Although forest regrowth in the Brazilian Amazon covers a vast area, it is invisible to existing monitoring systems. Without monitoring, regrowth remains dangerously vulnerable.
The concern and care for the people of the Amazon must begin with the reduction of deforestation and associated crimes.
Disputes for mineral resources are known to be violent. Public policies must stop ignoring this.
Coalition Brazil: PL 191 is the result of casuistry: it does not contribute to the acute fertilizer crisis and also endangers areas of preserved forest, which contribute to the rain, so vital for agribusiness.
Official report identifies dredges and boats supporting the crimes at the Juami-Japurá Ecological Station, in the state of Amazonas. Impacts on the integral protection area have been growing since 2019.
The measure can expand forest losses by at least 100,000 km² in the state, according to an analysis by the Forest Code Observatory, and harm socio-environmental and economic agendas throughout the country.
Formerly known as ‘Paragobala’ (Paragobullet) due to violence, a municipality the size of the state of Sergipe inside the State of Pará reduced deforestation and maintained its economic growth through participatory management between the municipal government, the productive sector, and NGOs.
Everyone will suffer the impacts caused by climate change, but some groups are more vulnerable and tend to be harder hit. It is up to all of us to act.
Through satellite images, researchers shed light on the distribution and circulation of water and other environmental changes in the rainforest. Records help measure the impacts of deforestation, mining, and hydroelectric power in the largest river basin on the planet.
Released this week, a new IPCC Report points out that tropical regions, such as Brazil will be particularly vulnerable. Amazon, Northeast, and agricultural production across the country will be strongly affected if the temperature rises above 1.5ºC.