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MAAP Synthesis: 2019 Amazon Deforestation Trends and Hotspot...

MAAP, an initiative of Amazon Conservation, specializes in satellite-based, real-time deforestation monitoring of the Amazon. The annual Synthesis Report looks at the bigger picture for 2019, describi...

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Sustainable financing of protected areas: Conservation and l...

Webinar: Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:00pm – 4:30pm Washington D.C. Protected Area systems (PA) are globally considered as one of the most effective approaches for conservation and to tackle climate cha...

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A better Amazon road network for people and the environment

This study analyzed the expected environmental, social and economic impacts of 75 road projects, totaling 12 thousand kilometers of planned roads, in the Amazon region. The main takeaway from this stu...

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Technology Meets Policy In The Amazon

  Webinar: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:15pm Washington D.C. 1:15pm Brasilia Since 2001, the Amazon has lost 65.8 million acres (26.6 million hectares) of primary forest, an area equivalent to the siz...

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For Many Fish, Forest is Just as Necessary as Water

Building on the findings of various research work this online article highlights the importance of floodplain forests for the survival and maintaining the diversity of fish populations in the Amazon. ...

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Adverting a Crisis: Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America

This white paper presents an overview on addressing wildlife trafficking in Latin America. The various chapters are dedicated to providing context, domestic and transcontinental trade, trends and chal...

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Ecosystem‐based management of Amazon fisheries and wetlands

The research article argues to define adequate scales for the ecosystem‐based management of commercial fisheries and the wetlands on which they depend. The authors mapped fisheries and fish ecology da...

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Beef in the Brazilian Amazon

Pasture is a major driver of land-use change throughout Latin America. This is especially true in the Brazilian Amazon, where 70% of deforested land is under pasture. This paper examines the Brazilian...

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Soybeans in the Brazilian Amazon and the Case of the Brazili...

This report focuses on the Brazilian Soy Moratorium (BSM) which is arguably the world’s most successful value chain intervention to date for addressing tropical deforestation. The report illustrates b...

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Changes in Climate and land Use Over the Amazon Region: Curr...

This paper shows recent progress in our understanding of climate variability and trends in the Amazon region, and how these interact with land use change. The review includes an overview of up-to-date...

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Near doubling of Brazil’s intensive row crop area since 2000

This research article presents the results of a study that used the most spatially detailed historical record of satellite imagery available to show that the area of intensive row cropping in Brazil n...

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Helping Forests Adapt to Climate Change

This paper is intended to support the climate finance community, consisting of policy makers; multilateral agencies; development finance institution and private sector insurance and capital markets, i...

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