From now on, the Amazon 2021/2022 Plan will also be implemented, also instituted by the Federal Government.
May 8, Sao Paulo: Operation Verde Brasil 2 totalled 354 days of uninterrupted action to combat environmental illicit acts and fires in the Legal Amazon.
Over the course of almost a year, the permanent presence of the Navy, the Army and the Air Force made it possible to reduce deforestation, according to data from the National Institute for Space Research (Inpe).
In total, there were more than 105,000 naval, land and air inspections and patrols. Among the highlights, are the seizure of 506 thousand cubic meters of wood, 2,131 vessels and 990 vehicles and tractors. 335 acts of arrest were issued in flagrante delicto, seized 751kg of drugs, 123,565 weapons and ammunition. In all, 5,480 fines and infraction terms were applied, totalling R $ 3.3 billion.
Thanked the Minister of Defense, Walter Souza Braga Netto, in a video conference with the three Joint Commands of the operation.
I highlight the importance of the integrated work of these Joint Commands with the 11 bodies of the Integrated Group for the Protection of the Amazon (Gipam). This reflected in expressive results
From now on, the Amazon 2021/2022 Plan, also instituted by the Federal Government, will be executed. In this new stage of defence and protection of the region that houses the largest tropical forest in the world, when requested, the military will provide logistical support to federal, state and municipal agents.
Operation Verde Brasil 2 took place in coordination with public security agencies and environmental agencies. Accomplished within the scope of the National Council for the Legal Amazon, commanded by Vice President Hamilton Mourão, it counted on the performance of Gipam, coordinated by the Management and Operational Center of the Amazon Protection System (Censipam).
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