Monthly Archives: January 2011

The price of not listening to nature

By LEONARDO BOFF The environmental, social and human cataclysm that befell the three mountain counties of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Petropolis, Teresopolis and Nova Friburgo, in the second week of January, with hundreds of deaths, destruction of entire…

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Deforestation: Contributor to Flooding in Brazil?

As disasters do, the most generous qualities of humanity are brought forward as residents of the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo mobilize to send aid to flood victims. The news is constant now, that the devastation caused…

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Who Cares?

The Association of Native Tree Growers in Brazil has 240,000 rainforest trees, of 100’s of native species that need to be sold in the next few weeks (at a Fair Trade price of course – they are social entrepreneurs who…

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