Brazil

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Brazil” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil (IUCN) – Following one of Brazil’s worst environmental disasters, the IUCN-led independent Rio Doce Panel released its first...
The Renova Foundation currently implements 42 programmes aimed at helping the affected communities and ecosystems recover from the 2015 Samarco Fundão Dam failure. However, the Rio Doce Panel,...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda (ENG - POR) for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings (25 September - 3 October 2017) Summary report (ENG - POR) of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings (25...
Learn more about the Rio Doce Panel members and the Terms of Reference for serving on this independent, scientific and technical advisory body.
Brief biographies of the Rio Doce Panel members can be found here in English and Portuguese, along with the Terms of Reference for the members in English and Portuguese.  
To become a Member of the IUCN means to become part of the oldest and largest network in the natural resources conservation field.  Your organisation will be able to socialize with States, government...
19-21 May 2017
Over 25 judges from across the world will gather for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment from 19-21 May 2017 in Brazil. The Global Judicial Institute on...
The Consórcio Cerrado das Aguas (Waters of the Cerrado Consortium) in Brazil's Minas Gerais State is an initiative by coffee growers, producers...
The Cerrado region is located in the country's central highland plains and is a major source of water for Brazil.  The Consortium’s pilot site in the Feio River watershed in Minas Gerais is also an...
March 16-17, Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil will host prominent restoration leaders from around the world to move the Bonn Challenge agenda into the...
Seven years ago, the young Bonn Challenge global aspiration firmly placed forest landscape restoration (FLR) onto the international stage. Today it is the world’s foremost restoration initiative with...
Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...
What does it take to scale-up restoration? Craig Beatty and Gretchen Walters of the IUCN Global Forest Programme are thinking bigger, and they offer...
If you looked out across an imaginary landscape where the horizon is 10km away, and you were to scan that landscape from left to right (the maximum human view shed is about 290 degrees), the area you...
Two key publications from the IUCN WCPA Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series, Governance of Protected Areas, and Urban Protected Areas, ...
GIZ supported the IUCN WCPA Best Practice Guidelines Nos. 20 and 22 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of the Environment (BMUB), financed in the framework of the International Climate...

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