Wildlife party

Villagers in the north of Brazil celebrate wildlife during Carnival

For 45 years now, children in a small village called Juaba, in the Amazonian state of Pará, have been taking part of a carnival...
Carnival

Carnival in Brazil flirts with veganism, too

This weekend, Brazilians all over the country will take to the streets to kickstart the world's biggest party and broadcast the awe-inspiring parades in...
Wildlife photography

Norwegian photographer turns his lens on Brazilian wildlife

It's been a life-long dream come true for Norwegian photographer Bjorn-Einar Nilsen, who'd always dreamt of Brazil and its nature, but could never imagine...
Animal hero

Flood dog hero goes viral in Brazil

Amidst the tragedy, compassion and heroism. A man faced the strong and muddy flood waters in the town of Machado, Minas Gerais state, to...
Dispatches from the slaughterhouse

“When you kill them, you can’t eat them”

For two years, Gisiele worked on the death line of a poultry farm in the northwest of Paraná state, in the south of Brazil....
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...
Sustainability

Indigenous cooperative makes vegan footwear

An informal cooperative of indigenous men and women has found a way to explore the Amazon forest sustainably to produce organic, vegan footwear made...
Animals in court

Judge accepts cats as plaintiffs in court case

Perhaps for the first time in Brazilian history, a judge has allowed non-human animals to  start a lawsuit against a private party. The plaintiffs...
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...
Air travel

Dog gets a wounded paw during flight

Anyone who's ever flown with a dog will probably remember the apprehension that comes with that. Most trips are trouble-free but the rate of accidents...