Thursday, January 21, 2021
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...
Environmental crimes

Number of environmental fines in Brazil plummets

It seems like that the far-right Brazilian government was to signal to the world that committing environmental crimes pays in Bolsonaro's Brazil. Newly-released figures show...
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

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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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