Friday, April 17, 2020
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...
Celebrity vegan

TV icon, Xuxa, promotes veganism on her Instagram

Xuxa, the Brazilian TV icon that has been a household fixture in the country since the 1980s, is using her Instagram account to talk...
Animal sanctuary

Vegan activist and TV star Luisa Mell buys forest land for sanctuary

Luisa Mell, one of the most prominent celebrity animal rights activists in Brazil has announced the purchase of forest land that will be used...
Art

Photo exhibit shows homeless people and their dogs

A photographic exhibition currently showing in São Paulo explores the relationship between homeless people and their dogs. The photographs were taken by Edu Leporo, photographer...
Amazon

Amazon deforestation doubled in November

The environmental destruction of the current Brazilian government continues to deliver terrifying results for the future of the planet. November Amazon deforestation rates soared by...
Foodtech

Brazilian food chain launches vegan meatballs

An Italian food chain spread across Brazil is adding vegan meatballs to its menu. The launch is a joint venture with Fazendo do Futuro,...
Vegan activism

Activists stage blood-free Christmas performance

As Christmas fast approaches, animal rights activists are coming to four Brazilian cities on Sunday (15) to stage the Blood-free Christmas National Act, which...
Vegan business

Vegan butcher chain No Bones expands to Curitiba

Curitiba, the capital city of Paraná state in the south of Brazil, is home to a new vegan butcher shop and delivery service whose...
Amazon

World Bank urged to rethink investing in Brazil’s beef companies

Two UN-appointed experts have urged the World Bank to reconsider its investments in Minerva, one of Brazil’s biggest beef producers. As Global ANDA reported before,...
Indigenous rights

Greta Thunberg denounces murder of Brazilian indigenous people

Greta Thunberg, the young Swedish activist who has started a global movement with the #fridaysforfuture school strikes, shifted the spotlight to the fight of...
São Paulo

New Year’s in São Paulo will be animal-friendly

Good news for the animals who live in São Paulo. The City of São Paulo has announced that during the upcoming New Year's public...
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...