Brazil

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The Rio Doce Panel is an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP) that will provide advice on the environmental and social...
The Rio Doce Panel was constituted in 2017 as an Independent Scientific Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP), a valuable tool to address controversial conservation and development issues with the aim of...
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
Since its constitution, the Rio Doce Panel holds virtual meetings monthly and face-to-face meetings twice a year, visiting local stakeholders and areas affected by the tailings dam collapse. All the...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco's ore mining site in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, released 39,2 million m3 of tailings, resulting in severe environmental...
Belo Horizonte, 25 March 2019 (IUCN) - The Rio Doce Panel, an independent panel of experts coordinated by the International Union for Conservation of...
In the first of a series of Issue Papers, the Rio Doce Panel examines how the Foundation could incorporate measures to promote regional economic alternatives, such as forest restoration chains and...
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today that it is establishing an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory...
The Rio Doce Panel will advise the Renova Foundation, an organisation formed by the Brazilian mining company Samarco, and its shareholders BHP Billiton and Vale, to manage the remediation and...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
Brasilia, Brazil -- At the first meeting of an independent scientific expert panel established in September by the International Union for...
IUCN created the Rio Doce Panel at the request of the Renova Foundation to provide objective guidance on the environmental and socio-economic restoration efforts underway in this important watershed...
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,...
A digital technology called AnaliSAFs is providing innovative and transformative solutions for cocoa agroforestry systems in the Amazon, making...
Rural producers who are implementing forest landscape restoration through agroforestry systems in order to improve deforested and degraded lands and ensure sustainable cacao supply chains in the...
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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...

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