Brazil

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Over 25 judges from across the world gathered for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute for the Environment from 19-21...
The Global Judicial Institute for the Environment (GJIE) was founded in April 2016 with the adoption of its Charter during the 1st World Environmental Law Congress in Rio de Janeiro. This second...
The Regional Judicial Colloquium for Latin-America and the Caribbean: “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”...
This event is made possible by a number of strong supporters including the Environment Committee and the Joint Senate and House Permanent Committee on Climate Change of the Federal Senate of Brazil....
Current drought conditions underscore Espirito Santo state’s support for intensive restoration assessments to help structure a landscape-level...
The state is taking landscape-level action to support the watershed through forest landscape restoration (FLR) with the view that a healthier watershed is a more resilient one. A new IUCN forest...
Deciding how to manage a landscape is complex – the Land Use Dialogue (LUD) initiative is setting the groundwork for it to be more inclusive and...
In April 2016, representatives from the private sector, NGOs, local government bodies, academic institutions and farming communities came together in Atalanta, Santa Catarina to discuss land-use...
Achieving forest landscape restoration (FLR) at scale is contingent upon the engagement and commitment of thousands of landowners and communities....
The event built upon a 2015 learning exchange with China, Guatemala and Indonesia in Brazil, focused on the sub-watersheds of Xayá-Pixcayá, which supply water to nearly 50% of Guatemala’s two million...
CANCÚN (December 3, 2016) –Today, Brazil’s Ministries of Agriculture and the Environment announced their intent to restore and promote sustainable...
The announcement includes the following goals, set against a 2005 baseline: Restoring twelve million hectares of deforested and degraded forest land by 2030 through forest restoration, reforestation...
Restoration of the world’s ecosystems is a huge challenge. In many cases, restoration processes occur at a landscape scale and so require the...
A special issue on Governance Innovations for Ecological Restoration was recently released by the journal, World Development Perspectives. The issue presents case studies from around the world which...
In a new article published in World Development Perspectives, “Governance innovations from a multi-stakeholder coalition to implement large-scale...
Brazil’s Atlantic Forest biome is a global biodiversity hotspot and an important provider of ecosystem services for over half of the country’s population. With human pressures on these ecosystems...
The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations...
Women around the world are responsible for the management of local ecosystems and, consequently, have a huge impact on the success or failure of conservation interventions. Recognising these...

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