Monday, December 16, 2019
Vegan school meals

Bahia vegan school meals featured in the Washington Post

A project implemented in March last year to bring vegan food to 160 schools and crèches in Biritinga, Serrinha, Barrocas and Teofilância, in the...
Green martyrs

Brazilian indigenous activist killed in ambush

The war against indigenous people in Brazil has made yet another fatal victim. On Friday, a 26-year-old Guajajara indigenous leader was murdered by loggers...
Amazon fires

Brazilian president says he encouraged Amazon fires

During a commercial visit to the United Emirates, Brazilian neo-fascist president, Jair Bolsonaro, said to a group of potential investors that he encouraged fires...
Love is the cure

New law allows pets in hospitals in southern Brazilian state

A new piece of legislation allowing pets to visit patients in hospitals in Rio Grande do Sul State has come info effect. The legislation...
Vegetarian Brazil

30 million Brazilians are now vegetarian

The Brazilian vegetarian society (SVB) estimates that 30 million people in Brazil have adopted a vegetarian diet, or 14% of the overall population of...
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,...

Rio bus driver stops traffic to rescue dog

A heart-warming story about a bus driver who stopped the traffic in Rio de Janeiro to rescue a dog after the animal had been...
Protest

Extinction Rebellion calls protests at Brazilian embassies

In response to the oil spill that is spreading along the coast of the northeast of Brazil, and which is destroying animal life and...
Cruelty-free

New Vogue Brasil beauty columnist is vegan

Vogue Brasil, aware of the new trends in beauty and the appetite for cruelty-free cosmetics, has drafted in Renata Kalil, vegan activist and expert...
Sanctuaries

Ramba, the elephant, arrives in Brazil for retirement

It's been a long and arduous journey for the 53-year-old elephant Ramba to Santuário dos Elefantes in Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso state, where...
Oil spill in Brazil

As animal death toll increases, researchers may have found location of oil leakage

The ongoing environmental crime along the northeastern coast of Brazil, where a massive oil spill is impacting coastal ecosystems and killing wildlife, illustrates with...
Working cat

Meet Leon, the world’s most famous cat attorney

It is a pun made in furry heaven. Attorney in Portuguese is 'advogado' while cat is 'gato' - mix these two words together and...