Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Wildlife under attack

In Brazil, 38 million animals are snatched from nature every year

A staggering number of animals every year - 38 million to be precise - is captured and trafficked from their habitats in Brazil. These...
Donkey crisis

Brazilian donkeys face an uncertain future

Two weeks ago, on November 12th, police shut down an illegal donkey slaughterhouse in Limoeiro, in the outback of Pernambuco state. According to the police,...
Oil spill tragedy

Oil spill reaches Abrolhos marine park

The worst has happened. The whole week, environmentally-aware Brazilians had been fearing that the oil spill that spreads along the coast of the country...
Amazon

Experts warn of increased Amazon deforestation risk in 2020

As the attention in the run-up to the Davos Economic Forum, which kicks off next Tuesday (21), turns to the environment, the alarm is...
Environment

Livestock, Brazil’s big environmental problem

In 2006, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released an extensive report, Livestock's Long Shadow, which addressed holistically and thoroughly the various stages of different production processes of the sector. The report brought to light alarming data showing that the production of m
Sustainability

Indigenous cooperative makes vegan footwear

An informal cooperative of indigenous men and women has found a way to explore the Amazon forest sustainably to produce organic, vegan footwear made...
Zoo cruelty

New bill tackles zoo cruelty in São Paulo

São Paulo City Council has passed a new bill that bans the creation of new zoos and aquariums in Brazil's largest city. The author of...
EDITORIAL

ANDA expands with English-language website focused on Brazil

ANDA (Animal Rights News Agency), was created to promote respect to all animal life and deliver quality journalistic content, from the perspective of animal’s best interests, to the media and society.
Dispatches from the slaughterhouse

“When you kill them, you can’t eat them”

For two years, Gisiele worked on the death line of a poultry farm in the northwest of Paraná state, in the south of Brazil....
Indigenous voices

Indigenous leaders go to Europe on awareness tour

On Thursday (19) a delegation of indigenous leaders from Brazil will start a tour of 12 European countries that will last until November 20....
Oil spill

Petition to Brazil’s Minister of Environment

In reaction to the inertia and lack of transparency on the part of Brazil's federal government, ANDA has launched a petition urging the government...
Not A Single Drop More

Indigenous leaders stage protest in Berlin

Indigenous people from Brazil, currently on an awareness tour of Europe, yesterday protested outside the building where the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) on sustainability...