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,...
Politics

The Bolsonaro presidency is a nightmare for animal rights

Last year, when Brazil was swept by the neo-fascist wave that ended up hijacking the presidency with a campaign based on fake news, shock,...
Extreme cruelty

Dog-fighting case shocks Brazil

Police in São Paulo has busted a dog-fighting ring that has shocked the country. The arrest took place on Saturday (14) in a ranch...
Wildlife

Brazilian sea turtle project reaches 40th anniversary milestone

Projeto Tamar, a sea turtle conservation and breeding project in Brazil, is turning 40 in 2020 with a staggering figure to help it celebrate...
Cruelty-free

Cruelty-free market expands in Brazil

Young entrepreneurs are leading the way in cruelty-free and other alternative beauty options, new research shows. The study was commissioned by Factor-Kline consultancy and reveals...