Tag: Biodiversity

Mata Atlântica Forest - Wikimedia Commons

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Will See More Changes in Five Decades than in the Last 21,000 Years

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly ...

At first glance, the Cerrado looks barren. But the savanna boasts important aquifers and provides major carbon storage. Andressa Zumpano / Action Aid.

Only Now the World Is Starting to Learn How Vital Is Brazil’s Cerrado to Our Planet

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian government officially recognized a special economic region, one ...

Guaraná fruit. From gene sequencing to chocolate, Brazil's Amazon looks for a new development model

Brazil’s Amazon Needs New Development Model With Less Cattle and Soy and More Use of Biodiversity

President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to develop the Amazon through expanded mining and farming has ...

Tropical Forest Institute (IFT) in action at the city Paragominas, Pará state

Brazil’s Former Minister Wants Farmers and Environmentalists United to Save the Amazon

Former Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has made an impassioned plea for a “new ...

Brazilians Are Number One in the World in Biodiversity Awareness

Brazilian consumers came out on top for their awareness and understanding of both biodiversity ...

Brazil makes it easier to study biodiversity

Brazil Adopts New Friendlier Rules for Biodiversity Studies

The Brazilian government has announced a new system that will issue licenses to collect ...

Brazil Sends List of 5,000 Typical Products to Patent Offices in the US and EU

Five thousand products of the Brazilian biodiversity, such as the imbu, hog plum, cupuaçu ...

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