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Amazon Countries Want Concrete Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Fabiola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) – The countries of the Amazon river basin are pursuing definite goals for the region, such as zero deforestation by 2020, even though the Rio+20 conference’s outcome document does not include “sustainable development goals”.

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La economĂ­a verde es una falacia, segĂșn activistas

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Thalif Deen * – TerraViva

RíO DE JANEIRO, 22 jun (TerraViva)  La cumbre Río+20 terminó este viernes 22 con ganadores y perdedores, pero principalmente con perdedores. Continue Reading

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Desafio da Fome Zero requer fim dos desperdĂ­cios

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Clarinha Glock

RIO DE JANEIRO, 22 junho (TerraViva) – O desafio de aliviar a fome de cerca de 900 milhĂ”es de pessoas em todo mundo Ă© uma das prioridades das NaçÔes Unidas. Continue Reading

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Prepare-se para um mundo de nove bilhÔes

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Thalif Deen

RIO DE JANEIRO, 21 de junho (IPS/TerraViva) Com a população mundial ameaçando explodir – dos sete bilhĂ”es atuais para mais de nove bilhĂ”es atĂ© meados do sĂ©culo –, o aumento acentuado de seres humanos nĂŁo significa apenas cidades superlotadas, mas tambĂ©m uma demanda crescente por alimentos, ĂĄgua, energia e abrigo, prenunciando implicaçÔes devastadoras para um futuro sustentĂĄvel. Continue Reading

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Impedindo um tsunami no Himalaia

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, 21 de junho (TerraViva) Chewang Norphel é um herói improvåvel. Ele é um homem modesto, pequeno, quieto e pensativo, que não checa sua imagem cada vez que passa por um espelho. Hå alguns anos, seus vizinhos até pensaram que ele era louco. Continue Reading

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Climate Refugees – Today’s New Reality

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

FabĂ­ola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) The continued exodus of Somalis to Kenya and Ethiopia has fuelled the debate on a new issue of global concern: climate refugees, driven from their homes and across borders by extreme weather events.

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Asia Battered by Worsening Natural Disasters

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Amantha Perera

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) Last year was a particularly bad one for Asian countries facing nature’s wrath. Continue Reading

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Q&A: EU to Focus on Small Farms for Long-Term Gains

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Claudia Ciobanu interviews DACIAN CIOLOS, EU Commissioner for Agriculture

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) The EU’s “agriculture minister” tells TerraViva that in Europe, the push for food security made at Rio+20 will be continued with a future European development policy centred on this issue. Continue Reading

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Agroforestería en América Central

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

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Promised Green Economy Was a Fake, Say Activists

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) When the Rio+20 summit on sustainable development ended Friday, there were winners and losers – mostly losers. Continue Reading

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