Regulatory News

Located in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro and considered the world’s largest forest reserve in urban areas, the Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca inaugurated the Honey Trail, a distance of 300 meters with 30 ornamental hives built in the shape of houses. Fourteen bee species have been identified in the park.

The Honey Trail is one of 23 in the park, which includes a pamphlet prepared by the State Environmental Institute (INEA). In addition to insects and small animals, the reserve is home to 479 species: 43 kinds of fish, 20 amphibians, 27 reptiles, 51 mammals and 338 kinds of birds.

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