Posted on 04 June 2012 by admin
By FabĂola Ortiz
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 4, 2012 (IPS) – As Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which will discuss the green economy, the Brazilian city has put an end to one of its worst environmental sins: the enormous Jardim Gramacho garbage dump on Guanabara Bay.
Posted on 30 May 2012 by admin
By Julio Godoy
PARIS, May 30, 2012 (IPS) – The reproductive rights agenda, from improving womenâs access to education to systematic family planning to reducing birth rates and combating poverty, has become a cornerstone of most industrialised nationsâ development policies toward the least developed countries (LDCs), comprised primarily of sub-Saharan African states.