Fifty-one (51) papers were presented at the first and second World Conference on Preservation and Sustainable Development in the Pantanal. These presentations offered a wealth of knowledge about the Pantanal and relevant issues. 

Presented below is a selected listing of the papers presented at the WCPSDP conferences.  For a number of these, excerpts are also provided.

Twenty-nine (29) of these papers have been published in the book The Pantanal of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay (Hudson MacArthur 2000). 

Abramovitz, Janet The Profound Shift Toward an Environmentally Sustainable Economy
Aguirre, Carlos Wetlands in Bolivia: Pantanal Preservation and Sustainable Development
Alonso, Marcelo Pantanal: A Global Heritage
Barnett, Ernest Lessons from the Everglades
Brown, Noel A Measure of Optimism
Carron, Juan Maria The Pantanal and the Paraguay River Basin:  From the Technical Focus to the Political Option
Carron, Juan Maria The Pantanal of Paraguay
Correa, Paulo Jose Ecotourism in Mato Grosso do Sul:  The New Business Opportunity
Crisman, Thomas L. Wetland Ecotones and the Role of the Private Sector in Conservation and Management of the Pantanal
Da Franca, Nelson Implementation of Integrated Management Practices for the Pantanal and the Upper Paraguay River Basin
Dantas, Mario Research for Sustainable Development of the Brazilian Pantanal
Dolabella, Ana Lucia The Brazilian Pantanal: An Overview
Eberhard, Adalberto The Pantanal Today, Prospects for Tomorrow
Ferraz de Lima, Jose Pantanal National Park Preservation and the Integrated Efforts of the Brazilian Government Towards Areas under Federal, State and Private Protection
Fortney, Ronald H. Cattle Grazing and Sustainable Plant Diversity in the Pantanal:  What do We Know?  What do We Need to Know?
Gottgens, Johan F. The Paraguay-Parana Hidrovia:  Large-scale Channelization or a "Tyranny of Small Decisions"?
Kwak, Chung Hwan The Pantanal and the Pantaneiros: Heartfelt Challenges and New Opportunities
Lourival, Reinaldo Ecotourism as a Tool for Sustainable Development in the Pantanal
Lugar, Richard G. The International Environment: Challenges and Opportunities
Montano, Maria Esther Protected Areas in the Bolivian Pantanal
N'Dow, Wally Fundamental Considerations for the Future of the Pantanal
Park, Soo Young & Dr. Chan Won Lee Economic Development and Environmental Conservation in Korea:  The Relevance of Korean Wetland Experiences to the Pantanal
Phillips, Bill Ramsar Convention and the Pantanal
Redwood, John The World Bank and the Pantanal
Rucks, Jorge Sustainable Development:  An Integrated Approach
Sanchez Sosa, Ricardo UNEP and the Pantanal
Segovia, Antonio Geology of the Pantanal Region
Swarts, Frederick A. The Pantanal in the 21st Century: For the Planet's Largest Wetland, an Uncertain Future
Trent, Douglas Ecotourism in the Pantanal and its Role as a Viable Economic Incentive for Conservation