Iracambi

Saving Forests: Changing Lives. Located in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, one of the worlds top five biodiversity hotspots, Iracambi's tagline is "Saving Forests, Changing Lives."
Young EcoLeaders of the Brazilian Rainforest
 
Our Young EcoLeaders program provides vocational training for middle-school students, bringing them out of the classroom and into the field to do hands-on conservation science in their rainforest community. Students identify plants, collect seeds, make and care for seedlings, and plant them out. Together with the farmers, they learn about best-practice conservation farming methods to restore the forest, protect soils and water, guarantee long-term productivity and hone their leadership skills. project reportread updates from the field
Forests4Water Brazil: Community forest restoration
 
Here in Brazil we've already planted 100,000 native rainforest trees and this year we aim to plant another 10,000! Why? Because springs are running dry, farmers are losing their crops and city water supplies are threatened. Healthy forests increase soil fertility, regenerate springs and allow rain clouds to form, attacking the water crisis at its root. Restoring the forest restores the water, while trees absorb carbon to combat climate change - a win-win for the forest, the farmers and us all. project reportread updates from the field
Water for the Atlantic Rainforest People
 
Deforestation along springs and streams in the southeast of Serra do Brigadeiro, Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest, has led to a series of challenges for the rural community, such as soil fertility loss, dry springs and water pollution. Despite this, small farmers have traditionally resisted reforestation efforts, afraid it would impact their crop yield. In our program, native seedlings and agricultural crops are interspersed in a way that is mutually beneficial for the farmers and the environment. project reportread updates from the field
Junior Scientists Restoring Brazil's Rainforest
 
Junior Scientists at Iracambi transforms schoolkids in Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest into forest guardians. Through hands-on education they learn real science, collecting and monitoring data on soils and water, making, planting and caring for forest seedlings, and sharing their discoveries with their families. Our weekly education program is helping raise a new generation to understand and care for the rainforests that shelter biodiversity, protect water resources and help regulate our climate. project reportread updates from the field
Iracambi I-GIS for the Atlantic Rainforest
 
The Iracambi GIS, based at the Iracambi Research Center in one of the worlds top biodiversity hotspots, Brazil's Atlantic Forest, seeks to present data and generate maps that are easily accessible and understandable to local communities, students and farm families. Our aim is to clearly demonstrate the changes that are taking place due to human impact on the ecosystem, with their effects on climate and resource management, as part of our educational program and as a tool for land management. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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