Reforestation in Rio

This week I welcomed an invitation to hike through Floresta da Tijuca, the largest urban forest in the world. Turns out it’s one of the most successful reforestation projects on the planet, right here, within the city of Rio de…

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1992-2012 Climate Change Timeline from Rio+20 Glob-All Poster Exhibit

When I toured the Glob-All Poster exhibit created to commemorate the Rio+20 Earth Summit, I really expected to find more heart. But it seems the designers hadn’t really allowed the information they were supposed to be touching us with, into…

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The Unexpected was Expected at #RioPlus20

I came to Rio expecting the unexpected to be the best part of the journey. So far, so good. Since I’m not able to collect credentials for entry to the UN event that were kindly offered to me by WiserEarth…

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Severn Cullis Suzuki Calls Climate Change a Crime

Severn Cullis Suzuki was the most memorable voice at the original Rio Earth Summit in 1992. Now a youth advocate for intergenerational justice, she says climate change is a crime. “Lifting human consciousness to become champions for a world that…

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