The largest program in tropical forest conservation on the planet.
Goal: To identify priority areas for the creation of protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon biome
According to the Arpa Program, the protected areas (PAs) created should represent the Amazon biodiversity. The Brazilian federal government’s map of Priority Areas for the Conservation, Sustainable Use and Benefit Sharing of Brazilian Bilogical DiversityPrority is the basis for each and every prioritization of areas for conservation by Arpa and its update is an essential activity for the Program.
Goal: To support the creation of new protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon.
Target: creation of 13.5 million hectares of new protected areas in the Amazon.
A rare sighting of a black jaguar swimming across an Amazon river; photo is a screen grab from the video […]
Cabo Orange (Orange Cape) National Park (CONP) is located near Calçoene and Oiapoque cities in northern Amapá state, 450 km […]
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