Ecological Guide for the World Youth Day

The ecological Guide seeks to instruct the young people who participated in the WYD to act in favor of Nature and to emphasize living in a conscious and ethical manner, in a perspective of respect towards the other, when humans are not included, so plants, other animals, water…

Local Management of Water Resources

On June 18th through the 22nd, NIMA will be offering the course  in partnership with the Cardinal Paul Poupard Foundation.

Rio +20

In 2012 the City of Rio de Janeiro will be the stage of one of the biggest events in international history, the Rio + 20.

Fair Ideas Event

PUC-Rio will host the international event Fair ideas, organized by IIED, which will take place on 16 and 17 June, shortly after the Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, promoted by the International Council for Science (ICSU).

Multidisciplinary dialogue for the Planet’s future

In London, the Planet Under Pressure Conference shows us a little bit of how Rio+20 may looklike. Fonte: Jornal da PUC

Rio and Philadelphia in Partnership for Sustainability

Environmental recovery as a main goal of agreement between institutions.
(photo by Paulo Henrique Rosa - Vice-Rector , priest Francisco Ivern simó, s.J., (R), and the Rector of Drexel University John Frey)

World Water Day celebrated on 22 March

The need to focus on the ethical implications of actions or decisions relating to water access

Brazil at Rio +20

The Ambassador André Aranha Corrêa do Lago, chief negotiator of Brazil at Rio +20, was on Thursday, 10, in the PUC-Rio's RDC Auditorium. In addition to the ambassador, the seminar was attended by Father Josafá Carlos de Siqueira,S.J. Rector of PUC-RIO, Luiz Felipe Guanaes and Fernando Walcacer, Director and Deputy Director of NIMA respectively.

Interview with Gisbert Glaser

The newspaper O Estado de São Paulo reported this Wendnesday, 18, an interview with Gisbert Glaser, the Senior Advisor of ICSU (The International Council for Science), the organization that will organize the Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development hosted in PUC-Rio, in June 11-15.

Scientists issue declaration of a state of the planet

During the fourth and final day of "Planet Under Pressure" in London, adopted the "State of the Planet", a statement that brings together the thinking of experts on major global issues - environmental, economic and social. Fonte: Jornal da PUC
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