New York Times’s dispatch from the Amazon blames beef for fires

The New York Times has published a video dispatch from the Amazon, where the fire rages on. "Welcome to the lawless heart of the...
Climate crisis

VeganNation leases 15,000 hectares of Amazon forest

Amidst the feeling of powerless and despair inspired by the devastating Amazon fires, which are still raging, an Israeli company sounds an optimistic note...
Change of heart

Former rodeo announcer regrets causing harm to animals

Legendary Brazilian rodeo announcer, Asa Branca, says he regrets all the suffering he caused animals in the past. In a recent interview with Brazilian...
Cruelty-free

Brazilian cosmetics giant goes cruelty-free

Cruelty-free International announced yesterday that Grupo Boticário, one of Brazil's leading cosmetics, fragrances and skin care companies, are now Leaping Bunny-approved for their entire...
EDITORIAL

ANDA expands with English-language website focused on Brazil

ANDA (Animal Rights News Agency), was created to promote respect to all animal life and deliver quality journalistic content, from the perspective of animal’s best interests, to the media and society.
October 4th

A message for World Animal Day

October 4th is World Animal Day, the date to raise awareness and promote compassion for all animals, not just those we have at home,...
Amazon fires

Amazon fires have killed ‘at least’ 500 jaguars, says big cat organization

At least 500 resident jaguars living in the Amazon region between Brazil and Bolivia have been killed or rendered homeless in Amazon fires, says Panthera, a global wild cat protection organization.
Environment

Livestock, Brazil’s big environmental problem

In 2006, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released an extensive report, Livestock's Long Shadow, which addressed holistically and thoroughly the various stages of different production processes of the sector. The report brought to light alarming data showing that the production of m
Bee holocaust

Pesticides killed 50 million bees in one month, study concludes

Clinical tests have revealed that the 50 million bees who died in January in the southern state of Santa Catarina in Brazil died from poisoning by pesticide.
Marine life tragedy

Oil that has killed marine life may be from Venezuela

The crude oil spills currently spread across the northeastern coast of Brazil may be of Venezuelan origin, according to a confidential report compiled by...