Monday, April 27, 2020
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...
Research

Research: El Niño is contributing to beetle collapse in the Amazon

Intense droughts and fires during the last El Niño cycle, combined with human activity (mainly cattle ranching), has led to a massive drop in...
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...
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...
Art show

Claudia Andujar’s photo exhibition of the Yanomami people opens in Paris

For the last 50 years, Swiss photographer, Claudia Andujar, has been documenting and advocating for the Yanomami people. This week she will open a new...
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...
Tribal resistance

Tribes and rubber tappers unite against Bolsonaro

Indigenous tribes and rubber-tapping leaders yesterday gathered to make opposition to President Bolsonaro's measures which are destroying the rainforest, their source of livelihood. According to...
Arts and culture

Theater play puts the spotlight on animal rights

Animal rights will be on stage with a theater production that opens today in São Paulo. A play called Benjamin deals with the injustices...
Wildlife photography

Norwegian photographer turns his lens on Brazilian wildlife

It's been a life-long dream come true for Norwegian photographer Bjorn-Einar Nilsen, who'd always dreamt of Brazil and its nature, but could never imagine...
Indigenous people

New bill represents lethal threat to indigenous people in Brazil

Brazil's far-right government has many favorite targets such as LGBT's, afro-Brazilian and women's rights and feminists. But it is clearly hellbent on making life...
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...
Floods

Animals need help in flood-ravaged Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais State, has been ravaged by heavy rain and floodings that have left tens of people dead....