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IPAM

Inst. de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia

Law and Climate, Land Use and Food Systems

To develop fire scar maps of the Brazilian biomes between 1985 and 2021, improving the database of Mapbiomas’ platform. The indiscriminate use of fire is one of the main vectors of environmental degradation, causing biodiversity loss, increasing the emissions and respiratory diseases. Mapping fire scars will allow to increase the level of accountability against environmental infractions.

Duration: 12 months

2022