Friday, April 17, 2020
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...
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...
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...
Veganism for the masses

Brazilian budget vegans defy elitist stereotypes

In a country with huge economic disparities, a chasm that has only grown in recent years since the right-wing coup of 2016, it is...
Brazil and Australia

Australian bushfires versus Brazilian forest fires: the differences

"Why isn't Greta, Leonardo and the Pope not saying anything about Australian fires?" "Why is Greta not helping?" Silly and outrageous as it may sound,right-wing bloggers...
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...
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...
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...
Extreme cruelty

Dog-fighting case shocks Brazil

Police in São Paulo has busted a dog-fighting ring that has shocked the country. The arrest took place on Saturday (14) in a ranch...
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...
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...
Livestock and deforestation

Beef is destroying the Amazon

It is not exactly a novelty but it's essential to remind people that the main driver of deforestation in the Amazon is livestock. This study...