Will the Entire Amazon Rainforest Be Destroyed Because of Meat?

The Amazon rainforest is shrinking every year because companies like JBS S.A.—which has been linked to illegal deforestation of the Amazon—want more space to raise and kill cows.

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The Amazon Rainforest: The ‘Problem’ With Soybeans Isn’t What You Think

Brazil is the world’s biggest exporter of soybeans. But only a small fraction of those crops actually ends up on the dinner table.

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Is the Meat Industry Fueling the Record-Breaking Amazon Rainforest Fires?

Experts say that the Brazilian Amazon fires are the work of humans, either deliberately or by accident. Who profits from the utter destruction?

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Brazil Latest Country to Halt Deadly Yearlong Poisoning Test on Dogs

Imagine being locked in a cage and forced to eat pesticide-laced food or breathe pesticide fumes for a year until you’re killed and your body is dissected.

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Video: Bull Used for Human ‘Entertainment’ Stomps Rodeo Rider to Death

Tormenting bulls for entertainment is as dangerous to them as it is to the human riders. The difference is, the bulls didn’t consent.

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Victory! Brazil Bans Use of Animals in Cruel Classroom Experiments

The government’s new regulation follows appeals by PETA and the Brazilian Network for Humane Education to modernize biomedical training.

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PETA Wins ‘Image of the Day’ in Brazil’s National Newspaper

In a country where residents can see their rainforests being bulldozed by cattle ranchers, vegan living is taking hold.

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Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady: Saving the Planet and Feeling Better Eating Plant-Based

She eats with the health of the planet in mind, while he eats for stamina—Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady both feel good eating plant-based.

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How Going Naked at the Olympics Can Help Save the Planet

PETA members aren’t just showering on the sidewalks in Brazil—they’re also rotating around the Olympic venues.

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Olympic Torch Ceremony Ends With Fatal Shooting of Captive Jaguar

Another animal used for human entertainment is dead.

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‘Real Housewife’ Makes a Splash for Lolita the Orca

Adriana is starring in a new PETA ad in which she calls for Lolita, the lonely captive orca at the Miami Seaquarium to be released into an ocean sanctuary.

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Deforestation Criminals: Say “Cheese!”

Two Brazilian ranching companies have been charged with illegal deforestation and their “herd” honchos could go to jail if convicted.

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Why Every Week Is Shark Week

Brazil’s Environmental Justice Institute has claimed that one seafood exporter has illegally killed nearly 300,000 sharks.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind