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Regional Strategy for Integrated Water Resources Management ...

The document presents the 19 strategic actions, that were agreed by the Member Countries of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO). The member countries are Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuad...

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The Amazon forest and the social cost of deforestation

The article is a shorter version of a more extensive article first published in the "Ecological Economics' 153(2018). The article explores the implications of a forest-savanna critical transition and ...

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Implementation Completion and Results Report – Brazilian Bio...

The document is the official implementation completion and results report of project P114810, which consisted of a grant to the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (FUNBIO) for the Amazon Region Protected Are...

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Mercury in illegal gold mining in the countries of the Amazo...

Diagnosis of trade flows, scientific information and institutional answers The purpose of the document is to present a general diagnosis of the situation of the supply, trade and use of mercury (with ...

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Economic return and socio-environmental risks of the road pr...

Over the next few years, the construction and improvement of thousands of kilometers of roads in the Amazon is expected. These investments are driven by the increase in prices of natural resources, po...

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Amazonian Protected Areas and their officials as victims of ...

This book gathers three documents that analyze from different angles the reality of the officials of the protected areas of Colombia and the territories that constitute them, as victims of the Colombi...

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Amazonia at the Crossroads

This six-country analysis reveals the conflict between the vision of economic development and the rights of indigenous territories and the conservation of protected areas. Read the article at Ojo Públ...

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Practical Guide to the Native Community Titling Process

This publication seeks to serve as a guide of the steps that communities they must continue in practice to graduate, and describe what they consist of. In addition, it seeks to identify the requiremen...

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Illegal Mining: Study Reveals Worst Devastation in Amazonian...

This report is based on a map of more than 2000 points in which illegal activity in the Amazon has been identified. Among them 96 protected natural areas with the presence of illegal mining within the...

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International Willingness to Pay for the Protection of the A...

This paper examines the additional rationale for Amazon protection: the valuation of its biodiversity and forests as natural heritage to the international community. Download the pdf from the World Ba...

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Should we worry about the Brazilian Amazon?

In February 2019, a group of researchers and students from Stockholm University (SU), the Royal Institute for Technology (KTH), Swedish University of Agricultural Studies (SLU) and other organisations...

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Ecuador: the Cofán de Sinangoe road to ban mining in their t...

This article narrates the long legal process, through which the indigenous people Cofán of Sinangoe of Ecuador obtain a decision from the Court of Sucumbíos to suspend all mining activity in the area ...

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