Archive for July, 2010

Saving biodiversity

Saving biodiversity

Connect and respect In Portugal, at least until the generation of our grand parents, it was usual that when people were eating and by accident droped a piece of bread to the floor, they had to kiss it and eat it after. That kiss meant full respect… Read more

Biodiversity loss – A matter of SECURITY?

Biodiversity loss – A matter of SECURITY?

Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Security initiatives It was at Gabala, Azerbaijan, that this idea crossed my mind; though probably it has already crossed the minds of many other people. It just came out during an NGO discussion. We divided in 3… Read more

The Fantastic Caspian Sea

The Fantastic Caspian Sea

An oil source packed with endemisms As a Portuguese, I never had much interest on inland seas, such as the Black Sea, the Aral Sea, or Caspian Sea. But now, visiting Azerbaijan, a republic of the Caucasus region and having walked by the maritime… Read more

Editoras virtuais e Empreendedorismo

Editoras virtuais e Empreendedorismo

Propus, mais os meus sócios da altura — isto há mais de doze anos — a um grupo de investidores, um projecto igual a este para Portugal; mas com a possibilidade de expansão ao mercado lusófono a médio prazo. Na altura as máquinas… Read more

Draft impressions from Azerbaijan

Draft impressions from Azerbaijan

At least two flights separate Portugal from Azerbaijan, a country on the Caucasus region, facing the Caspian Sea, which once belonged to the Soviet Union, and got its independence since about two decades. During the flight from Frankfurt to Baku,… Read more

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