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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, August 12th, Luís de Camões square, in Glória, hosts the sixteenth edition of "Feira Colméia" (Beehive Fair), from 8AM to 1PM. Run by female entrepreneurs, the market aims...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend (June 9th - 11th), Rio de Janeiro hosts Virada Sustentável, a free event focused in raising awareness for sustainability. Taking place in venues all over the city, the project will...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week in Copenhagen, Denmark, the international jury of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) awarded six of Brazil’s beaches and three of its marinas the coveted Blue Flag award...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Festival LivMundi will take over several spaces in Gavea and Jardim Botânico between Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th. Through a series of speeches, seminars and workshops, LivMundi simultaneously...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former presidential candidate and environmentalist, Marina Silva, has been granted the go-ahead by the Superior Electoral Court to register the Rede Sustentabilidade – REDE (Sustainability Network) party in Brazil. With...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio is set to receive 800 spaces for bikes alongside a number of its metro stations. The Department of Transport, working with the Rio State Bike Program,...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The BiciRio - Fórum Internacional da Mobilidade por Bicicleta – (International Forum of Mobility by Bike) event returned to Rio Janeiro on September 21st for its fourth edition to...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although the government's Sena Limpa programs continue to combat pollution in Rio's Atlantic and Guanabara Bay waters, with a second phase recently announced in October, many of the waters...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – With the recent inflation and hosting of two major sports events, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics, now more than ever traveling in Brazil can be expensive. Projects like World...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Organically grown produce is integral to the concept of sustainable business by reducing harmful pesticides, which are often toxic for the environment and can lead to health issues passed on...
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