Delve into the process
The legend summarizes which areas have protected water sources, tells you where and how many plants have been replanted, how many people have worked on reforestation, and how many visitors over a ten-year period have come through there.
11 – Source
Instituto Terra is a small-scale experiment; it is an example of the power of nature to regenerate itself.
Since the creation of the Institute in 1998, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado and his wife Lélia Deluiz Wanick, have achieved the goal of bringing the 600 hectares of the Fazenda Bulcao tropical forest back to life, in the heart of the Atlantic forest.
In over twenty years the forest came back to life: 290 species of native trees and two million trees were planted, 8 natural springs returned to life, together with 172 different species of birds, 33 species of mammals, 293 of plants, 15 of reptiles and 15 of amphibians.