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OP18: Curumim and Cunhanta helping soil biodiversity

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A presentation by Prof. Fatima M.S.

A presentation by Prof. Fatima M.S.


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  • 1. 5/27/2010 Portuguese, Spanish and English version for downloading www.biosbrasil.ufla.br www.dcs.ufla.br Launching at the regional meeting of  Brazilian Society for The Progress of Science The objective of this project is to enhance  March 2009, Tabatinga awareness, knowledge and understanding of below‐ .  ground biological diversity (BGBD), important to .. Whom? scientific community (also capacity building: future  scientists) ‐Papers, chapters, books, etc. scientists) Papers chapters books etc Who will conserve biodiversity in practice? Also launched at XXXII Brazilian Congress Society in general of Soil Science, August 2 ‐7, 2009,  Fortaleza.  Science must be “translated” to society It was distributed in all schools of  the benchmark area and in schools  p of other Municipalities: free. Booklet being distributed in the indigenous Communities of the benchmark area 1
  • 2. 5/27/2010 Climate SOIL Plant productivity Physical Management: e.g. no tillage Physical attributes Ph i l tt ib t Chemical Atributtes Biological attributes Boy and girl‐ children curiosity, like the  stimuli and motivation  of science, regardless gender. BGBD conservation Chemical Management: e.g fertilizers, lime Biological Management: e.g. inoculants Complex, heterogeneous & dinamic Elaine C.C. Fidalgo‐ remote sensing and  Ieda Amaral‐ Botany geoprocessing Hiroshi Noda‐ Agronomy Mauricio R. Coelho‐ pedology Ronald Zanetti – Entomology‐ ants Julio N.C. Louzada‐ Entomology‐beetles Reginaldo Constantino and Agno N.S. Acioli‐ Entomology‐termites Sonia S. Alfaia‐ soil fertility, nutrient cycling Soil processes: organic matter decomposition, dung removal, soil pedoturbation secondary seed dispersion and  biological control 2
  • 3. 5/27/2010 José Wellington de Morais‐ mesofauna Juvenil E. Cares‐ nematologist Neliton Marques‐ entomologist/ Fruit flies Alcides Moino‐Jr‐ Microbiogical Control of insects Ludwig Pfenning‐ Mycology –phytopathogenic fungi José O. Siqueira and Sidney Stürmer‐ Microbiology‐ mycorrhizal fungi  – Gosh!! It is really important to know about biodiversity. The  soil organisms are true super heroes! – They truly are, Curumim. Now, the ones you watch on  television doing amazing things are make believe. That is all  special effects. In nature, the activities of the organisms are  real and they help the plants, the ecosystems, such as the  Valuating  BGBD forest, and us, the human beings, to exist. This is why we have to help  preserve them and let them keep working. Curumim, Cunhantã, and the other kids asked all at the same  time: – Can we also help the biodiversity?? – Of course, you can. You can learn more about it, as you have  done today. This is the first step. Who knows there are future  Fatima M S Moreira scientists among you who will help to do that? The next steps  Microbiology Microbiology‐ symbiotic are to preserve the biodiversity, as you already do here to p y, y y some extent, and to use it to our benefit, but always respecting  Nitrogen fixing bacteria nature. The kids got up all excited and said: – We’re going to get started right away. Mother earth and father sky smiled in their own way, very  happily. 3
  • 4. 5/27/2010 The booklet is not only about soil  Biodiversity, it is also about human  y diversity and how these  Scientist stereotype biodiversities can help each other. Credibility. Next step: evaluate the impact on  society awareness by interviewing  teachers and students of schools  that received the booklet 4

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