Newzulu Mobile citizenside Boomzulu Sportzulu Weatherzulu
In partnership with :

HalleyOliveira HalleyOliveira 3394 Points
Follow
Added
Following
Delete
Deleted
Pending
Loading
Error
1
Vote
Vote
I saw this story on the Citizenside and thought you should see it

World Environment Day results in public protests in Rio

Environment Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 05 June 2012

Protesters gathered in Rio de Janeiro to protest against the commercialization of life and nature on World Environment Day, June 5, 2012.  The protests were organized by the People's Summit for Social and Environmental Justice. 

Our contributor writes: 

 

"The manifestations started in front of INEA (Instituto Estadual do Ambiente  (State Environmental Institute)) located at Av. Venezuela 110 in the port region, then headed to Santos-Dumont Airport, where it ended with an anti-privatization campaign.

The People’s Summit  working group is formed by: Instituto Mais Democracia; Campanha contra os Agrotóxicos; Levante Popular da Juventude; Movimento dos Trabalhadores  Sem Terra -MST e MST-RJ; Comitê Popular da Copa e Olimpíadas; Grupo Ambientalista da Bahia; Sindicato Nacional dos Aeroviários; Rede Brasileira de Justiça Ambiental; PACS; Rede Jubileu Sul Brasil; Fórum da Saúde do Rio; Frente contra privatização da Saúde; Via Campesina; APEDEMA-Regional Baixada; Rio Menos 20; MNLM; AMP Vila Autódromo; Consulta Popular; ABEEF; DACM/Unirio; Rede de Grupos de Agroecologia do Brasil – REGA; and FAFERJ.

People’s Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio +20 is organized by the civil society. The event will be held from June 15 to 23 in Aterro do Flamengo, as a parallel event to Rio+20 Conference."

 

Vote
Vote
1
Report
Related images
Comments (0)
Please use only letters, numbers or '_'.
Please provide your email address.
Send
Cancel
Newscalls
Flash flooding has swamped parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan on July 30, 2015, submerging streets, snarling traffic, delaying... Read story
A two-metre long piece of debris from a plane has been found washed up on La Reunion.  It's believed it might be part of... Read story
Former Indian President Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam — who is also one of the country’s most famous rocket scientist... Read story
The United Kingdom has been experiencing unseasonable weather over the past few days, which has also marked the beginning... Read story
Police have clashed with demonstrators at a #BlackLivesMatter protest in Cleveland. Help us tell the story by sending your... Read story