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Brazil Nut

    It’s harvest time! Good and nutritious, the Brazil Nut represents for the native populations an opportunity for income, work and conservation of biodiversity. Brazil nuts are an excellent source of dietary fiber and various vitamins and dietary minerals. At Xixuau, Amazônia Onlus supports the development of a fair and transparent production chain, which fosters […]

A new path for our guests

Amazônia Onlus supports the community based ecotourism at Xixuau with maintenance work and improvement of the Xixuau Amazon Ecolodge. Recently, we have built a new path that connects the bungalows to the Community ‘Maloca’. There, guests eat the delicious meals prepared by the CoopXixuau cooks and meet their guides before leaving for excursions. Discover the […]

Saving the Amazon turtles

Jan 18, 2019 by Red E Category: News, Uncategorized 0 comments

It is the spawning season for river turtles, and we are at work! The activities foreseen by the Amazon turtle protection project and support to the natives of the Jauaperi Reserve are under way. During the entire spawning season, surveillance of the breeding sites and monitoring of the species is carried out in their most […]

Xixuaú is now a protect area

Jul 02, 2018 by Red E Category: News, Press 0 comments

The Italian magazine L’Espresso publishes a reportage on the important step of the Brazilian Government for the preservation of the Amazon Forest. An intact forest area equal to the extent of Trentino acquires the status of protected reserve. Inhabited by about 1,000 natives, the region was thus torn from the danger of deforestation. We are […]

A new protected forest in the Brazilian Amazon

Jun 13, 2018 by Red E Category: News 0 comments

The native inhabitants of the Brazilian Amazon are celebrating a new protected forest! On the 5th of June, World Environment Day, 581,173 hectares of forest around Xixuaú were granted legal protection. The area, more than half the size of Jamaica, integrates an important corridor of conservation units and is a key area to tackle climate change.

An amazing photo album of Xixuaú by Pino Ninfa

Feb 13, 2018 by News red Category: News 0 comments

Discover this amazing photo album shot in 2017 in the Xixuaú village, 500 Km from Manaus in the middle of the Amazon forest. Thanks to Pino Ninfa

The wonders of the Amazon wildlife

Jan 10, 2018 by News red Category: News 0 comments

Curious, nice animals spotted around our village Xixuaú. The Amazon forest is home to an incredible diversity of plant and animal life.

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