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Considerações sobre a evolução do Sistema Nacional de Unidades de Conservação e o ordenamento territorial da Amazônia: interações entre o Estado e a Ciência

Author(s): Josimara Martins Dias | Newton Müller Pereira

Journal: Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente
ISSN 1518-952X

Volume: 21;
Start page: 69;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Brazilian Amazon | scientific policy | environment policy.

This paper aims to present considerations on the evolution of Conservation Units amid the territorial planning of the Amazon and to understand this process proposes five periods. The Brazilian Amazon iscurrently the region with the largest concentration of protected areas in the country. It is also the region that has received, since 2000, the most incentives for such practices in the world. This paper additionally discusses the reshaping of the social function of these protected areas in relation to national and international interests mediated by the relationships established between the State and Science.
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