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Ciencia aporta instrumentos a la agroforestería

Posted on 23 June 2012 by admin

Por Diana Cariboni

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 23 jun (TerraViva) La investigaci√≥n y el desarrollo de sistemas agroforestales son una apuesta a la sostenibilidad de la agricultura en zonas vulnerables, como Am√©rica Central. Continue Reading

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Weak Rio+20 Agreement Anticipates New Noah’s Ark

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Fabiana Frayssinet

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) РThe downpour that fell Friday in this Brazilian city was nature’s warning to the heads of state meeting at the Rio+20 summit. The generation of Noe (Noah), an environmentalist’s son who will be born a month from now, will have to save biodiversity that is more complex than that of his Biblical namesake.

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Cumbre sin acuerdos anticipa nueva arca de Noé

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabiana Frayssinet

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 22 jun (TerraViva) El diluvio que cay√≥ este viernes 22 en esta ciudad brasile√Īa fue una advertencia de la naturaleza a los gobernantes presentes en R√≠o+20. La generaci√≥n de No√©, hijo de una ambientalista que nacer√° dentro de un mes, tendr√° que salvar una biodiversidad m√°s compleja que la de su antecesor b√≠blico. Continue Reading

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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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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 improvável. Ele é um homem modesto, pequeno, quieto e pensativo, que não checa sua imagem cada vez que passa por um espelho. Há alguns anos, seus vizinhos até pensaram que ele era louco. Continue Reading

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Climate Refugees ‚Äď Today‚Äôs New Reality

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Fabíola 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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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 ‚Äď mostly losers. Continue Reading

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‚ÄėIt Should be Named Planet Ocean, Not Planet Earth‚Äô

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Manipadma Jena interviews WENDY-WATSON WRIGHT, executive secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

YEOSU, South Korea, Jun. 21 (TerraViva) Oceans, seas and coasts provide over 200 million jobs globally, while 4.3 billion people get 15 percent of their intake of animal protein from the seas. Travel and tourism, ports and energy production use oceans and seas to create jobs and economic and social benefits for millions of people.

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Refugiados por cat√°strofes clim√°ticas

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabíola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, 21 Junho (TerraViva) ‚Äď O √™xodo de popula√ß√Ķes da Som√°lia para o Qu√™nia ou Eti√≥pia de finais de 2010 e ao longo de 2011 aponta para a discuss√£o de uma nova preocupa√ß√£o mundial: os refugiados clim√°ticos que se veem obrigados a deslocar-se para pa√≠ses vizinhos ap√≥s serem atingidos por extremos do clima.

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