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Friday Video: Brazil – Dragon Dreaming

With Brazil elections upcoming, it is heartening to see young community leaders engaged in moving Brazil forward, making connections as diverse as book clubs, vermiculture and entrepreneur hubs - all interrelated and serving  to improve quality of life. Pedro Arujo Mendes teaches a method called "Dragon Dreaming" to make environmentally [...]

Ethical Markets at Rio+20

Ladislau Dowbor, Ethical Markets Representative to Rio+20 has started the round of side events.   Prof. Dowbor presented the Green Transition Scoreboard® to the Instituto Ethos Conference, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Speaking of Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC and moderator of the UN Secretary General's interactive dialogue on June [...]

Rio + 20 For Dummies

Rio + 20 For Dummies

by Melanie Feliciano Ethical Markets Correspondent The Mekong River - which travels through Thailand, Laos and Cambodia - is being destroyed by the construction of hydropower dams. The Aral Sea in Uzbekistan has had its surface area reduced by 90% due to diversion of water tributaries. Photographs of these effects of human industry on [...]

Rio + 20 Poster Child Severn Cullis-Suzuki Promotes Intergenerational Love at UN Panel

Rio + 20 Panel Monday, June 18, 2012 5.30pm – 7.00pm P3–6, RioCentro, Convention Center Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Melanie Feliciano Ethical Markets Correspondent This conference, taking place in the RioCentro convention center, underlined the multiple opportunities of development offered by the economy of climate change and [...]

Daily Rio+20 Side Events Update from IISD

Coverage of Selected Side Events at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) Check here for daily updates from IISD "So glad I am not affiliated with a major media outlet," says Melanie Feliciano, Ethical Markets correspondent at Rio+20.  "We are truly, truly independent and focusing on the stories that [...]

EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th [...]

Rio + 20: Activists Start Conference by Connecting to Earth Instead of Internet

What do the multicolored flags mean?"It's for protection," says Thais Corral, one of the founders of Vista Alegre, and Ethical Markets Advisory Board member. She says the property was once owned by coffee growers. Now it is a place for planting the seeds of ideas. by Melanie Feliciano Ethical Markets Correspondent Everyone in the [...]

Dowbor and Feliciano to Represent Ethical Markets at Rio+20

Renowned Economist Ladislau Dowbor and Journalist Melanie Feliciano to Represent Ethical Markets Media atRio+20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saint Augustine, FL, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – May 16, 2012 – Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) will have a strong presence at Rio+20 with Ladislau Dowbor representing Ethical Markets Media and the [...]

Roundup: Forestry, Biomass & Sustainability Conference London May 12-13, 2011

A compilation of Tweets gathered by Ethical Markets Media Correspondent Melanie Feliciano Environ Finance's 'Forestry, Biomass & Sustainability' in London, May 12-13 presentation slides available @ http://tinyurl.com/3sr9tus "Last year DNV #ClimateChange Services had 0 investments in forestry projects." - Andres Espejo [...]

Inspired by Egypt, New Generation of US Activists Attempt Power Shift in DC

Inspired by Egypt, New Generation of US Activists Attempt Power Shift in DC

by Melanie Feliciano In 2003, people in every major city around the world protested George W. Bush's declaration of war against Iraq. Then we turned on the TV and saw those fuzzy images of bombs bursting in air. Clearly, marching down streets would not stop a democratically elected president from a pre-emptive attack in the name of keeping [...]

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