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Amazing wildlife

Giant anaconda spotted in the Amazon

A video of a giant anaconda, known as sucuri in Portuguese, was posted on social networks by a man who lives in Apuí, in...
Amazon synod

Pope Francis focuses on Amazon and its people at special synod

On his opening speech at the three-week synod focused on the Amazon, Pope Francis urged bishops to "shake up the status quo" to find...
Animals in zoos

Tiger siblings die at Brasilia zoo only days apart

A Bengal tigress called Maya died on the night of Sunday (6) after a lifetime of zoo imprisonment. She was born into captivity in...

New York Times’s dispatch from the Amazon blames beef for fires

The New York Times has published a video dispatch from the Amazon, where the fire rages on. "Welcome to the lawless heart of the...
Climate crisis

VeganNation leases 15,000 hectares of Amazon forest

Amidst the feeling of powerless and despair inspired by the devastating Amazon fires, which are still raging, an Israeli company sounds an optimistic note...
Change of heart

Former rodeo announcer regrets causing harm to animals

Legendary Brazilian rodeo announcer, Asa Branca, says he regrets all the suffering he caused animals in the past. In a recent interview with Brazilian...

Brazilian cosmetics giant goes cruelty-free

Cruelty-free International announced yesterday that Grupo Boticário, one of Brazil's leading cosmetics, fragrances and skin care companies, are now Leaping Bunny-approved for their entire...
October 4th

A message for World Animal Day

October 4th is World Animal Day, the date to raise awareness and promote compassion for all animals, not just those we have at home,...
Amazon fires

Amazon fires have killed ‘at least’ 500 jaguars, says big cat organization

At least 500 resident jaguars living in the Amazon region between Brazil and Bolivia have been killed or rendered homeless in Amazon fires, says Panthera, a global wild cat protection organization.
Bee holocaust

Pesticides killed 50 million bees in one month, study concludes

Clinical tests have revealed that the 50 million bees who died in January in the southern state of Santa Catarina in Brazil died from poisoning by pesticide.
Marine life tragedy

Oil that has killed marine life may be from Venezuela

The crude oil spills currently spread across the northeastern coast of Brazil may be of Venezuelan origin, according to a confidential report compiled by...
Rio dogs

Rio dogs allowed back on the beach

Dog-loving lawmakers in Rio de Janeiro have succeeded in passing a new bill that allows guardians to take their dogs to any beach in the city. The new bill replaces a 2005 piece of legislation that banned dogs from Rio’s beaches.