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WAN Pushes for Recognition of Animals at the United Nations

We are just back from the UN’s High Level Political Forum, where we explored opportunities for the animal protection movement, collaborated with other NGOs, and made sure animals were represented. Read the highlights of our work at the HLPF here.  Read more...

Addressing the Root Causes of Animal Suffering

World Animal Net feels strongly that to create a better world for animals we have to address the systemic issues that drive their suffering. Read our thoughts on how these systemic problems can be addressed through paradigm shift at the UN.  Learn more….

From the WAN Blog

- Tell Google to cover World Animal Day with a Doodle! Read more...

- What gaps exist in the animal protection movement? How can they be filled? Our analysis offers some guidance. Read more... 

Get your copy of the Model Animal Welfare Act!

The Model Animal Welfare Act is now available for purchase from our website and on Amazon! However, if you would like to order copies in bulk, contact us as we are happy to provide special pricing on bulk orders. 

Upcoming Events

 August 3-6: Animal Rights National Conference 2017
 August 17-18: Third Annual Animal Law Summit: An International Perspective
 August 20: Global Working Animal Day
 August 25: An evening with Professor John Gluck - former primate scientist
October 9-13: Committee on World Food Security with focus on "Critical and Emerging issues for Food Security and Nutrition"

International News

- New TV channel glamorizes hunting.
- Meat industry responsible for biggest dead zone in Gulf of Mexico. Read more...
- Book of zoo photography exposes cruelty of captivity. Read more...
- Mexico City plans to end marine mammal captivity. Read more...
- Vietnam plans to close all bear bile farms. Read more...
We are pleased to welcome the following organizations to the
World Animal Net Directory!
St. Francis Society Animal Rescue - Friends on 4 Legs Farm SanctuaryPhilippine Pet Birth Control Center - AZ CARE Rescue
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