Sustainable development and the environment
Brazil and the Environment
Brazil attaches great importance to environmental issues and has been actively participating in international discussions related to climate change; conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity; sustainable management of forests and water resources; fight against desertification; seas and oceans; conservation and management of Antarctic resources, among others.
Since 1992, when Brazil hosted the United Nations Conference on...
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – opened
Issues involving biosafety and, in particular, living modified
The debate on forests has achieved increasing importance
Brazil is committed to the protection of the global climate
Droughts, land degradation and desertification represent serious
Sea, Antarctica and space
Signed in 1959, the Antarctic Treaty entered into force
Brazil has an active presence in the major multilateral fora that