Rio de Janeiro Celebrates World Environment Day

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In celebration of World Environment Day (Dia Mundial do Meio Ambiente) on June 5th, activities including exhibitions, seedling plantings, workshops, lectures, and additional outdoor activities are taking place in and around Rio de Janeiro throughout the week.

The Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) began their celebrations on Monday, June 1st and they will continue to host events at the Parque Tecnológico, through Wednesday, June 3rd.

UFRJ activities are free to the public and include daily seedling plantings, workshops, panel discussions about urban sustainability and smart cities, and . . .

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