Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies: Sustainable Alternatives

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies: Sustainable Alternatives

Much is debated about the use of natural resources, but for there to be a considerable advance in environmental issues, much more forceful reflection and actions are needed. A good example of this is the energy issue, as we still use outdated and polluting energy...
Public Policies for Tourism in São Luiz do Purunã

Public Policies for Tourism in São Luiz do Purunã

Public Policies, when thought and applied for the benefit of the growth of society, are powerful allies to ensure that people and regions continue to advance towards development. Examples of important Public Policies are the Master Plan and the Tourism Plan, which...
Purunã Institute and the social work of Cabanha São Rafael

Purunã Institute and the social work of Cabanha São Rafael

Talking about the Purunã Institute is also talking about the Cabanha São Rafael, that — betting on development through sustainable tourism — idealized the Institute as its ally in social action in São Luiz do Purunã. And it is in the figure of the Founder and...
Mixed Ombrophilous Forest in São Luiz do Purunã

Mixed Ombrophilous Forest in São Luiz do Purunã

Have you ever heard of Ombrophilous Forest? This is the current form that we call the ecosystem that was once known as rainforest. Here in Brazil, its vegetation occurs mainly in the Amazon and Atlantic Forests, unfolding into other biomes such as, mainly, the...
The Natural Fields

The Natural Fields

The southern Brazilian states, prior to deforestation, were mostly covered by the Atlantic Forest biome. According to IBGE, biomes are the “life set (plant and animal) defined by the grouping of similar vegetation types, with similar climate and soil conditions and a...
Sustainable Development Goals and the Purunã Institute

Sustainable Development Goals and the Purunã Institute

In September 2015, the 193 United Nations member countries adopted a new global policy: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which aims to elevate the world’s development and improve the quality of life for all people. The motto is to leave no one...