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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 205182, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/205182
Review Article

Caatinga Revisited: Ecology and Conservation of an Important Seasonal Dry Forest

1Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Rua Dom Manoel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos, 52171-900 Recife, PE, Brazil
2Unidade Acadêmica de Serra Talhada (UAST), Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE), Fazenda Saco, s/n, 56.900-000 Serra Talhada, PE, Brazil
3Departamento de Zoologia, Centro de Ciências Biológicas Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Avenida Professor Moraes Rego, 1235-Cidade Universitária, 50670-901 Recife, PE, Brazil
4Direção de Ensino/Gerência de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação-Cidade Universitária, Instituto Federal de Pernambuco-Reitoria, Campus Recife, Avenida Professor Luis Freire 500, 50740-540 Recife, PE, Brazil
5Laboratório de Herpetologia, Departamento de Botânica, Ecologia e Zoologia, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Lagoa Nova, 59072-900 Natal, RN, Brazil
6Departamento de Energia Nuclear, Centro de Tecnologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Avenida Professor Luís Freire 1000, Cidade Universitária, 50740-540 Recife, PE, Brazil
7Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Recursos Naturais, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Departamento de Ecologia e Biologia Evolutiva, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Rodovia Washington Luiz Km 235, 13565-905 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
8Unidade Acadêmica de Garanhuns, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Avenida Bom Pastor, s/n, Boa Vista, Heliópolis, 55296-901 Garanhuns, PE, Brazil
9Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Avenida das Baraúnas 351, Bodocongó, 58109-753 Campina Grande, PB, Brazil
10Departamento de Pesca e Aquicultura, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Rua Dom Manoel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos, 52171-900 Recife, PE, Brazil

Received 18 April 2012; Accepted 9 May 2012

Academic Editors: B. B. Castro and H. Hasenauer

Copyright © 2012 Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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