Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA)
IBAMA is a federal agency under the Ministry of Environment. The institute was created in 1989 and was formed by the merger of Sema (Special Secretariat of the Environment), IBDF (Brazilian Institute of Forest Development), Sudepe (Superintendent of Fisheries) and SUDHEVEA (Superintendence of Rubber). IBAMA is responsible for the development of various activities related to the preservation and conservation of natural resources in Brazil. It also controls, supervises and improves the use of natural resources such as water, flora, fauna ans soil.