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Rainforest ECObank – Report from Mata Atlantica

Ian Scanlan just returned from a planning trip to the Rainforest Eco Lodge (honestly, they have a sign on the road with that name), visiting with local smallholders and planning for the pilot project nursery this Spring. He took some…

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Rainforest ECO – A Story of Homecoming

This story was recently posted on DC Cordova’s blog, for her new Entrepreneur Stimulus series…

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The Blessings of our first year

It has been a most amazing year, filled with blessings… Remembering this time last year – I was at Antoni’s Rainforest ECO Lodge first learning about Mata Atlantica, spending a day taking buses back to Rio with my daughter in…

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Prince Charles’ Speech at COP15

Prince Charles speaks with eloquent urgency about the critical importance of our rainforests and what we can do to turn the tide of global climate change…

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I found my Tree…

Today, after lengthy conversations with Marcelo of Serra Acima, Roberto of Salve Acerra, and Ian of Turiya Amazonia about how we might be able to coordinate and collaborate on our reforestation goals, I felt that I needed some divine feminine…

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Graphic Facts about Mata Atlantica’s deforestation

If anyone can help me find written data behind this MSNBC news report, and these dates, I’d be most grateful. Since I was born in 1951, this illustrates perfectly the amount of forest lost during my lifetime. I’d be interested…

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Rainforest ECOBank video – Part 1

We just completed our first video to introduce our Rainforest ECOBank project in Brazil, with Part 2 to be released soon – we’re awaiting confirmation from a particular NGO in Brazil that they would like to participate with us before…

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Rainforest ECO has launched with the Spirit of Agape…

Have a look and see what you think, knowing improvements will be continual: http://www.rainforestECO.com.

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Remember that furniture designer from Sao Paulo – Fabiola?

Well, Fabiola has launched a line of her furniture made with would-be-waste wood from Mata Atlantica, and by custom order, we upholster the chair with my eco-textile, hemp-cotton fabric of Iporuru. Interested? Send us an email or comment for pricing!…

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Mata Atlantica calls…

Well it’s been sketchy internet access while I’ve had my first crash course in the value of Mata Atlantica – the Atlantic Rainforests of Brazil. Where to begin – this is going to be an unfolding story of great importance…

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