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Runaway animals

Drugstore owner adopts cow who sought shelter in her shop

A cow on the run got lucky when she decided to seek refuge at Priscila Strapasson's drugstore in Colombo, Paraná State. The incident took...

Brazilian vegan market grew 677% between 2014 and 2018

New research by Mintel shows that in the four-year period between 2014 and 2018, the Brazilian vegan market grew by 677%. The figure is...
Arts and culture

Theater play puts the spotlight on animal rights

Animal rights will be on stage with a theater production that opens today in São Paulo. A play called Benjamin deals with the injustices...

Animals need help in flood-ravaged Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais State, has been ravaged by heavy rain and floodings that have left tens of people dead....

Vegan restaurant seeks transgender staff in Brasília

In order to mark National Transgender Day of Visibility (Jan 29), a vegan restaurant in Brasília, capital of Brazil, put up an advert for...
Vegan market

Brazilian food start-up expands vegan cheese market in the country

The Brazilian vegan foodtech scene keeps growing, as we have previously reported. One of the latest examples of growth is NoMoo, a vegan cheese...

Indigenous organization sues Brazilian president over comment during live video

Another week, another scandal involving far-right Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro. During his last Thursday Facebook live transmission , Bolsonaro said indigenous people were "evolving"...
Art show

Claudia Andujar’s photo exhibition of the Yanomami people opens in Paris

For the last 50 years, Swiss photographer, Claudia Andujar, has been documenting and advocating for the Yanomami people. This week she will open a new...
Police violence

They shoot dogs, don’t they?

Last Monday, a female dog called Lessie was minding her own business in the district of Jardim Turu in the northeastern capital city of...
Viral outbreak

Wildlife markets linked to new coronavirus outbreak

After deforestation, wildlife trafficking is a major cause of reduction in wildlife populations. Ironically, it can also lead to a reduction of human life...
Democracy under attack

Glenn Greenwald is the latest target of political persecution in Brazil

A public prosecutor in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, has filed a criminal charge against Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer-winning journalist who became known for his...
Animals under attack

Hunters threaten wildlife in reserve in the northeast of Brazil

A biologist who runs a nature reserve in Itapajé, Ceará state (northeast of Brazil) has been threatened by hunters who want to murder animals...