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Brazil’s sugarcane embitters the EU‑Mercosur trade talks

Given its ability to grow large crops and produce ethanol that avoids between 69-89% of CO2e emissions in comparison with regular fossil fuels, Brazil could play a key role in the European Union’s transition to bioeconomy.

In a new study, researchers from the Bio‑Economy Unit of the European Commission, the Federal University of Minas Gerais, in […]

By |July 6th, 2021|Press release|Comments Off on Brazil’s sugarcane embitters the EU‑Mercosur trade talks

PL 510/2021 amnesty invasions, paves the way for disorganized occupation and puts 24 million hectares of public forests at risk

Researchers from the Laboratory of Environmental Services Management (LAGESA) and the Centre for Remote Sensing (CSR) evaluate and point out the problems and risks of the Bill of Law (PL) 510/2020 on the Senate agenda. They warn that the project amnesty criminal occupations of public lands and might legitimate future invasions, it also puts at […]

By |May 4th, 2021|Press release|Comments Off on PL 510/2021 amnesty invasions, paves the way for disorganized occupation and puts 24 million hectares of public forests at risk

Policy Brief: Brazil’s new climate target backtracks and allows an increase in deforestation

 

In a new study, researchers from the Laboratory of Environmental Services Management (LAGESA), the Centre for Remote Sensing (CSR), both from UFMG, and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro evaluate that Brazil’s Nationally Determined Contribution presented in 2020 backtrack its climate commitments and may put the Amazon Rainforest at risk.

The policy brief reveals that […]

By |April 15th, 2021|Press release|Comments Off on Policy Brief: Brazil’s new climate target backtracks and allows an increase in deforestation

Assessing the impacts of the EU bioeconomy on third countries

ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF THE EU BIOECONOMY ON THIRD COUNTRIES

By |February 5th, 2021|Projects EN|Comments Off on Assessing the impacts of the EU bioeconomy on third countries

Mappia

MAPPIA

By |February 4th, 2021|Projects EN|0 Comments

Policy brief: What to expect from the socio-environmental impacts of Ferrogrão?

The Centre for Remote Sensing (CSR) published a policy brief on the socio-environmental impacts of the implementation of the EF-170 railway, Ferrogrão, in the Amazon region.

In the study, simulations of soy transportation in the country are made considering the current infrastructure and the implementation of Ferrogrão in two scenarios: with only two terminals (initial in […]

By |November 26th, 2020|Press release|0 Comments

CSR coordinator is one of the world’s most influential scientists in 2019

A study recently published in Plos Biology Journal released a list of the 100,000 most influential scientists in the world, in which the coordinator of the CSR/UFMG, professor Britaldo Soares Filho, appears among the 50,000 first names in the ranking of 2019.

The survey was carried out using data from Scopus and considered six metrics of […]

By |November 20th, 2020|Press release|0 Comments

Technical note: Paving the BR-319, the highway of deforestation

The Centre for Remote Sensing (CSR) and the Environmental Services Management Laboratory (LAGESA) published a technical note on the repaving of the BR-319 highway, which connects the city of Manaus, in the state of Amazonas, to Porto Velho, the state capital from Rondônia.

Paved in the 70s, but considered impassable and abandoned in 1988, BR-319 was […]

By |November 5th, 2020|Technical note|0 Comments

Vulnerability to covid-19 for Mozambique

VULNERABILITY TO COVID-19 FOR MOZAMBIQUE

By |July 30th, 2020|Projects EN|0 Comments

X-ray of the CAR

X-RAY OF THE CAR (BRAZIL’S ENVIRONMENTAL REGISTRY)

By |July 17th, 2020|Projects EN|0 Comments