Junior Scientists at Iracambi

Junior Scientists at Iracambi, our new program of citizen science for kids, aims to transform school children into forest guardians, as they learn the knowledge, skills and ability to understand the value of trees and water and help restore the once mighty Atlantic Forest. 

 

Junior Scientists work with citizen scientists to plant and care for young trees, collect data on forest cover and water, and share their findings with their families. It’s important for their families because government ...

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Iracambi Interview

Iracambi interviewed on Mongabay

Check it out!

Iracambi was interviewed on Mongabay by Clare Raybould on the question of sustainability of Brazil’s development and gives some controversial opinions – there’s still plenty to do in saving the forests!

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Iracambi and partners saving forests

Iracambi and partners saving forests

thanks to SOS Mata Atlântica

Iracambi has been working with SOS Mata Atlântica since the beginning of 2010 – first on a program to of institutional strengthening and now on a six month program to encourage landowners to set up private nature reserves on their forest land. Iracambi’s own reserve dates back to 2010 and we hope very soon to bring you news of another reserve that we are planning to set up with help from international ...

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Progress Reports and Newsletters

Progress Reports and Newsletters

What they say about us

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natural resources

Natural Resources

Caring for natural resources in the rainforest

 

Creating and managing protected areas

Iracambi has carved out a position for itself as a leader in the management of conservation lands in the 3,000 square kilometer area of the Serra do Brigadeiro.Working with local authorities and landowners we have been able to create 20,000 hectares of Environmental Protection Areas, and 1,000 ha of private forest reserves as part of the mosaic of conservation lands connecting the Caparaó National Park with ...

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Further Reading

“The Last Rainforests” by Mitchell Beazley, (World Conservation Union,) is a beautifully illustrated book which looks at rainforests worldwide  –  conservation status, plants, insects, birds, animals and people. It was the first book ...

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Check out our downloads

Want more info? Check out our downloads.

Click on the links below to download. If you need Acrobat Reader to view the PDF files, you can download it here for free.

All about Iracambi

Information Briefs

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Researchers/interns FP

Researchers/Interns 

Discover the secrets of the rainforest

 

Researchers and iterns are always welcome to conduct their own research projects in the biological and social sciences that are consistent with our research themes. Please contact us for information about internships: we are happy to work with you and your university to make sure that your time here will be profitable and happy. Our ongoing research programs are focused on three main areas:

 

  • Natural Resources
  • Sustainable Communities and
  • Ecosystems.

 

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Forest Futures: Adopt a Plot

Forest Futures create a safe haven for endangered wildlife while creating forest corridors for animals and birds to travel safely between forest patches, maintaining and enhancing the health of the forest. With protection from animals and agriculture, the forest regenerates, transforming a forest future into a future forest.

Here’s how you can help

forest-2-trees iracambi-hillsYou can help us transform neglected and marginalized land into ...

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Iracambi and Public Policy

Iracambi and Public Policy

We’re delighted to report that yet another project has been approved. This one is to strengthen environmental policy in the nine counties of the Serra do Brigadeiro Development Territory. We’ll be working with government partners and the private sector to support Environmental Protection Areas and Private Forest Reserves – all part of our commitment to saving forests and changing lives. This program will be supported by the Boticário Nature Foundation, to whom our thanks!   It comes at ...

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