Symposium 02: Biodiversity and Conservation of tropical wetlands and freshwater systems.

Organized by P. Parolin, (University of Hamburg, Germany); L.V. Ferreira, (Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Belém, Brazil); and F. Wittmann (MPI Chemistry, Mainz, Germany). Wetlands concentrate a large part of regional biodiversity and are exceptionally important landscape units in tropical regions. They are inhabited by flood tolerant species, but also by species …

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