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Vacancy: Executive Director

Amigos de Iracambi, (Iracambi), is a Brazilian and US registered non-profit organization that brings people together from across the world to conserve the resources of Brazil’s beautiful Atlantic rainforest while enhancing local livelihoods. Iracambi operates from its headquarters the Iracambi

Iracambi Rainforest Stories

You cross a stream and head upwards along a dirt road, the cicadas keeping you company. But should you try to approach them, they clam up. Leading from the dirt road there is a track through tall grass, and a

Introduction to the rational use of medicinal plants

On September, 14th we promoted a lecture on Medicinal Plants – Herbal Medicine, given by Alessandro Neves (Bachelor in Philosophy/ Holistic Therapist) for teen students of Belisário School, their parents and some teachers. It was the third lecture since we

Great Kiskadee / Pitangus sulphuratus

Great Kiskadee

The Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratusis) one of the most typical birds of Latin America, they’re range extends from the south of Mexico to Argentina. It can also be found in areas of the South of Texas and also on the

“April Showers Bring May Flowers”

The last few days of April, full of rainfall, has brought us a month of May blooming with activities. We have started up our “Tree Nursery School” which hosts students from the local schools to explore the environment within and

IRACAMBI STRONG 2016

Here it is, folks, the brochure you’ve been waiting for. Join us for an action-packed three weeks in the rainforest and let’s make IRACAMBI STRONG 2016 the best yet! THE PROGRAM Are you interested in learning about conservation and sustainability

Iracambi Strong

Here it is, folks, the brochure you’ve been waiting for. Join us for an action-packed three weeks in the rainforest and let’s make IRACAMBI STRONG 2016 the best yet! THE PROGRAM Are you interested in learning about conservation and sustainability

two images compare before and after reforestation at iracambi

Why Reforest?

Recently, I read an article shared with me by Binka titled, ‘Rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows’. The article was straightforward – secondary forests are more effective than old growth forests in combating our carbon foot print. With our

First month exploring!

I have been at Iracambi for almost a month. As much as the first few weeks were packed with information and new faces, the past two weeks have been a period of adjustment: both filled with new experiences. By welcoming

First Weeks at Iracambi

Hey my name is Lillian, the new Volunteer Coordinator here at Iracambi! After the first week of my stay at Iracambi being nothing but blue skies, it is only fair that the second is filled with rain. Well, we are