Birdwatching increased tenfold last lockdown. Don’t stop, it’s a huge help for bushfire recovery | The Conversation

Australians are reporting bird sightings at record rates – it’s good for the spirit, and for science Many Victorians returning to stage-three lockdown will be looking for ways to pass the hours at home. And some will be turning to…

Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms: “The Farm System Reform Act won’t end all the abuses of factory farming, all the environmental degradation it causes, all the economic exploitation faced by farmers. But it’s a start.”

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Victory! The First Province In Cambodia, Siem Reap, Bans The Barbaric Dog Meat Trade Saving The Lives Of 7,000 Dogs Per Month

One of Southeast Asia’s most iconic tourist attractions is making major strides to protect millions of dogs throughout the country. After FOUR PAWS revealed the suffering of an estimated three million dogs that are slaughtered for their meat in Cambodia…

The UN Warns That More Pandemics Will Occur Unless Steps Are Taken To Protect Wildlife, Promote Sustainable Agriculture & Preserve The Environment

A new report warns that further outbreaks like COVID-19 are likely to emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing over into the human population. The report, Preventing the Next Pandemic: Zoonotic diseases and how to break…

Victory! Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline To Shut Down After Four-Year Legal Battle

Owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) must halt operations while the government conducts a full-fledged analysis examining the risk DAPL poses to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a federal judge ruled today. The court decision delivered a hard-fought victory…

Major Victory! Sephora Bans Mink-Fur Eyelashes & Will Now Only Sell Synthetic Or Faux-Fur

Photo by PETA Following a campaign by PETA garnering more than 280,000 e-mails from concerned shoppers, Sephora has confirmed that they have banned mink-fur eyelashes and will purchase only synthetic or faux-fur lashes going forward. “There’s no difference between a mink coat and…

Update! 350 Elephants Reportedly Killed By Poison In Botswana; Hold The Government Of Botswana & Those Responsible For The Poisoning Accountable!

UPDATE! WAN & Peace 4 Animals have learned from our partners on the ground in Africa that the 350 elephants found dead in Botswana were allegedly poisoned. The motive was reportedly due to the destruction of the community’s crops. The…

Breaking! India’s Nagaland State Is Ending Its Barbaric Dog Meat Trade Saving The Lives Of 30,000 Dogs Per Year

Photo by HSI The Government of the state of Nagaland in India has just announced a statewide ban on the brutal dog meat trade. The decision was announced today by the cabinet and will end the import, trade, and sale of live dogs and dog…

Breaking! More Than 300 Elephants Have Mysteriously Died In Botswana With No Evidence Of Poaching

The mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswanan have concerned people around the world looking for answers. “A catastrophic die-off of elephants is happing in northern Botswana, and no one knows why,” said Niall McCann, Director of Conservation for National…

Urgent! Public Comments Needed By July 6th To Stop The Use Of Anticoagulant Rodenticides That Are Killing Mountian Lions & Other Species Of Wildlife In The U.S.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting an Ecological Risk Assessment for the most dangerous Anticoagulant Rodenticides which are used to poison and kill rats. As previously reported by WAN, senseless animal deaths also occur by second-generation anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning…

Lingering China Floods: 14Million People, 26 Provinces Affected | Buildings Collapse, Roads Inaccessible

Since early June, China has been experiencing floods that are now affecting 14 million people in 26 provinces, most of which being in the South. Nature World News : Latest News Pet Deal Update: Autoship & Save at Pet Supermarket!…

Breaking! Animals Asia Rescues A Bear Named Cotton Blossom That Was Held Captive In A Barren Cage For Over 14 Years In Vietnam

Photos by: Animals Asia For over 14 years, a bear that Animals Asia has named Cotton Blossom was held captive in a barren cage, robbed of her freedom and dignity in the Gia Lai province in Vietnam. The poor bear has…

The U.S. Federal Government Kills Another Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf That Was A Father To Four Young Pups

According to a memo released yesterday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. federal government killed the alpha male of the Saffel pack of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona for preying on livestock. The Saffel pack alpha male is…

Breaking! Starbucks Teams With Impossible Foods To Launch Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich In The United States

Today, Starbucks customers across the United States can enjoy the Impossible Breakfast Sandwich available as part of the company’s new summer menu alongside new cold coffee beverages. “We are pleased to add the Impossible Breakfast Sandwich, made with Impossible plant-based sausage,…

Breaking! Billie Eilish & Mother Maggie Baird Appear On Vegan Cooking Show ‘New Day New Chef’ Highlighting Plant-Based Restaurants Feeding People In Need

The new vegan cooking show ‘New Day New Chef’ returns to Amazon Prime for a special series showcasing Support and Feed, the nonprofit organization formed by Maggie Baird, mother of award-winning musical artist Billie Eilish. The organization is working to help those in need…

New footage shows baby elephants getting their ‘spirits broken’ to work in Thai tourism trade. A report from World Animal Protection in 2018 highlighted ill treatment of elephants, dolphins and other animals in “wildlife abusement parks” in Bali — a popular travel destination for Australians.

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New Hope! Rescued Begging Elephant Named Zara Begins Her Healing Journey At The Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital In India

An emaciated female elephant, that dragged herself through the day, with the overbearing weight of a carrier, will no longer suffer after being rescued by Wildlife SOS. Her frail structure held testimony to the life that she lived as a…

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…