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Brazil

MATA ATLÂNTICA (INCLUDING SAO PAULO CITY GREEN BELT)


© Photo: R.A. Mittermeier
 
 
  Brief description   Water pollution
Effects of acidic deposition and atmospheric pollutants
Botanic research
Ethnobiology
Comparative ecology
Forestry
Macro-zoning of coastal region
Agro-ecological zoning
Land use and management
São Paulo City Green Belt:
Research: Forests and biodiversity
Climate and pollution
Urban growth
Water resources
Environmental health
Monitoring: Water resources
Forest cover
Urban sprawl
Protected areas
Roads
Deforestation trends
Municipalities and urban blocks
Topography
Agricultural use
Sustainable activities: Adolescents eco-job training
Fostering of eco-job market
Support to the environmental services provided by the city
Sustainable tourism
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Acidic deposition/Acid rain, climate, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies, pollution, pollutants, topography.
  Biodiversity   Biodiversity, coastal/marine, conservation, degraded areas, ecology, flora, forest systems, methodologies, natural resources.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, capacity building, forestry, livelihood measures, monitoring methodologies, tourism, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge, transport.
  Integrated monitoring   Institutional and legal aspects, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, land use/land cover, management issues, monitoring/methodologies, planning and zoning measures/zonation, sustainable development/sustainable use, urban systems/towns/cities.


Last updated: 3/8/2011

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