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Falta uma estratĂ©gia para enfrentar a “crise civilizatĂłria”

Posted on 25 June 2012 by admin

Por Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, 23 junho (TerraViva)  A Conferencia Global para os Assentamentos Humanos (Habitat II), em Istambul hå 16 anos, foi das mais abertas à participação da sociedade civil, senão a campeã. Acolheu num grosso volume conclusivo milhares de  propostas e recomendaçÔes dos participantes.

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Ciencia aporta instrumentos a la agroforesterĂ­a

Posted on 23 June 2012 by admin

Por Diana Cariboni

RÍO DE JANEIRO, 23 jun (TerraViva) La investigaciĂłn y el desarrollo de sistemas agroforestales son una apuesta a la sostenibilidad de la agricultura en zonas vulnerables, como AmĂ©rica Central. Continue Reading

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Rio Ends With Raft of Voluntary Pledges

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Claudia Ciobanu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) “With volunteers, we will drive sustainable development forward.” These were the words of Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, at the close of Rio+20 on Jun 22. Continue Reading

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Belo Monte, referencia internacional do movimento contra barragens

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, 22 junho (TerraViva) – O moçambicano Jeremias Vunjanhe conseguiu, na caĂłtica CĂșpula dos Povos, encontrar os ativistas do Movimento Xingu Vivo que denunciavam a criminalização dos seus ativistas pela policia de Altamira, no interior do ParĂĄ.

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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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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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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 – mostly losers. Continue Reading

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Rio+20 Is Not a Failure

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Don de Silva*

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) I disagree with the branding of Rio+20 as an abject “failure”. As a returnee from the 1992 Earth Summit, I have mixed views about the conference, some positive. Continue Reading

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