Area of Relevant Ecological Interest

The Area of Relevant Ecological Interest is an area generally of small extension, with little or no human occupation, with extraordinary natural characteristics or that shelters rare examples of the regional biota, and has as its objective maintaining the natural ecosystems of local or regional importance and regulating the admissible use of these areas, in such a way as to make them compatible with the objectives of nature conservation. The Area of Relevant Ecological Interest is constituted by public or private lands1. Area of Relevant Ecological Interest, as well as the Ecological Stations, had a law scope before the SNUC2.

Category Unidade de conservação Instância responsável Área (ha) Ano de criação
ARIE Buriti de Vassununga Federal 150 1990
ARIE Capetinga-Taquara Federal 2.100 1985
ARIE Cerrado Pé de Gigante Federal 11 1990
ARIE Floresta da Cicuta Federal 131 1985
ARIE Ilha do Ameixal Federal 400 1985
ARIE Ilhas Queimada Pequena e Queimada Grande Federal 33 1985
ARIE Japiim-Pentecoste Estadual 25.000 2009
ARIE Javari-Buriti Federal 15.000 1985
ARIE Manguezais da Foz do Rio Mamanguape Federal 5.721 1985
ARIE Mata de Santa Genebra Federal 252 1985
ARIE Matão de Cosmópolis Federal 173 1985
ARIE Proj. Dinâmica B. de Fragmentos Florestais Federal 3.288 1985
ARIE Seringal Nova Esperança Federal 2.576 1999
ARIE Serra da Abelha Federal 4.604 1996

References

  1. Brazil 2000. Federal Law Nº 9.985 of 07/18/2000. Regulates article 225 of the Federal Constitution and institutes the National System of Units of Conservation and other provisions. Available by clicking here. (in Portuguese)
  2. BRASIL 1984. Decreto Federal Nº 89.336 de 31/01/1984. Dispõe sobre as Reservas Ecológicas e Áreas de Relevante Interesse Ecológico, e dá outras providencias. Disponível clicando aqui.