Amazon municipalities could collect more taxes from rural landowners

Pereira, R., Barreto, P., Baima, S. 2019. Municípios amazônicos poderiam arrecadar mais impostos de proprietários rurais (p. 88). Belém: Imazon.In this study we show that some mayors partially took advantage of the new rules and increased the collection of ITR in the Legal Amazon, following the trend of the rest of Brazil. The amount collected in the

Our heritage endangered: why amazon’s conservation units are at risk

From the micro to the macro level, the Amazon rainforest is grand. It houses the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Its plants contain substances used to fight diseases, such as Uncaria tomentosa, which is used against inflammatory processes. They are also used in the cosmetic industry, like the copaíba balm, a scent fixative. Apart from that, the Amazon offers countless other services to the environment. It acts upon rain

A Pathway to Zero Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Greenpeace, Imaflora, Imazon, Instituto Centro de Vida, Instituto Socioambiental, IPAM, The Nature Conservancy, WWF. 2017.

Will meat-packing plants help halt deforestation in the Amazon?

Barreto, P., Pereira, R., Brandão, A., Baima, S. 2017. Will meat-packing plants help halt deforestation in the Amazon? (p. 158). Belém: Imazon.

Most deforested Conservation Units in the Legal Amazon (2012 – 2015)

Araújo, E., Barreto, P., Baima, S., Gomes, M. 2017. Most deforested Conservation Units in the Legal Amazon ( 2012 – 2015) (p. 92). Belém: Imazon.

Evaluation and economic modeling of forest restoration in the State of Pará, eastern Brazilian Amazon

Silva, D., Nunes, S. 2017. Evaluation and economic modeling of forest restoration in the State of Pará, eastern Brazilian Amazon  (p. 92). Belém: Imazon.

Unidades de Conservación Estatales del Pará en la región de la Calha Norte del Río Amazonas

Santos, D., & Barreto, G. (2012). Unidades de Conservación Estatales del Pará en la región de la Calha Norte del Río Amazonas 2a Edição (2nd ed., p. 26). Belém: Imazon.

Environmental Compesation

Land tenure issues and lack of human resources are impediments to Conservation Unities consolidation in the Amazon. Pinto, I. C., Vedoveto, M., & Veríssimo, A. 2013. Environmental Compesation: An Opportunity for Consolidating Conservation Units in Para (p. 53). Belém: Imazon.

Biodiversity in the Brazilian Amazon

Capobianco, J. P; Veríssimo, A.; Moreira, A.; Sawyer, D.; Santos, I & Pinto, L. P. (Orgs.) 2004.

Critical Proteced Areas in the Brazilian Amazon

Martins, H., Vedoveto, M., Araújo, E., Barreto, P., Baima, S., Souza Jr., C., & Veríssimo, A. 2012. Critical Proteced Areas in the Brazilian Amazon (p. 98). Belém: Imazon. Find the PAs in the Brazilian Amazon in most critical situation with regard to deforestation and initiatives to reduce their size or protection status. Protected Areas (PAs)1

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