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...
Eating the Amazon

UK meat eaters are financing Amazon deforestation, says Greenpeace

British consumers are helping fuel deforestation and fires in the Amazon by consuming meat from animals fed on soya beans linked to forest fires. Greenpeace...
Indigenous voices

Watch: Brazilian shaman visits BlackRock headquarters in London

Cattle-ranching, mining and logging are killing the planet's main climate regulator. Amazon indigenous people are our best hope to save the planet. Watch this...
Indigenous voices

Indigenous leaders go to Europe on awareness tour

On Thursday (19) a delegation of indigenous leaders from Brazil will start a tour of 12 European countries that will last until November 20....
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,...
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...
Cinema for good

Film about homeless people and their animal friends seeks funding

With the economic crisis, the street-dwelling population of Brazil has exploded in recent years. According to 2015 data collected by the Institute of Applied...
Swine fever

Pigs with swine fever to be killed in Brazil

Pigs with swine fever in Traipu, in the state of Alagoas, northeastern Brazil, will be killed by local authorities to stop contamination of the...
Animal cruelty

Country singer gets criticized for cattle-branding picture

Leonardo, one of the most famous Brazilian country singers, decided to show his fans his cowboy skills by posting on Instagram a picture taken...
Unconditional love

A man’s love for his dog scores a goal with football fans in Rio

The love of a football fan for his sick dog has pulled quite a few heartstrings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. When his adored...