Amazon fragile environment

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  • Created on: 31-05-13 10:52
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  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex
    • Degradation and destruction of Brazil's rainforest has had severe impact on natural habitats and biodiversity
    • Some areas remain intact as area is protected
    • 6 million hectares in size, three separate reserves
      • Jau National Park
      • Mamirana Sustainable Development Reserve Focal Zone
      • Amana Sustainable Development Reserve
    • World Heritage Site
    • Sparsely Populated, small pop of indigenous people live near river
      • Eat what they catch, which is legal.
    • Management
      • Minimise impact of human activity
      • Research, Catalogue and Protect biodiversity
      • Manage activities, like Tourism
    • Zonal Planning
      • Primitive zone
      • Extensive Zone
      • Intensive Zone
      • Special Zone


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