In 2021 the Amazon experienced its highest level of deforestation in the last 15 years. This was the same year in which the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations (UN) reiterated its ultimatum: either we reduce global greenhouse gas emissions or we will suffer extreme weather events with greater frequency and
Several authors. 2022. System for Monitoring Timber Harvesting (Simex): Mapping logging in the Amazon – August 2020 to July 2021. Belém: Imazon, Idesam, Imaflora e ICV. For this new study we have mapped and assessed the legality of timber harvesting in the Brazilian Amazon for the period from August 2020 to July 2021. We were
Brito, B., Almeida, J., Gomes, P., & Salomão, R. 2021. 10 Essential Facts About Land Tenure Regularization in the Brazilian Amazon (p. 104). Belém: Imazon. Introduction The significant increase in deforestation observed in 2018-2019, which exceeded 10,000 km² for the first time since 2008, shed light on the topic of land tenure regularization in the
Costa, S., Giusti, D. e Bittencourt, J. 2021. Relatório de Atividades 2019-2020 (54 páginas). Belém: Imazon. Carta da Diretoria Executiva Há três décadas, o Imazon era criado com o compromisso de buscar soluções para os problemas da Amazônia. O Instituto cumpre a missão de promover a conservação e o desenvolvimento sustentável, tendo o método científico
Ritaumaria Pereira, Lisa L. Rausch, Aline Carrara, and Holly K. Gibbs “Extensive Production Practices and Incomplete Implementation Hinder Brazil’s Zero-Deforestation Cattle Agreements in Pará”, Tropical Conservation Science 13(1), (8 September 2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/1940082920942014 Abstract Global attention to the role of cattle production in Amazon deforestation led to the development of new public and private-sector supply chain
Imazon. 2020. Is the EU-MERCOSUR trade agreement deforestation-proof?. (p. 92). Belém: Imazon.
Pereira, R., Barreto, P., Baima, S. 2019. Amazon municipalities could collect more taxes from rural landowners (p. 88). Belém: Imazon.
The main results achieved by Imazon in 2018 are shown through big stories in this report. 2019. Imazon.Download
Brito, B., Barreto, P., Brandão Jr, A., Baima, S., Gomes, P. H. Stimulus for land grabbing and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Enviromental Research Letters. Accepted Manuscript.Abstract: We assessed the impact on the Brazilian Amazon of a 2017 land law that reinforces a mechanism for acquiring land rights historically linked to deforestation, since land grabbers clear the
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