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Posts Tagged ‘Ilha Grande’

Experiencing Brazil from a Local’s Perspective

  • whl.travel
  • 9 July 2012

The Travel Word asked its partners in Brazil the following question: “If you were hosting a visitor in your city for only one day, what single experience would be central for that visitor to come away with a deeper understanding of your city and your country?” The responses were fantastically varied, highlighting the great diversity that underpins Brazil and its people, cities and cultures.

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Photo of the Week: Caxadaço Beach, Ilha Grande, Brazil

  • Nélio Ricardo Aguiar (Photo and Text)
  • 3 June 2012

Caxadaço Beach sits prettily on the south coast of Ilha Grande, Brazil, gently curving around the tranquil and clear waters of a beautiful natural harbour. The bay itself is masked from the sea by the large rocky outcrop, seen in the photo below, and the landward side soon gives way to thick jungle vegetation.

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CODIG: Countering Invasive Coral in Ilha Grande, Brazil

  • Maureen Valentine
  • 14 April 2011

Ilha Grande, Brazil, is a true haven for biological and ecological diversity and much of the credit for the maintenance of its conservation areas is attributed to the relentless work of the Defence Committee of Ilha Grande (CODIG). This non-profit organisation has been fighting for the preservation of Ilha Grande’s ecological integrity and fending off the interests of those seeking capital gains. One project is the eradication of an invasive species of sun coral.

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Sign A Petition to Stop Development in Brazil’s Ilha Grande and Emerald Coast

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 17 November 2009

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. Some things make no sense at all, especially when it comes to politics and the environment. Far too often, years of careful consultative and democratic negotiation in favour of cultural and environmental conservation can be – and are too often – undone by the surreptitious and unilateral actions of a (perhaps) ill-informed and (sometimes) self-serving few.

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How Many Days Do You Need to Explore Ilha Grande, the Second Largest Island in Brazil?

  • whl.travel
  • 24 March 2009

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. Ilha Grande is commonly thought of as the second wonder of Rio de Janeiro state (the first being the Christ Redeemer). This wonderful island, located off the coast south of Rio, is the newest addition to the family of whl.travel destinations in Brazil. Visit www.hotel-ilhagrande.com.

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