Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation

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Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation
Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade
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Agency overview
Formed August 28, 2007
Jurisdiction Federal government of Brazil
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Parent agency Ministério do Meio Ambiente
Website icmbio.gov.br

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

References[edit]

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