Tag: Inpe

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Around 876.5 square kilometers (km²) of the Legal Amazon were under deforestation alert in October, revealed data from the Deter-B system of the federal government's Space Research Institute (Inpe), released this Friday (12). The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Amazonia-1 satellite, the first Earth observation satellite designed, built, tested and operated in Brazil, will be launched on February 28th, at 1:54 AM (Brasília time). The Amazonia-1 will be launched on the PSLV-C51 mission of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of wildfires in Brazil increased 12.7 percent last year to a decade-high, according to official figures likely to add to pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro's government over the destruction of the Amazon...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline has successfully executed a cargo charter to transport the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 from São José dos Campos, Brazil to Chennai, India. This is the first time...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After suggesting that the latest deforestation data from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) was false, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro now wants the agency to "coordinate" reports of unfavorable data with government officials before...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The budget for Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has decreased by almost seventy percent in the last seven years, threatening the satellite program which monitors the deforestation of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon region declined by sixteen percent between August 2016 and July 2017, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE), a Brazilian government agency. Nonetheless,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A significant increase was registered in Brazil of the number of fires in its territory during 2015, with the greatest increase registered in the Amazon region, according to Brazil’s Instituto...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Newly released data from NASA and the University of California are leading scientists to forecast that forests in the eastern portion of the Amazon region will face above-average risks for...



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