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Pantanal : South America's wetland jewel

Author: Theo Allofs; Russell A Mittermeier; et al
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the Pantanal, the largest wetland network on Earth, including its ecology, people, plants, animals, and conservation, and looks at the impact that deforestation, overfishing, and overhunting have had on the region.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Allofs; Russell A Mittermeier; et al
ISBN: 1554070902 9781554070909
OCLC Number: 58729057
Description: 176 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: The pantaneiro: people of the Pantanal --
Wetlands: life at the water's edge --
Grasslands: born of flood and drought --
Forests of the Pantanal: refuges in a flooded land --
Caiman: celebrating a comeback.
Responsibility: text, Russell A. Mittermeier ... [et al.] ; photographs by Theo Allofs ; foreword, Gordon Moore.
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Examines the Pantanal, the largest wetland network on Earth, including its ecology, people, plants, animals, and conservation, and looks at the impact that deforestation, overfishing, and overhunting have had on the region.

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