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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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La obesidad es tan mala como la superpoblación

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Por Julio Godoy * – TerraViva

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 22 jun (TerraViva) ¬†El consumo excesivo y la obesidad, sobre todo en los pa√≠ses industrializados, amenazan no solo la salud de los individuos, sino tambi√©n la misma sostenibilidad dela Tierra, alerta un estudio presentado en la conferencia R√≠o+20. 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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Sociedad civil frustrada por ‚Äúcompleto fracaso‚ÄĚ

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

Por Amantha Perera y Claudia Ciobanu

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 21 jun (TerraViva) ¬†El resultado de R√≠o+20 hasta ahora es un fiasco para las organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONG), que rechazaron el documento final negociado por los gobiernos. Continue Reading

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Las otras voces de Río+20

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabiana Frayssinet

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 21 jun (TerraViva) En las manifestaciones que marcaron la jornada inaugural de R√≠o+20, el desagrado general con el resultado de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible se abri√≥ en un abanico de reclamos, expresividad y culturas. Continue Reading

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Una cobaya agroecológica en Brasil

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabiana Frayssinet

SEROP√ČDICA, Brasil, 20 jun (TerraViva) Una hacienda agroecol√≥gica integrada funciona como centro de experimentaci√≥n para cient√≠ficos y t√©cnicos brasile√Īos, empe√Īados desde hace 20 a√Īos en demostrar que es posible obtener frutos de la tierra de forma barata, eficiente y sin perjudicar el ambiente ni la salud humana. Continue Reading

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Are you ready to Connect4Climate?

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Sabina Zaccaro

In the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 17) in Durban, South Africa last December, the World Bank Connect4Climate social media campaign launched a photo and video contest on climate change.

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TerraViva, the Inconvenient Witness

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Roberto Savio*

The 1992 Earth Summit was one of the great moments of collective optimism. Maurice Strong of Canada, who founded the U.N. Environment Programme, managed to move on three fronts simultaneously. First, the customary one, was to call together the heads of state.

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