Últimas notícias Atlantic Forest

Araucárias no Paraná (Denis Ferreira Netto/SEMA)
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Over 25 thousand species in Brazil’s flora are endemic

Of the species, 32,696 are angiosperms (vascular plants with fruit, like the palm tree), 23 are gymnosperms (vascular plants with no fruit, like the pine tree), 6,320 are fungi, and 4,972 are algae; 1,584 are bryophytes (mosses), and 1,380 are ferns.

Viaduto para micos-leões
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New viaduct links ecosystems to preserve golden lion tamarin

The animal has become a symbol of the fight for the preservation of the Atlantic Forest.

Floresta do Parque Nacional da Tijuca ganha mais 260 mudas de espécies nativas da Mata Atlântica. A ação foi promovida pelos voluntários do Instituto Conhecer para Conservar, do Grupo Cataratas, e de Paineiras Corcovado, no Parque Lage.
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Deforestation in Atlantic Forest up 27.2% in one year

A report was released by the SOS Mata Atlântica Foundation and the National Space Research Institution (INPE). Minas Gerais ranks first on the list of states with the highest deforestation rates.
Maior viveiro da América Latina recebe quase 300 aves resgatadas/divulgação do Viveiro Cecropia. Proibido o uso comercial:
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Latin America’s largest aviary receives nearly 300 rescued birds

The new aviary was dubbed Cecropia, after the tree species that played a key role in regenerating the area before the formation of the secondary forest.
Vista aérea de floresta e rios da Amazônia
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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.