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  • 300pp. Published July 2012
  • Scientific Research Publishing
  • Category: Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1-935068-61-7
  • (Paperback) USD 89.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-058-0
  • (E-Book) USD 30.00

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Portraits of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest: Conservation & Sustainability
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This study is an environmental analysis based on many contexts (multi-level analyses), designed to facilitate the continuation of socio-diversity in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest.

Components of the Book:
  • FRONT MATTER
  • Chapter 1. THE FOREST
    • Tropical Ecosystems
    • Rainforest Dynamics
    • Climate Change
    • Habitat Fragmentation
    • Connectivity
  • Chapter 2. FAUNA
    • The Tiger
    • Fauna
    • Extinction
  • Chapter 3. WATER
    • The Charm Of The Waters
    • Water
    • The Sea
    • Rough Seas
    • Grains Of Sand
    • Waterfalls
  • Chapter 4.MORPHOLOGY
    • Profession: “Bushman”
    • Morphology
    • The Physical Space-A Revisiting
    • The Formation Of Mountains
  • Chapter 5. ORAL HISTORY
    • Introduction
    • Mandira Community
    • Serraria Community
    • Cardoso Island Community
    • The Best of Iporanga
    • Indigenous land of the Boracéia
  • Chapter 6. THREATS
    • Introduction
    • The Importance of Ethnoknowledge
    • Plant Harvesting and Hunting
    • Run-Over of Wild Mammals
    • Land Speculation and Uncontrolled Occupation
  • Chapter 7. SUSTAINABILITY
    • The Tufted Capuchin
    • Sustainability
  • Chapter 8. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
    • A Brief History of the State of Sao Paulo
    • The Challenges of Post-Modernity
    • Our Artisans
    • Clay Pottery in the Region of the Upper Ribeira Valley
Readership: The book is for researchers devoted to the protection of Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest.
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