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New Economic Yardstick Includes “Natural Capital”

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, Jun 20, 2012 (IPS) – Assigning nature a monetary value and incorporating it into gross domestic product (GDP) are key aspects of a global policy of sustainable development, according to legislators and scientists gathered at the first world summit organised by GLOBE international, an association of parliamentarians concerned with environmental policies.

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Multinacionais na mira da C√ļpula dos Povos

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Por Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, 20 junho (IPS) – A Monsanto, a Vale e a ind√ļstria de agrot√≥xicos foram os alvos principais dos cerca de 2.000 manifestantes que ocuparam algumas ruas do centro do Rio de Janeiro, na noite de ter√ßa-feira. ‚ÄúA Monsanto mata gente, mata rio/ Agroneg√≥cio, a mentira do Brasil‚ÄĚ foi um dos gritos do protesto. O ato, convocado por movimentos sociais participantes da C√ļpula dos Povos, teve uma maioria de camponeses e agricultores familiares provenientes de todo o Brasil e do exterior.

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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

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Doubts over Impact of Sustainable Development Dialogues

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Clarinha Glock

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 19 (TerraViva) Announced as an innovative way to encourage the participation of Internet users and the public in general in the debates at Rio+20, the proposal for Sustainable Development Dialogues also raised doubts about the impact its recommendations would have.

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Rio’s Roadmap Falls Flat, Civil Society Groups Say

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

by Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, ¬†Jun 19 (TerraViva) – “Very disappointing.” That was the term business and non-governmental organisations used to describe the formal intergovernmental negotiations at the Rio+20 Earth Summit Tuesday.

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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 ‚Äústrong arm tactics‚ÄĚ, negotiators eventually endorsed a global plan of action for sustainable development following marathon sessions lasting over six weary days. Continue Reading

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Compromiso voluntario de reforestación en preocupante rezago

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabíola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, 19 jun (TerraViva)¬† El mundo se comprometi√≥ hasta ahora a restaurar solo 18 millones de hect√°reas de bosques para 2020, lo que corresponde a apenas 12 por ciento de la meta de 150 millones de hect√°reas acordada en el Desaf√≠o de Bonn, del a√Īo pasado. Continue Reading

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Di√°logos para el Desarrollo Sostenible dividen a participantes

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Por Clarinha Glock * – TerraViva

R√ćO DE JANEIRO, 19 jun (TerraViva) Anunciada como una innovaci√≥n para promover la participaci√≥n de internautas y de la poblaci√≥n civil en los debates y como parte de la programaci√≥n oficial de R√≠o+20, la propuesta de los Di√°logos para el Desarrollo Sostenible tambi√©n genera dudas sobre el futuro de sus recomendaciones. Continue Reading

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Países do Sul aceitam economia verde

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Por Diana Cariboni

RIO DE JANEIRO, 19 de junho (TerraViva) N√£o √© certo que os pa√≠ses em desenvolvimento condicionaram a inclus√£o da economia verde no documento final da Rio+20 a defini√ß√Ķes sobre financiamento, disse ao TerraViva a chefe da delega√ß√£o da Venezuela, Claudia Salerno Caldera. ‚ÄúIsto √© um boato sem base‚ÄĚ, afirmou. Continue Reading

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Economia verde: proteção das florestas por comunidades tradicionais

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

Por Fabíola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, 19 Junho (TerraViva) ‚Äď O ano de 1992 foi o momento em que o mundo parou para discutir sobre desenvolvimento sustent√°vel, mas nenhum acordo foi assinado em prol da preserva√ß√£o das florestas. Agora, duas d√©cadas ap√≥s, ambientalistas, alian√ßas internacionais e organiza√ß√Ķes n√£o governamentais se re√ļnem na Rio+20 para defender que os povos das florestas s√£o os maiores protagonistas da preserva√ß√£o das √°reas verdes no mundo.

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