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 With the theme “Feeding the world with solutions”, Brazilian participation brought texts, historical documents, pictures, videos and gastronomic researches to involve the visitors in a sensory experience.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

Meet the girl who created a system that reduces waste of water in farming

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

Global warming changes the landscape of Brazilian plateau’s cities

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