Concerning News As An Estimated 250 Chinese Fishing Vessels Found Near The Galápagos Islands; Killing Protected Species, As Well As Sharks For Their Fins

Photo Jax Oliver, Sea Shepherd On July 17th, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported an unusual concentration of Chinese-flagged fishing vessels congregating in the high seas of the Eastern Tropical Pacific, a maritime region that includes the Galapagos Marine Reserve.…

Urgent Call To Action! Calls Needed Tomorrow At 10AM PST To Support CA Bill That Would Ban The Possession Of Parts From Africa’s Most Iconic Species

CALL TO ACTION NEEDED TOMORROW, AUGUST 4TH, at 10AM PST! The Los Angeles Times reported on a LA trophy hunter who has been exposed for killing an endangered elephant in Africa. He’s now a target in a bid to end trophy…

In Defense Of Animals Calls To Restore Obama-era Regulations To Save Alaska’s Bear Cubs & Other Species From Heartless Trophy Hunters

In Defense of Animals and thousands of its supporters are calling on presidential candidate Joe Biden to restore Obama-era regulations intended to protect Alaska’s iconic wildlife from some of the most egregious and unethical hunting practices. “It’s sickening that the…

Two Rehabilitated Orangutans Have Given Birth To Their First Babies Ensuring The Future Of Their Species In Borneo

The orangutan rehabilitation program in Borneo, which is managed jointly by International Animal Rescue (IAR) Indonesia, in conjunction with the center at Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BTNBBBR) and Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA), recently shared positive news that will benefit the future…

Victory! A Court Order Rules That Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears Will Remain Protected From Hunters Under The Endangered Species Act

Yesterday, The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal court’s 2018 ruling that the Trump administration illegally stripped Endangered Species Act protection from Yellowstone’s grizzly bears. The decision spares the grizzlies from being hunted for so-called “trophies” in Wyoming…

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…

Breaking! Trump Administration Moves Forward With Massive Oil & Gas Project In Alaska Threatening The Survival Of Many Endangered Species

Despite the pandemic, the Trump administration is moving ahead with public hearings on the Willow project – a massive oil and gas development being pushed by ConocoPhillips – in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. This project poses a significant…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Prematurely Delist Greater Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears from the Endangered Species Act

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced it would fight the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) proposed delisting of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population and hand-over of management to Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. News…