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Energy: 80% of biogas generation potential in the Amazon is wasted; 107,000 homes across 4 states could be supplied

A new study by Instituto Escolhas assesses the potential for biogas production from waste in the states of Amapá, Amazonas, Rondônia and Roraima…

MONTH INTERVIEW- TEREZA CAMPELLO – Wherever possible, a Brazilian will always want to cook rice and beans

According to Tereza Campello, Brazil is resisting, but an over-exposure to advertising and increased access to ultra-processed products have negatively impacted upon the…

Mariana tragedy and the damages to mental health are theme of dissertation of Instituto Escolhas’ scholarship student

Data show that, in the municipalities affected, hospitalizations for psychological disorders were doubled On November 5, 2015, the rupture of Fundão dam, in…

Escolhas puts forward proposals on forest concessions to boost sustainable economic activities in public forests

The proposals designed and executed by Instituto Escolhas, in partnership with the Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forests and Agriculture, serve as a basis…

MONTH INTERVIEW – Ana Bastos:  Fighting illegality is a challenge for the model of forest concessions

Reducing regulatory red tape and increasing awareness are also key factors for expanding the model By Gilse Guedes Chemical engineer Ana Leite Bastos…

Escolhas is featured by the British newspaper in a special article about the gold rush in the Amazon

The Financial Times brings the investigations into illegal mining in the Amazon. The behind the scenes of illegal gold mining, the eternal greed…

Document that provides for the incorporation and management of socio-environmental risk by the financial sector was discussed in a workshop held by Escolhas

Experts discussed the proposed regulation, which is open to receiving inputs By Eduardo Geraque Against the backdrop of a new study by Instituto…

Escolhas asks the Federal Audit Court (FAC) to send the Federal Revenue Service to update the collection of the Rural Property Tax (RPT)

Brazil fails to collect R$ 14 billion a year due to the lack of updates to the RPT table, which would cover one…

The largest science and technology magazine in the world shows the progress of illegal mining and the lack of control over the source. Theme of Escolhas Public Consultation.

In the article, Larissa Rodrigues explains that “The lack of control in the purchase and sale of gold in remote regions could explain,…

MONTH INTERVIEW – Ana Luci Grizzi: “Financing is an instrument of environmental control”

10/7/2020 It is necessary to ensure that the financial system in the country evaluates the assets to which the financial resources are being…

In an article about illegal mining in the Amazon, British newspaper addresses the Public Consultation of Escolhas

The Guardian publishes story about gold exploration in the Amazon and the impacts on indigenous lands. The text points to a Public Consultation…

Folha publishes article on Instituto Escolhas Public Consultation with the proposal to be sent to the Central Bank and the Security Exchange Commission (CVM) #AmazonWithoutIllegalGoldMines

“We want there to be greater control over the buying and selling of gold, because today there is no control of origin and,…