Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation

The Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (Portuguese: Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade, ICMBio) is the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment's administrative arm.[1] It is named after the environmental activist Chico Mendes.

Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation
Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade
MarcaICMBio
Agency overview
FormedAugust 28, 2007
JurisdictionFederal government of Brazil
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Parent agencyMinistério do Meio Ambiente
Websiteicmbio.gov.br

References

  1. ^ "Brazilian Federal Law 11.516/2007 (Portuguese)". http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_ato2007-2010/2007/lei/l11516.htm
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