Tag: Real-time Deforestation Monitoring

// 18.04.24

Recent deforestation in SLC Agricola’s farm Palmares 

Author: Marco Garcia, Deforestation-free supply chains team  AidEnvironment’s real-time deforestation monitoring (RDM) system has detected a recent clearing inside SLC Agricola’s Fazenda Palmares located in Barreiras municipality, Bahia state, Brazil. This farm and an earlier case of native vegetation loss linked to a fire event have been reported by AidEnvironment and included in Earthsight’s recently published Fashion Crimes investigation.   The […]

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By Natividad
// 18.07.23

AidEnvironment Forest Monitoring Capacity – Latest Updates

Article drafted by Marco Tulio Garcia, Consultant, Deforestation Free Supply Chains. Forest Monitoring Tools Forest monitoring tools are technologies and methodologies used to track changes in forest cover, forest health, and biodiversity over time. These tools range from satellite imagery and remote sensing technology, which can provide larger-scale data on forest cover and deforestation, to ground-based surveys and inventories, that […]

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By Melissa
// 15.12.22

The EU Has Adopted Deforestation Regulation: What’s next for AidEnvironment?

On December 6th, 2022, the European Commission, Council, and Parliament reached a political agreement on the new regulation on deforestation-free supply chains. Since 2021, AidEnvironment has provided thorough analyses and research inputs on key elements of the regulation in collaboration with and supported by our partners, including ClientEarth, Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN), Mighty Earth, and the Meridian Institute.   AidEnvironment’s trade […]

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By Natividad
// 07.07.22

Our Forest Team is looking for a GIS intern (0.5-0.6 FTE)

We are hiring! We are looking for an GIS intern, who can provide overall support to AidEnvironment’s Forest team, including deforestation analysis, land use change analysis, database maintenance, coding, and programming. About AidEnvironment AidEnvironment is a not-for-profit sustainability research, strategy and implementation organisation working to achieve transformative sector change. We produce actionable insights and implement sustainable solutions to help protect […]

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By Judith Knibbe
// 14.04.22

Brasilagro to convert over 10,000 hectares of cerrado forest

BrasilAgro, a Brazilian rural real estate firm and soy producer, has plans to convert at least 10,000 hectares (ha) of Cerrado native vegetation for livestock and grain production, which include the drilling of several large-capacity wells. Aidenvironment, through its Chain Reaction Research consortium, already monitors BrasilAgro for several years, and has previously flagged the company’s clearing operations in Brazil and the associated business risks. Read […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 17.03.22

AidEnvironment joins private sector roundtable with NICFI’s satellite data program

The Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative (NICFI) Satellite Data Program provides high-resolution satellite imagery of the global tropics to help reduce and reverse tropical forest loss. A key goal of the program is to help advance solutions that reduce pressure on forests from global markets. The virtual roundtable event focused on the post- Glasgow Declaration context, and the role […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 22.02.22

AidEnvironment launches new supply chain​ transparency report featuring largest commodity companies

On 22 February 2022, AidEnvironment published a Real-time Deforestation Monitoring (RDM) report that sheds light on 21,265 hectares of deforestation and fire events linked to soy traders and meatpackers in the Cerrado biome in Brazil. RDM reports aim to: create awareness on recent deforestation and fire events linked to global commodities’ supply chains; engage commodity producers and traders on real-time deforestation […]

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