African Wildlife Foundation Launches Virtual Safaris This Month To Help With The Loss That Tourism In Africa Is Suffering Due To The Pandemic

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been closely monitoring the difficult situation for safari operators in Africa since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic when travel bans and government closures began impacting protected areas and local communities on the front…

WAN Exclusive: Urgent Help Needed To Stop The Destruction By Martabe Goldmine Of Rainforest Habitat Of The Last 800 Critically Endangered Tapanuli Orangutans In Sumatra

Photo of rare Tapanuli Orangutan by: Maxime Aliaga  Tapanuli orangutans were classified as a new great ape species found in Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2017, there are now sadly fewer than 800 individuals remaining in the wild. Forest protection is vital for the survival…

Urgent Call To Action To Help Save 450 Dying Tule Elk In The Bay Area That Are Being Deprived Of Water By Ranchers

In Defense of Animals, ForELK, TreeSpirit Project, Rancho Compasión and 50 concerned local citizens produced an eye-catching piece of artwork pictured below at Point Reyes National Seashore on Sunday, September 13th, in an effort to free trapped Tule elk. The world’s…

Sabra Teams With Vegan Star Tabitha Brown To Help Families Provide Easy Plant-Based Recipes For ‘Snack To School’

Sabra, maker of America’s favorite hummus, is teaming up with TikTok sensation Tabitha Brown for ‘Snack to School,’ a quick, kid-friendly video series to help parents get in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible this fall. Brown…

Help Save Orangutans By Joining Orang Utan Republik’s Livestream Of The 7th Annual Pongo Environmental Awards Tomorrow At 6:00pm PST On World Animal News

The Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF) will be joined by actor and environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. as they honor individuals for environmental achievement, activism, news, advocacy, and orangutan conservation at the 7th Annual Pongo Environmental Awards to be held virtually…

Urgent Call To Action! South African Citizens Needed To Help Stop Cruel Shipment Of Up To 85,000 Sheep To The Middle East

As the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) prepares for a third court hearing on August 6th to stop the proposed shipment of between 55,000 to 85,000 live sheep to the Middle East, Humane Society International/Africa is urging South African citizens…

Museums Preserve Clues That Can Help Scientists Predict and Analyze Future Pandemics

Scientists believe that leveraging collections by identifying likely pathogen sources, hosts, and transmission pathways will require more resources and more collaboration between biodiversity scientists and disease outbreak sleuths. Nature World News : Latest News Pet Deal Update: Autoship & Save…

International Anti-Poaching Foundation Urgently Needs Your Help As Poachers Across Africa Are Now Targeting & Killing Elephants At An Unprecedented Rate

Across Africa, the tourism industry has completely collapsed due to COVID-19. For non-profits and conservation organizations that relied heavily on income from tourism, this is having devastating consequences on critical species. Without the resources to operate, they have been forced…

Breaking! Help Save The Life Of A Rare Gray Wolf Being Targeted By The Livestock Industry In Utah To Be Trapped & Killed

According to Utah state authorities, for the first time in nearly five years, a gray wolf is thought to be present in the state. Shockingly, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is reportedly setting traps to kill the wolf…

Breaking! Critical Action Plan Released Today By Top Conservation Groups To Help Prevent Future Pandemics By Ending Live Wildlife Imports Into The U.S.

Top conservation groups released an action plan for the United States today to dramatically crack down on the illegal wildlife trade, which is the most probable cause of the global coronavirus pandemic. Among other proposals, the action plan recommends that the United…

WAN Exclusive: Help Feed Hungry & Homeless Animals Worldwide For Only $1 During SPCAI’s COVID-19 ‘My Next Bowl’ Fundraiser Through May 9th

Photos from: SPCAI Partner Anima Leondo Road in the Dominican Republic  Everyone needs a little more help and compassion these days as the devastating COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe. This includes humans and animals alike. Now, through the…

Mexico Is One Step Closer To Banning Testing On Animals For Cosmetics; Help Passage Of Similar Bans In The U.S. & Canada

In honor of World Day For Laboratory Animals, WAN is thrilled to share the news that Mexico’s Senate recently voted to outlaw the practice of animal testing for cosmetics, as well as the manufacture, import, or marketing of cosmetics tested on animals…

Help End The Wildlife Trade: New Coalition Invites Global Community To Take A Stand Against Future Pandemics

Photo By: E. Bennett, Wildlife Conservation Society The global trade in wild animals has produced conditions for disastrous and deadly pandemics, including COVID-19. That is why Global Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and WildAid are launching a new coalition to…