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Tag: Sustainability

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since arriving in 1980 with an Honors Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Kansas, American ecologist Douglas Trent has been fascinated by Brazil, the most bio-diverse nation on...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, November 20th, the judges of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) announced that the prestigious RIBA International Prize 2018 would be awarded to a school complex entitled...
By Melissa Van Brunnersum, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In April, Rio's Secretariat of Education and the energy giant Shell launched the educational project, NXplorers, which aims to develop sustainable solutions to water, energy, and food usage, as...
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,...

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