Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
Located in the municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas, Brazil, the Fortaleza Ituxi project aids in the avoidance of deforestation of 1,836 hectares of rainforest in a period of 30 years. The project provides technical training on sustainable cattle raising and forest management, fire brigades, study for a small non-wood product processing plant, production of Brazil-nuts, and more. This project covers an area of 46,592 hectares and reduces 137,675 tons of carbon dioxide annually.
Tons of carbon reduced each year
Hectares of forest are protected
Founded in 2005, Verra is a global leader helping tackle the world’s most intractable environmental and social challenges by developing and managing standards that help the private sector, countries, and civil society achieve ambitious sustainable development and climate action goals. Verra’s global standards and frameworks serve as linchpins for channeling finance towards high-impact activities that tackle some of the most pressing environmental issues of our day.
Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere. The protected forest in this project will aid in carbon reduction which will help fight climate change.
Sustainably managing forests, combating desertification, halting and reversing land degradation, and halting biodiversity loss. This project helps fight deforestation, which means more carbon is able to be absorbed by the larger forests.
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