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Progress and Lessons from the Indigenous Territorial Governa...

English  |  Español We are pleased to invite you to the Webinar on progress and lessons from the Indigenous Territorial Governance Training Program (PFGTI), which has been developed for several years ...

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Long-term forest degradation surpasses deforestation in the ...

This report generated a long-term spatially quantified assessment of forest degradation for the entire Brazilian Amazon from 1992 to 2014. It measured and mapped the full range of activities that degr...

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Cost-effective protection of biodiversity in the western Ama...

The western Amazon needs to expand its protected-area system to ensure the conservation of its immense and threatened biodiversity. The cost of the proposed expansion, estimated at US$ 100 million ann...

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Wildlife trafficking in Brazil

This assessment explores Brazil’s role in illegal wildlife trade (IWT) identifying past and present wildlife legislation, institutional context, species targeted by trade, and recommendations that ref...

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Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on the global community; on people’s lives and health, livelihoods, economies, and behaviours. Most zoonotic disease pandemics, including COVID-19, ar...

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Niobium mining in Brazilian Amazon would cause significant f...

The recent niobium study offers an example of how science can be proactive in analyzing the environmental impact of infrastructure development well before it happens, hopefully helping guide policy de...

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Earth observation & the Global Environment Facility – Techni...

This Technical Guide includes 1) an introduction to the different types of Earth observation technology and key characteristics; 2) how these data and tools can be used at various stages across the GE...

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Delivering Transformational Change: The Journey of the Globa...

There are five principles in the direction outlined in the GEF 2020 Strategy. They have helped to navigate the GEF’s journey for the last eight years. This publication explains the principles and intr...

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Guidelines for conserving connectivity through ecological ne...

Involving collaboration among specialist practitioners dedicated to supporting  better implementation of ideas in the field, the Guidelines distil learning and advice drawn from across IUCN. Applied i...

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Brazil needs to monitor its tropical regeneration remote mon...

Brazil needs systematic, regular, and frequent monitoring of secondary vegetation to spur tropical forest regeneration and strengthen its protection. This paper offers recommendations on how to move f...

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Sustainability Standards in the Açaí Value Chain

This study presents three main sections: The first, reflect on the primary certification that operates in the Amazon territory linked to the supply chain of açaí and the elements related to its functi...

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Sustainability Standards in the Brazilian Chestnut Value Cha...

This study presents three main sections: The first, reflect on the primary certification that operates in the Amazon territory linked to the supply chain of Brazilian chestnut and the elements related...

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