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Help Preserve Brazil's Rainforest

#HelpCSCBrazil

The Nature Conservancy has embarked on a ground-breaking initiative designed to help Brazilians preserve the Amazonian rainforest—which has major implications for the earth’s environment. A global team from IBM’s Corporate Service Corps is helping out. Visit these pages for frequent progress updates on TNC’s programs, the situation in the Amazon and the work the IBM team is doing. You can help, too. We’re crowd-sourcing solutions. Pitch in by offering your own suggestions for saving the rainforest.

Tapping Wisdom of the Green/Techie Crowds
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A few months ago, when we began planning the IBM Corporate Service Corps engagement with The Nature Conservancy in the Amazon, the prospect of crowdsourcing solutions to deforestation was just the germ of an...
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The Nature Conservancy’s Latin American Strategy: Food, Water and Infrastructure
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Joe Keenan, TNC Latin America Joe Keenan, executive vice president of The Nature Conservancy’s Latin America region, leads a staff of more than 320 people based in sixteen countries. Under Keenan’s direction, the Conservancy...
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Please join the conversation and contribute your ideas for reducing deforestation in the Amazon. We'll pass suggestions on to the IBM team in Belem and The Nature Conservancy.
Question 9: How can TNC achieve widespread adoption of PAM?
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The Nature Conservancy’s leaders in the Amazon have great expectations for their Municipal Environmental Portal (PAM). They hope that the resource management tool can grow up to be used by governments, planners and landowners...
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Question 8: How do you govern a project like this?
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TNC’s environmental portal is designed to help municipalities in the Amazon monitor and manage compliance with Brazil’s Forest Code. The system has been developed by two technology contractors to TNC’s specifications and the plan...
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