Sanctuary According to a new report released by The Donkey Sanctuary, donkeys are currently in a state of global crisis as...

New Hope! Rescued Begging Elephant Named Zara Begins Her Healing Journey At The Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital In India

An emaciated female elephant, that dragged herself through the day, with the overbearing weight of a carrier, will no longer suffer after being rescued...

The U.S. Federal Government Kills Another Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf That Was A Father To Four Young Pups

According to a memo that was recently released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. federal government killed the alpha male of...

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Breaking! New Report Estimates That By 2040 60% Of “Meat” Will Not Come From Animals

According to a new report, 60% of “meat” will no longer come from slaughtered animals by 2040. While the ultimate goal for many is that 0% of what...

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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...

Legendary Animal Welfare Advocate Doris Day Passes Away At 97; May She Fly Amongst The Angels In Heaven

It is with heavy hearts that WAN shares the news that one of the pioneers of animal advocacy, Doris Day, passed away early this morning...

Signatures Needed To Demand That YouTube Remove Channel Of Couple Who Filmed Themselves Eating Endangered Animals

Here in America, not too many people will recognize the names Ah Lin Tuch and Phoun Raty, but in their homeland of Cambodia, they are...

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