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VICTORY! Croatia Bans Fur Farming

After a 10-year-long phase-out period, Croatia has finally put a ban on fur farms in the country effective January 1, 2017. Although there was backlash from the fur farming industry, Croatia’s Ministry of Agriculture listened to the voices of the concerned public and animal rights groups, and we’re happy to announce that the country’s complete […]

RIP Tilikum, You Are No Longer Captive

Sadly Tilikum, the orca who was stolen from the wild in the 1980’s and sold into a life of captivity, has died today at the age of 36 at SeaWorld Orlando. Tilikum inspired the documentary “Blackfish” exposing the dark secret of captive orcas and marine mammals at SeaWorld. SeaWorld Orlando announced that Tilikum passed away […]

VICTORY! The United Arab Emirates Bans The Keeping Of Wild Animals As Pets

Finally, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that it has outlawed the keeping of exotic and wild animals as pets. It had become a trend in the oil-rich Gulf State to own tigers, lions and cheetahs, as they were considered as a status symbol of wealth. Now however, anyone with a wild animal as a pet will risk facing […]

Tusk-less Bones Of Beloved Pygmy Elephant Found In Borneo

On New Years Eve, the tusk-less bones of a beloved small elephant named Sabre, was found by wildlife officials in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Sabre was named so because he had unusual tusks which slanted downwards like the extinct sabre-toothed tiger’s canines. Due to the decomposition in the bones that were found, Sabre was most likely killed in late […]

Navy Dolphins Are Helping To Save The Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

Dolphins who are a part of the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program will be helping the U.S Navy with a new mission which is to save the critically endangered population of vaquitas from becoming extinct. Vaquitas are a small porpoise that lives only in the rich and turbid waters of the Upper Gulf of California. The animals, […]

MOUNTAIN LION P- 45 HAS BEEN SAVED!

Mountain Lion P-45 faced the death penalty from ranchers in the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu, whose goats and alpaca were believed to be killed by the Mountain Lion last month. The last permit to shoot the mountain lion was granted to a rancher after P-45 attacked alpaca and sheep on her ranch. Animal welfare […]

CHARITY MOTORS COLLABORATION WITH PEACE 4 ANIMALS

Charity Motors is an incredibly innovative charitable company which accepts cars in any condition and donates the proceeds of the sales to any charity you choose. In return for your donated car, the seller will not only be giving back in a big way, they will also receive the full fair-market value tax deduction for […]

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US FOR CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE!

World Animal News, Social Compassion and Jane UnChained would like to thank everyone who supported our collaborative efforts by attending and generously donating to our Champions For Change soiree last week. It was a wonderful night of fun as animal advocates came together to support lawmakers and newsbreakers in animal welfare and to honor the […]

Virginia Range Horses In Nevada Need Placement Before It’s Too Late!

The horses in this picture as well as many more of the Virginia Range horse herd in Nevada are currently in need of placement. These horses are managed by the Nevada Department of Agriculture and the cooperative efforts of the department and various qualified non-profit horse groups. The department manages the horses using fertility control, however some of […]