Tag: Deforestation

Deforestation risk assessment tool hits 11,000 searches in first three months

BVRio’s new free soy production map and tool for assessing deforestation and conversion of native vegetation at the farm level for production areas in the Brazilian Cerrado region, has seen over 11,000 searches conducted in its first three months, by 1,400 unique users.  “The speed at which this tool has been used is fantastic, and […]


VCM’s requirement for regulatory surplus hinders climate action

Pedro Moura Costa[1], February 2023 1.Introduction: the urgent need to promote NBS in the Amazon There is an urgent need to promote conservation and restoration at scale. It is estimated that the sequestration and conservation of carbon stocks in vegetation can lead to 16 Gt CO2 annual benefits worldwide[2]. The importance of vegetation and nature-based […]