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Mediterranean salt-marshes: Murcia (Spain) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
Wetland values <ul><li>Adapted flora and fauna </li></ul><ul><li>Bird migrations </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrients retention </l...
Ecological Indicators Wetland research
Great Lakes Wetlands (OH, USA) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
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Wetland loss in the last decades
Global Change Gilbert Garcin Environmental Research Framework
 
Global Sustainability crisis: <ul><li>Natural Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freshwater and topsoil crisis (terrestrial ...
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Sustainability Presentation Dec09

  1. 1. Wetland and Human Ecology <ul><li>Javier Martínez López </li></ul><ul><li>PhD Student </li></ul><ul><li>University of Murcia (Murcia, Spain) </li></ul><ul><li>Kenyon College (OH, USA) </li></ul>
  2. 2. Mediterranean salt-marshes: Camargue (France) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  3. 3. Freshwater Ecosystems in Patagonia Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  4. 4. Patagonian Wetlands (Chile) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  5. 5. Patagonian Rivers (Chile) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  6. 6. Patagonian Lakes (Chile) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  7. 7. Mediterranean salt-marshes: Murcia (Spain) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  8. 8. Wetland values <ul><li>Adapted flora and fauna </li></ul><ul><li>Bird migrations </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrients retention </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon storage </li></ul><ul><li>Floodings control (sponges) </li></ul>Wetland values
  9. 9. Ecological Indicators Wetland research
  10. 10. Great Lakes Wetlands (OH, USA) Freshwater ecosystems assessment
  11. 11. Study objects and methods Vegetation - LIDAR Dynamic Modelling Land uses - Landsat Wetland research Topography & Hydrology - DEM
  12. 12. Wetland loss in the last decades
  13. 13. Global Change Gilbert Garcin Environmental Research Framework
  14. 15. Global Sustainability crisis: <ul><li>Natural Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freshwater and topsoil crisis (terrestrial systems) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fisheries collapse (marine systems) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy crisis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waste crisis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Global warming </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity loss </li></ul><ul><li>Financial crisis </li></ul>
  15. 16. How do we measure development? Indicators: what we measure affects what we do Driving forces Gilbert Garcin
  16. 17. Values crisis? Earth Day 1971 52nd Biennale (Venice, Italy 2007)
  17. 18. Environmental Impact Gilbert Garcin
  18. 19. New Paradigms <ul><li>Cradle to Cradle Design (McDonough & Braungart) </li></ul><ul><li>Nested product life cycles </li></ul><ul><li>Waste = Food </li></ul>
  19. 21. New Paradigms <ul><li>Education on values : personal, social, cultural, intercultural and environmental ( holistic thinking ) </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Social Responsibility : ethical banking, local trade. </li></ul>
  20. 22. The FLOWmarket Institute
  21. 23. The FLOWmarket Next generation luxury Danish Design Centre, Copenhagen 2007
  22. 24. The Flow principles <ul><li>Individual Flow: Balanced physical, mental and spiritual growth </li></ul><ul><li>Collective Flow: Balanced cultural, economical, social and technological growth </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Flow: Balanced environmental growth </li></ul>
  23. 25. Thank you for your attention!
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