Thursday, April 29, 2021
Runaway animals

Drugstore owner adopts cow who sought shelter in her shop

A cow on the run got lucky when she decided to seek refuge at Priscila Strapasson's drugstore in Colombo, Paraná State. The incident took...
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...
Wildlife

Brazilian sea turtle project reaches 40th anniversary milestone

Projeto Tamar, a sea turtle conservation and breeding project in Brazil, is turning 40 in 2020 with a staggering figure to help it celebrate...
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...
Vegan fashion

Brazilian vegan fashion company, Insecta, is buzzing

A Brazilian vegan fashion company founded in 2014 arrives at 2020 with plans of expansion and an amazing track record. Insecta was founded by two...
Cruelty-free

Cruelty-free market expands in Brazil

Young entrepreneurs are leading the way in cruelty-free and other alternative beauty options, new research shows. The study was commissioned by Factor-Kline consultancy and reveals...
Vegan cities

Veganism grows in Campinas, one of Brazil’s largest cities

The city of Campinas, in São Paulo State, is one of Brazil's largest cities (14th place), home to a major public university as well...
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...
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...
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...
World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day 2019

November 01st is World Vegan Day. This is the day when we encourage non-vegans to transition to a vegan lifestyle and to celebrate vegans...
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...