The Pantanal of Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia: Selected Discourses on the World's Largest Remaining Wetland System : Selected Papers and Addresses from the World Conference on Preservation and Sustainable Development in the Pantanal
Frederick A. Swarts
Hudson MacArthur Publishers, 2000 - Nature - 287 pages
The Pantanal in the 21st Century: for the planet's largest wetland, an uncertain future; Overview of the Pantanal, The Pantanal and the Paraguay River Basin: from the technical focus to the political option; The Brazilian Pantanal: an overview; Wetlands in Bolivia: Pantanal preservation and sustainable development; The Pantanal of Paraguay; Geology of the Pantanal region; Preservation of the Pantanal; The Pantanal today, prospects for tomorrow; Protected areas in the Bolivian Pantanal; Pantanal National Park Preservation and the Integrated efford of the Brazilian Government towards areas under Federal, State and private protection; Economic development; Ecotourism in the Pantanal and its role as a viable economic incentive for conservation; Ecotourism as a tool for sustainable development in the Pantanal; Ecotourism in Mato Grosso do Sul: the new business opportunity; Cattle grazing and sustainable plant diversity in the Pantanal: what do we know? What do we need to know?; The Paraguay-Parana Hidrovia: large-scale channelization or a "Tyranny of small decisions"?; Research for sustainable development of the Brazilian Pantanal; International Organizations and the Pantanal; Implementation of integrated management practices for the Pantanal and the Upper Paraguay River Basin; Ramsar convention and the Pantanal; The World Bank and the Pantanal; UNEP and the Pantanal; Lessons from other systems; Lessons from the Everglades; Wetland ecotones and the role of the private sector in conservation and management of the Pantanal; Economic development and environmental conservation in Korea: the relevance of Korean Wetland experiences to the Pantanal; Dynamic between economic development and environmental preservation; The profound shift toward and environmentally sustainable economy; Sustainable development: an integrated approach; A measure of optimism; World conference on preservation and sustainable development in the Pantanal; The international environment: challenges and opportunities; Pantanal: a global heritage; The Pantanal and the pantaneiros: heartfelt challenges and new opportunities; Fundamental considerations for the future of the Pantanal.
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