The event aimed to provide objective information and knowledge on access to genetic resources and bio-piracy and protection of traditional knowledge.
Tower over 300 meters in height is built in the Amazon. It will be used in studies of the interaction between the forest and the atmosphere.
Was inaugurated, 150 km from Manaus, the Amazonian Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). The largest structure of environmental research in South America to collect accurate data on the interaction of the Amazon rainforest
According to “Nature” magazine, the Amazon rainforest goes wrong. Every day catches less carbon.
Federal spending in control of deforestation and preservation of the Amazon were 3.6 times lower in the first Dilma Rousseff’s mandate (2011-2014) compared to paid in the second government of Lula da Silva (2007-2010)
Also meet the cinereous mourner (Laniocera hypopyrra), an ash-colored, Amazonian bird that looks rather hum-drum compared to many other birds found in the region.
Learn the report of the scientific evaluation of the South American rainforest conducted by researcher Antonio Nobre for Amazon Regional Articulation (ARA).
Research of Mamirauá Institute shows that these animals are able to live in the flooded forests during the months of full water in the Amazon.
The forest that remains is receiving less rain, which in turn is making it less green which means the trees that are there are pulling in less carbon dioxide from the air around them.
A new report which focused on the Amazon states of Mato Grosso and Pará, where the researchers interviewed ranchers and meat processors − finds the cost of raising beef cattle is prompting many ranchers to consider switching to crops such as palm oil.