Thursday, April 29, 2021
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...
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 fires

Amazon fires have killed ‘at least’ 500 jaguars, says big cat organization

At least 500 resident jaguars living in the Amazon region between Brazil and Bolivia have been killed or rendered homeless in Amazon fires, says Panthera, a global wild cat protection organization.
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...