On August 14, the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) presented the official rate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon between August 2013 and July 2014. This result is 3% higher than the number announced in November 2014.
Land management experiences in Panamazônia and Chaco were presented in a meeting in Bolivia. Civil society can influence public policies and demand sustainability, say experts.
This year – which started in August 2014 and runs until July 2015 – has already seen 2 765 km² of land indicated by Deter deforestation alerts, INPE’s Real Time Detection System of Change in Forest Cover.
Pará State began a pioneering project to use the data from the Social Progress Index (IPS), composed of 43 indicators, in defining the region’s public policies.
In the Peruvian Amazon, a teacher tries to rescue the culture and the use of Kukama language , and now he does it through music videos.
Responsible for three-quarters of all deforestation recorded in March this year by the Institute of Man and Environment in the Amazon (Imazon), Mato Grosso dominated the list of cities that were the most devastated forests in the past month: seven of the ten highest in deforestation are in the state.
Tiputini Biodiversity Station uses drones to study and monitor biodiversity in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve.
Why we decided to make this map Fires in the Amazon, both purposefully and accidentally started by people, along with naturally occurring fires, are a serious problem with implications for global climate change.
Concerned with the current water crisis in Brazil, professionals from several different fields of study met at the event “Hackathon: Data and Sensors to Measure Water Quality”, promoted by a Rede InfoAmazônia team. The purpose of the two meetings, which took place in São Paulo on September 5 and 15, was to discuss alternative ways […]