Amazon region: eco-efficient landscapes | Land Portal

Información del recurso

Date of publication: 
Febrero 2013
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
handle:10568/34967
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The Amazon Basin is so diverse that one could say many Amazons exist, not just one. Indeed, its diversity is considered unique in the world. Although the Basin occupies 7% of the planet’s land, it carries 25% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. The region is so vast, it represents one-third of South America’s land surface. It covers, or partly covers, nine countries: Colombia (36% of the land area), Venezuela and Guyana (6% each), Suriname and French Guiana (almost 100% each), Brazil (60%), Bolivia and Peru (75% together), and Ecuador (45%).

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Jarvis, Andy
Lundy, Mark
González A
Perpétuo MG
Lavelle P
Peters M
Quintero M
Etter A
Martínez C
Murgueitio RE
Reis CJ
Rodríguez CA
Rao, Idupulapati M.
Tapasco, J.
Graefe, S.
Guimaraes, E.
Fonte, SJ

Proveedor de datos

CGIAR (CGIAR)

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.


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