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Mexico Permanently Bans Gillnets In Latest Effort To Save Vaquita

With only about 60 individuals left in the population, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is the world's smallest and most critically endangered cetacean. This week,...

Bear With Head Stuck In Can Rescued By Good Samaritans

A bear who was struggling after its head was stuck in a can was discovered wandering down a road. A group of kind animal...

Clear The Shelters: A Huge Success For Pets In Need Of Forever Homes

Animal shelters across the country came together on July 23 for second annual Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event created to connect...

World’s Fourth Largest Cargo Company Bans Shark Fin Shipments

HONG KONG (July 24, 2016) — China COSCO Shipping Corporation Ltd., one of the world’s largest cargo carriers, has announced that it will ban all...

World’s “Unluckiest” Elephant Liberated After 50 Years

After more than 50 years spent chained, an Asian elephant named Mohan finally walks free. The dramatic rescue took more than 20 hours. It required...

Dog Helps Boy Lost In Mexican Mountains To Survive

A 14-year-old boy, Juan Heriberto Trevino, was lost in a Mexican mountain range for 44 hours, but he was not alone. Max the dog, who...

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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...

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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...

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! 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...

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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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! 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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It’s International Polar Bear Day; Help Protect This Threatened Species In The Wild Before It’s Too Late

International Polar Bear Day was created to help bring awareness to the plight of Polar Bears in the wild and the threats they are facing...

Breaking! 20,000 Square Miles of Habitat Is Open To Reintroduce The Last 14 Red Wolves To Their Native Land In The U.S.

A new report reveals that approximately 20,000 square miles of public land across five sites in the southeastern United States would be well-suited to reintroduce critically...

Breaking! Peace 4 Animals & Wildlife SOS Launch “Refuse To Ride Elephants” Campaign To End The Cruel Practice Of Riding Elephants In India

Peace 4 Animals and Wildlife SOS have joined forces to launch the "Refuse to Ride Elephants: End The Abuse" campaign in India, which is aimed at raising...

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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...

Breaking! The Must-See Newly Released Short Film “M6nths” Shot From A Piglet’s Perspective On A Factory Farm Available For Limited Online Screening

To commemorate the first day of the Chinese New Year, The Year of the Pig, Compassion In World Farming (CIWF) is premiering M6nths, a...

Lewis Hamilton Launches The 1st Plant-Based Burger Chain ‘Neat Burger’ Which Opens September 2nd In London

Five-time FIA Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, is collaborating with hospitality organization The Cream Group and investors including UNICEF Ambassador and early backer of Beyond Meat, Tommaso...

Check Out New McDonald’s Cruelty TV Ad With A-List Celebrities That’s Circulating Social Media

Days before McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting on May 23rd, a cast of 25 celebrities are urging the company in a new TV ad to adopt...

Breaking! According to World Animal Protection; McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut & Domino’s Lack Commitment On Improving Welfare For Chickens

They are sick, injured, stressed, and living in cramped, filthy conditions. This is the life of a factory farmed chicken. Currently, it's estimated that...

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