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The Pantanal: Ecology, biodiversity and sustainable management of a large neotropical seasonal wetland
Authors: Wantzen, Karl M.; Nunes da Cunha, Cátia; Junk, Wolfgang J.; Girard, Pierre; Rossetto, Onélia Carmen; Penha, Jerry M.; Couto, Eduardo G.; Becker, Michael; Priante, Gabriela; Tomas, WalfridoExpand
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Brazilian wetlands: their definition, delineation, and classification for research, sustainable management, and protection
Although 20% of Brazilian territory is covered by wetlands, wetland inventories are still incomplete. In 1993, Brazil signed the Ramsar Convention but a coherent national policy for the sustainableExpand
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Overfishing disrupts an ancient mutualism between frugivorous fishes and plants in Neotropical wetlands
Defaunation is disrupting plant–animal interactions worldwide. The overhunting of frugivores disrupts seed dispersal and diminishes plant regeneration, yet investigations of frugivoreExpand
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A preliminary classification of habitats of the Pantanal of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, and its relation to national and international wetland classification systems
Large wetlands such as the Pantanal are composed of many different subsystems, ranked as ecosystems or habitats. These subsystems are subjected to different environmental conditions, harbor differentExpand
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Environmental dynamics of dissolved black carbon in wetlands
Wetlands are ecosystems commonly characterized by elevated levels of dissolved organic carbon (DOC), and although they cover a surface area less than 2 % worldwide, they are an important carbonExpand
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Macrohabitat studies in large Brazilian floodplains to support sustainable development in the face of climate change
Abstract Large floodplains are complex ecosystems at the land–water boundary. Because of rainy and dry seasons, most tropical floodplains are subjected to annual water-level fluctuations. DuringExpand
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Biodiversity and Integrated Environmental Monitoring
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