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 artwork at Point Reyes National Seashore on Sunday, September 13th, in an effort to free trapped Tule elk. The world’s largest remaining herd of…

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…

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…