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Florianópolis, Brazil
Joined November 2015
Presence in: Brazil
Focus: Environmental Justice

APRENDER – Ações para Preservação dos Recursos Naturais e Desenvolvimento Econômico Racional or Actions for the Preservation of Natural Resources and Reasonable Economic Development) is based in Florianópolis, Brazil. The non-profit organization was created in the year 2000 to give communities a voice in protecting the environment and to guarantee that economic activities take into account the preservation of ecosystem services.
APRENDER aims to protect the environment and diffuse and collective rights, for the preservation of natural resources and rational economic development.

People Associated With This Organization

Mauro Figueiredo

APRENDER (Unverified)
Joined November 2015
Environmental Lawyer; Director for legislative matters of the Law for a Green Planet Institute; Member of the ELAW - Environmental Law Alliance World Wide; President of the board of directors of APRENDER Entidade Ecológica; Member of deliberative council of the Brazilian biodiversity panel. In the last three years has been working as a consultant for national and international NGO’s; Has sixteen years of experience in environmental law, mainly in the following areas: Protected Areas; Coastal Management; Forestry and Fisheries Legislation; Science, Technology and Innovation for sustainability.
Mauro Figueiredo is the network champion (main point of contact) for APRENDER.

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