Brazil Flag is updating our guide to Wild Brazil – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome.

Brazil environment minister quits; faces illegal logging probe – Reuters
Proposed Legislation to Mine Brazil’s Indigenous Lands Will Threaten Amazon Forests and Their Valuable Ecosystem Services
Bolsonaro’s Indigenous land mining policy a billion-dollar backfire
Yellow Fever and COVID-19 Endanger 50 Years of Conservation Success for Brazil’s Golden Lion Tamarin – Global Wildlife Conservation@Global_Wildlife
Brazil police launch raids over illegal Amazon logging – France 24


Ministério do Meio Ambiente do Brasil



Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado
Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado (AMLD) is a Brazilian nonprofit established in 1992 that is responsible for coordinating all efforts to save Golden Lion Tamarins in their native forest and protect the benefits that the forest provides to local people. AMLD works on the ground in Rio de Janeiro to monitor GLTs and forests, advocate for restoration of the Atlantic Forest, plant forest corridors, and engage local people in protecting their forest.

Save the Golden Lion Tamarin
Save the Golden Lion Tamarin (SGLT) is a U.S.-based public charity that provides technical and financial support to help Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado achieve our shared vision of saving GLTs and the habitat they depend upon for survival


Wiki Parques

Welcome to WikiParques, an interactive site dedicated to citizens who want to share their knowledge, explore and discuss our National Parks and protected areas. Collaborate to protect. WikiParques allows you to create, edit, debate entries and post photos about our protected areas, the so-called Conservation Units, whether federal, state, municipal or private. Together, they cover an area of ​​1.5 million square kilometers, or 17% of Brazil’s territory. It is possible to interact or create entries about the 12 categories of Brazilian Conservation Units. For example, National Park, Sustainable Development Reserve and Private Natural Heritage Reserve (RPPN).

Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation

Elsewhere on the Web

Ecoturismo: Brasil & Mundo é um grupo dedicado a disseminar informações e promover o diálogo sobre as atividades de Ecoturismo enquanto gerador de emprego e renda de qualidade e indutor da conservação do patrimônio natural. Focamos nos desafios e oportunidades do Brasil, mas trazemos também a realidade internacional para conhecimento dos atores brasileiros da temática. Mais Ecoturismo = mais conservação da Natureza!

The Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) is a nonprofit Brazilian civil society organization founded in 1994 to propose integrated solutions to social and environmental issues with a central focus on the defense of social, collective and diffuse environmental and social rights and assets environment, cultural heritage, human rights and peoples’ rights.
Since 2001, ISA is an Oscip – civil society organization of public interest – with headquarters in São Paulo (SP) and subsidiaries in Brasília (DF), Manaus (AM), Boa Vista (RR), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (AM ), Canarana (MT), Eldorado (SP) and Altamira (PA).


Most visited protected area in Brazil is the Tijuca National Park (2.9 million visitors).

Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation

Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources
Private natural heritage reserve


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