Amazonia Day

Amazonia Day

Amazon Day is celebrated annually on September 5. The name Amazon comes from the word “amassunu” which was how the Indians referred to the river, “noise of waters” or rumbling water. It was the Amazon River that gave its name to the Amazon Forest. On September 5, 1850 D. Pedro II created buy decree the [...]

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Brazilian Amazon forest has govern response

Brazilian Amazon forest has govern response

The international community has revolted with the fires in our Amazon which is known to be the lungs of the world. In fact, the Amazon is a mature forest and currently captures little carbon, according to the National Institute of Amazon Research INPA. Oceans account for 70% of the planet’s respiration through the diatons algae [...]

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What is a diatom?

What is a diatom?

Diatom is an organism composed of molecules that  has 2 atoms, from Greek prefix di, which means two. They are found in trillions in the oceans and feed on the silica deposited in the waters. The Amazon rainforest and its flying rivers contribute greatly to feeding the diatoms, but they are everywhere where water is [...]

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World Environment Day 2019 – Beat Air Pollution

World Environment Day 2019 – Beat Air Pollution

Every year we celebrate World Environment Day on June th to raise awareness  that protecting the environment and its natural resources is a major issue matter  for humanity. In 2019,  the theme is Air Pollution and China is the host country of the event organized by the Organization of Nations. We need to do something [...]

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Who is Greta Thunberg?

Who is Greta Thunberg?

The girl who at 8 heard about climate change, climate change and global warming, global warming. But how could the human being change the climate? And why was not this the main news on TV, in the newspapers, everywhere? “If fossil fuels are so bad and threaten our very existence, how can we continue life [...]

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Earth Day 22 april 2019

Earth Day 22 april 2019

The theme of Earth Day 2019 is Protect Our Species. We need to be aware of species threatened by global warming and climate change. The Earth Day Network  listed 10 species that are threatened and need our help. Look how important they are: 1. BEES AND INSECTS Bees and insects have greatly diminished. They are [...]

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Flying Rivers

Flying Rivers

Flying rivers” are streams of water that are carried by the winds in the atmosphere. They are the supply of fresh water to South America continent that will be used to plant and fill the reservoirs of cities. These aerial rivers begin to form in the Atlantic Ocean with the great evaporation of enormous amounts of [...]

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September 15 World Cleanup Day

September 15 World Cleanup Day

The story of this day began in 2008 with a small country called Estonia, with half the country covered by pristine forests. The problem is that waste was thrown in the woods and everywhere! It was then that fifty thousand people gathered to clean up together a whole country in 5 hours. Since then the  [...]

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Solar Parish – an illuminated initiative

Solar Parish – an illuminated initiative

This story takes place in Sousa, a city in the Brazilian state of Paraíba.  The Catholic priest Paulo Diniz started the Solar Parish project inspired by Pope Francis in his encyclic Laudato Si “On care four our common home”. The Solar Parish system has been inaugurated July 6 and is connected to the electricity grid of the Paraíba [...]

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Mayan Communities declare War on Plastics

Mayan Communities declare War on Plastics

Since June the community of San Miguel Petapa in Guatemala has banned single use plastics. After 2 months of campaigning and information, any store or street vendor selling their plastic or styrofoam merchandise will pay a fine between       $ 150 and $ 650 dollars, a pretty high value for a country with low [...]

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Earth is overloaded!

Earth is overloaded!

How many people can the Earth sustain? Each year we are more people on the planet consuming more natural resources than nature has the capacity to recover. As of 1/8/2018 we could not consume anything else, but we will continue to use the natural resources to manufacture products and by them. Earth does not have the [...]

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Book’s Donation to Brazilian  Anne Frank Home

Book’s Donation to Brazilian Anne Frank Home

PlanetAtivo Project donated 30 copies of the book Sophia’s  Mission on Planet Earth to Brazilian Anne Frank Home in Rio Grande do Sul to celebrate 2018 World Environment Day. The institution does exemplary work for children’s education taking the most care of the students. We hope that children can entertain themselves with the story of the book [...]

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