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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Monitoring on soil, sediment and water chemistry and plant dynamics of polluted and degraded areas
Monitoring of habitat pollution and degradation
Small mammals
Inventory of large mammals and their potential utilization (BRAAF project)
Fisheries resources
Restoration of degraded landscapes
Studies on resource utilization by local communities, problems
animals and food security
Fire as a management tool
Monitoring tourism activities and their impacts on the ecosystems
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Habitat, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies, pollution, pollutants, soil.
  Biodiversity   Degraded areas, fires/fire ecology, mammals, natural resources, plants, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment.
  Socio-economic   Fishery/Fisheries, monitoring methodologies, resource use, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, landscape inventorying/monitoring, management issues.

Last updated: 24/01/2002

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