Breaking! U.S. Congress Is Urged To Increase Funding For Endangered Species Conservation By $300 Million Beginning In 2022March 3, 20210
More than 170 groups urged the United States Congress to significantly increase the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s budget for endangered species conservation from $291.7 million to $592.1 million. This marks an increase of approximately $300 million from last year’s budget. According...
Call To Action! Toronto Slaughterhouse Ordered To Permanently Close In 2019 Due To E-Coli Contamination But Reopens Under New ManagementMarch 2, 20210
After Toronto’s most infamous slaughterhouse, Ryding Regency Meat Packers, was ordered to permanently close in 2019 due to e-coli contamination, they shockingly reopened yesterday under new management. The slaughterhouse, now named Tru Harvest Meats, opened their doors once again at the...
1. WAN Talks With World-Renowned Scientist Dr. Reese Halter About The Controversial Wolf Hunt That Happened Last Week In Wisconsin & How To End It Tragically, last week, hundreds of gray wolves in Wisconsin became prey to greedy and callous hunters...
Breaking! Beyond Meat Announces A Three-Year Strategic Agreement With McDonald’s To Help Develop More Plant-Based OptionsFebruary 26, 20210
Yesterday, Beyond Meat Inc. announced the establishment of a three-year global strategic agreement with McDonald’s Corporation. As part of the agreement, Beyond Meat will be McDonald’s preferred supplier for the patty in the McPlant burger, which is being tested in...
WAN Exclusive With Patty Shenker About L.A. City Banning The Use Of Barbaric Electric Prods, Shocking Devices & Other Cruel Instruments On Animals In RodeosFebruary 26, 20210
This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the cruel use of electric prods, shocking devices, flanking straps, spurs, and other barbaric instruments from rodeos. The motion, put forth by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and seconded by Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell in...
Breaking! WAN Talks With LAPD Officer Regarding Last Night’s Shooting & Alleged Theft Of Lady Gaga’s French BulldogsFebruary 25, 20210
Tragic news this morning as reports are surfacing that Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot numerous times in the chest last night in Hollywood, California. The criminal who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker then stole two of her French...
Breaking! Norway Plans To Slaughter More Than 1,200 Minke Whales During Their Gruesome 2021 Whale Hunting SeasonFebruary 24, 20210
In defiance of a global moratorium on commercial whaling, Norway has again issued an annual kill quota of 1,278 minke whales for their barbaric 2021 whaling season. On Friday, Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Norway’s Minister of Fisheries, announced the quota, which...
Breaking! Massive Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Israel Wreaks Havoc Covering Sea Turtles In Thick Tar; Rescue & Cleanup Efforts Are UnderwayFebruary 24, 20210
Photos by: Yaniv Levi, Shlomi Amran, Shlomi Ben Shimol, and Nadi Kansky from Israel Sea Turtle Rescue Center, Facebook Israel is in an urgent race to save wildlife after an oil tanker leaked in the Mediterranean Sea. This is Israel’s most serious...
Urgent Action Needed! WAN Talks With World-Renowned Scientist Dr. Reese Halter About The Controversial Wolf Hunt That Just Began In Wisconsin & How To End ItFebruary 23, 20210
Tragically, yesterday, hundreds of gray wolves in Wisconsin became prey to greedy and callous hunters in the state’s first wolf hunt in seven years. The abhorrent and senselessly cruel hunt runs through Sunday or until the state reaches its...
California Wants To Help Farmers Transition To Growing Plant-Based Crops With The Introduction Of The Smart Climate Agriculture ProgramFebruary 22, 20210
On Friday, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), along with cosponsors Social Compassion in Legislation and The Good Food Institute, introduced AB 1289, The Smart Climate Agriculture Program. Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) co-authored the bill which was created to support California farmers...
The Jane Goodall Act Was Recently Introduced In Canada & Would Become One Of The Strongest Animal Welfare Bills If Passed!February 19, 20210
Canadian Senator Murray Sinclair has partnered with Dr. Jane Goodall to introduce the Jane Goodall Act, which, if passed, will become one of the strongest animal laws in history. This bill could send shockwaves that transform the legal standing...
The Horse Transportation Safety Act Was Recently Reintroduced In The U.S. With 105 Bipartisan Co-SponsorsFebruary 19, 20210
The Horse Transportation Safety Act (HTSA) was recently reintroduced in the U.S. to ban the transportation of horses across state lines in double-decker trucks or trailers containing two or more levels stacked on one another. As previously reported by WAN, the bill...
Breaking! Primarily Primates’ Issues Urgent Plea For Generators, Water & More After Animals At The Sanctuary Die During Historic Texas FreezeFebruary 18, 20210
Primarily Primates, a non-profit sanctuary in Bexar County, Texas, that provides lifetime care for hundreds of animals including 32 chimpanzees, is among millions without power in the state after an Arctic blast created blackouts due to frozen power lines, natural...
February 17, 20210
After receiving a tip over the weekend about an alleged animal hoarding situation in Colorado that included starving pigs left outside in freezing conditions, WAN did some research and uncovered an abhorrent case of animal cruelty. Sadly, the complex case...
1. Dallas Safari Club Holds Ego-Driven Trophy Hunting Convention Virtually February 10-14 Auctioning Off Threatened & Endangered Species Tragically, despite the pandemic, Dallas Safari Club’s annual trophy hunting convention took place again this year, but this time virtually. The notorious trophy hunting organization once...
February 12, 20210
On February 9th, 2014, a healthy two-year-old giraffe named Marius was culled and subsequently, dissected in front of the public at Copenhagen Zoo. The zoo shockingly justified this action, claiming his genes were already represented in the captive giraffe population...
Breaking! Whale Entanglement Prevention Act Aims To End The Suffering & Death Of Endangered Marine Life Off The Coast Of CaliforniaFebruary 11, 20210
This week, Assemblymember Rob Bonta, along with co-sponsors Social Compassion in Legislation and The Center for Biological Diversity introduced AB 534, The Whale Entanglement Prevention Act. The measure was created because of changing ocean conditions and the fact that while California has...
February 10, 20210
Animal welfare groups worldwide are elated after Spain announces plans to ban the hunting of wolves. All wolves in Spain have now been listed as protected species after receiving approval from the State Commission for Natural Heritage of the...
Breaking! Dallas Safari Club Holds Vile Ego-Driven Trophy Hunting Convention Virtually February 10-14 Auctioning Off Threatened & Endangered SpeciesFebruary 9, 20210
Photos by: Katie Cleary Tragically, despite the pandemic, Dallas Safari Club’s annual trophy hunting convention is taking place again this year February 10-14, but this time virtually. The notorious trophy hunting organization is once again auctioning off hunts of some of the most...
Breaking! South African Customs Seize More Than USD $3.5 Million Worth Of Rhino Horn Headed To MalaysiaFebruary 8, 20210
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs Unit seized a shipment of rhino horn that was destined for Malaysia. The estimated value of the recovered horn is R 53 172 000, which is worth more than $3.5 million U.S. dollars. The Customs Detector...
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