Brazil

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Brazil.

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...
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...
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....
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,...
lady with yellow headscarf explains something to group
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...
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...
GJIE Statute, membership, and hosting options on agenda
The Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment continued deliberations at Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Participants...
Opening of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment   Judges make progress shaping the Global Judicial...
Preliminary discussions continued at the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment in Brasilia as judges from around the world worked diligently through an agenda...
Global Judicial Institute for the Environment, Brasilia, May 2017 - Day 3
Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment
Over 25 judges from across the world will gather for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment from 19-21 May 2017 in Brazil. The Global Judicial...
The World Water Forum, as the world’s largest water-related event, will feature a sub-process to engage judges and prosecutors in discussing and...
The 8th World Water Forum is being jointly organized by Brazil and the World Water Council (WWC) to take place from 19-23 March 2018 in Brasilia. The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL...
Rio Doce Panel announced
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....

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