Brazil

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Brazil” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings - 25 September - 3 October 2017 Summary report of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings - 25 September - 3...
Cerrado das Aquas Consorcio
The Consórcio Cerrado das Aguas (Waters of the Cerrado Consortium) in Brazil's Minas Gerais State is an initiative by coffee growers, producers...
The Cerrado region is located in the country's central highland plains and is a major source of water for Brazil.  The Consortium’s pilot site in the Feio River watershed in Minas Gerais is...
verdant landscape with hills, a town in the foreground and mountain in the back
What does it take to scale-up restoration? Craig Beatty and Gretchen Walters of the IUCN Global Forest Programme are thinking bigger, and they offer...
If you looked out across an imaginary landscape where the horizon is 10km away, and you were to scan that landscape from left to right (the maximum human view shed is about 290 degrees), the area you...
Catarata dos Couros, Chapada dos Veadeiros NP
Two key publications from the IUCN WCPA Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series, Governance of Protected Areas, and Urban Protected Areas, ...
GIZ supported the IUCN WCPA Best Practice Guidelines Nos. 20 and 22 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of the Environment (BMUB), financed in the framework of the International Climate...
Mobilising markets to capture carbon through forest restoration in Brazil (CIFF)
SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to transform and scale-up restoration efforts in Brazil, through combining the best practices in conservation and business acumen from commercial plantations....
The Chair of the Rio Doce Panel Yolanda Kakabadse talks to local experts in Brazil.
Brasilia, Brazil -- At the first meeting of an independent scientific expert panel established in September by the International Union for...
IUCN created the Rio Doce Panel at the request of the Renova Foundation to provide objective guidance on the environmental and socio-economic restoration efforts underway in this important watershed...
CEESP News - by Pauline Davey, Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association Ltd (OATA) The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has published a report...
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA) is a UK based organisation that represents more than 850 businesses involved in the tropical and coldwater fish industry which supply fish, plants and...
To become a Member of the IUCN means to become part of the oldest and largest network in the natural resources conservation field.  Your organisation will be able to socialize with States,...
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In southern Tanzania and the Upper Itajaí Valley of Brazil, constructive dialogues are a primary avenue for exploring and reconciling different and...
Tanzania Land Use Dialogue Southern Tanzania is notable the world over for its iconic wildlife populations and high biodiversity. Perhaps less well known, is the region’s role as the country’s...
Global Judicial Institute for the Environment, Brasilia, May 2017 - Day 3
Adoption of the Statute of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment 
The last day of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment opened with rays of morning sun dispersing the cooling rains. Final drafts of the Statute and “Call for...

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