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Paris, COP 21: an agreement for the next generations!

Data / date: 16/12/15 4 Comentarios / Comments

It happened! The meeting imagined in  the book  Sofia’s  Mission on Planet Earth to decide the future of the planet actually happened in Paris. Young people did not participate as it tells the story of the book, but the meeting just aimed to secure a future for children and youth and all future generations. Representatives [...]

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COP 21 – We count on you

Data / date: 05/09/15 Sem comentarios / No Comments

It all started in 1992 with the Rio-92 or the Rio Convention, when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCC was adopted. The goal was an action framework to stabilize emissions of harmful gases to the atmosphere, the greenhouse gases (GHG). The table currently owns 195 shares or participating countries. Once a year, [...]

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U.S. Ecological Deficit Day

Data / date: 17/07/15 Sem comentarios / No Comments

July 14, 2015 marked the Day of the Ecological Deficit in United States. The country United has exceeded the use of natural resources for this year. The annual demand of the country for goods and services that the land and oceans can provide such as agricultural products, fish, wood, raw material for clothing  exceeded the [...]

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Praise be to you, my Lord _ Pope aks protection for Mother Earth

Data / date: 19/06/15 Sem comentarios / No Comments

June, 18th 2015 LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – . “PRAISE be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, MOTHER EARTH, governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs”. This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of [...]

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World Environment Day – June 5

Data / date: 02/06/15 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Sophia’s Mission goes to ORGANIC FAIR in Lagoa,  Rio de Janeiro, Saturday  June 6. We live in a consumer society that draws from nature the resources for our needs. To resources continue to exist, we must preserve its biocapacity. We should give time for nature to recover and replenish what we take from it. Consume [...]

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Sustainable Energy: 24th International Painting Competion

Data / date: 26/05/15 Sem comentarios / No Comments

In 2015, United Nations Environment Program and Tunza invite children all over the world to submit their paintings on sustainable energy. Deadline for paintings submission is May 31.  ONLINE is accepted! Prizes to be won: 1st Prize US$3,000 The 2nd Prize US$2,000 The 3rd Prize US$1,000 All information about the competition is at Tunza. Good [...]

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To Bill Gates: We need you!

Data / date: 03/05/15 Sem comentarios / No Comments

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/30/dear-bill-gates-will-you-lead-the-fight-against-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

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Do you want water?

Data / date: 23/01/15 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Everyone wants because we need it. We can not live without water, but climate change is creating dramatic events such as droughts and floods that affect the water supply. It does not rain where it has to rain. So if you want water, please note: 1 – Plant trees because they recycle the oxygen we [...]

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Climate Talks in Lima

Data / date: 09/12/14 Sem comentarios / No Comments

The city of Lima in Peru hosts  the  UN “Conference of Parties”, from  December 1 to 12.  This conference is part of the agreement signed by the Kyoto Protocol. It is time to talk and prepare an effective agreement to reduce greenhouse gases and climate changes consequences. “Senior officials from the host, Peru, and biggest regional [...]

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World’s largest marine reserve

Data / date: 26/09/14 2 Comentarios / Comments

Thursday, September 25th , two days after the Climate Summit in New York that brought together 120 heads of government to discuss measures to climate change. President Obama signed a proclamation  creating the largest marine reserve in the world with expansion of  Pacific Remote Islands of Howland, Baker and Jarvis and Johnston, Palmyra and Wake [...]

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