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03 2021 - The forest is protecting us - with your help
A new strain of the virus has swamped the health system in Manaus for the second time, and it is quickly spreading inland now. The daily oxygen requirement in the capital of Amazonas is 80,000 liters per day - 3 times the normal amount - and the local production cannot keep up with the tremendous demand. Indigenous and traditional communities have only one way to protect themselves from the virus: stay in the forest.
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07 2020 - Deforestation and pandemic in Brazil – the Amazon Forest in flames
The current COVID-19 pandemic has been aggravating the situation of deforestation in the Amazon, further endangering the survival of poor people and indigenous communities.
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04 2020 - Brazil: Amazonians hit hard by Covid19
The new coronavirus poses a deadly threat to the indigenous people of the Amazon. The Italian NGO Amazônia Onlus is at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic. The inhabitants of the Rio Jauaperi need your help!
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02 2020 - Emanuela Evangelista Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
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12 2019 - Order of Merit for our work!
Our president, Emanuela Evangelista, has been awarded the position of Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic. The high honor was communicated on 21 December 2019 and motivated “for her constant commitment, internationally, to environmental protection, the protection of indigenous peoples and the fight against deforestation”.
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12 2019 - Looking for a gift idea? Give an author photo and save your planet!
Christmas is coming, and with it the desire for celebation, the warmth of a fireplace and the embrace of our dear ones. But it is also often a race for the perfect gift: the gift that will get the biggest smile. Here´s a different idea!
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09 Oct 2019 - Fires in the Amazon
Vast fires are incinerating the Amazon, putting at risk tropical biodiversity and the climate equilibrium of our planet. Why? and what can you do?
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11 Dec 2018 - School in the forest
Diversity of forests, diversity of schools and lifestyles: in this way the children of Xixuaù and the children of an Italian school grow together in respect for the environment.
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06 2018 - A new protected forest in the Brazilian Amazon
More than half the size of Jamaica, the new Reserve around Xixuaú integrates an important corridor of conservation units and is a key area to tackle climate change.
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06 2017 - French tour operator supporting the Ecotourism Project
The Xixuau Ecotourism on Voyageons-Autrement.
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05 2017 - Amazon illustrations exhibition
The drawings of the native kids presented at the PInac Foundation.
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03 2017 - Medical supplies for the Jauaperi
The Italian charity Misericordia di Viterbo donates medical supplies to the Amazon natives.
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02 2017 - Maryba Project: environmental education
Nature, climate and forests: classes for children and teenagers living in Trentino!
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02 2017 - (Drinking) Water to the rainforest!
Two new water filters donated to the community to provide safe drinking water
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11 2016 - The Xixuau at the 2016 Agenda Brazil
Also this year, Amazonia Onlus will be one of the charity projets promoted by the famous Brazilian cinema, music and culture festival.
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10 2016 - A coffee for the Amazon!
New fundraising campaign sponsored by the actor Luca Argentero and his no profit organization 1 Caffè
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02 2016 - New educational courses for the native kids
Supporting the Xixuau children with recreational and educational activities
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10 2015 - Xixuaú at EXPO 2015!
The Xixuau Project presented at EXPO Milan
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05 2015 - Medicines for Xixuau
More than 2.000 medicines provided to the Xixuau village
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03 Oct 2015 - Education and training in Xixuau
Courses and lessons for kids and adults of the village
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02 2015 - Cooperativism at Xixuau
The Xixuau and the Fundação Vitoria Amazonica for the new Cooperativism course
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02 2015 - Scientific Research
Monitoring of giant otters and river dolphins
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02 2015 - Xixuau´s new outboard
Improvment in the Ecotourism with the new speedy boat
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07 2014 - The natives of Xixuaú in Italy
The fantastic trip to Italy of two Xixuau leaders
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02 2013 - The Amazon goes to Africa
The inhabitants of Xixuaú go to Tanzania for the first time, thanks to the Project GETTING REDDY by Amazonia Onlus, Trentino Insieme and the Trento Province.
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07 2012 - A visit from Africa
A delegation from Tanzania came to Xixuaú, with the project Getting REDDy, by Amazonia Onlus in partnership with Trentino Insieme and funded by the Government of Trento.
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02 2011 - New Malocas
Inaugurated the new Ecotourism complex at Xixuaú!
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