Thursday, April 29, 2021
Dog-fighting victims

Dogs rescued from dog-fighting ring get a second chance

Last week, we wrote about the macabre dog-fighting ring São Paulo police busted, where participants even barbecued animals. The case gripped Brazil's imagination and send...
Animal cruelty

Dog is rescued after being buried alive

Another case of animal cruelty has shocked animals lovers in Brazil. It took place in Balneário Rincão, in the south of Santa Catarina State in...
Animals under attack

Hunters threaten wildlife in reserve in the northeast of Brazil

A biologist who runs a nature reserve in Itapajé, Ceará state (northeast of Brazil) has been threatened by hunters who want to murder animals...
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...
Vegan athletes

Vegan athletes boost skyrunning Brazilian team

Three vegan athletes are part of the Brazilian Skyrunning team that will compete at the World Skyrunning Series on the Spanish Pyrenees between 8...
Cruelty-free

Now part of the Natura group, Avon announces it is going cruelty-free

Brazilian cosmetic giant Natura has snapped up Avon for a whopping US$3.7bn. That's good news for animals, since Natura has been cruelty-free since 2006. And...
Meat is murder

New report shows meat companies buying from criminals

Meat production does not kill animals only. It kills forests (and the free animals who call them home) and poor people who get in...
Democracy under attack

Glenn Greenwald is the latest target of political persecution in Brazil

A public prosecutor in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, has filed a criminal charge against Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer-winning journalist who became known for his...
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...
Animals in court

Judge accepts cats as plaintiffs in court case

Perhaps for the first time in Brazilian history, a judge has allowed non-human animals to  start a lawsuit against a private party. The plaintiffs...
Green art

British painter sells her work to help the rainforest in Brazil

A British artist who's seen firsthand the devastating effects of deforestation has used money raised through the sales of her paintings to help protect...
New life

Rescued pit bull dog can’t stop smiling

The life of a pit bull dog who used to be exploited in dog-fighting clubs has taken a turn for the better ever since...