Monday, April 27, 2020
Pop food

Coxinha, a Brazilian food icon gets a vegan makeover

Anyone who's ever been to Brazil probably has seen the teardrop-shaped fried snack that is ubiquitous in the country and which is called coxinha...
Live exports

MFA Brasil releases live export video campaign

The Brazilian branch of Mercy for Animals yesterday released a video denouncing the horrors of the live export business in Brazil. The video is...
Viral outbreak

Wildlife markets linked to new coronavirus outbreak

After deforestation, wildlife trafficking is a major cause of reduction in wildlife populations. Ironically, it can also lead to a reduction of human life...
Cruelty-free

Brazilian cosmetics giant goes cruelty-free

Cruelty-free International announced yesterday that Grupo Boticário, one of Brazil's leading cosmetics, fragrances and skin care companies, are now Leaping Bunny-approved for their entire...
Happy news

Missing dog reunites with his guardian after one year

In praia Grande, on the coast of São Paulo State, a dog was wagging his tail a little more energetically than usual on Thursday...
Zoo cruelty

New bill tackles zoo cruelty in São Paulo

São Paulo City Council has passed a new bill that bans the creation of new zoos and aquariums in Brazil's largest city. The author of...
Love story

Farmer buys pig for slaughter, falls in love, adopts pig

You must have heard of a dairy farmer who had an epiphany, turned vegan and converted their animal farm into an animal sanctuary. Brazilian...
Environmental crime

Dolphin killed by oil spill in Brazil

The oil spill on the northeastern coast of Brazil has made its first mammalian victim. A dolphin smeared with oil has been found dead...
Amazon

New satellite launched to monitor the Amazon

Brazil and China on Friday (20) launched into space the CBERS 04A, a satellite that produces images of Brazil's territory and helps monitor deforestation...
Amazon under threat

Amazon deforestation hits record levels

10,000 square kilometers of Amazon rainforest were destroyed between August 2018 and July 2019, according to a new report by Brazil's space research agency,...

Another day, another journalist slating vegans

We recently reported about a public prosecutor's laudable initiative to bring vegan meals to schoolchildren in the state of Bahia, in the northeast of...
Vegan market

Brazilian food start-up expands vegan cheese market in the country

The Brazilian vegan foodtech scene keeps growing, as we have previously reported. One of the latest examples of growth is NoMoo, a vegan cheese...