MapBiomas is a multi-institutional project involving universities, NGOs and technology companies that promotes the annual mapping of land cover and land use in Brazil over the last three decades and provides data and maps in an open and free way. To know more access: http://mapbiomas.org

MapBiomas Alert is conducted by the following institutions:

Coordination in biomes:
Amazon - Institute of Man and the Environment of the Amazon (IMAZON) in partnership with Federal University of Goias (LAPIG/UFG)
Caatinga - Feira de Santana State University (UEFS), Geodatin and Plants Association of the Northeast (APNE)
Cerrado - Institute of Environmental Research of the Amazon (IPAM)
Atlantic Forest - SOS Mata Atlântica Foundation and ArcPlan
Pampa - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Pantanal - SOS Pantanal Institute and ArcPlan

Technology and Systems Partners:
EcoStage Ltda
Solved Ltda


Technical Coordination: Marcos Rosa

Scientific Coordination: Julia Shimbo

General Coordination: Tasso Azevedo


  • Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
  • Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA)
  • Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)
  • Good Energies Foundation
  • Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
  • Iniciativa Internacional de Clima e Florestas da Noruega (NICFI)
  • Instituto Arapyaú
  • Instituto Clima e Sociedade (ICS)
  • Instituto Humanize
  • Oak Foundation
  • Quadracture Capital Foundation (QCF)
  • Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPC)
  • Walmart Foundation (in USA)

Institutional Partners:
Arapyaú Institute
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Technical Cooperation Agreements:

ABEMA - Brazilian Association of State Environmental Bodies
ANAMMA - National Association of Municipal Organs of the Environment
MMA - Ministry of the Environment
IBAMA - Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources
SFB - Serviço Florestal Brasileiro

Ministério Público do Paraná

Technical Partners:
Institute of Life Center (ICV)
Socio-environmental Institute (ISA)