World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day 2019

November 01st is World Vegan Day. This is the day when we encourage non-vegans to transition to a vegan lifestyle and to celebrate vegans...
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...
Vegan in Brazil

Vegan in Brazil: tips for plant-based visitors

If you are vegan and thinking about going to Brazil, read on.
Amazon synod

Amazon synod closes with strong environmental message

Paul Francis on Saturday night closed the Amazon synod with a call to end the "plundering of the Amazon basin". For two weeks,  Roman...
Oil spill

Petition to Brazil’s Minister of Environment

In reaction to the inertia and lack of transparency on the part of Brazil's federal government, ANDA has launched a petition urging the government...
Not A Single Drop More

Indigenous leaders stage protest in Berlin

Indigenous people from Brazil, currently on an awareness tour of Europe, yesterday protested outside the building where the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) on sustainability...
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...