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Social Issues

Social Issues That Move Brazilians

What is happening in Brazilian society and how are the people doing? We keep you up to date with our blog entries.

Over time, many green projects and other forms of collaboration have emerged around the theme of sustainability. But it didn't stop there, other ecological projects followed, also reaching into topics such as urban planning and tourism. We present some of these projects here, so that you can see many places with different eyes on your trip to Brazil!

Recently, the first phase of the fight against fake news was launched in Brazil. However, this only relates to news concerning the government. The Brazilian government's goal is to educate people about which news is true and which is not. That surely is a good thing, right?

The "Hortas Cariocas" project began with the goal of planting vegetables and fruits near poor communities or urban schools, using organic techniques as well as local labor in a system of paid community service. The gardens are located in public areas of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Read more about this amazing project in our new article!

Informal residential neighborhoods are transforming, providing space for cultural events and new concepts for urban development, and are increasingly being discovered by tourism and artists. Some are even emerging as the city's new trendy neighborhoods, serving as a source of inspiration for urbanists and city planners worldwide.

The Salve Floripa project is committed to the conservation and protection of the Atlantic Rainforest on the Ilha de Santa Catarina. The focus is on the harmonious relationship between nature, the ever-growing tourism in Floripa and the preservation of biodiversity. We from Aventura do Brasil are proud to support this project.

How the taboquinha plant is used to produce a sustainable alternative to plastic drinking straws.

Some social projects in Brazil are presented. They were initiated from different sides to contribute to the positive development of the country.

In this article, you will learn what makes volunteering in Brazil an extraordinary experience. Find out about possible fields of activity and gain insights into upcoming volunteer projects. Both social projects and working in nature are possible.

A Brazilian surfer launches a recycling project together with his girlfriend. Surfboards are constructed with plastic bottles washed up on the beach. The project is intended to draw attention to the miserable conditions of the oceans and offer a solution to improve the situation.

The Atlantic Rainforest is the less known counterpart to the Amazon. Read why it is at least as exciting and what is being done to protect it.