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Monday, April 4th, 2016

Massive Deforestation Found in Brazil’s Cerrado

Agricultural expansion in Brazil’s Cerrado is quickly chewing up rainforests and savannas – even altering the region’s water cycle, a new study finds.

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Agriculture Expansion Could Reduce Rainfall in Brazil’s Cerrado

PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Agricultural expansion is quickly chewing up native vegetation in the vast wooded savannas of Brazil’s Cerrado biome, and a new study shows that those changes in land use are altering the region’s water cycle. “We’ve shown that cropland recycles less water annually back into the atmosphere than native Cerrado vegetation,” said Stephanie

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Brazil Leads the World in Reducing Carbon Emissions

As the world turns its attention to Brazil with the opening of the World Cup this month, many people around the globe know the country’s soccer fame, but few realize that it is the world’s leader in reducing carbon emissions. A new study published in Science magazine provides the first in-depth analysis of how Brazil

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Measuring and Managing Agricultural Emissions in Brazil

Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Agricultural emissions increased 20 percent from 2005-2010 and now account for more than one-third of the national total. Without interventions, they’re on track to grow another 18 percent by 2030.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Brazilian Football Stadiums Seen from Space

Airbus Defence and Space satellites have captured images, taken by the twin Pléiades satellites, of the 12 stadiums in cities across Brazil. The images track the construction of the Arena de Sao Paulo, and also depict current satellite images of the stadiums.

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

First-Ever, REDD+ Project in the State of Acre, Brazil to Achieve Dual VCS-CCBS Validation

CarbonCo, LLC, a subsidiary of the Carbonfund.org Foundation, a leading climate solutions organization, is excited to announce the Purus Project, a Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) forest conservation project, has officially become the first-ever REDD+ project in the State of Acre, Brazil to achieve dual-validation to the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and the

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

SuperGIS Desktop Aids Environmental Monitoring and Management in Brazil

Based on the recommendations of ENGESAT, SuperGeo’s reseller in Brazil, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1 is adopted by LHSTP Consultoria Tecnica Ltda and Projects, an environmental consulting firm, to carry out the environmental monitoring and management projects for sustainable use and development of natural resources.   

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

i3Geo and gvSIG Join Forces

The headline of this press release would be able to be that i3Geo becomes an official product of the gvSIG project, but the true importance of this passing is that i3Geo and gvSIG join their forces, a summation of efforts based on similar ways to understand opens source as something that goes beyond technical questions.