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What Are the Rare Brazilian Stones More Used in Jewelry

When it comes to Brazilian wealth, quickly think about the natural beauties of the country:its beaches, mountains, waterfalls, rivers, forests and landscapes that delight locals and tourists. We can also think of the fauna, on unmatched biodiversity of our country, with thousands of species that are not found anywhere else in the world. Or in cultural diversity, or in food, in popular festivals or in handicraft. But usually we don’t remember one of the greatest riches of the country: the extraction of precious stones. Continue reading

Paraguaçu High MTB Challenge Promotes Reforestation at Chapada Diamantina

Our sport is directly linked to nature, so we have a whole environmental concern.

On September 09 and 10 more than 500 cyclists from all over Brazil will participate in the 5th edition of the Alto OGGI Challenge of the Paraguaçu de MTB that happens in the city of Mucugê-BA in the modalities of XCO (Olympic circuit) and XCM (Marathon). In addition to participating in one of the most charming and technical evidence of Brazil, in the scenario where the largest ultramarathon of MTB in the Americas, Brazil Ride, each athlete will donate a native tree seedling that is used in the reforestation of the banks of the Paraguaçu River in the Caribbean Community. Continue reading