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Tag: Rio +20

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America's largest landfill site, Jardim Gramacho in Duque de Caixas, is set to shut down on May 6th. The closure, which was announced by Mayor Eduardo Paes earlier...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last weekend, the Tropical Hotel in the Amazonian capital Manaus hosted the World Sustainability Forum. The upcoming Rio+20 UN Conference for Sustainable Development was a hot topic...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Twenty years after the inaugural 1992 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – the Earth Summit – was held in Rio, the city will once again play...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon understands nothing at all about ecology or the environment, after all he’s a lawyer by trade, and lawyers are taught not to look at the real world too closely,...

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