SPSAS AMAZONIA Working GroupsRead more: SPSAS AMAZONIA Working Groups
As part of the work developed throughout (and after) SPSAS Amazonia, the participants set up Working Groups on key issues for the region. The proposal is that these groups will continue to meet until the beginning of 2023 and propose science-based solutions to problems encountered in the region. See below the themes of the Working […]
Regenerative anticipation at SPSAS closingRead more: Regenerative anticipation at SPSAS closing
Check out the closing lecture of the São Paulo School of Advanced Science Sustainable and Inclusive AMAZONIA, with Professor Fábio Scarano (UFRJ) on regenerative anticipation: regeneration of broken links between human beings and non-human nature, between human beings and with oneself. Lecture in Portuguese.
Diversity is the solution for the Amazon’s futureRead more: Diversity is the solution for the Amazon’s future
The 11th day of SPSAS Amazonia began with a lecture by Ane Alencar, IPAM researcher and part of the School’s coordination. The researcher highlighted the central role of land dispute and speculative deforestation as the drivers of Amazon devastation at the moment. “Cattle ranching has taken over as the main economic activity in place of […]
Not just one solution, but many solutionsRead more: Not just one solution, but many solutions
The tenth day of SPSAS begins with a lecture by Andrea Encalada of the Science Panel for Amazon, a group that brings together more than 240 researchers and citizens from 8 countries and one territory in the Amazon. The report organized by the group (available at https://www.theamazonwewant.org/) summarizes the importance of the Amazon to the […]
How to protect when the rule is to destroy?Read more: How to protect when the rule is to destroy?
The fifth day of SPSAS begins with Philip Fearnside’s analysis of the effects of climate change in the Amazon, such as increased temperature, decreased rainfall, and increased tree mortality. According to the researcher, the greatest impact is given by the increase in the duration of the dry season, which affects the resilience of the forest: […]