Green Belt Biosphere Reserve in the Brazilian City of São Paulo

Rodrigo R.R. Ribeiro

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/EQ.2014.021

Abstract


This paper presents an analysis of the São Paulo City Green Belt Biosphere Reserve and its ecological services for the city inhabitants. In 1994 UNESCO recognized the Green Belt of São Paulo in Brazil as a Biosphere Reserve. The data presented in this article were collected through literature review. The result indicates the importance to establish Biospheres Reserves, especially for the big cities.


Keywords


biosphere reserve; green belt; ecological services; São Paulo

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