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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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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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 ...Continue Reading →
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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:
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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.
You can help us transform neglected and marginalized land into ...Continue Reading →