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Guiana Dolphin Population Viability in a South Atlantic Estuary 

Coastal cetaceans are constantly exposed to bycatch, boat collisions, chemical and noise pollution, habitat loss and tourism activities. Changes in the habitat quality and coastal waters during the past decades are significant and many wild species have already been affected by human activities. Demographic and ecological data are essential for management and conservation strategies. [...]



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River Dolphins in Western Amazon 

As water and energy demand grows side-by-side with the ever increasing human population, and impacts of global climate change are escalating, decision-makers seek to consider dams and hydroelectric energy one key solution to account for many issues of humanity development. Therefore, dam construction programs have being implemented around the world, especially in developing countries. [...]


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Wild mammals in a man-made heteregeneous landscape in Low Tibagi River

Forest fragmentation has been identified as the main cause of the global biodiversity decline. The process of biotic integrity loss occurs more rapidly in smaller forest remnants. It is often possible to see degraded areas for human activities being negatively affected and ecologically vulnerable. [...]


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Wild mammals and poaching in an Environmental Protected Area

For biodiversity preservation, different measures should be taken at any time to improve knowledge about local species and promote population mobilization in order to enable compatibility between economic practices and environmental conservation, within a model of sustainable development. [...]


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