Saturday, April 10, 2021
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...
Drones

In the south of Brazil, police uses drones to record animal abuse

Police in the state of Santa Catarina, in the south of Brazil, are using drones to help them produce court evidence against animal abusers,...
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...
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

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...
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...
Mutual rescue

Deaf dog is adopted by deaf man in Florianópolis

Pirata, a deaf dog, had been adopted and then returned to the public shelter where he had been taken from. But less than a...
Wildlife party

Villagers in the north of Brazil celebrate wildlife during Carnival

For 45 years now, children in a small village called Juaba, in the Amazonian state of Pará, have been taking part of a carnival...
Sustainability

Indigenous cooperative makes vegan footwear

An informal cooperative of indigenous men and women has found a way to explore the Amazon forest sustainably to produce organic, vegan footwear made...
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...
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...