LINKING DEFORESTATION AND LIVESTOCK
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF THE EU BIOECONOMY ON THIRD COUNTRIES
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]