The rate recorded from August 2011 to July 2012 was 4,600 square kilometres, the lowest level since the government of Brazil started monitoring the area.
A mission from the country that will attend Rio+20 will lay out plans of increasing crop output while preserving the environment.
The country will host celebrations on June 5th. The announcement was on Wednesday, by the executive director of the UN Program for the Environment.
The capital of the United Arab Emirates will receive politicians, government officials and researchers to discuss the exchange of information on climate change.
UN launches its “The future we want” campaign for the Rio+20 Conference, which will discuss sustainable development in Rio in 2012. The objective is to get society involved in the debate.
The ports of Paranaguá and Antonina should start returning to their suppliers the packages and residues of pesticides, batteries and tyres, according to the National Policy of Solid Residues.
Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, the advisor to the emirate of Ajman, discussed environmental preservation with Brazilian authorities and claims that Brazilian projects may inspire actions in his country.
The city of Juazeiro will feature a meeting on desertification and climate changes in October. Enrolments are open for works to be presented.
International emissions of greenhouse gas hit an all-time high last year, posing a threat to the global warming targets.
Extinct in nature, the blue macaws, typical Brazilian birds, still live in captivity around the world. Of the 73 existing ones, 54 are cared for at a conservation centre in Qatar.
According to the Brazilian president, the 14% decline in deforestation in Amazon this year paves the way for the 80% target set in Copenhagen last year to be reached.
ANBA was part of a group that travelled from São Paulo to the state of Pará by car, stopping to record stories that are and were news in the Amazon.