Monday, December 16, 2019
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
Vegan activism

Activists stage blood-free Christmas performance

As Christmas fast approaches, animal rights activists are coming to four Brazilian cities on Sunday (15) to stage the Blood-free Christmas National Act, which...
Cruelty-free

Cruelty-free market expands in Brazil

Young entrepreneurs are leading the way in cruelty-free and other alternative beauty options, new research shows. The study was commissioned by Factor-Kline consultancy and reveals...
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.
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...
Amazon synod

Amazon synod closes with strong environmental message

Paul Francis on Saturday night closed the Amazon synod with a call to end the "plundering of the Amazon basin". For two weeks,  Roman...
Legal victory

Public prosecutor bans cruel “pig chase” in southern Brazil

A public prosecutor in the south of Brazil has sided with animals and banned a cruel event involving chasing and wrestling a pig. Roberto...
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,...