Event discusses the importance and role of Brazilian parks

In the next two days, November 22 and 23, the 6th edition of Parques do Brasil will take place. The event, organized by Instituto Semeia, discusses the future and role of protected areas in the context of the climate crisis and the reconnection between society and nature. In total there will be five lectures, all transmitted online and which can be followed for free.

The program includes names such as Roberta Barbosa, coordinator of planning, structuring of visits and ecotourism at ICMBio; Ulisses dos Santos, head of the Iguaçu National Park; and Cláudio Maretti, environmentalist, former president of ICMBio and ((o))eco columnist. To follow the lectures it is necessary to sign up through the websitewhere the full schedule is also available.

Held annually between 2014 and 2017 and resumed last yearParques do Brasil is a meeting between researchers, civil society organizations, the public sector and the private sector that promotes debate on the challenges and potential in the management of protected areas and their relationship with society.

Among the subjects to be discussed are the concession of parks; innovations in the management of protected areas and popular participation in this debate; reconnection of society with nature; and the prospects of Brazilian environmental policy.

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