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Four Countries Blocked Protection of the Oceans

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 19 (TerraViva) ‚Äď Three industrialised countries ‚Äď the U.S., Canada and Japan ‚Äď and Russia blocked a substantial advancement in the protection of the oceans at the U.N. conference on sustainable development here, according to environmental activists. Continue Reading

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Canadá muda postura sobre a água às vésperas da Rio+20

Posted on 04 June 2012 by admin

Thalif Deen

Na√ß√Ķes Unidas, 4/6/2012, (IPS) – Em uma dr√°stica virada pol√≠tica antes da Confer√™ncia das Na√ß√Ķes Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustent√°vel, a Rio+20, o Canad√° anunciou sua disposi√ß√£o de reconhecer o acesso a √°gua e saneamento como um direito humano b√°sico.

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RIO+20: Canada, Last Holdout, Drops Opposition to Water as Human Right

Posted on 31 May 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, May 31, 2012 (IPS) – Canada, in a dramatic political turnaround, has signaled its willingness to recognise water and sanitation as a basic human right.

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