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Visões Positivas para a Biodiversidade

Visões Positivas para a Biodiversidade

Mais de 200 pessoas de todo o mundo reunidas para criar uma visão positiva para o futuro e definir as mudanças necessárias e urgentes Bruxelas – De 16 a 17 de Novembro, mais de 200 participantes de 43 países estiveram reunidos no encontro… Read more

A Lenda

A Lenda

Há quem diga que são aprovadas pelos autarcas para assim poderem encher os cofres da edilidade com taxas de urbanização. Ora, essa é uma lenda urbana extraordinariamente contra-producente que tem sido veiculada pelos ambientalistas, mas que… Read more

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

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

Servirá a Justiça para alguma coisa em Portugal?

Servirá a Justiça para alguma coisa em Portugal?

Para que servirá recorrer-se à Justiça em Portugal? Os processos duram anos e quando acontecem casos como o mencionado acima nem as providências cautelares emitidas pelos próprios Tribunais são levadas em linha de conta pelas Forças da… Read more

Save and Restore our Natural Capital! A Message to Davos.

Save and Restore our Natural Capital! A Message to Davos.

Environment NGOs from many countries in Europe attended this week in Madrid a Conference on Biodiversity, promoted by the Spanish Presidency of the European Union. Knowing that the leader of the study The Economics of Ecosystems and… Read more

Do you speak biodiversitish?

Do you speak biodiversitish?

It seems to me that in all  recent meetings where I’ve been, the issue of communicating biodiversity  is present. In Liège Governmental Conference “Biodiversity in Europe”,  in Brussels’ “Biodiversity Research Conference”; in… Read more

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