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Decisiones climåticas difíciles quedan para después

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

Vigilia por el Protocolo de Kyoto en las escalinatas del Moon Palace. Crédito: Nastasya Tay/IPS

Por Stephen Leahy *

CANCÚN, 11 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – Si el Ă©xito se logra dejando para despuĂ©s las decisiones difĂ­ciles, entonces la reuniĂłn climĂĄtica de CancĂșn fue exitosa porque pospuso la adopciĂłn de metas cruciales sobre reducciĂłn de gases invernadero, financiaciĂłn y bosques para la prĂłxima conferencia, dentro de un año en SudĂĄfrica. Continue Reading

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Espérame en Durban, tratado mío

Posted on 04 December 2010 by admin

Christiana Figueres, secretaria ejecutiva de ña Convención de Cambio Climåtico. Crédito: CMNUCC

Por Emilio Godoy *

CANCÚN, 3 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – Al tĂ©rmino de la primera semana de negociaciones en la cumbre del clima, que se desarrolla en este centro turĂ­stico mexicano, se ve lejana la posibilidad de que las casi 200 delegaciones nacionales presentes acuerden la renovaciĂłn del Protocolo de Kyoto, que expira en 2012. Continue Reading

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Perdidos en CancĂșn

Posted on 03 December 2010 by admin

Una piråmide maya de críticas a los países contaminadores en el Cancunmesse. Crédito: Diana Cariboni/IPS

Por Diana Cariboni *

CANCÚN, 2 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – “El 30 de noviembre se terminĂł oficialmente la temporada de huracanes”, dijo tranquilizador un comerciante de CancĂșn a esta periodista que entraba a su tienda con el pelo arremolinado por el viento en una jornada con lloviznas y nubarrones. Continue Reading

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Waves and high tides are eating away at the beaches in Costa Rica’s Cahuita National Park, where the vegetation is uprooted and washed into the sea. Credit: Diego Arguedas/IPSInformal gold mining is the main source of mercury emissions in Latin America. An artisanal gold miner in El Corpus, Choluteca along the Pacific ocean in Honduras. Credit: Thelma Mejía/IPS.Community leader Olga Vargas and her granddaughter Valery (backs turned to the camera) chat with local residents on one of the hiking paths that the Women’s Association created in the Quebrada Grande reserve. Credit: Diego Arguedas Ortiz/IPSIn Quebrada Grande, the Agrarian Development Institute dedicated 119 hectares of land to forest conservation, which the Womens’ Association has been looking after for over a decade. Credit: Diego Arguedas Ortiz/IPS
The expansion of pineapple cultivation to the north of the capital San JosĂ© has put pressure on forests in Costa Rica. There are pineapple plantations and a packing plant right behind the Quebrada Grande reserve. Credit: Diego Arguedas Ortiz/IPSOlga Vargas next to the greenhouse with which the Quebrada Grande de Pital Women’s Association began to revitalise its sustainable business, whose priority is reforestation. Credit: Diego Arguedas Ortiz/IPSIsabel Michi carefully tends seedlings in the greenhouse on her small organic farm in the settlement of MutirĂŁo Eldorado in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Credit: FabĂ­ola Ortiz/IPSThe mural of scraps of plastic and other recyclable materials made on the community centre wall by the people of Santa Rosa de AguĂĄn to celebrate their way of life and the beauty of GarĂ­funa women, and remind the town of the need to mitigate climate chang

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