BRCarbon innovates in the application of LiDAR and drones in forest inventories for forest carbon projects.

Aiming to promote scale gains in projects in the voluntary carbon market, BRCarbon acquired a new technology capable of mapping and measuring a forest in three dimensions (XYZ) using a drone. The active sensor LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) coupled to the drone is what makes 3D mapping possible in the project areas. At these …

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Forest Conservation

In Brazil alone, deforestation is responsible for 44% of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere (Source: SEEG). And what has BRCarbon been doing? The Forest Conservation Program (PCF) works by generating carbon credits from the conservation of native vegetation and aims to reach different regions forming a protection arc along the nine states of the …

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Cerrado Day – Emas-Taquari Biodiversity Corridor Carbon Project

Today is National Cerrado Day. And why does this biome deserve our attention? Cerrado is the most biodiverse savanna on the planet; It is one of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots; Cradle of the main Brazilian rivers, which supply water for most part of the population, including hydroelectric reservoirs; It is the biome with the …

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Equipe de biodiversidade da BRC e time OCT começam monitoramento do projeto de restauração do Pratigi

BRC biodiversity team and OCT team begin monitoring Pratigi restoration project

  BRCarbon’s biodiversity team and the Earth Conservation Organization (OCT) team began monitoring the clustered restoration project in the Pratigi EPA, classified as a Gold Seal for biodiversity. 150 hectares will be monitored – project activity instance (PAI) 1 and 2 – in the middle of the Central Corridor of the Atlantic Forest, a region …

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IPCC launches its climate report and there is only one solution: to zero net CO₂ emissions into the atmosphere

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released its 6th report on the climate panorama of the planet and is categorical: “It is unequivocal that human influence warms the atmosphere, the ocean and the earth”; “warming caused by human activities accounts for 1.07°C more than the historical average from 1850 to …

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Why invest in nature-based solutions?

Why invest in nature-based solutions? Nature-based solutions (NbS) are a set of actions that aim to protect, sustainably manage and restore natural or modified ecosystems to face challenges and benefit human beings and biodiversity. (Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature – IUCN)   Nature-based solutions in practice Restoration, Infrastructure, Management, Protection, Specific Issue. Which …

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Investing in restoration is a smart economic decision

Humanity has already exceeded the amount of services that nature can sustainably provide by almost 60%, according to the latest report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) . To reverse this dramatic picture, the UN launched the United Nations Decade of Ecosystem Restoration (2021/2030). See …

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Amazon savannization may cause desertification in other areas

The desertification process, as the name implies, is the transformation of natural ecosystems into desert-like environments. This phenomenon is mostly caused by human actions and consists of environmental degradation, resulting from deforestation, soil degradation and increased frequency and intensity of drought events, mainly as a result of global climate changes. Desertification drastically alters the landscape, …

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BRCarbon develops a reforestation project in Serra da Mantiqueira

BRCarbon joined several entities in the public sphere, third sector, educational institutions and private initiative in the expansion of the Mantiqueira Conservative Program (Programa Conservador da Mantiqueira), through the Grouped Reforestation Project of Mantiqueira (MRGP). The MRGP is a carbon project that is being built in accordance with the standards of the voluntary emissions market …

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We are part of the solution! International Biodiversity Day

May 22 is International Biodiversity Day. For this year, the United Nations has defined the slogan “We are part of the solution”. It is clearly a continuation of the theme adopted in 2020, “Our solutions are in nature”. According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, if working together the world can avoid the worst impacts …

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