Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, an Atlantic archipelago whose natural beauty and biodiversity have earned it a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, is resisting President Jair Bolsonaro’s plans to open it up to a larger number of visitors. The rightist head of state sees untapped tourism potential in that volcanic island chain, which boasts lush vegetation, rock formations and golden-sand beaches washed by crystal-clear turquoise waters harboring colorful fish, sea turtles and rays but which has been off-limits to cruise ships for nearly a decade.
Source: UNESCO-recognized Brazil archipelago resists Bolsonaro’s tourism plans – La Prensa Latina Media
Travel back in time with Stacker through some of the most impressive archeological discoveries in the world, according to UNESCO and news outlets.
Source: 50 of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time
Discover this land of bustling wildlife, ferocious fires, and ‘flying rivers’ – and learn how we can protect it.
Source: The Pantanal: the most beautiful place you’ve never heard of
The forests of the Mata do Tabuleiro region in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo were once listed among Earth’s most biodiverse regions. But much of this richness has been lost due to human occupation, river pollution, and unchecked deforestation. What were once stretches of exuberant vegetation reaching as far as the eye could see have now been reduced to a few fragments, home to Sooretama Biological Reserve.
Source: In Brazil’s Sooretama, a piece of the Amazon thrives in the Atlantic Forest
Upcoming show featuring works by Vincent Fournier at Cuturi Gallery Singapore, 61 Aliwal Street Nov 14th – Dec 6th…
Source: Vincent Fournier: Past Future | Cuturi Gallery | Artsy
In 1972 Unesco created the World Heritage Convention linking together the concepts of nature conservation and the preservation of cultural heritage.
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It’s not often destinations make requests of tourists. But one idyllic Brazilian island paradise has just turned the tables, with a rather odd demand.
Source: Brazilian Island’s Unexpected ‘Tourist Demand’ A Window Into The Future Of Travel
The Brazilian capital is a case study in urban planning, full of triumphs and shortcomings…
Source: 60 Years Ago, The Modernist City of Brasília Was Built From Scratch
Beautiful, vibrant Brazil has so much in store for people who are willing to explore beyond Rio. Here is a list of Brazil’s hidden gems you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Source: The Astounding Geographical Wonders Of Brazil
To build an entire capital city from scratch in just four years would be impressive enough. For it to turn out so captivatingly beautiful is next-level genius.
Source: Take a tour of Brasília, Brazil’s majestic modernist masterpiece
On April 21, 1960, Brazil inaugurated to great fanfare its new capital Brasilia, a futuristic city created out of nothing and boasting many architectural masterpieces. A landmark in the history of town planning, it had sprung up in less than four years on an empty plateau that is often mistaken for desert in Brazil’s central west region.
Source: Sixty years ago, Brasilia became Brazil’s capital
There’s no need to leave your living room (thankfully) to see these incredible city skyscapes…
Source: 14 world-famous city views you can see from your sofa
About 250 kilometres west of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal hamlet of Paraty (pronounced “Para-chee”) was founded almost as soon as the first Portuguese navigators reached Brazil at the start of the . . .
Source: Paraty: The prettiest colonial town imaginable
Trees always look better with an influencer in front.
Source: Behold the most Instagrammed forests in the world
From Chicago’s Prohibition tours to Palau’s newly enacted marine sanctuary, here are a dozen destinations to travel to this year…
Source: Twelve Anniversaries and Events Worth Traveling for in 2020