Tag: Atlantic Forest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thiago Pampolha, State Secretary for Environment and Sustainability, presented Rio de Janeiro's plan to protect and restore the state's biodiversity at COP26 in Glasgow on Monday. The plans were unveiled in an event organized by...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Expert report points out that satellite warnings of tree fellings increased 30% in 2020; however, IBAMA has inspected virtually none of them. IBAMA, the Brazilian environmental enforcement agency, has failed to attend to virtually all...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil holds the world's largest number of priority areas for ecosystem restoration among all nations. Consequently, global attention is focused on the country with the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is the country with the largest number of terrestrial vertebrate animal species still unknown to science, according to a projection made by scientists from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) and Yale University,...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Joining the debate against global deforestation, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, also known as IUCN, announced on Monday at Riocentro that different organizations from Brazil, the United States...
By Nicholas Storey, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Porto Seguro is one of Brazil’s oldest tourist destinations, with many small hotels and charming beaches, stretching to ninety kilometers of coastline with coral reefs, bays and Atlantic forests. It...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Union of Architects (IAB-RJ) has launched an important call for the revitalization project of the once famous Hotel Paineiras. The complex will be transformed into...

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