Thursday, January 21, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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....
Animal cruelty

Bovines are terrorized and hurt during ‘farra do boi’ in Brazil

Brazil has no tradition of bull-fighting, but in the south of Brazil, in the state of Santa Catarina, bovines are the victims of a...
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.
Lethal tourism

A wildlife paradise in Brazil is threatened by the cruise industry

A controversial decision by Brazil's far-right government threatens one of Brazil's most beautiful and revered natural treasures. Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago off the the...