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EGJ PROMOTES AND RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT THE AMAZON

The world recognizes in the Amazon territory a large inventory of carbon reservoirs and other minerals, biodiversity of flora and fauna of carbon and other minerals, of biodiversity of flora and fauna; a region of large water sources, all of which of great water sources, all of which have the capacity to regulate the climate and, above all, the excellence recognizes the Amazon as a land of unequalled pluriculturality and ethnic ethnic diversity. Paradisiacal territorial extension that under figures of protection is of importance. UNESCO in 1971 signed the initiative "Programme on Man and the Biosphere" with the aim of protecting the man and the biosphere" initiative, with the aim of achieving a sustainable balance between the conservation of biodiversity, research logistics and the development of cultural values. cultural values. These areas function as a laboratory to test the integration between water, land and biodiversity. integration between water, land and biodiversity; they are spaces of cooperation, conservation, education and experimentation. Every biosphere reserve is designated and sponsored by the biosphere reserve programme. Ongoing actions such as this become a point of support for the Amazon to be part of new alliances between humans and their environment. partnerships between human beings and their environment.


According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation -UNESCO-, the Amazonas is a place where the Amazon can participate in new alliances between human beings and their environment. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization -UNESCO-, biosphere reserves have three main functions main functions:


1. To promote economic and human development in an ecologically and socio-culturally sustainable manner.


2. To provide support for research, monitoring, education and information exchange related to local, national and international conservation and conservation and development issues.


3. Contribute to the conservation of landscapes, ecosystems, species and genetic variation.

genetic variation.


There are multiple benefits attached to this programme in terms of promoting sustainable development and raising awareness of the use of natural resources. sustainable development and raising awareness about the use of natural resources through participatory dialogue, knowledge sharing, poverty reduction, improved well-being, and poverty reduction, welfare improvement, respect for cultural values and the resilience of society to the challenges of climate change.

and adaptability of society in the face of change.



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