The Pantanal and its future

A wilderness of water The Pantanal

by Christine. K. Eckstrom. Published in " Audubon ",the Magazine of the National Audubon Society (March/April 1996)

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The case of the Paraguay-Paraná waterway

by Johan F. Gottgens, Ronald H. Fortney, Jill Meyer, James E. Perry, and Brian E. Rood. Published in Wetlands Bulletin, 1998, pp. 12-18.

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Update report on fire situation in the Pantanal October 2019

I received this update report this morning - 22nd October 2019 - from the Instituto Arara Azul

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Native trees help burned Pantanal

Neiva Guedes reported on her Facebook page that she had travelled into the Serra do Amolar, the imposing mountain range in the centre of the Pantanal, where there had been serious fires last year and discovered some of the burned pasture land had been replanted with native trees such as manduvi, acuri and bocaiuvia. Hyacinthine macaws were actually feeding on one of the trees. This is an amazing development and needs to be replicated elsewhere in the Pantanal. I compiled an article based on the Facebook page and sent it to Parrots magazine.  It has just been published in the March 2021 issue and can be read here.

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Latest News

  • Sunday 11th September 2022
    Good and bad news from Brazil

    There is some good news and some bad news from Brazil this week. The good news is that a pair of released lear’s macaws have successfully bred in the wild of Bahia. At the end of July 2022 The Lear’s Macaw Release Project fieldwork co- ... Read More »

Quotes

 " Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "

( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)

Horace (65-8 BC)