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Ex-volunteer Kellie Moore Strikes Back… with her loved ones

I’m back with another story to tell! Iracambi was graced by the presence of ex-Iracambi volunteer Kellie Moore and her husband Christian who decided to bring along their children, namely: Taro, Yasmin, Hugo and Ingrid. Kellie had come to Iracambi

Forest 4 Water Fundraising (and saving Toucans)

  Iracambi has officially launched Forests 4 Water. Now we need to ensure its longevity so we are asking our wonderful Iracambistas to become monthly donors. If we can get 100 of you to make a recurring donation of $10

Life at Iracambi: Owls, Pizza and Football

I’m back with another rainforest blog! OWL PHOTO!!!! As I promised in my bird blog (BIRDS!!!), I would try to hunt down the famous owl photo from Ricardo. Well here it is: Latin name: Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana English Name: Tawny-browed owl

Introducing the Iracambi Crew – post 2

This blog I thought I would introduce some of the new volunteers that have arrived at Iracambi Meet Mimi/Mia/Francesca: Mimi, as she prefers to be called, is a lawyer from Germany. But I don’t think the term lawyer alone does

Birdwatchers visit Iracambi

  Birds, so many birds! This weekend Iracambi was visited by a group of Brasilian birdwatchers who wanted to explore the Atlantic Forest in order to monitor changes of the various species in the area and to have FUN! Ricardo,

Introducing the Iracambi Crew – post 1

I’m back, reporting live from the Atlantic Forest. This blog I thought I would introduce the volunteers and update you on the Iracambi adventures. Meet Tom:    Tom is a Belgian intern in Green Management from Hoge School Gent who has expertise

Iracambi and the Peer Award for Excellence

      We are thrilled to announce that Iracambi is joint winner of the prestigious 2015 Peer Award for Excellence!  Great work, Els, Mark, Juliet, Gus and Binka!

Life at Iracambi – a first encounter

  I have arrived – I being me, Imran Viroomal, the new communications coordinator – to Iracambi where the sun is shining, the birds are chattering and the streams are flowing. I decided to take the long way to Iracambi

Bye bye, American Pie(/University)

It’s been a quiet start to the week here in Minas Gerais, as yesterday we said our goodbyes to the great group of graduate students from American University in Washington DC. For 2 weeks, the 11-strong group along with professor

Peer Awards approaching fast!

Last month, we let you know the really great news that Iracambi had been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2015 Peer Awards for Excellence. The date of the final (18th June) is fast approaching so we’ve been busy finalizing