The conservation function of the  Biosphere Reserve: the case ofEspinhaço Mountain Range in Brazil         Yasmine Antonin...
BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF SERRA DO ESPINHAÇO WAS CREATED ON JUNE 2005MAN AND THE BIOSPHERE PROGRAMME –UNESCOBRAZILIAN ENVIRONME...
THE     ESPINHAÇOMOUNTAIN RANGEREPRESENTS     THELARGEST        ANDMOST CONTINUOUSPRECAMBRIANOROGENIC BELT OFBRAZILS TERRI...
Along the 1,000 kilometers of the cordillera,alternating elevations with peaks reaching up to2,017 meters allow for an eno...
EUROPEAN                            NATURALISTS                            TRAVEL FOR THIS                            LAND...
According to the document that supported the creation of the reserve the main goals “Contribute     to  the conservation o...
WHAT LANDSCAPES?Pictures of Miguel Andrade
FORESTED  AREAS
GRASLANDS  GEOLOGICAL  FORMATIONSTHIS       BEAUTIFULLANDSCAPES IMPROVETHE  POTENTIAL  FORECOTOURISM
WHAT                      PHYTOPHYSIOGNOMIES?“RUPESTRIAN FIELDS”
IRONSTONE OUTCROPS
FORESTECOSYSTEMS ATLANTICRAINFOREST
WATER CONSERVATIONTHE CORDILLERA SEPARATES TWO MAJOR RIVER BASINS: RIO DOCE     AND SAO FRANCISCO
WHAT SPECIES TO CONSERVE?ENDEMICENDANGERED
538 Plant SpeciesThreatened67% Occur on therupestrian fields ofEspinhaçoMain actions: list ofendangered speciesEstablishme...
ENDEMIC AND ENDANGERED      ANIMAL SPECIESINVERTEBRATESFROGS AND LIZARDSBIRDS
ANIMAL RICHNESS500 BEE SPECIES309 BIRD SPECIES69 MAMMALS58 ANFIBIANS51 REPTILES
ENDEMIC SPECIES OF FROGS      AND LIZARDS
HOW TO CONSERVE THOSE           SPECIES?TERRITORY PLANNINGPRIORITIES OF CONSERVATION OFSPECIES AND ECOSYSTEMS
PRIORITIES OF CONSERVATION ONESPINHAÇO MOUNTAIN RANGE
WE HAVE 69 PROTECTED AREASNATIONAL PARKS AND STATE PARKSSTATE ECOLOGICAL STATIONSBESIDES AREAS CONSIDERED OFSUSTAINABLE USE
RESEARCH EFFORTS ON A REGION OF HIGH         BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION INTEREST:        THE NATIONAL PARK OF SERRA DO CIPO  ...
MAJOR IMPACTSMINNING
MAJOR IMPACTSAGRICULTURAL
FIRE FOR LAND                 CLEANNINGURBANIZATION
SUPPORT
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The conservation function of the Biosphere Reserve: the case of Espinhaco Mountain Range in Brazil. Presented by Yasmine Antonini at the "Perth II: Global Change and the World's Mountains" conference in Perth, Scotland in September 2010.

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The conservation function of the Biosphere Reserve: the case of Espinhaco Mountain Range in Brazil [Yasmine Antonini]

  1. 1. The conservation function of the Biosphere Reserve: the case ofEspinhaço Mountain Range in Brazil Yasmine Antonini Federal University of Ouro Preto Minas Gerais, Brazil
  2. 2. BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF SERRA DO ESPINHAÇO WAS CREATED ON JUNE 2005MAN AND THE BIOSPHERE PROGRAMME –UNESCOBRAZILIAN ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNMENTNGO’SACADEMY
  3. 3. THE ESPINHAÇOMOUNTAIN RANGEREPRESENTS THELARGEST ANDMOST CONTINUOUSPRECAMBRIANOROGENIC BELT OFBRAZILS TERRITORY
  4. 4. Along the 1,000 kilometers of the cordillera,alternating elevations with peaks reaching up to2,017 meters allow for an enormous diversity ofclimate and rainfall conditions.Temperatures can range from bellow 0o C to morethan 3o5 C in a same day
  5. 5. EUROPEAN NATURALISTS TRAVEL FOR THIS LANDS Langsdorff (1816) Saint Hilaire (1817) von Martius (1818) Schwacke (1893)PICTURE OF MIGUEL ANDRADE
  6. 6. According to the document that supported the creation of the reserve the main goals “Contribute to the conservation of landscapes, ecosystems, species and genetic variability”
  7. 7. WHAT LANDSCAPES?Pictures of Miguel Andrade
  8. 8. FORESTED AREAS
  9. 9. GRASLANDS GEOLOGICAL FORMATIONSTHIS BEAUTIFULLANDSCAPES IMPROVETHE POTENTIAL FORECOTOURISM
  10. 10. WHAT PHYTOPHYSIOGNOMIES?“RUPESTRIAN FIELDS”
  11. 11. IRONSTONE OUTCROPS
  12. 12. FORESTECOSYSTEMS ATLANTICRAINFOREST
  13. 13. WATER CONSERVATIONTHE CORDILLERA SEPARATES TWO MAJOR RIVER BASINS: RIO DOCE AND SAO FRANCISCO
  14. 14. WHAT SPECIES TO CONSERVE?ENDEMICENDANGERED
  15. 15. 538 Plant SpeciesThreatened67% Occur on therupestrian fields ofEspinhaçoMain actions: list ofendangered speciesEstablishment ofNatural Reserves toprotection
  16. 16. ENDEMIC AND ENDANGERED ANIMAL SPECIESINVERTEBRATESFROGS AND LIZARDSBIRDS
  17. 17. ANIMAL RICHNESS500 BEE SPECIES309 BIRD SPECIES69 MAMMALS58 ANFIBIANS51 REPTILES
  18. 18. ENDEMIC SPECIES OF FROGS AND LIZARDS
  19. 19. HOW TO CONSERVE THOSE SPECIES?TERRITORY PLANNINGPRIORITIES OF CONSERVATION OFSPECIES AND ECOSYSTEMS
  20. 20. PRIORITIES OF CONSERVATION ONESPINHAÇO MOUNTAIN RANGE
  21. 21. WE HAVE 69 PROTECTED AREASNATIONAL PARKS AND STATE PARKSSTATE ECOLOGICAL STATIONSBESIDES AREAS CONSIDERED OFSUSTAINABLE USE
  22. 22. RESEARCH EFFORTS ON A REGION OF HIGH BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION INTEREST: THE NATIONAL PARK OF SERRA DO CIPO PTERIDOFITES MONOCOTS BIRDS ANFIBIANS DICOTS INVERTEBRATES REPTILES MAMMALSMADEIRA, ET AL 2008, MEGADIVERSIDADE,4(1-2)
  23. 23. MAJOR IMPACTSMINNING
  24. 24. MAJOR IMPACTSAGRICULTURAL
  25. 25. FIRE FOR LAND CLEANNINGURBANIZATION
  26. 26. SUPPORT

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