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Citizens of the Amazon, Brazil

The Seringueiros: Citizens of the Amazon When we talk about the amazon and its people, we all immediately think about the indigenous communities that live in the area whose livelihood, resources and culture are under constant threat by modern society and western-styled intensive development. But very few think about other native communities of the area. The rural dwellers that inhabit the Northern Brazilian Amazon have lived there for several generations. Some of these families from the grandparent to the baby have

Oxford University Students in Iguazu

Oxford University Summer Internship and Green Planet Ventures in Iguazu National Park Green Planet Ventures is a social enterprise dedicated to tropical forests conservation. Our work involves helping forest research and conservation institutes in the tropics, to overcome some of their challenges. Part of our work is bringing university students, qualified and or studying a relevant subject to do work experience and internships in these organisations. In this way we achieve win, win situations. The students get opportunities to: Apply their theoretical