Monday, April 27, 2020
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....
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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,...
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...