Biota concludes hatchling season 2016
Our partner-NGO Biota successfully concluded another sea turtles hatchling season. Yesterday they organised the last public hatchling release this year. In total more than 100* nests were registered and the births of more than 10 thousand* of sea turtles were accompanied during this s
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Best beaches of Maceió Guide
While ordinary tourists seek relief from the heat at the waters of Ponta Verde and Pajuçara beaches leaving those beaches immensely crowded on weekends and holidays, our volunteers enjoy the calm and clean beaches of the northern coast of Maceió. “Litoral Norte” (engl. N
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Where does the name Brazil come from?
Everything has its origins. The name of our beloved country “Brazil” is not an exception. Have you ever thought what does it mean or where does it come from? If not, get ready for the surprise: Brazil is probably the only country which name comes from the tree! The name is shorten
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Special Action on the Coastal Cleanup Day in Maceió Brazil
The beautiful beaches of our beloved Maceió and the whole Brazil are getting more and more polluted, more and more animals are found dead on the coast. Beaches, seas and lakes become the final destination of the majority of the wastes produced by humans which causes the animals to di
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Global Warming to Be Monitored by Brazil Amazon’s Giant Tower
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin to monitor climate change. The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory is expected to rise 325 meters (1,066 feet) from the ground. 
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Activists Urge Brazil to Stop Killing of Amazon Dolphins
Activists from the Friends of the Manatee Association (Ampa) have placed a 12-meter-tall inflatable dolphin dummy outside the National Congress. The act was staged as part of a campaign entitled Red Alert, which aims to urge the Ministry of Environmen...
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