On Thursday, October 27, there was a scent of smoke in the air. On the 28th, a bluish haze thickened, and by late afternoon it had turned gray and heavy. The reddish sunset left no doubt: We were enveloped in pure wildfire smoke. Our eyes began to sting, our noses ran. Our clothes and hair […]
People from all over offering to volunteer and donate to local actions in the Brazilian forest. If you want to help, this is an initial list of NGOs
[:en]Mapa com a última contagem feita pelo sensor VIIRS, que possui maior resolução e revelou mais de 6000 focos de calor no dia 26 de julho
Monitoring the state of the world’s forests is a monumental task with challenges in data collection, interpretation and display. The Global Forest Change (GFC), a project developed by Professor Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland´s Geography Department, tackles this issue by using algorithms to distinguish forest cover and change in satellite imagery. From this […]
A Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará (UFOPA) ampliou e consolidou a parceria com o InfoAmazonia, que já há dois anos trabalha no monitoramento comunitário e de baixo custo da qualidade da água na região amazônica
The negotiations at COP21 in Paris have not just been about climate change, but about our ability to act as a community of nations.
Indigenous and traditional communities of the Brazilian Amazon will be trained by Google Earth to use new digital technologies for cultural zoning and mapping of their territory in the search for their conservation.[:]
Research compares information from research plots along the Amazon with maps of current and projected deforestation to estimate how many species have disappeared and where.[:]
Landsat system images, from NASA, show you how the skyline of Manaus went gray in the last days of the month, at the peak of the hottest season in the northern region of Brazil.[:]
In September, the InfoAmazonia Network participated in the VI Latin American Meeting of Community Water Management in Chile to show the water monitoring project and his Mãe d´Água sensor.