Workshop in the community of Barra.
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Workshop in the community of Barra.

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What kind of economic activities can be viable and sustainable communities in a more remote and distant from Amazon?

In search of the answer to this question, WWF-Brazil, in conjunction with several partner institutions, promoted at the end of September, the First Workshop on Brazil nut and Tourism. The event took place in the community of Barra de São Manoel, located in Apuí, Southern Amazonas, at 453 kilometers from Manaus (http://www.wwf.org.br/informacoes/noticias_meio_ambiente_e_natureza/?36382).

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A: Community Barra of the San Manuel

di Ayslaner Gallo, 50 metri di distanza

This community consists of around 1902, had at its foundation the principle of extraction of products...

Community Barra of the San Manuel

B: River dolphin's eye

di Ayslaner Gallo, 25.5 km di distanza

Newfound natural cavity in the Juruena National Park by Ana Gabriela Fontoura by aerial survey conduc...

River dolphin's eye

C: São Simão Waterfall

di Ayslaner Gallo, 99.2 km di distanza

The waterfall St. Simon is the first major challenge to those who navigate upriver Juruena starting f...

São Simão Waterfall

D: Cessna Caravan

di Ayslaner Gallo, 151.3 km di distanza

One of the aircraft used during the expedition, carrying nine passengers and cargo.

Cessna Caravan

E: Salto Augusto

di Ayslaner Gallo, 177.6 km di distanza

The great barrier down Juruena. This waterfall is one of the biggest challenges to navigate through t...

Salto Augusto

F: Kapok Tree

di Ayslaner Gallo, 177.8 km di distanza

A large tree of the genus Ceiba, about 40 feet tall. This species is considered sacred to several Lat...

Kapok Tree

G: garimpo juruena

di jose-ronaldo-bezerra, 205.2 km di distanza

garimpo juruena

H: Room, Advanced Camp

di Ayslaner Gallo, 221.5 km di distanza

As part of a float located one hour and a half of the inn Mantega, rooms with air-conditioning to res...

Room, Advanced Camp

I: Advanced Camp

di Ayslaner Gallo, 221.5 km di distanza

 Located an hour and a half of the Inn Mantega, this floating structure has  dining room ventilated, ...

Advanced Camp

J: Kitchen, Advanced Camp

di Ayslaner Gallo, 221.5 km di distanza

Kitchen, Advanced Camp, simple, functional and cozy, the meals prepared here provide a tasty and nutr...

Kitchen, Advanced Camp

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Brazil

Questa è una vista generale di Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.

Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.

Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.

Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.

Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.

Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.

This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.

Text by Steve Smith.

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