Political overview of Ecosystem Services in Brazil: an Payment for Environmental Services approach

On this seminar, the biologist and master in ecology, Thaís Pimenta de Almeida, talked about the political and legal arena of the ecosystem services concept, seeking to evaluate initiatives such as Payment for Environmental Services (PES) which can be used in order to expand and assist the transition to sustainability, especially in Brazil.

The presentation took place on October 8, by videoconference.

About the speaker:

Thaís is a biologist, holds a master’s degree in ecology from UNICAMP, and is currently a Ph.D. student in Environment and Conservation from UFRJ. She has experience in plant ecology in the Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Amazon, working in environmental monitoring and recovery activities. She currently works with socio-ecological governance, ecosystem services, and sustainability, having participated as co-author of the first Brazilian Diagnosis of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BPBES).


The meetings are open to the public, and the debate followed by the presentation will be conducted in an open and participatory manner. No prior registration is required. For more information: contato@csrio.org.

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