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Remote Sensing: There is more than meets the eye

This report was made to bring awareness to the uses and usefulness of remote sensing to track the resources within the Brazilian Amazon. Through the use of satellites and aircraft’s, remote sensing is a means of remote gathering of information. This allows us to see what is non-apparent to the viewpoints of many individuals. As […]



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IoT: the Internet of Trees– How Microchip Technology Will Cut Down Deforestation and Beyond

Deforestation and illegal logging have plagued the Amazon for decades. Through policy and international pressure, Amazonian countries, most notably Brazil, have cracked down on illegal logging operations and worked to decrease the amount of deforestation occurring every year. The practice has been generally successful, resulting in an 84% decrease in deforested area from 2004 to […]



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Supporting Sustainable Economic Development in Brazil? Say No to Politic Corruption.

Developing economic conditions through a sustainable resource extraction system has never been easy for Brazil.  The country has taken many steps to improve its economy, and international instruments have greatly supported the creation of many strategies to develop Brazilian economy through a sustainable system.  But what is frustrating is that the country still struggles to […]



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Water Policy in Brazil and its affect on the Amazon

Brazil today makes an interesting case study for the topic of water policy. Even though Brazil contains the Amazon River Basin, water resources are still scarce in the urban areas of the countries such as the arid North East. A lack of water in the urban areas, the increase of agricultural land, and the rising […]



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