Dilma Rousseff sanctions biodiversity law

The Project presented last year and voted in the Congress was finally sanctioned by the Brazilian president. It reaffirms the commitments assumed by Brazilian government with the United Nations in the Biological Diversity Convention. The project’s main goal is to reduce the bureaucracy and stimulate researches and innovation when it comes to native species. In the … Continue reading Dilma Rousseff sanctions biodiversity law

The NGO Imazon points out an increase of 36% in Amazon deforestation

The system SAD detected 137 km of deforestation in Amazon on april 2015. It´s 36% higher than the same period of last year, when the area deforested was of 101 km. The major part of deforestation was registered in Mato Grosso (67%), followed by Rondônia (15%), Pará (11%), Amazonas (3%), Roraima (3%) and Acre (1%). … Continue reading The NGO Imazon points out an increase of 36% in Amazon deforestation

“We will keep trying to ratify Nagoya Protocol” – Brazilian Environment Minister

This wednesday I had the chance to participate in the opening cerimony of Viva the Atlantic Forest – an annual event held by “SOS MATA ATLÂNTICA” that aims catching people´s attention to the importance of preserving Atlantic forest. Nowadays there´s only 30% of remanaining Atlantic Forest in Rio de Janeiro due to the urbanization sprawl. … Continue reading “We will keep trying to ratify Nagoya Protocol” – Brazilian Environment Minister

Brazil feeds the world with solutions at Expo Milano

Until October 31st, people will have the chance to meet what Brazil has been doing to increase its production without damaging the world, supported by new technologies. With the theme “Feeding the world with solutions”, Brazilian participation brought texts, historical documents, pictures, videos and gastronomic researches to involve the visitors in a sensory experience. Who … Continue reading Brazil feeds the world with solutions at Expo Milano

Meet Green Rio – a business platform to boost Brazilian organic production

On May 20th and 21st, Rio will host an annual event called Green Rio which aims to boost our organic production through meetings with producers and Green Economy representative sectors, developing a business roundtable. It began on 2012, during Rio+20 and ever since has widen the barriers of Organics in our country and has brought … Continue reading Meet Green Rio – a business platform to boost Brazilian organic production

Brazilian state sanctions a law that stimulates green roofs

On January, the major of Recife (Pernambuco) sanctioned a law that provides the installment of green roofs in buildings of more than four floors in a clear advance towards a sustainable way of life in Brazil. I interviewed a Brazilian company expert in green roof, which has increased significantly its profits due the increase in … Continue reading Brazilian state sanctions a law that stimulates green roofs