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Webinar: Allies for Conservation

PROFONAPE in collaboration with SERNANP and the Global Environmental Facility invites to a webinar on: Allies for Conservation – Role of organizations and communities and their contributions to the co...

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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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Global Biodiversity Outlook 5

The fifth edition of Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-5) is a final report card on progress against the 20 global biodiversity targets agreed in 2010 with a 2020 deadline, and offers lessons learned a...

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Mobilizing Private Finance for Nature

This report provides a set of recommendations for governments, regulators, companies, financial institutions, and multilateral developments banks. These are synthesized into a set of “big five” approa...

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Tools and Resources for Nature-Based Tourism

The Nature-Based Tourism (NBT) Community of Practice (CoP) was launched in December 2017 as an internal World Bank Group (WBG) community, whose focus is to help develop the NBT agenda within the Envir...

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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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The Living Planet Index (LPI) for migratory freshwater fish

This report presents an updated global analysis using a more recent data set with improved representation of species monitored in areas generally classified as tropical. Using the Living Planet Index ...

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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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Asynchronous Carbon Sink Saturation in African and Amazonian...

This article assesses trends in the carbon sink using 244 structurally intact African tropical forests spanning 11 countries, compare them with 321 published plots from Amazonia and investigate the un...

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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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Highlights and policy implications of new economic report: “...

This independent report “Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications” represents the most comprehensive global assessment of the financial and economic impacts o...

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