Monday, April 27, 2020
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...
Animal cruelty

Activists hold vigil for dog who died of apparent starvation

Animal advocates in Brasília, capital of Brazil, Monday evening (2) held a vigil to demand justice for Grandão, a dog who recently died as...
Amazon deforestation

Amazon deforestation hits record high in September

Deforestation of the Amazon forest continues to grow under the new right-wing Brazilian government. According to the latest data from the Brazilian space agency,...
Inclusion

Vegan restaurant seeks transgender staff in Brasília

In order to mark National Transgender Day of Visibility (Jan 29), a vegan restaurant in Brasília, capital of Brazil, put up an advert for...
New life

Rescued pit bull dog can’t stop smiling

The life of a pit bull dog who used to be exploited in dog-fighting clubs has taken a turn for the better ever since...
Amazon fires

Brazilian police closer to Amazon forest arsonists

A Brazilian police investigation is making progress to find, and hopefully arrest, land-grabbers in Pará State who led a movement called Day of Fire,...
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...
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...
Oil spill tragedy

Oil spill reaches turtle nesting area

The oil spill that has spread across the northeastern coast of Brazil has traveled southwards and reached the southeast. On Thursday 7, fragments of...
Pop and ethical

There’s something wild about Anitta

It is safe to say that Anitta is Brazil's biggest pop star these days. The young singer from the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro rose...
Afro-Brazilian veganism

A black vegan blogger has a message to Afro-Brazilians

In a world where white privilege is still the norm, veganism is often associated with urban, middle-class and white folks. That  is a shame...
Victory

Court bans animal tests by dental college

A court has ruled that the dental college at the State University of Maringá (UEM), Paraná State in the south of Brazil, can no...