South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn
South America's giant Pantanal
wetlands, one of the world's most bio-diverse ecosystems, is at growing risk from intensive peripheral agricultural, industrial and urban development ?problems expected to be compounded by climate change, United Nations University experts warn.
Covering more than 16...
Rising energy, food prices major threats to wetlands as farmers eye new areas for crops
...recognize the incalculable value of wetlands to all species ours included," says conference co-chair Paulo Teixeira, Co-ordinator of the Cuiaba-based pantanal
Regional Environmental Programme, a joint effort of the United Nations University and Brazil's Federal University of Mato Grasso (UFMT), which hosted ...
Report shows deforestation threatens Brazil's Pantanal
...hich comprises 41 percent of the entire basin. The pantanal
is a Brazilian National Heritage site, a significa...he Brazilian Pantanal," the report produced by the pantanal
Program of CI-Brazil depicts a critical situation....ly important to conserve the areas surrounding the pantanal
lowlands, because they are the headwaters of the r...
Pantanal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
is a tropical wetland and the world's largest wetland of any kind. It lies mostly within the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul but extends into Mato Grosso as well as into portions of Bolivia and Paraguay,...
Pantanal - Wikitravel
is also one of Brazil's major ... It is possible to get into Pantanal
from Bolivian side. ... you can catch a bus to go into the Pantanal
About the Pantanal
The World Conference on Preservation and Sustainable Development in the Pantanal
explores the nature, values and threats to this ecological paradise.
Waterland Research Institute
... for the purposes of elucidating more clearly the nature of the Pantanal
. ... Research Institute. Copyright 2004 Pantanal
.org, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ...
Pantanal - New World Encyclopedia
is considered by many to be the world's largest, freshwater, ... 3 Character of the Pantanal
region. 4 Human population. 5 Plant and animal life ...
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