Nascimento de patos-mergulhões na Serra da Canastra

Na temporada reprodutiva de 2015, o Instituto Terra Brasilis acompanhou todo o período reprodutivo e o nascimento de 11 filhotes

Pesquisadores do Instituto Terra Brasilis, monitoraram e acompanharam o nascimento de 11 filhotes de pato-mergulhão. Como parte dos estudos biológicos sobre a espécie, durante todo o período reprodutivo, que se estende entre os meses de maio a setembro, os biólogos fazem o monitoramento de ninhos na região.

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Rural producers participate in a visit to the model property for sustainable actions

The Terra Brasilis Institute promoted a meet-up to motivate the adoption of best management practices on the rural properties in the Serra da Canastra region

One of the most traditional products of Minas Gerais, the Canastra cheese is of great importance to the economy in the Serra da Canastra region. To stimulate the environmentally sustainable production of this cheese, not only does it add to the product value, but also contributes for the conservation of natural resources. With that in mind, the Pato Aqui, Água Acolá project, led by the Terra Brasilis Institute and sponsored by Petrobras through the Petrobras Socioambiental Program, promoted the environmental sustainability of a rural property that produces cheese to become a replicable model, according to the current environmental regulations.

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Monitoring nests of Brazilian Mergansers in Serra da Canastra

In the reproductive season of 2015, the Terra Brasilis Institute accompanied the birth of 11 ducklings

Researchers of the Terra Brasilis Institute monitored and accompanied the birth of 11 Brazilian Merganser ducklings. As a part of the biological studies of the species, during the entire reproductive period, which extends between the months of May through to September, the biologists monitor the region's nests.

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