Biodiversity and Conservation

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 255–257 | Cite as

Brazilian wetlands on the brink

  • Daniel GraselEmail author
  • Philip Martin Fearnside
  • Jean Ricardo Simões Vitule
  • Reinaldo Luiz Bozelli
  • Roger Paulo Mormul
  • Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues
  • Florian Wittmann
  • Angelo Antonio Agostinho
  • João André Jarenkow
Letter to the Editor



DG was supported by Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES); PMF, JRSV, RLB, RPM, RRR and AAA received grants from Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq); PMF, RLB and RRR were also supported by Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Amazonas (FAPEAM) and Rede Clima, Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ), and Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), respectively.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Programa de Pós-Graduação em Botânica, Instituto de BiociênciasUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da AmazôniaManausBrazil
  3. 3.Departamento de Engenharia Ambiental, Setor de TecnologiaUniversidade Federal do ParanáCuritibaBrazil
  4. 4.Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de BiologiaUniversidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  5. 5.Departamento de Biologia, Núcleo de Pesquisas em Limnologia, Ictiologia e AquiculturaUniversidade Estadual de MaringáMaringáBrazil
  6. 6.Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de QueirozUniversidade de São PauloPiracicabaBrazil
  7. 7.Department of Wetland Ecology, Institute for Geography and GeoecologyKarlsruhe Institute for TechnologyRastattGermany
  8. 8.Departamento de Botânica, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil

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