Últimas notícias amazon

Economy

Brazil, Germany join efforts for sustainable production in Amazon

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply is set to create the Socio-Environmental Adequacy Index on the production chains of meat, soybeans, and wood in the states of Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, and Tocantins.

Desmatamento
General

Nearly 10 thousand km² of Amazon deforested in one year

Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (Inpe) found the deforested areas in the Amazon amounted to 9,762 km² from August 2018 to July 2019. The area of deforested native vegetation expanded 29.54 percent from the previous period, August 2017 to July 2018.

Vista aérea de floresta e rios da Amazônia
General

New map details Brazil’s six major continental biomes

Brazilian government’s statistics institute IBGE on Wednesday (Oct 30) published a map detailing representations of Brazil’s six continental biomes: the Amazon, the Cerrado, the Atlantic Forest, the Caatinga, the Pampas, and the Pantanal.

Operação de Garantia da Lei e da Ordem Verde Brasil sob a Coordenação da 17ª Brigada de Infantaria de Selva e com a participação de Órgãos Estaduais e Federais,  para combate a incêndios em vegetação e repressão a delitos ambientais
General

Brazil gov’t imposes environmental fines totaling $24 mi

Operation Verde Brasil (“Brazil green”) has fined sawmills, illegal logging companies, producers and people involved with the burning and deforestation of the Amazon. The operation is said to have helped curb wildfires in September, which was bellow the historic average.

Força Nacional vai reforçar combate ao desmatamento e comércio ilegal de madeira em Novo Progresso, no Pará
Justice

Brazil gov’t creates task force against Amazon deforesters

The Brazilian government unveiled a new task force to work on motions to enforce environmental policies in the nine Brazilian states of the Amazon Forest. The initiative will last six months and target deforesters and other environmental offenders.