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California Ivory Ban Now in Effect

Signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. last October, a new law banning the sale of nearly all ivory in the state of California...

Trophy Hunter Mom Poses With Endangered Species That She’s Killed

  South African trophy hunter and mother Anna-Marie van der Westhuizen often posts photos of endangered animals she has killed, including hippos, lions, cheetahs, and...

“Moose Rider” To Face Harassment of Wildlife Charges In Canada

British Columbia’s Conservation Office Service has charged the so-called “moose rider” and another man under Canada’s Wildlife Act for the harassment of wildlife after...

29 African Nations Urge EU To Halt Elephant Slaughter

BRUSSELS, Belgium – In 25 years, there may not be a single elephant remaining in Africa if current rates of killing continue. As the EU...

Florida Man Arrested for Stealing 107 Sea Turtle Eggs

Jupiter Island, FLORIDA-Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation reports that a man was arrested on the 4th of July for stealing sea turtle eggs. The...

Toxic Green Slime Invades Florida River

  Toxic algae blooms taking over the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon in Florida has resulted in Governor Rick Scott declaring a state...

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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...

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! 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! 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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Fifteen Shark Species Now Listed on IUCN’s Red List as Critically Endangered Worldwide

The release yesterday of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN's) assessment of giant guitarfish and wedge fish identifies these critical sharks as the world's most...

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...

California Residents: New Action Needed TODAY To Ensure AB 1254 Passes Next Hurdle To Protect Bobcats From Trophy Hunters

Thanks to your help, California bobcats have a fighting chance against trophy hunters! California’s bill to ban bobcat hunting passed through the State Assembly...

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Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine Sues The State Of California For Failing To Add Processed Meat To The State’s Carcinogen List

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a lawsuit against the State of California yesterday for failing to include cancer-causing processed meat, such as hot...

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! Del Taco Launches Plant Based “Beyond Tacos” Nationwide On April 25th

It's Beyond time. Another fast food restaurant is expanding its menu with plant-based options nationwide. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced the nationwide expansion of the...

Delivery Of Vegan Food Is Up 25% So Far This Year According To New Report From Grubhub

Grubhub, which works with more than 115,000 restaurant partners in more than 2,200 cities across the United States and London launched its most recent report...

The First-Ever Plant-Based Nutrition and Culinary Education Center Opens In The United States; Sign Up For Classes Today!

In response to a growing demand for information and how to get started crafting a plant-based diet, St. Louis, Missouri, will be home to the United States'...

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