Bioamazon Newsletter Edition 17

Nov 21, 2022 | ACTO, Bioamazon Project, Bioamazon 17th edition Set-Oct

In this Newsletter n. 17 you will fid news related to activities in September and October, including cooperation meetings at the 6th Korea-LAC Business Summit, where climate change, water resources and the potential for regional cooperation, as well as investment and trade opportunities, were discussed.

You are invited to learn about the details of Project Bioamazon’s monitoring visits to Bolivia and Guyana. In the Amazon Countries Session, we share information about a group of scientists describing a possible new species of tarantula in Bolivia, and a summary of the scientifi papers on wood identifiation techniques and purity assessment of rosewood oil, published with the participation of researchers from the Forest Products Laboratory of the Brazilian Forest Service (LPF/SFB). This research was partially supported by the ACTO Bioamazon Project.

In addition, the Permanent Secretariat of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (PS/ACTO) is pleased to invite you to follow the program of the 19th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Within the framework of this Conference, in November, two side events will be held to discuss the work carried out for the benefi of the Amazon. On the occasion, there will also be the launch of the Forest Module of the Amazon Regional Observatory and the presentation of the Technical Report on Illegal Traffiking of Five CITES Appendix I Species Emblematic for the Amazon Region.

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