Mariana Vasconcelos is a 23 years old Brazilian girl who has just won a Nasa scholarship due to her invention. With the partners Raphael Pizzi, Thales Nicoleti e Anderson Casimiro, she developed a sensor system that measures how much water the farming needs. The equipment is installed in the land and they send messages to the computador … Continue reading Meet the girl who created a system that reduces waste of water in farming
The city of Salvador woke up today under a heavy storm that caused two lanslips and killed at least 12 people. Many peole were rescued alive and taken to local hospitals. According to the National Meteorological Institute, from April 1st until this monday, it rained 6% above the average for the whole month. Many streets … Continue reading Storm kills almost 12 people in Salvador
This week some newspapers published that researchers are really worried about the pace of increasing temperatures in the mountains. According to a research published in “Nature Climate Change” magazine, the temperature in the mountains is getting warmer than it was predicted, putting in dangerous the ecosystem and lots of people who live in the valleys … Continue reading Global warming changes the landscape of Brazilian plateau’s cities
The Constitution and Justice Comission approved this month the proposal that determines the publishing of Green GDP, considering the ecological heritage and the impacts our environment have been suffered due to industrial and commercial development. Now the project will be analysed in the Senate. ON THE PRACTICAL SIDE… In Brazil there has been no advance … Continue reading Brazilian deputies approve Green GDP
Greenpeace activists took some solar panels to the Brazilian´s government this week in order to catch the attention of the president to the urgency of increasing investiments in solar energy. The activists were dressed like electricians as an attempting to installing the panels at the Planalto. They delivered a message to the President asking her … Continue reading Dilma: we need solar power!
When I decided to create a blog, I was attending an Economics course in Rio de Janeiro and I was hearing a journalist talking about the possibilities we have nowadays to spread our knowledge through many different tools. Then I started thinking: – why not? My first experience with sustainable actions came from home: my … Continue reading Let ´s talk about the solutions