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(Português) Mobilidade ubana, qualidade de vida

(Português) Transportar-se nas metrópoles brasileiras é um problema que cresce em proporções assustadoras com o passar de cada dia. Comparado frequentemente a uma guerra urbana, o trânsito nas grande cidades é opressor e caótico, lugar onde cada indivíduo tenta lutar pelo seu espaço. Como em qualquer campo de batalha, pessoas ...

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Let’s do it! World Cleanup 2012 Conference – January 13th – 15th, 2012 in Tallinn, Estonia

(Português) Tallinn Old Town - Photo by Kerli Knight Começa nesta semana a conferência internacional do movimento Let's do it!, em Tallinn, na Estônia. As diversas equipes organizadoras em todo o mundo irão debater a grande mobilização de limpeza que será realizada entre março e setembro de 2012

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Wake up your intuition

Do you remember Paul? The octopus which functioned as a fortune-teller during the last World Cup in 2010? He predicted the outcome of all German games as well as the final one correctly. A French researcher recommends taking octopus Paul as an example: Octopuses are true masters at making decisions intuitively. We can all learn from oracle Paul ...

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June 8th – World Oceans Day

(Português) Em 27 de junho de 2011, pesquisadores de seis diferentes países publicaram um novo relatório sobre os problemas causados pelo homem que ameaçam a vida em nossos oceanos. Eles alertaram para os resultados chocantes e, enfatizaram a grave situação...

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Hidden treasures in the big new world of the new technology

(Português) A internet exerce grande impacto em nossas culturas? Sem dúvida. Nós precisamos administrar as suas conseqüências para que ela não nos administre, ao invés disso? Sem dúvida.

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(Português) Limpa Brasil em Brasília e Goiânia: confiram os resultados!

(Português) Em agosto de 2011, duas cidades brasileiras receberam o movimento Limpa Brasil Let’s do it! e tiveram o lixo retirado de seus espaços públicos com a colaboração de milhares de voluntários.

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Social Networks

What if one of these days at the breakfast table, at work or on your mobile phone the news announce that a social network formed a government and will take over the lead of your country?

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Distance education

(Português) O rápido desenvolvimento dos computadores e das tecnologias da informação no século XXI influenciou profundamente o sistema educacional de nosso país. O ensino virtual, além de flexível, parece muito promissor, especialmente na atual conjuntura da sociedade brasileira, caracterizada pela velocidade.

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Who wants to live forever?

(Português) Quem quer viver para sempre? Todo ser vivo neste planeta nasceu para morrer, e chega mais pertodesse destino a cada minuto. Portanto, cada dia de nossas vidas deve ser vivido plenamente, de modo que cada atitude e palavra façam sentido. Quanto a isso, tudo certo. É assim que sempre ...

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Limpa Rio: 6.5 million people and 17 tons of recycable material

Sunday, June 5th 2011. 400 catadores from 20 Recycling Companies. More than a thousand people working in logistics and the management of 20 Ecopoints. Five thousand people picking up trash accumulated on streets, sidewalks, ...

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Marcelo Gleiser’s article on the IV International Forum for Communication and Sustainability and the Limpa Brasil initiative

The IV International Forum for Communication and Sustainability, which took place in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on the 26th and 27th of May, left a footprint in the hearts and minds of many people that eagerly participated. The theme ...

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Climate Change, Poverty and Climate Injustice

All around the world the poorest people are the first and worst affected by the consequences of the climate change. Universally this is called “Climate Injustice” because those people are the least responsible causing it. People living in extreme poverty do not have the resources to ensure their ...

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The search for simple and true actions for sustainable development

The Earth Day, the Earth Hour and the IV International Forum for Communication and Sustainability - The search for simple and true actions for sustainable development Each April 22nd for the past 41 years the world celebrates the so-called “Earth Day”. Established in 1970 in the United States people demonstrate for ...

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The Future of Education – The Education of the Future

Education was chosen as the main subject of the IV International Forum for Communication and Sustainability due to an undeniable need to explore its possibilities. During the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, it becomes even more relevant to think and discuss about the perspectives of intellectual and ...

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The Earth Charter – The Basis of the International Forum for Communication and Sustainability

As every year, the IV International Forum for Communication and Sustainability is based on the principles of the Earth Charter. Those principles give us not only an orientation for the organization of the Forum, but more importantly a united vision and firm foundation with common values. The main principles will ...

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(Português) Vídeo: coletiva de lançamento nacional do Limpa Brasil Let’s do it!, com Marta Rocha e Tião Santos

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(Português) Entrevista: Lançamento do ‘Limpa Brasil Let´s Do It!’, movimento social que pretende reunir 1 milhão de voluntários na limpeza de sete cidades

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(Português) Notícia: Produção de lixo por habitante no estado sobe 9% em 2010

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Material, moral and spiritual trash

Whenever something loses its initial function, we immediately call it trash and discard it. However, the traditional assignments of the objects are symbolic. They were created along centuries of searches for solutions for ...

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As responsabilidades dos donos de um país

“No one has ever washed a rented country”. That is the point of view of Thomas Friedman’s, a columnist from The New York Times, shown in his article on the current political situation in Egypt. He spent a whole morning listening to testimonies and stories of the Egyptian people ...

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Vídeo: Família sueca se muda para casa ecológica

Vídeo da BBC Brasil. Casa ecológica faz família gerar pouco lixo, posted with vodpod

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Catástrofes, responsabilidades e busca de soluções – Movimento Limpa Brasil

Due to an actual chaos brought by the constant raining in the first month of the year, inhabitants of the largest Brazilian cities are suffering the consequences of turbulent development, unplanned urbanization and overpopulation in urban areas. Recent reports show a growing need to take environment into consideration in all ...

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Architectural heritage in Brazilian cities

Brazilian cities have buildings that are actual portraits of the country’s history. Some small cities, such as Tiradentes, in Minas Gerais, preserve their architectural heritage so well that an unpretentious walk through their streets becomes an exciting trip to the past. Unfortunately, that is not the reality of the big ...

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If it pollutes the air, the water or the ground, it also pollutes mankind

The conditions in which people live and the experiences that they go through affect their identities. Environment’s influence on the formation of individuals is unquestionable. It can change a person, create new thoughts and establish values. What values ...

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Art outside of galleries

Art can stimulate reflection about any subject by presenting controversial and unusual images or ideas, which is very pleasant and enriching for society. Nowadays, we are surrounded by artistic interventions. All kinds of production – from ...

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Internet and education

Internet is an excellent tool for studying. It is endless and available to almost everyone, and its influence on the learning process is constantly growing. There are thousands of mentions and connections for every subject in it. New information is constantly added to websites, blogs and software. However, some important ...

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Video: interview with Marta Rocha on the Ciclo Vivo program

In November 10th, the executive director of Atitude Brasil went to All TV studios for an interview about the Limpa Brasil movement on the Ciclo Vivo program. Check it out. ...

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Preservation: the importance of everyone’s involvement

Public squares and parks are democratic leisure spaces, which should offer everyone the possibility to enjoy moments of distraction and entertainment. Society needs places that allow people to know each other, enjoy collective leisure activities, create bonds between them and increase their respect for the common good. Closeness between inhabitants ...

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Preventing dengue: a job for everyone

The inadequate accumulation of trash is one of the main reasons why the Aedes Aegypti mosquito – which needs stagnant water to reproduce – has been so frequent in Brazilian cities lately. Improperly discarded waste in our cities is the cause of many diseases. Besides direct contamination, areas where people ...

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Video: Biodiversity

A biodiversidade de nossas cidades está disaparencendo em um ritmo alarmante. Não herdamos a terra dos nossos antepassados, pegamos emprestada dos nossos filhos e netos. Temos que agir imediatamente!

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Sugestão de leitura: Ramos

What are we afraid of nowadays? News? Facing brutal obstacles? Men, living creatures and the Universe have been creating necessary laws and unpredictable facts since always. Michel Serres believes that news grows from shapes like branches grow on trunks. The ...

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Education in the 21st Century: new needs, new solutions

Atitude Brasil believes in raising consciousness for sustainable development, a subject that has involved many great thinkers during the 21st Century. The French philosopher Edgar Morin belongs to that outstanding group. He believes in the importance of drastic changes on teaching methods and is against the ...

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Sugestão de leitura: Inabalável

As a biologist involved in the environmental movement and currently Kenya’s assistant environmental minister, Wangari Maathai demonstrates other qualities in her autobiography apart from her staunch determination to preserve the planet. An excellent storyteller, Wangari smoothly ...

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