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