Planting Hope in Young Hearts

Video highlights of Earthday 2017 talk for Manzanita School by Alana Lea, Founder of iGiveTrees.

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Finding Hope During a Dark Night of the Earth’s Soul

Over the last six years of rainforest renewal projects in Brazil, I’ve had to dig deep to keep finding hope for our beautiful planet’s future. Once a haven of biodiversity, 93% of Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest has been destroyed during the…

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2015 International Day of Trees News Snips

Image: Peter van der Sleen

The flying river is a movement of large quantities of water vapor transported in the atmosphere from the Amazon Basin to other parts of South America. The forest trees release water vapor into the atmosphere through transpiration and this moisture…

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If they want to build a prison in your neighborhood – just plant a forest.

Suppose you lived in a beautiful neighborhood of Sao Paulo, and you learn that the City has decided it’s the ideal location to build a new prison. What do you do? Complain endlessly about how wrong this is? Or take…

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First Brazilian Pachamama Symposium Scheduled

We know that we’re helping Pachamama to achieve their objectives of training more faciliators in a new country, advancing translations, and networking with key environmental organizational leaders in Brazil. And we’re achieving the ECObank’s objectives by sponsoring educational activities that will motivate more reforestation in the most diverse and endangered rainforest on the planet: Mata Atlantica.

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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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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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Networking for the Amazon in Sao Paulo

It’s been an amazing week of making connections for the Amazon rainforest. Yesterday I had a meeting with a Brazilian furniture designer, Fabiola Bergamo, who has been making trips into remote reserves to work alongside of native craftsmen to build…

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