LULUCF

It means “land use, land-use change and forestry”. The LULUCF activities eligible under the clean development mechanism are those that promote the removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, i.e., afforestation and reforestation.

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Proarco

Proarco

The Amazon Emergency Fire Prevention and Control Project (Programa de Prevenção e Controle de Queimadas e Incêndios Florestais na Amazônica Legal, PROARCO), of the Brazilian government.

Environmental services

Environmental services

A set of functions performed by nature, essential to human beings, such as water and gas regulation, climatic and of physical disturbances, water supply, erosion control and sediment retention, soil formation, nutrient cycling, pollination, and many others.

Rio-92 or ECO-92

Rio-92 or ECO-92

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as Earth Summit, held in June of 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, bringing together more than 180 countries. It was at Rio-92 that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...