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In Africa, Renewables Light Up the Darkness

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) – Mammoth summits such as Rio+20 can easily degenerate into confections of hot air, settings for useless sing-alongs. Continue Reading

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Q&A: “Only a Major Catastrophe Will Force Us to Change”

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

Julio Godoy interviews JONATHAN BAILLIE, leading British biologist and member of the Zoological Society of London

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) That the environmental state of the Earth is catastrophic is no longer news. But grasping some figures that describe this catastrophe still provokes a shock – for instance, that 30 percent of biodiversity has disappeared since 1970, and that 60 percent of this decline has taken place in the tropical areas of the planet. Continue Reading

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Latin American Growth Sets the Bar for Sustainable Development

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) The Latin American social and economic experience of the past 10 years, of steady and yet sustainable expansion that helped lift some 73 million people from poverty, is an example for other developing countries. Continue Reading

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México es ejemplo de modernización legislativa ambiental

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

Por Julio Godoy

RÍO DE JANEIRO, 17 jun (TerraViva) Dos nuevas leyes de protección ambiental y sustanciales reformas a otras tantas hacen de México un ejemplo repetidamente mencionado en el Primer Congreso Mundial de Legisladores ambientalistas, celebrado en esta ciudad brasileña desde el viernes 15 hasta este domingo 17. Continue Reading

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New Economic Yardstick Includes “Natural Capital”

Posted on 16 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 16 (TerraViva) – Incorporating a monetary valuation of nature into gross domestic product (GDP) is an essential step for a global policy of sustainable development, according to legislators and scientists gathered in this Brazilian city ahead of the Rio+20 summit. Continue Reading

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Climate Change and Family Planning – Twin Issues for LDCs

Posted on 30 May 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

PARIS, May 30, 2012 (IPS) – The reproductive rights agenda, from improving women’s access to education to systematic family planning to reducing birth rates and combating poverty, has become a cornerstone of most industrialised nations’ development policies toward the least developed countries (LDCs), comprised primarily of sub-Saharan African states.

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Parlamento Europeu ausente da Rio+20

Posted on 21 May 2012 by admin

Julio Godoy

Berlim, Alemanha, 21/5/2012, (IPS) – A decisão do Parlamento Europeu de não participar da Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustentável (Rio+20) no Brasil, em junho, argumentando que os custos dos hotéis estão exorbitantes, provocou duras críticas por parte da sociedade civil.

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