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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

Welcome Ball State University!

This May, we have welcome our third 100,000 Strong in the Americas program to Iracambi. A group of 10 students from Ball State University have descended upon our rainforest home, along with familiar face John Motlock. John has not only

Iracambi: Peer Award Finalist 2015!

We are delighted to anounce that Iracambi has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2015 Peer Awards! Held in London, the Peer Awards focus on showcasing and celebrating innovative ideas, and recognize the highest standards of “Corporate Social Responsibility”,

Young Eco-Leaders take the lead!

It’s been two months since our program started, and we have lots to share! The first good news are, in partnership with Belizario’s local church, we’ve managed to convince the water supply company to cede one of their big trucks