Friday, November 15, 2019
Vegetarian Brazil

30 million Brazilians are now vegetarian

The Brazilian vegetarian society (SVB) estimates that 30 million people in Brazil have adopted a vegetarian diet, or 14% of the overall population of...
Vegan in Brazil

Vegan in Brazil: tips for plant-based visitors

If you are vegan and thinking about going to Brazil, read on.
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 in Brazil

With their bare hands and no government help, locals try to remove oil manually

  The weekend in Brazil was marked by more heart-breaking images of animals covered in crude oil and local people in northeastern Brazil trying to...
Cinema for good

Film about homeless people and their animal friends seeks funding

With the economic crisis, the street-dwelling population of Brazil has exploded in recent years. According to 2015 data collected by the Institute of Applied...
Unconditional love

A man’s love for his dog scores a goal with football fans in Rio

The love of a football fan for his sick dog has pulled quite a few heartstrings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. When his adored...
Amazing wildlife

Giant anaconda spotted in the Amazon

A video of a giant anaconda, known as sucuri in Portuguese, was posted on social networks by a man who lives in Apuí, in...
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