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Biomes of Brazil / Biomas do Brasil Challenges and Alternatives / Desafios e Alternativas

By: Sueli Furlan(Author), Helena Ribeiro(Author), Renato Tagnin(Author), Ignacy Sachs(Author)
198 pages, colour illustrations
Biomes of Brazil / Biomas do Brasil
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Language: Bilingual English and Portuguese

Survey of Brazil's seven biomes, with coverage of their ecology, biodiversity and conservation priorities.

Summary in Portuguese:
Descrevem os 7 biomas brasileiros e suas áreas de convergência, entre eles: o bioma Amazônico, região que representa praticamente a metade do país e a maior extensão de floresta tropical do mundo; A Mata Atlântica, bioma amplo, com cerca de 1,3 milhão de quilômetros quadrados, que sofreu profunda degradação e cujas áreas remanescentes são consideradas muito vulneráveis e importantes para a biodiversidade; os campos sulinos e pampas que foram sempre explorados pela pecuária, pela própria configuração e existência de pastagens nativas; o Pantanal, o Cerrado e a Caatinga, num corte de Oeste para Leste, como biomas savânicos, diferenciados em função do relevo, do tipo de solo e de maior ou menor proximidade com o oceano; e por último a água em que todos os biomas se veem integrados pelo ciclo hidrológico. Indispensável para interessados na ecologia do Brazil.

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By: Sueli Furlan(Author), Helena Ribeiro(Author), Renato Tagnin(Author), Ignacy Sachs(Author)
198 pages, colour illustrations
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