Archive | Food Security

Tags: , ,

Além da Rio+20: juntos por um futuro sustentável

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

Por José Graziano*

RIO DE JANEIRO, 18 junho (TerraViva) – As declarações finais da Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre Meio Ambiente Humano de 1972 e a ECO-92 puseram o ser humano no centro do desenvolvimento sustentável. No entanto, até hoje, mais de 900 milhões de pessoas ainda passam fome.

Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Megacities Face Life or Death Choices

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

Analysis by Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 20 (TerraViva) The cliché that mammoth summits like Rio+20 are “too big to succeed” can also be applied to the megacities of our day such as Rio de Janeiro: they are simply too big to become green and sustainable. Continue Reading

Comments (1)

Tags: , , ,

Entrevista: “Apenas uma grande catástrofe nos forçará a mudar”

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Julio Godoy entrevista JONATHAN BAILLIE, um importante biólogo britânico e membro da Zoological Society of London

RIO DE JANEIRO, 18 de junho (TerraViva) Não é mais novidade que o estado ambiental da Terra é catastrófico. Contudo, entender alguns números que descrevem esta catástrofe ainda provoca um choque – por exemplo, que 30% da biodiversidade desapareceu desde 1970, e que 60% desse declínio ocorreu nas áreas tropicais do planeta. Continue Reading

Comments (1)

Tags: , ,

Land Ownership Key to Greening Economy

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

By Isaiah Esipisu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 19 (TerraViva) Giving farmers an opportunity to own plots can turn around under-utilised land and make it highly productive, according to a senior agro-forestry expert at the ongoing United Nations’ negotiations on sustainable development. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , ,

Rio Outcome Bleak With No New Funding

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 19 (TerraViva) Amidst recrimination, anger and charges of “strong arm tactics”, negotiators eventually endorsed a global plan of action for sustainable development following marathon sessions lasting over six weary days. Continue Reading

Comments (4)

Tags: , , , ,

Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

By José Graziano da Silva*

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) As stated in the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the 1992 Earth Summit, human beings are at the centre of sustainable development. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , ,

Uso do solo e da água não precisa ser um jogo de soma zero

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

Por Busani Bafana

RIO DE JANEIRO, 17 junho (TerraViva) – Sistemas integrados de paisagens que promovam mais a cooperação do que a competição podem acabar com conflitos globais sobre água, energia e uso do solo decorrentes da forma como o mundo produz alimentos, diz um novo estudo global.

Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: ,

GLOBE, Keeping Governments’ Feet to the Fire

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

Busani Bafana interviews JOHN GUMMER, President of the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 17 (TerraViva) If global leaders gathering next week for the Rio+20 conference are under immense pressure to deliver on the 1992 Earth Summit commitments, that pressure has just been doubled by parliaments taking out the environmental accountability whip. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , , ,

Land and Water Use Needn’t Be a Zero-Sum Game

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

By Busani Bafana

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 17 (TerraViva) Integrated landscape systems that promote cooperation over competition can end global conflicts over water, energy and land use stemming from how the world produces food, says a new global study. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , , , ,

New Set of Sustainable Development Goals Looks Beyond 2015

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 17 (TerraViva) – When world leaders from over 100 countries wind up their three-day Rio+20 summit in Brazil next week, they will leave behind the shattered remains of a slew of proposals that never got off the ground. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Download PDF File

Download TERRAVIVA PDF File
Download TERRAVIVA PDF File   Download TERRAVIVA PDF File

 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

 
Expo Milano
 

Photos from our Flickr stream

See all photos

Upcoming Events


 

RSS News from our partners

  • Are you ready to Connect4Climate?
    World Bank's social media campaign engaged African youth caring about climate change.
  • Natural capital accounting
    Thomson Reuters Foundation and the World Bank have jointly produced a video explaining the concept of “natural capital accounting” in the run-up to the Rio+20 summit on sustainable development. The seven-minute video news release (VNR) was created as part of a World Bank campaign for countries to carry through on promises to include the full [...]
  • IUCN World Conservation Congress
    IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, is a long standing member of COM+. It helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges by supporting scientific research; managing field projects all over the world; and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN, international conventions and companies together to develop policy, [...]
  • IFC, Union for Ethical BioTrade Encourage Businesses to Protect Biodiversity in Latin America
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 17, 2012—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Union for Ethical BioTrade today announced an agreement at the Rio+20 Conference to increase private sector awareness of biodiversity and strengthen market frameworks for protecting it in Latin America. In addition to aiding environmental conservation, the partnership will help [...]
  • Rio de Janeiro e Banco Mundial lançam inédito Programa de Desenvolvimento de Baixo Carbono da Cidade
    RIO DE JANEIRO, 18 de junho de 2012 – A Cidade do Rio de Janeiro e o Banco Mundial lançaram hoje, durante a Cúpula dos Prefeitos – evento paralelo à Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustentável-Rio+20 –, um programa pioneiro na esfera municipal para colocar em prática ações para o desenvolvimento de baixo carbono [...]

Sponsors and Partners of TerraViva Rio + 20


 
   
 
 
   
 
 

TerraViva is an independent publication of IPS Inter Press Service news agency. The opinions expressed in TerraViva do not necessarily reflect the editorial views of IPS or the official position of any of its sponsors or partners.
 

SOCIAL MEDIA