Avoided deforestation

It is the reduction in deforestation rate of an area, so that the resulting deforestation rate is lower than in a non-intervention scenario to decrease the forest conversion process.

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The Brazilian Climate Observatory

The Brazilian Climate Observatory

The Brazilian Climate Observatory (Observatório do Clima, OC) is a Brazilian network of articulation on global climate change established on March 23, 2002. In addition to discussions with experts on climate change, the Observatory promotes the articulation of...

PNMC

PNMC

National Plan on Climate Change (Plano Nacional sobre Mudança do Clima, PNMC, in Portuguese) is the Brazilian official voluntary commitment with the UNFCCC to achieve greenhouse gases cut between 36.1% and 38.9% of the 2020 projected emissions. It has established...

Biome

Biome

The word ‘biome’ – ‘bios’ (from Ancient Greek βίο, meaning ‘life’) and ‘ome’ (a variation of ōma, from Ancient Greek ωμα, meaning ‘mass’ or ‘group’) – was first used in 1943 by the American botanist Frederic Edward Clements, to define a biological unit or...