Notícias e Opinião

  • 8 Mar

    Intelligent compensation can expand conservation measures in implementing the Forest Code

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    Aldem Bourscheit and Frederico Machado Despite setbacks in the environmental function of private property, the new Forest Code brought instruments that, when accomplished, can change for the better management and sustainability of the rural sector. Among them are the registration and environmental compliance of all farms, settlements and other land plots intended for the production.

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  • 8 Mar

    A lot of people did not make the CAR yet, what’s wrong?

    Dos Membros

    Roberto Resende The Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) is a procedure created by the new Forest Act, 2012. According to this regulation, the deadline for registration in the CAR ends on the 6th of May. There is possibility of extension, which was being dealt with by the environmental agencies. According to the Ministry of Environment, on March 18, only 38% of the area estimated to be subject to registration had been registered in Brazil. state data of São Paulo are similar.

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  • 8 Mar

    CAR next step will require new strategies and dialogue

    Do OCF

    Rodrigo Medeiros The data released this week by the federal government give us a clear dimension of the immense challenge that will finalize the Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) until May 2016. In this first year of registration, of the 5.5 million existing rural properties in Brazil, only 1.4 million had their data entered into the system.

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  • 8 Mar

    “Very little is said and done”

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    Raul do Valle article (ISA), André Lima (IPAM) and Luis Fernando Pinto (Imaflora) in Folha de São Paulo highlights the problems in the implementation of the Forest Code.

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  • 8 Mar

    Forests in São Paulo: Lost opportunity

    Do OCF

    Roberto Resende - President of the Green Initiative With the approval of PL 219, an opportunity has been missed to create a law that inovasse wherever possible, taking into account the particularities of São Paulo, a state that has been leadership in environmental issues. 

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  • 8 Mar

    Analysis: Decree defines agricultural policy for planted forests

    Do OCF

    Albenir Querubini Gonçalves - Vice-President of the Brazilian Association of University agraristas Decree regulates Article 72 of the Forest Code and makes way for credit to planted forests in productive areas.

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  • 8 Mar

    The Forest Code and cities: the dilemma of urban APPs

    Do OCF

    Nelson Novaes Pedroso Jr, Sandra Steinmetz and Andrew Castro dos Santos To what extent the outlines of the PPAs given by the Forest Code are applicable to urban areas? It is desirable and feasible to establish criteria to differentiate the areas eligible for protection, regulation and recovery? What is the limit for new occupations in urban PPAs, even for public utility and social interest? There's like having a federal regulation on urban APPs that direct the municipal disciplining these areas? If so, the Forest Code should be changed or can regulate urban PPAs through an existing law or to be developed? * Nelson Novaes Pedroso is coordinator of the research line rule of law and Environment Applied Legal Research Center of the School of Law of São Paulo FGV (CPJA / FGV RIGHT SP). Sandra Steinmetz is director of the Environmental Consulting and researcher at CPJA / FGV RIGHT SP. Andrew is a researcher at the CPJA / FGV SP RIGHT

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  • 8 Mar

    São Paulo can not afford setbacks in their environmental legislation

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    Mario Mantovani Contrary to warnings from experts and ignoring the greatest water crisis in the history of São Paulo, São Paulo House approved the Legislative Assembly on 10 December, the bill regulating the 2012 Forest Code in the state. The PL 219/14, authored by deputy Barros Munhoz (PSDB), government leader in the Legislative Assembly, and five other pro-government parliamentarians, now awaits the sanction of the governor Geraldo Alckmin.

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  • 8 Mar

    A new law for the forests of São Paulo?

    Do OCF

    Roberto Resende Analysis of the vetoes of the governor Geraldo Alckmin to 15,684 law establishing the Environmental Regularization Program of.

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