Understanding the Imazon monitoring system

What is SAD? The Deforestation Alert System is a tool for monitoring the Amazon based on satellite images, developed by Imazon in 2008, to provide monthly reports on the rate of deforestation and forest degradation in the region. Deforestation consists of total conversion of the soil for another land cover and use, while degradation is

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What are Protect Areas? It consists of areas instituted by the Public Power for conservation purposes. These enhance the natural characteristics, such as biological diversity, in addition to important scenarios, such as mountains and falls. They remain under a differentiated administrative system, to assure that they are suitably protected. Such environmental protection areas may be

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