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.
Capobianco, J. P; Veríssimo, A.; Moreira, A.; Sawyer, D.; Santos, I & Pinto, L. P. (Orgs.) 2004.
Brito, B. & Barreto, P. 2005. The application of the Environmental Crimes Law has not been effective for the protection of the Amazonian forests. The reasons include the lack of integration between the institutions responsible for punishments and the application of penalties unrelated to environmental damage, weakening the fight against the illegal logging of forests
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Check this for information about the largest corridor of biodiversity in the world. In December of 2006, the State Government of Pará created five Conservation Units (UCs) in the Calha Norte of the Amazon River, a high priority region for the conservation of biodiversity and with a large part of its territory still covered with
Check out now the deforestation and forest degradation data for may 2013 in the Brazilian Amazon.
Check the data on deforestation and forest degradation in the Amazon in april 2013 Martins, H., Fonseca, A., Souza Jr., C., Sales, M., & Veríssimo, A. 2013. Forest Transparency for the Brazilian Amazon (April 2013) (p. 12). Belém.
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
Barreto, P., & Silva, D. 2013. How can one develop the rural economy without deforesting the AMAZON? Belém: Imazon.
Pereira, D., Santos, D., Veríssimo, A. & Salomão, R. 2011. Status of forest management areas in the State of Pará (N. 20) (p. 6). Belém: Imazon.