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September 15 World Cleanup Day

Data / date: 04/09/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

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

Data / date: 10/08/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

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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Earth is overloaded!

Data / date: 31/07/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

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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April 22 – Earth Day PlanetAtivo Anniversary

Data / date: 19/04/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

The launch of the book  Sophia’s Mission on Planet Earth 8 years ago marked the beginning of the Planet Active Project. Since then, there have been many experiences to fulfill our mission of educating and informing about the environment. From the beginning, PlanetAtivo’s goal was to make it possible for children and young people to [...]

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March 22 – World Water Day 2018

Data / date: 21/03/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

HOW CAN WE REDUCE FLOODS, DROUGHTS AND WATER POLLUTION? The Answer is in Nature. We need to preserve the ecosystems that give us water with good actions such as planting trees, not deforesting and preserving clean waters. We have to plant trees to restore the forests. We have to reconnect the rivers to the plains [...]

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One Planet Summit 2017

Data / date: 12/12/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Tuesday 12/12 One Planet Summit held in Paris, marks the second anniversary of the Paris Global Agreement in 2015. The agreement gave a boost to investments to fight global warming. The European Commission has announced funds of € 9 billion to act against climate change and measures by governments, businesses and investors aim to achieve [...]

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Volunteers plant 66 million trees

There are reasons to think it is possible

Data / date: 22/09/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

US and China, the two major polluters and India, one potential polluter are trying to mitigate climate change effect. In the United States, the campaign to plant 10 billion trees is in motion to compensate for Trump’s ignorance of climate change. Until December 24, 2017, organizers hope to plant 10,000  the last being a Christmas [...]

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21 Kids vs Trump

Data / date: 13/06/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Twenty-one children from small US cities are suing the administration of President Trump and the case will be reviewed by a Federal court. According to AVAAZ, they have a small and motivated team of lawyers, but they do not have the resources to face Trump and the oil industry. That is why they ask for [...]

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April 22 International Mother Earth Day

Data / date: 19/04/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

April 22 is Internacional Mother Earth Day! The date was created to remind us that the Earth gives us everything we have and what we need. It is the Earth that sustains us. It is the responsibility of ALL to be in harmony with nature and achieve a balance of development so that the children [...]

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COP 22 – Marrakesh

Data / date: 08/11/16 Sem comentarios / No Comments

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change has started yesterday 7/11 in Marrakesh, Morocco. The Paris Accord was ratified by 100 countries. This means all signataries countries have agreed to assert what is written. The aim of the agreement is that the world economy can develop within the concept of sustainability, without emitting gas harmful [...]

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