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Flona Saraca-Taquera

The bauxite mining activities of the company are conducted within the Saracá-Taquera National Forest (Flona), a conservation unit for sustainable use created by a Federal Decree in 1989 and is under the management of the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).

The NF has 429,600 acres in size and is located on the right bank of the river Trombetas, limited to the north by the Rio Trombetas Biological Reserve, other federal protected.

The partnership with the environmental agency for the preservation of Saracá-Taquera is the result of an agreement originally signed with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Renewable Resources (IBAMA), in order to monitor, supervise, conduct scientific research, promote education environmental and deploy alternative income projects aimed at conserving natural resources.Later, in 2007, with the creation of ICMBio by the federal government, he took up the task which now ensures, among other things, the preservation of endangered species like the turtle-the-amazon.

The agreement with the agency provides annual financial transfers. ​

 

Preservation and environmental education
Preservation and environmental education

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