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10 Things I Learned From Volunteering in the Rainforest

Time passes much faster than expected. Though I initially planned to spend a month at Iracambi, it didn’t work out that way. I bought my flights late, and by then the best-priced round-trip flights were for about two and a

Which side are you on?

Life or death? Justice or injustice? Forests or degradation? You must be wondering why I’m asking these questions. After our adventures in the delivering of seedlings, on Tuesday, February 13, we went to the home of Lourdes Calais, our veritable

Surrounded by vibrant green

We had trodden the pavements of the big cities of South America – Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Rio – but now we were surrounded by vibrant green (every shade) and noises of bugs, birds and frogs. Virgilio was the first

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