In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20-22, 2012 - 20 years after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - people from all over the world will gather and discuss how to best manage our common future in a sustainable and lasting way. What message would you like to echo to the world? Let us know! Either write your own message, or agree on any of the already published messages below. It's easy - just click on the message and follow the instructions. Remember - the strength are in the numbers! The biggest messages are the most agreed upon. Maybe your idea will catch on?

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We are all citizens of the world now ! Solidarity should be at the heart of any step forward ... (Clement , Brive la Gaillarde, France)

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We need effective implementation of the policies coined by world leaders. We also want youth equally represented in all spheres. Need change

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Anam Gill(Lahore, Pakistan)
Kaskie Miguel(St Vincent and the Grenadines)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Big corporations should contribute more on the implementation of sustainable solutions for Rio+20

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Emma(Beijing, China)
Ola(New York, USA)
PRODANOVIC SONJA(BELGRADE SERBIA)
Liset Meddens(Utrecht, Netherlands)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

Being 540° agree on global environment- with one set of standards for all (quality of water to energy used) add a global strategy for change

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GEORGES RADJOU(FRANCE)

Unity in diversity is the key to sustainable development.

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Jessie James L. Marcellones(Davao City, Philippines)
Ralph Jane(Philippines)
John Ulrich(Germany)
Lili David(Romania)
bilge(ankara)
Brian(New York)
Thomas(Berlin)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

The only way towards a greener sustainable future involves unity and equity among the developed, developing and under developed countries.

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Nanon Louis Christian(Chateau Benares, Mauritius)

Sustainable cities are the key to a peaceful future. Less waste reduces the possibility of conflict over resources.

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Steven Wilding(London )
Ola(USA)
karine(Canada)
Ania(Freiburg)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Sarah C. L.(Taipei, Taiwan)
nuanza cinta(London)
Mathilde(Paris)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need to replace capitalism and it's plutocracy and get back to family, community, and connect with nature again - vision of balance.

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Kent Williams(Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Bongo(Tanzania)
Bongo(Sofia)
Sal(SoCal)

Let Us Return to Eden: Enact Animal-Friendly Legislation and Ban Factory Farming

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J Boland(Princeton, NJ)

The planet needs Human Population Control and Family Planning education, it is a topic constantly ignored. Make this a MUST topic at Rio+20!

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Roy J.(Itanhaém, Brazil)

I have let you leaders take the decisions please make the correct one

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Rohit(Kathmandu)
bilge(ankara)
Ramazan Keskinoğlu(Turkey)
Brian(New York)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need an International Court for the Environment! Currently most people in developing countries have no access to environmental justice.

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Association for Defense of Nature(Bolivia)

Education is the pillar of a better world

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Pablo Murck(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

We like the world to join building Ecoliners! Large windpowered hybride sailing vessels, from 8000 tons > 50 to 90% less HFO

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Martin Römer Tres Hombres.(Den Helder The Netherlands)

The individuals embrace of a radically simplified lifestyle is the foundation of sustainability; plus, it's primary rewards are personal.

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Charles Huddleston(Soquel, Ca. U.S.A.)

The developed and industrialized countries should feel responsible and act in more sustainable manner.

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Shreejana Bhattarai(Kathmandu, Nepal)
John(California)
Ola(USA)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
vicki Hird(London , UK)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

I'm 20 years older, but I still see a lot of work ahead!!

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Miquel Rafa (Catalan NGO representative at the Rio Conference)(El Bruc, Barcelona)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

environmentally responsible behavior is imperative, embrace voluntary simplicity, discard d attitude of instant gratification, consumerism

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vangie(baguio city, philippines)

We really need to start this. make it for us, for our kids, for the animals for everyone in the world

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Antonella (El Salvador)

Participatory action plan involving indigenous population to develop adoptable technology to mitigate climate change is the need of hour.

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Pradip Dey(Karnal, India)

Everyone must do the best they can as little and unsignificant as it is. This is about an education, we have to BE the example.

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carola(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Make room and listen to the voices of women - too often drowned out, ignored or dismissed. We all are central to sustainablity.

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margaret gardner(Rugby UK)

Earth provides enought to satify every mans need but not every mans greed.

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svensk(new york)

YOESTOY ! Sustainable Music Festival : Help raise the youngsters voices to reinforce governement ´s commitment with Rio +20

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Lucia(Buenos Aires Argentina)

Limit speculation with food and agricultural products on international stock markets!

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Simon(Stuttgart, Germany)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We should try not just to make this an political conference but also an economical conference with the industrial leaders.

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Justus Larisika(Buenos Aires)

We must raise the importance of the environment in global decision making by creating a Global Environmental Organization.

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World Federation of UN Associations(New York, New York)
Adriana Cruz Martins(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Shahid(Srinagar, Kashmir Indian Controlled)

Earth will survive mankind

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Elisabetta (Roma)
Britanny(New York City)

Learning how to think different

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Matthias Honegger(Zurich)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Governments should think less about the economy and more about the environment and should use their power to defend the earth and its resources.

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6th graders International School Curitiba(Curitiba, Brazil)
John(California)
bilge(ankara)
Susanna Murley(Washington, DC)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)
Katrien(Belgium)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Young generation has a responsibility to protect their environment as the trustees of our common future.

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Sanath Wijesinghe(Sri Lanka )

To talk the walk, verbally, enabling system & access to information could do more; though we better walk the talk .

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Aderajew Woldu(Dire Dawa, Ethiopia)

educate the children to encourage to adopt a green and sustainable lifestyle which will help to mitigate emissions-focus on local implement

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Prem Bohara(Karnali, Nepal)
Brian(New York)
Radim Lainka(Czech republic)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
Naglaa el Bakri(Cairo, Egypt)

We need legally binding agreements. Show the world that you, our leaders, can commit.

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Denisse McLean(Tegucigalpa, Honduras)

It is not only the future generation that will suffer from unsustainable production and consumption, but also our own current generation.

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Iyad Abumoghli(Amman, Jordan)

Biodiversity & language diversity are inseparable. Losing language diversity => losing traditional knowledge => losing biodiversity !

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Stefano KELLER(Geneva, Switzerland)

the decisions we make today, are the actions of tomorrow

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Valentina Neyeloff(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Sustainability is all about trust, dignity and commitments.

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Khalid R Temsamani(Tangier - Morocco)
ola(new york)
Ricardo (Brazil)

We are the world, we are the childrenWe are the ones who make a brighter daySo let's start giving

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Ricardo Rodrigues(Teresopolis, Brazil)

Social Entrepreneurs are the genuine heroes of our future!!

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Tanja(Germany)

Only the solutions that benefit all are sustainable.

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Sitaram Naik(Bangalore, India)
Tilly Jarvis(UK)

conserve water ,conserve forest and conserve endangered species .if we want to save world then we must have to do that.

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namlin konia(itanagar,India.)

Green Growth for All, All for Green Growth !

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Han Chul Kim(Seoul, South Korea)

Enhance capacities of our borders so we can work together to solve the problems

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Muhamad Rakhmanaji(Jakarta, Indonesia)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Ahmad Rahimaji(Indonesia)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
Lukman(Indonesia)

Fight for Mother Earth!

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Stewart Grand(Washington DC, USA)



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Regina Pinto(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Strengthening institutional capability for implementation of sustainable development initiatives

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shailly kedia(Delhi, India)
ola(new york)
Paul(Goa)

The Rio+20 is an opportunity to make global decisions that will benefit communities and transform people's lives into better ones. Let's go!

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Lui(Manila, Philippines)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We should incorporate cultural diversity in our education.

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By:
Sultan Muhammad Razzak(Dhaka)

Sustainability is a Human Right. The Zero Draft should explicitly declare this.

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Vicente(New York)

Mayor participación de jóvenes para el voluntariado en todo el mundo=). Juntos podemos encender la llama verde y lograr un mundo mejor !

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Cristina Garcete(Asuncion, Paraguay)

Energy NEEDS to be viewed on par with water and food; as a basic, human need.

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Victoria Jolly(Rugby, UK)

Is there going to be a CALL TO ACTION? WE MUST HAVE A CALL TO ACTION BY THE END OF THE CONFERENCE

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RENATA(SAO PAULO)

Value nature as a living being, say YES! to Rights of Nature ... recognize that nature has the right to exist, thrive, persist & regenerate.

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Robin R Milam(Grass Valley USA)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

It is our duty and responsibility to pass to our children a greener and healthier environment.

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Lama Tabbara(Beirut - Lebanon)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)

We should not always be talking about youth we should start acting and when youth are empowered today is save and tomorrow assured act now

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milka(kenya)

The 'downward' accountability of NGOs, though it conflicts with its 'upward' counterpart, should be at the top of the development agenda.

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Ele Paganini(Rome, Italy)

Being ignorant of today's worst problems is not an excuse. We must ALL be engage in fighting the problems and the only answer is EDUCATION.

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Chelsea(Manila)

For sustainable development, it's time the world leaders work together and come up with a good solution to make a better world. let's unite!

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afsana zarin(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Lets take advantage of tecnology without injury. It's an opportunity to help people all of the world and reduce income distribution.

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Guiga Soares(Rio de Janeiro. Brazil)

By what mechanism can individuals participate at the global level/influence decision-making? Focus on participatory development approaches.

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Ele Paganini(Rome, Italy)

Every man have a life, So he have need Sustainable life.

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Mohammad Shahidur Rahman(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

positive change in the world begins with me & you making that small diference in our lives and influencing a few to join you to synergize

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George mureithi(Nairobi Kenya)

A RIO+20 precisa monitorar os resultados da Agenda 21 Global e Local e fortalecer seu papel de referência para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável

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Carlos Frederico Castello Branco(Rio de Janeiro)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Carla Stoicov(São Paulo)
K.Sivaprasad(Hyderabad,India)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

A sustainable world is where we consume limited resources towards fulfillment of unlimited wants at a pace where humanity can sustain itself for generations.

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Meetika Srivastava(Lucknow, India)

Water out of the blue!No borders, no limitations!As nature would have wanted.

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Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)

Let us make our hearts and minds clean and clear to accommodate whatever is good for humanity and human beings.

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Virendra Nath Pandey(Lucknow, India.)

Participation of the representatives of peasants and their organization should be ensured at both level committee;

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Samsun Nahar Aziz Lina(Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)

SAVE MOTHER EARTH!Because of this egocentric way of life nationalism has caused so much destructionCORROPTION=EGO=PATRIOTISM=LOST=IGNORANCE

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bruno barbosa dos santos(Belo Horizonte , Brazil)

Stop climate change capitalism. Let us go for a sustainable strategy for sustainable development worldwide.

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Farjana Ferdous(Dhaka)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)

Youth shall be active to visualize in what way sustainable community to establish, possible through empowering and educating them.

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Rajesh Pathak(Kathmandu)

We can not allow yemen to reach somalis levels of poverty and poor development as this could destabilize the region break the silence.

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awssan kamal(london)

WE should develop and rely on GREEN ENERGY and ACT with RESPONSIBILITY.

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By:
Mayank Khandelwal(Mumbai, India)

Innovate for a sustainable world!

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Xandra Weinbeck(Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

Mother Earth has taken care of us for so long...Now let us come together, UNITE and TAKE CARE OF OUR MOTHER EARTH.

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Kumari(USA)

The Planet Sustains 7 billion people everyday, we in return should treat the Planet with respect and sustainability everyday too.

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V Lauren(Nashville, USA)

Start to be your own light, start to be your own teacher and let your conduct be an example for the others. Inspire everybody to follow you.

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barbara antonini(Trieste, Italia)

SURVIVAL FIRST. POLITICS LATER. WE HAVE GOT BUT ONE EARTH. ACT NOW. ACT FAIR. ACT CONSCIOUSLY.

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Sandeep M(Mumbai, India)

We destroy our humanity and our future by destroying our planet, our home.

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Ali(Washington, D.C., USA)

Caring and Loving are needed to make this environment better:)

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Yenny KUrniawati (Jember, Indonesia)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Knowledge about what we consume, education how to consume sustainable and political lead is needed to sustain our resources.

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Johanna(Hong Kong)

Let's protect planet earth its time for action enough of the talking. we need to do this for the next generation.

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Ellen Rannoba(Gaborone, Botswana)

I want to save the planet,I AGREE,but PLEASE don't do it by hurting people or animals(or plants!). ALL OF US CAN CHANGE TOGETHER. PEACE!

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Sal(San Diego, USA)

Rio+ 20+ U2= Changes for better World, for better You!!

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Chris Visser(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Overconsumption of natural resources and degradation of our lands have to be stopped immediately through limiting their use.

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By:
Veronika Kiss(Budapest, Hungary)
Andreas Rüther(Bonn, Germany)
John(New York)
Ola(New York)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Sasha L Pratt(London, United Kingdom)

if we continue this way, it ain`t any future ahead of us. it is time to be concious and to take care of our mother earth

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coco basile(argentina)

Mother Nature has always given us, its now for we humans to be good children and take care of our mother! Save Earth..Save Nature..Go Green!

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INDIAN(Mumbai, INDIA)

It's up to us to decide what our life will be tomorrow.Every second is a second chance to change the world.Let's create, love and live.

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Valeri(Russia, Samara)

The world should unite for a better world, none of the things planned will take action without unity.

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Rona(Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines)

We need to be aware of the problem, make a decision and take action

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Teresa Murad(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Develop ways to make sustainable living more accessible to everyone, i.e. packaging of products we buy with earth friendly alternatives.

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Terri Nave(United States)
Brian(New York)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

A reversal of population growth would help establish a level at which the planet could sustain all of us comfortably.

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Richard Alexandar(Cambridge, UK)

The ability of mountains to provide essential goods and services for all of humanity is increasingly under threat. Mountains need attention

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Milton Dines(Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Sagar Aryal(Nepal)

Suatainable development does not means STOP DEVELOPMENT, what we need is a more equally distribution of wealth.

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Elane Frossard (Brazil)
Kim Meyer(Spain)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Rio must induce

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Richard Laverack(Barcelona, Spain)

We need to close the circle of materials by introducing direct producer responsibility, leasing and deposit systems.

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Christian Poll(Birkerød, Denmark)

The problems we are facing, is made by people. We are becoming more. Let's make a global

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Jakob Frederik Olsen Anthonisen(København N)

it is our responsibility! Time is rapidly running out!

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Andrea Henkel(Reppenstedt, Germany)

Think globally, act locally and change personally!

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Ignace Schops(Belgium )
Ola(New York)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Lavinia Rossi(Milan)
Thomas(Berlin)
Ingrid(Argentina)

Act now to stop climate change.

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Milton Nogueira(Belo Horizonte, Brazil)
HIROFUMI WATANABE(OSAKA JAPAN)

All mothers in the World want their chidren to live at Happy Earth!

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Galina Artyukhina(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Complaining is easy but actions are harder. The past no longer matters but our future actions are important. Our Earth needs YOU!

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Eva Durisova(POPRAD, Slovakia)

Stop criticizing the darkness. Light a candle.

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Fadhila Pratamasari(Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Protect Biodiversity, Think for Green Technology ,Stop Green House Gas emissions aswellas Global Warming just Sustainable Earth and Energy

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Mahfuja Parven(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

It's not only about the governments, but in a change within us and our relationship with others.

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Angélica María Carrión(Cali)
Miroslav(austria)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Thomas(Berlin)

Please remember that we are all human beings!! Realize that we are only living in different parts of this little world!

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Sebahat Düzleyen(İstanbul,Turkey)
mine palacıoğlu(istanbul)
Ayşegül(Demirhan)
Pinar(İstanbul)
KÃ?BRA(Ä°STANBUL)
Seda GULER(Turkey)
vedat(istanbul/turkey)
cemaleddin gerede(istanbul)
Mahsun(İstanbul)
serhan kuran(İstanbul)
Delal Şaroğlu(İstanbul)
bilge(ankara)
selman(istanbul)
Yasemin Danacı(İzmir)
gnc(izmir)
Ã?aÄ?rı Karali(Ä°stanbul(Turkey))
Martı(Istanbul)
Orkun(Sakarya)
kemal(ankara)
Ramazan(Konya)
gizem ocak(istanbul)
Muharrem(istanbul)
Emrah(Istanbul)
mustafa (istanbul)
ahmet(turkey)
merve (turkey)
cansugol(turkey)
Elif(istanbul)
Dilek Uyanık(Ankara)
BaÅ?ak(Turkey)
metin(hadýmköy)
nevin(turkey)
çağrı(ankara)
Deniz(Turkey)
feyza(Turkey)
demet(islambay)
Eyup(Turkey)
Elif (Korkmaz)
ceyda (istanbul)
rabia sultan (istanbul)
emine kýrmýzýgül(konya)
Renata Nocera(Brasil)
Margarida Marcelino(Portugal - Lisboa)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Barbara Verplancken(Belgium)
Maxime Nonguebzanga Compaoré(Oslo, Norway)
Sejdefa(Bosnia)
Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)
Patrizia Materassi(California)
Manuela Araújo(Portugal)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

More Action, Less Talk. Each country needs to be active in their approach to a sustainable future NOW and to STOP delaying action.

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Laura Warren(Preston, England)

Website AXIOMATICS OF NATURE (the true foundations of science) substantiated the true Constitution and new economics.

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Mark S. Eidelman(St. Petersburg, Russia)

let our future generations benefit from our sustainable growth, think beyond ourself to transfer the bounty of earth to next geneneration.

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Shafiq Ahmed(Lahore, Pakistan)

Non-communicable diseases are creating a health disaster in developing countries. Effective tobacco control is direly needed to cope NCDs

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Aasma Qamer(Islamabad, Pakistan)
Jo Birckmayer(USA)
Fenton Howell(Ireland)

Hello. Things are bad in US too. I went to an emergency food pantry yesterday, and the foodstuffs were shockingly low. Food benefits gone.

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George K(Canton, MI, USA)

Be realistic in the time/effort needed to see resultsEnable shared benefits, governance and accountabilityEmbrace localRepect diversity

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Travis Sinckler(Barbados)

Lovolution: the evolution of revolution; a non-violent world wide movement to build arcologies for social freedom and economic justice.

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Doctress Neutopia(Tucson)

Stand up to be seen, speak up to be heard.. RIO+20 for a better future

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Taufiq(Indonesia)

Sustainable development depends firstly in the international regulation of finance; this means to create finance related more to economics than to speculation.

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Luis Lucas(Portugal)

We need leadership from our politicians - but we also need people prepared to follow. We need to support our leaders to make ambitious goals

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Gray Southon(Tauranga, New Zealand)

Every single step is a great change in world's health. We must invest in people, in teaching people how to preserve! This is the only way!

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Estela Rocha(Porto Alegre)

We became a society that all is so practice that we forgot that we walk on mother earth everyday and still giving us a chance to go back her

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katherine(new york)

Using LED lights help to cut electricity consumption up to 80 percent. Please promote production and trade of environment friendly products.

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Mohammaf Azimi Pirsoltan(Marlik-Iran)

In the era of globalization,we did many conference, meeting and many more but even can't resolve the main issue.That's why we fail every time

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Md. Rasel Talukder(Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Thomas(Berlin)

What will you be remembered for?Not for your credentials and not for your medalsYou will be remembered for helping others-HELP RIGHTEOUSLY

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Ms.Lipi K. Chhaya(GANDHINAGAR,GUJARAT)

GREENPLANET would urge to all participants to think first for our HOMEly Planet:THE EARTH

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Ahmed Pathan(KALOL-GUJARAT-INDIA)

Website AXIOMATICS OF NATURE justified the true Constitution and new economics:

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By:
Mark S. Eidelman(St. Petersburg, Russia)

Good environmental governance takes into account the roleof all actors that impact the environment. From governmentsto NGOs, the private

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Renata(Brasil)
Jamie Peters(scotland)
Marilisa(Portugal)
Kassem(West Asia Lebanon )
sajed mahfuj hossen(chittagong,bangladesh)
JOSEPH (Johannesburg)

We need Global PeaceMakers!

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By:
Harold Silva(Miami, USA)

Respect, include, involve, nurture and help grow the creativity, ingenuity and innovation of mass participation.

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Phil Green(Kent, England)
Ola(New York)

In Rio world leaders making decisions ON OUR BEHALF must remember what CIVIL SOCIETY needs and wants.

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By:
Maureen O' Connell(Ireland)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

If millions of people don't have a sustainable present, how are we going to be credible in our commitments to save future generations?

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By:
Cristina Diez(Bilbao Spain)

Indigenous ways of producing our food and wealth without destroying the environment should be revisited.

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By:
Akolbogr Azungah(Pusiga, Ghana)

The world is what we make it ,let's make it a good one for all humanity

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By:
Janice Dib(Australia)

Don't THINK ONLY about yourself, THINK about your environment..

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Bibiana, Manal(Cameroon - Iraq)

No more destruction: only if we hava a new mental construction of Nature.

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Henrique Reichert(Brazil, São Paulo)

Your pseudo motivational talks won't save you either. We have to start acting before it's to late. We have been talking for to long!!!!!!!!!

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Daphnina Thiler(Japanese (Tokio))

If we want to feed all planet it is time to break the taboo and talk about birth control.

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Adelia Di Buriasco(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Sarah C. L.(Taipei, Taiwan)
christybgi(Seattle, WA)
Melodie Tilson(Ottawa, Canada)
Elena(Brussels)

WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD!! We just have to start believing that we really can.

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Madori(Buenos Aires)

START TO CONSIDER CULTURE THAN THINK DEVELOPMENT.

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Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)

Education and respect. These are what we need. With education, we see the value of man, and we learn to respect him as a person.

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Ja Din(Pasig, Philippines)

Gracias a quienes creen que con los valores y principios expresados en Carta de la Tierra lograremos un mundo sustentable, pacífico y justo

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León Gutiérrez Ferretis(Villahermosa, Tabasco, México)

Let's invest more in Education and Development, and people will aim at more sustainable lifes in the future

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Ludwig(France, Paris)

In the world , the air that we breathe is the common element that join us and is our priority commitment to preserve it , united .

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jaime guerrero(cali, colombia)

Our generation can be responsible for the destruction of the planet or for make it a better place. Let's start doing the right thing now.

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Eduardo Albuquerque(Passo Fundo, Brazil)

If you have tap water - turn the water off while you brush your teeth. Unplug electrical items not in use and save 40% electricity.

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Rhonda Staudt(Monrovia, Liberia)

Peacebuilding through the culture diversity of art.The only thing which can contribute to sustainable development of this World is GlobalArt

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Anara Kakimova(Astana, Kazakhstan)

Stop the pollution and stop the deforestation of the rainforests for the nature and the Earth.We will be happy if the Earth is better :)

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benoit and clorinde(france)

One CANNOT have a sustainable economy based on exponential growth. How do we transition to no growth economy that works forever?

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Henry Horton(Pahoa, Hi. United States)

Mummy you heal my broken heart, you give me home, you give me life. I want to pray, say I love you. You are my planet, so green and blue!

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Sonia Pereira (Those are simple verses of Mother Earth, a delightful song!(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Only with a true commitment to preserve our planet can face our children when they ask:

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Rashed Al Nasa'a(Amman, Jordan)
eva kristensen(denmark)

We need a global two child policy, Let's face that the climate-problems we are facing, is made by us.

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By:
Jakob Anthonisen(Copenhagen, Denmark)

Sustainable Development is creating

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Hitesh Sharma(Pali, India)
Alejandra Bensan(Santiago, Chile)

we have to start from today to save the environment because without this no life exist........

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deepa k.c.(panati,malpi -8,nepal)

Evolution of the governance: give a real role to the civil society in international Conferences. Do not maintain civil society in the

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AM DUCROUX(PARIS)

Las relaciones que se dan entre ?Napguana?, Madre tierra, cultura, religión, identidad, historia en la concepción y vivencia de nuestros pueblos indígenas están tan inseparablemente unidas, que quitarle un elemento implica matar los otros. Por eso, nuestro grito es fuerte, porque nadie quiere morir en vida.

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Nelson De León Kantule (Dad Neba)(Kuna Yala, Panamá)

Results, please. Change the system and participants as it ain't working. Humanity hasn't got another 20yrs to wait. Act with integrity!

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Sari(Finland)

Increasing science literacy will enable civil society to actively partake in realising the goals of a Green Economy.

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By:
A M Ramesh(Bangalore)

How many NGOs claim to represent this globe's citizenship in Rio+20! Where is their democratic mandate?

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Dr. Albrecht Glatzle(Paraguay)

It's time for us to sit and get a better life!. Sustainable Development to bring a better life and keep our planet safe!

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Sidik Setiawan (Yogyakarta, Indonesia )

I belong to Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum Small Scale Farmers grass root network born from Rio+10

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By:
Justus Lavi Mwololo(Nairobi)

*Be the change you want to see in the world*

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By:
Elisabeth Locher(Italy)

First step in implementing is review, article by article, which agreement has or has not been met & why

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Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Ania(Freiburg)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)

Connect young people around the world so that they can, together, make a difference in their futures.

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WFUNA Youth Network(New York, New York)

The living water gives life to all- without the living water, and living life within- there is NO life here or anywhere!

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By:
Brian Hale(Portland, Oregon- United States)

Rural communities producing real food need our support not our carbon emissions.

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Patsy Toland(Ireland)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)

A sustainable commons-based economy exists in 1000s of locations. Lets empower one another by contributing to one another what we do best

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Lisinka Ulatowska(Mendocino, CA, USA)
Letta Wagenborg(Leidschendam, the Netherlands)
Tom Youngman(Bath)

REMEMBER, what is affecting me will be affecting you tomorrow and vice versa. If not now than never so act now to make a safe world to live

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Karma Tshering Yangzom(Gangtok, India)

Every step we take is a decision we make; think of the circular flows; your communities; and sustain the balance at the edge and the whole

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By:
John Teeter(Oreana USA)

Sustainable development is a must now and for future generations, we all must be united to achieve this goal

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Dr Fouad Al Momen(Abu Dhabi UAE)

Environmental Education is a teaching tool for sustainability

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Jacqueline Guerreiro(Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil)
Ola(New York)
Miriam Lenise(SP/Brasil)
sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
giorgio(bologna)

Firm commitments and new resources are needed to ensure our food and farming systems become environment and aninal and people friendly.

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By:
V Hird(London, UK)

water connection at home being the effect of my own efforts through the recourse after toiling hard for 11-12 years.

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HITESH BHATT(VADODARA, INDIA)

#Efficiency, #adaptability and #advocacy. Key elements for a true #sustainable #construction revolution. http://ow.ly/9KSg5

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@ramirez_arqs(Caguas, Puerto Rico)

Mind, heart and strength in EVERYTHING you do. That's it! <3

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By:
Anabelle C.(Costa Rica)

We need to realize that we are the one's who shape our world, and if we want to live in harmony with this world, we need to act NOW!

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Inbal Gamliel(Afula, Israel)

EARTH+PEOPLE First! Enough with political disagreements!

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Carolina Neri(Sao Paulo, Brasil)

It´s all about love. We need to know the real meaning of love and and the meaning of being respectfull with life.

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cami(lisbon)

Give women their space and voice in sustainable development.

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Verona(USA)

The Earth and we are one body. Life calls for peace for generations present and to come!

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By:
Adriana Meira Vital(Paraíba, Brasil)
Ola(New York)
Life(Home)
Miriam Lenise(SP/Brasil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Do as you would be done by,no matter who ,when and where

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By:
LinRongna(Zhangzhou,China)

WE NEED TO THINK CHEAP, WE NEED TO THINK BIG, WE CAN BE MORE WE CAN BE MUCH MORE, INSIGHT IDEAS IS TIME FOR TED!

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MIRKO JONS(BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA)

What kind of intelligence humans have? Did we are selfish, fearful, or we are simply childish? We have to grow up and face what we're doing now.

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By:
Cristiane Bochenek(Curitiba, Brasil)

We need a sustainable world where our future genrationas will be better of in accessing food, water, shelter, jobs and justice.

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By:
Dr Sharif As-Saber(Melbourne, Australia)

We should stop acting like we have all the time in the world to solve the issues that face us as global citizen because we don't. #actnow

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By:
Ephraim Percy Kenyanito(Eldoret, Kenya)

We are created different nations, and tribes, not that we should despise each other, but that, everyone of us should learn from one another.

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By:
Fred Tchalewa Ndeki(Dar es salaam - Tanzania. East Africa.)

The previous generation messed up our world, but with a new generation comes hope. Hope that there is still time to fix the mistakes.

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By:
Stasha(Podgorica, Crna Gora)

Responsibility to preserve our global environment on earth and space: the best way to preserve life in a better future world -.

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Eng. FARAH ALI AINAN(DJIBOUTI, Republic of DJIBOUTI)

Sustainability cannot be achieved in a growing economy. UN should start a conversation on changing the economic system.

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By:
Juho Noro(Turku, Finland)

YOU CAN NOT CHANGE THE DIRECTION OF THE WIND,BUT SURE, THE DIRECTION OF YOUR SAILS

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John Beers(Harmelen, the Netherlands)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Stuff is not the important stuff! Think behind consume and capitalism.

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By:
Max Günther(Erlangen, Germany)

More global regulation of corporate behavior re use of environment and natural resources. Better control of large agribusinesses.

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By:
Marie Elena Dio(Boston, MA, USA)

The Earth Charter can be used as an ethical framework for Rio+20 and beyond!

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Nora Mahmoud(San José, Costa Rica)

INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY (industrial network similar to natural ecosystems, using wastes as raw materials) is a good way to achive GREEN ECONOMY

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GEMMA CERVANTES(MEXICO DF (MEXICO))
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

For a world trully sustainable is necessary the real commintment of all presidents as well all city mayors of the world.

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By:
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES)

We, humans, must learn to live in harmony with ALL life forms (fauna & flora) because our lives depend on them, as much as they depend on us

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By:
Sueli Ferreira Lima (Fortin)(São Paulo, SP, Brazil )
Robin Milam(CA - USA)
Tim Kenny(Curitiba)
Jungle Jenny(Kenwood, California)
bilge(ankara)
Petra Kjell(London, UK)
narender sangwan(delhi)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Sueli Ferreira Lima Fortin(São Paulo, SP, Brazil)

We need to adopt non-violence appraoch to nature and all beings to make a sustainable and peaceful world for us and the next generation.

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Kris Intarat(Bangkok, Thailand)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Anything that matters starts with one person.BE THAT PERSON!

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KAREN(Brandon, Canada)

COOPERATION Merriam Webster: the action of cooperating : common effort : association of persons for common benefit

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By:
paola croso(sao paulo brazil)

We need to embrace sustainability in all fields and start thinking in a more interconnected way of all our activities' impact on the planet!

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Chiara(Naples, Italy)

Next time you are on a train, a plane or simply in the street, talk to people. Share and listen to experiences for a better future.

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Di Luca(Nijmegen, Netherlands)

You are not stuck in trafic you ARE trafic. Use a bike!

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valentina bauer(argentina)

How to be a better person is what we should think every day in the morning!

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By:
Veronica Coletta(Perugia,Italy)

Too much focus on 'upward' accountability demands may impede the pursuit of an NGOs' original goals/mission, ie its 'downward' committments.

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Ele Paganini(Rome, Italy)

Youth is the backbone of any nation.Youth should given proper chances to excel in every field.Youth cn drive any nation frm darkness to lite

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By:
Syed Mehmood Kazmi(Muzaffarabad, AJK Pakistan)

We are all citizens of the world now ! Solidarity should be at the heart of any step forward ...

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By:
Clement (Brive la Gaillarde, France)

Think more about the WE and less about the ME. Together we can make the difference!

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By:
Yoran Demunter(Alsemberg)

Promises were made in 1992, but they didn't achieve fulfil them, so we need to create laws change their economy to a green economy, how lower the tax when the builders have to build houses with reuse of rainwater, lowering property taxes when the companies are sustainable.

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Laís Vitória Cunha de Aguiar(São João da Boa Vista, BR )

Stop thinking only on your own benefit and start thinking on the world's benefit.

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By:
Carol(Curitiba, Brazil)

Education is the key to guarantee the future of the planet. But we can´t put this burden on the next generation´s shoulders. Act NOW, pls.

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Vanda Souza Costa Pereira(Belo Horizonte- M Brazil)
BeaHayat(Stuttgart, Germany)

Just when greens solutions turns benefits for corporations profits, the humanity will take control of climate change.

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Theo Gomes(Rio de Janeiro)

preserve our beautiful earth for a beautiful future for all

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By:
Erin Farrow(Auckland, New Zealand)

Resilience makes sense when connected with sustainability - sustainability can only be achieved by a policy of ecological barrieres.

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Ilse Kleinschuster(Vienna, Austria)

We need clear Democrasy for poor people. Poor people they schould be given chance to understand what is really Demcrasy,and This is Freedm.

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Grene Schait Maleko(Mattenstrasse 56 CH- 4058 Basel)

We all need to understand what green really means

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moo kim(france)

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character

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Martin Luther King Jr.(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Make us believe that you can actually do something. Give us the example. Demonstrate to be trustworthy.

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By:
Elisa(Paris, France)

Global warming is global warning. Save our earth. Treat our enviroment friendly for the better future

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Muhammad Ramadhan(Bandung, Indonesia)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Happiness is the only way forward! :)

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By:
Cecilia Thonander(Sweden)

All the important is

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By:
Emi(Tokyo)

We must preserve our earth for future generations because we do not inherit the earth from our parents but we borrow it from our children !

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By:
Mathieu and Jessica(Peyruis and St Auban (04, FRANCE))

Please choose ❤ and not $ for our children and future generations to come. Our air and water are priceless

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By:
Rebecca Ritter(Healdsburg, CA USA)

Let's gather Ideas and take proper actions toward a sustainable green world. Let's draw a picture of the world from the eyes of a child :)

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By:
afsana zarin(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Make choices that will be good fro all the citizens of the world... Rio+20 should be about building a home we all want to live in.

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By:
Katherine Yampolsky(Canada)

WE NEED LESS WORDS AND MORE PRACTICAL ACTIONS TO PROTECT OUR ENVIRONMENT. THE CHANGE IN OUR CONCEPTS IS URGENT AND WEE NEED IT NOW!

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Leandro Abade(Oxford, United Kigdom)
Daniela(Brasil)
carole karam(lebanon)
Rashmi chaturvedi(Delhi, INDIA)
Sundas Rana(Karachi, Pakistan)
Thomas(Berlin)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need the role of volunteers as responsive citizens to be recognized in Rio +20 as a central element in creating sustainable societies.

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Pius(Barcelona)

water is life itself,it is matter of life and death . Be water-wise from today as tomorrow is no never.

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Chaman Mansha (Mirpurkhas Pakistan)

To save biodiversity, the environment and ourselves, build a world based on care and compassion, not consumption and greed.

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Robert Zomer(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Lisa Pires(Goa, India)
Mary Fermo(Rio de Janeiro)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Alejandra(Chile)
Sasha L Pratt(London, United Kingdom)
Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)
mira(Malaysia)
João Carlos Nara Júnior(Rio de Janeiro)
John Wood(London)
MILKA(KENYA)
Sanam(Kathmandu)
kanchan(Kathmandu)
Richard Alexandar(Cambridge, UK)
Kamil Aziz Khan(Pakistan)
Ines Freier(Potsdam)
makere(New Zealand)
Emily Thomas-Moore(NSW, Australia)
Judith Sousa(Portugal)
Lucio Henao(Medellin_Colombia)
Ralf Pilgrim(Berlin, Germany)
Lee-in Chen(Taipei, Taiwan)
Katia Oyakawa(São Paulo, Brasil)

No more words. Time for you and me to act! RIO+20 an opportunity for the Earth to breath with no words but actions!

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Maria Kantziari(Greece)
anne louie(Australia)

We can change today's desert into a future forest.

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By:
Sung-gil Lee(Seoul, Korea)

We need to promote a

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By:
Jaime Villa(Medellín, Colombia)

We need to MEAN what we decide(d), and finally act as if we (mankind) intended to stay on this planet.

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By:
Alexandra Waldmann(Ljubljana, Slovenia )
John(New York)

World peace begins with kindness raising awareness educating youth eradicating poverty stressing the need & acts of sustainable development

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By:
Simran Vedvyas(Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

let's start with ourselves. live a simple life. love all living things, have compassion to the weak and helpless.

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By:
Rhodora Matias Penaflor(Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines)

Sustainable development can be achieved through strong and workable partnerships between households from developed and developing countries.

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By:
Octavian Mghanga Rewona(Nairobi - Kenya)

To generate the future we want we must create a new conscious, through our thoughts, words and deeds.

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By:
Cecilia Mares-Guia(Jundiai-Brazil)

Education for Sustainability must be prioritized to ensure a truly sustainable future for forthcoming generations

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John R.(New York, USA)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

UN should adopt an international neutral and easy language, as is Esperanto, in order to tackle worldwide problems, as climate change.

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By:
Alvaro Borges de Almeida Motta(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Sustainable is to experience new environmental programs that links all together to play in a Wonderful World.

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By:
Delta Figueroa Latoni(Piriapolis, Uruguay)

Why sustain something you don't love? Let's design a civilization based on loving balance between Male and Female, Yin and Yang.

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By:
Leland Lehrman(Valatie, United States of America)

Buildings impact on the environment and our health. We need to identify and promote the best sustainable buildings solutions.

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By:
Danny Lee(UK)

We need to live in secured country without fear of civil war and where youth can find opportunities from education to jobs and health care.

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By:
Leila Arabieh(Zahle, Lebanon)
Ola(USA)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)

Why is world still manufacturing lavish cars that have poor average? Why don't all the cities ban plastic bags?Clock is ticking, act now.

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Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We must have to understand that the Sustainable development can make only through Man making. Man making through positive thoughts & Works

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Prasad Shivajirao Joshi(Parbhani (Maharashtra),India)

Think global Sustainability, act local - start with own lifestyle, food, clothing and other consumerist habbits. every little helps! ;)

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By:
Dana S. Galiyeva(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

LIteracy is a prereqisite for sustainalbity

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By:
andrew robert beaton(pismo, ca, usa)
Debbra A.K. Johnson(USA)
Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)

Educate new generations is 1 of the best ways to achieve a social movement for change, a transition to Sust.Develop.They are the key agents!

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Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Lui(Manila, Philippines)

Respect planetary boundariesSpur innovationInvest in sustainable public health systemsSupport local small-scale producers

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By:
Ryan(Bridgetown)

All are entitled to a more sustainable world, the future is to work with intelligent life on our planet.

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By:
Leticia Andrade(BRASIL)

Women play a major role in caring for the planet: give them the power to be a full actor for sustainable development.

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By:
Pascal Beaudenon(Aire-sur-L'Adour, France)

UN General Assembly's decisions on environment and health should be binding and mandatory for all Member States since they protect future!

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By:
Emil Balavac(Jablanica, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)
Muhammad Kabir(Islamabad Pakistan)
Hannah(New Mexico)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
ola(new york)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Food is a fundamental Human Right as is the Right to land to grow it, water to cultivate and seeds to plant.

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By:
Prof. Joan P Mencher(New York, NY)
Petra Kjell(London, UK)

Reward concrete action and solutions, involve business and leading thinkers therein, work together rather than sustain divisions.

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By:
Tuuli(Helsinki, Finland)

Stop with corruption.

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By:
juscelino(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Land degradation, Desertification and poverty are mojor threats to mankind RIO+20 should provide platform for ther consideration.

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By:
Raymond Kwerepe(Gaborone, Botswana)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Democratize ownership and control over productive resources through cooperatives and CBAs.

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By:
Andrian A. Alfonso(Quezon City, Philippines)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)
Ania(Freiburg)

War in all its forms dammages sustainable development. It is time to erradicate war from the Earth. Let's do a priority of Rio 20.

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maria del carmen patricia morales(Argentina/The Netherlands)

Leaders in Africa, please rise up and prioritize environment conservation in your country programmes and not wealth attainment.

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By:
Prisca(Kampala,Uganda)

Just because we are able to reproduce does not mean we have to. Stop population growth. Start intensive practicle education.

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By:
Lucy(Katikati, New Zealand)

We need to be ambitious and push from the bottom as well as the top for a more sustainable future!

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By:
Benen Whitworth(St.Agnes, UK)

Sustainibility is major challange for Nations

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By:
Khalid Saghir(Chicago)

Nature is resilient but its resilience is not infinite. The Rio+20 should be the tipping point of a change in our lifestyles.

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By:
Leonardo Correia(Rio de Janeiro)

We should not shield our mistakes through these periodic pompus conferences, instead invest the very wasted money on really correcting it...

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By:
Kumar Gaurav Sagar(New Delhi, India)

Let's make our home a better place to living think now about the new generations/Vamos fazer da nossa casa um lugar melhor para viver

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By:
Gilberto(Brasilia/Brazil)

I need to implement strategies for civic and environnement awareness through the education in many subject :Ozone , Climat , desertification

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By:
Illiassou Na-Indo Tchiany(Niamey-Niger)

Sustainable Development must be accepted as the value and no one should be permitted either to ignore it or to misuse it for exploitation

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By:
Machane Daniel Isaac(Mysore,India)

Sustainability discussions need to come out of political conference rooms into the lives of common man; a political will is strongly needed.

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By:
Shweta Jadhav(Mumbai, India)

Make no more commitments in Rio. Implement Agenda 21 fully instead

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By:
Kimbowa Richard(Kampala, Uganda)
Brian(New York)
Ania(Freiburg)
Shailly Kedia(Delhi)
Lufuga Joshua(Kampala, Uganda)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Carlos Frederico Castello Branco(Rio de Janeiro)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Jinge Sun(China)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Sabrina(New York)
Njanji(South Africa)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
Andrea Binder-Zehetner(Vienna)
Loy Rego(New York)

Do what you do with passion, integrity, and vision. Make sustainability your goal. If not, int'l aid & programs enable dis-functionality.

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By:
nutri_claudine(Washington, DC)

Building Community Wisdom Center and Connection them and Making them Active, Vibrant, and Progressive and informed Members of Global world

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By:
Kamil Jan Baigal(Gilgit-Baltistan )
Miroslav(austria)
Christopher(The Netherlands)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

It's a sad reality how one tree can make thousands of match sticks but it only takes one strike from a match to burn a whole forest. #actNOW

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Jude Christoper Roxas(Ipil, Philippines)

Think well ACT RIGHT Change de World - ZERO WASTEPense bem AJA CERTO Mude o Mundo - LIXO ZERO

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By:
Rodrigo Sabatini(Brasil)

SAVE THE EARTH!!! We must save our planet for all generation to come!!!

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By:
anthony(france)

Safe our planet! Lets make our earth green! don't waiting for tomorrow, do it NOW

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By:
Nisrina Jihan(Bogor, Indonesia)

Allow all people on earth to have a fair income to make a decent living. NOT tomorrow but TODAY!

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Andreas Rüther(Bonn, Germany)
Andi(Bonn, Germany)
John(New York)
Brian(New York)
Zahr(Beirut)
xonra(berlin)
Emma Stenson(Gloucestershire)
singoalla mlp de oliveira(brazil)
Joseph McEvoy(Amesbury, MA)
Roberto(rio de janeiro)
Barteld Stam(the Netherlands)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Binelias Mndewa(Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
Michel(Innsbruck, Austria)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Beate(Rome)
Els De Mol(Belgium)
Oxana(Russia)
Dorothi Sayeed(Sweden)
Melinda Rooke(Toronto)
FROILAN MOLINA(PHILIPPINES)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We the people are not merely supplicants to government at Rio 2012, but potential co-designers and co-producers of solutions

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By:
Phil Green(Kent, England)

Sustainability and development are like 2 sides of a coin. It's our duty to ensure they go hand in hand without anyone of them being over-shadowed.

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By:
Ramita Shrestha(Kathmandu, Nepal)
John(California)
anele wondo(south africa)

If you love your life, you love your world. Rio +20 an opportunity to have a future.

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By:
Lyda Maria Torres Arteaga(Pasto, Narino - Colombia)



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k(kl)

Take time to covet our beautiful Mother Earth,magnificent in all her splendor,provider to us all, she needs our tenderness as we need her's.

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By:
Jared Wain Jarvi(Burien, Washinton U.S.A.)

For the UN and all Nations to adopt The Declaration of Rights Of Mother Earth. Rights for Nature just as Human rights. Nature=Life for all.

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By:
Doris Ragettli(Switzerland)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Maria(Barcelona, Spain)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
m José(Lisboa)

We need to build a new world organization for the environmental protection and the sustainable management of this one.

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By:
Runfola Gabriel(France)

WE CAN GROW OUR OWN ENERGY FOOD KNOWLEDGE BY COLLABORATING , SHARING AND BARTERING OUR RESOURCES IF WE JOIN AS SINGLE LARGE COMBINED FAMILY.

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By:
KANUMURI S RAJU(HYDERABAD , INDIA)

Potable Water and Adequate Sanitation. That's life!

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By:
Fatou Diagne(Dakar, Senegal)
Bob(Campinas SP brazil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

I want to help Rio + 20 to make a difference! I wanna see you all there sending your messages! Don't give up the fight!

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By:
Sandro Lobo(Brasília, Brasil)

We want to live in a clean planet NOW! We are young, let's start today to protect our Earth. STOP procrastinating!Let's make it REAL in RIO!

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By:
EF Students and Teacher(New York)

LET'S WORK TOGETHER AND USE OUR HUMAN AND NATURAL RESOURCES WISELY IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS. THE FUTURE IS NOT OURS.

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By:
Mario Chavarria(Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District, BELIZE)

We need climate Justice

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By:
Wakibu Bunnya(Kampala, Uganda)

If green growth global innovation means a new economics based on growing ecological and human assets, then we may truly mature.

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By:
Kurt(Australia)

Please listen more, talk less.

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By:
Pierangelo Alejo(Quezon City, Philippines)

I love Grid - Solar

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By:
nink(bKK)

The Right Education is key! There has to be a balance between the walk and the talk. Justice would Lead us aright.

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By:
Fasina Ifelajulo(Ijebu-ode/Nigeria)
Steve Slawsky(New York City, USA)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)

We really need to convice governors that sustentability & consciousness about ecological matters MUST be taught at school as a subject.

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By:
Luciana Dolabella(Sāo Paulo, Brazil)

BASIC INCOME for anybody! Then live without fear and use the creativity from all of us to solve the problems we have and realize our dreams!

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By:
Michel(Innsbruck, Austria)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

To know and not to perform is worse than not knowing, nevertheless this is how the human acts

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By:
ricardo braga(vila velha)

The beginning is near.

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By:
Dhaivat Kotecha(Surat, India)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Be The Change You Wish to See in your country or Region. Our Voices Must and Will be Heard. We are the Majority; They Are the Minority.

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By:
Ashley Young(Belize City, Belize)
Thomas(Berlin)

Globalize the economy without globalizing democratic institutions, law and justice was a major fault. It's now time to repair it.

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By:
Luis Lucas(Portugal)

Building A World Of Change... Let's Build Together...... Rio+20

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By:
Mrs. Sheryl Brown (Abuja Nigeria)

what we need is better transparency of all coporations and the role governments play.without any thought to the future of the planet

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By:
adrian marchant(billingham)

One day my great-great-grandchildren may wake up and actually never see a TREE. Save Earth, save ourselves and save the future.

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By:
Azim Kassim(Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam)

our earth brought us it is our duty to save and serve for that..whole universe is our's join hands to make it green

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By:
baskar(tiruvannamalai,tamilnadu,southindia)

Destruction, you are no longer welcome here. The life on Earth, screams.

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By:
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)

MAJOR developments in cultural sphere, economic prosperity, education,health.being willing to protect the earth survival.

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By:
maria francisca tricarico(rio de janeiro/ brasil)

It's time to propose a clean energy future!É hora de propor um futuro com energia limpa!

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By:
Iranildo de Sousa Ferreira(Ibiapina, Ceará, Brazil)

If you have a desire for development, move holding hands of the grassroots - not holding rich's foot.

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By:
Deepti Bista(Bhaktapur, Nepal)

We need co-operation and peace between people and then we can work together to save our planet for ourselves and our children

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By:
nicky farrar(england)

We are the best creation of GOD and time has came to prove it by saving our MOTHER EARTH.

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By:
Saumya Verma(Hyderabad,India)

Only our daily acts can sustain the Earth. Not just intentions. Lets resolve our annual green acts list grows at least 10 times our age.

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By:
Neha Swaminathan(Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Let´s reinvent this world! Let´s make a difference! Rio+20 will be the starting point of the CHANGE!.. because we believe in a better world.

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By:
Rosa R.D(Puertollano, Spain)

The nature speaks, it's a pity we don't listen.

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By:
Rik Garcia(Buenos Aires )

?Sustainability and protection of the planet have to become a habit.?

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By:
Florian Gautronneau, Amandine Volard, Anne-Charlotte Soule de Lafont, Elodie Cocaud, Emilie Richard, Malory Pavilla(Bruz (Rennes), France)

We need to translate between the technical implementers, the policy makers and the people, so everyone understands and progress can be made.

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By:
Steven Ramage(Bergen, Norway)

Start to think to futur of the Earth and the well-being of all its inhabitants instead of immediat pleasure and easy money.

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By:
Isabelle Ambrosi-Brunet(Lyon, France)

FORGIVE ME MY LIKENESS AND FORGIVE ME EARTH AS WELL.

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By:
MARIÂNGELA VIEIRA(BRAGANÇA PAULISTA, BRAZIL)

What good is economic and social development without the environment?Remember the environment is the basis of ALL life. Develop with balance

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By:
Vidia Singh(Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)

Humanity must be able to break the inertia that is driving the end of our species.

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By:
Arnaldo Betta(São Paulo - Brasil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Are we far or close to open new frontiers? This is our NOW.This is the time to make real sustainable decisions for the World.GO for it !

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By:
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

RIO + 20 UNIDOS PELAS DIFERENÇAS.

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By:
RENATA NOGUEIRA GONÇALVES(SAO JOAO DA BOA VISTA, BRASIL)

This world is dying. If you live only once, will you still do the things you're about to do today?!

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By:
Fiona Lee (Hong Kong, China)

40 Years since Stockholm 1972 are enough to know we need to ENFORCE A SUSTAINABLE LIVING!

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By:
Alex Camprubi(Beijing, China)

We are the only ones who can save our planet, stop rainforest, stop the pollution, stop the deforestation, stop the problems ! ☼ ♥

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By:
Alicia and Yoann(France )

Humans are the problem and humans are the solution, just change the mind set.

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By:
Shafiq Ahmed(Lahore, Pakistan)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

The Tribes need to be at the table where the technological developments of the energy systems of the future will be developed.

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By:
David Karabelnikoff(Anchorage, Alaska)

We have to make a move! We have to be able to create a sustainable world! Help us!

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By:
Mara (Argentina)

Sustainable development for next generations is not possible if we think only about our well being. Forget our egoism and act for others.

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By:
Sarka(Brno, Czech Republic)
Takashi Okano(Tokyo, Japan)

Let us work together for a peaceful, prosperous and safe world

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By:
pete lee(England)

Both the developed and developing countries need to take part in bridging their gap through capacity building and technology transfer

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By:
Ilae Kim(Seoul, South Korea)
Ola(New York)
Michelle dos Santos Flöter(São Paulo - SP - Brasil)
bilge(ankara)

Our world needs more culture, education, love nature and less selfishness. I still believe in the humanity. We can do more for GAIA and us.

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By:
María Auxiliadora Merizalde(Guayaquil Ecuador )

BEING A HUMAN BEING, OUR PRIME RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSERVE THE PRECIOUS NATURAL RESOURCES AND ACT FOR THE PRESERVATION OF ENVIRONMENT.

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A.K.SHAHI(KASHIPUR, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA)

As of yesterday, the Esperanto-related class proposal was in 1st place w/521 votes. Today the 'top' class has ONLY 155 votes. What happened?

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By:
Mar Kardenas(San Diego, CA USA)

If we are not sustainable in the next few years, our grand children will not have a place to live. Everybody has to do their part.

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By:
7th grade class International School of Curitiba(Curitiba, Brazil)
Brian(New York)
Ppvdw(Switzerland)
Trairat Aroonwong(Bangkok,Thailand)
Sarah(Apicella)
Lucia(Burkina Faso)
George Markatatos(Greece)
Kari Hakala(Worcester)
Melinda Rooke(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Non à la dette climatique, nous voulons des compensations pour le changement climatique de la part des pays industrialisés qui sont polluent

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By:
Mme Noura Fatchima Djibrilla(Niamey République du Niger)

We need to find all of ourselves saving and helping the one that gives us food, shelter, and everything we need - mother Earth.

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By:
Jaeda(Davao, Philippines)

Recall Severin Suzuki's 1992 message. It's just as applicable & even more urgent 20 years on

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Michele(Carlow, Ireland)
ola(new york)
Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)

Mans destructive psychological complexes and fear of death must be beheld, accepted and treated (with compassion) so we can grow out of them

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By:
Henrietta Dobson(London, UK)

allow peoples on earth to declarate go-green to theirself act it out and share it out to peoples in the world.one chance one change to earth

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By:
Patrick(Bandung,Indonesia)

Nous voulons plus des actions que des paroles, pou un développement Durable.Nous voudrions être à Rio avec l'aide de Dieu et des partenaires

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Mme Noura Fatchima Djibrilla(Niamey République du Niger)
SALIHA (Algeria)

THE HISTORY OF WAR IS ALSO THE HISTORY OF THE DESTRUCTION OF NATURE. LET'S KEEP IN OUR HANDS AND SAY

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By:
Gulnar Rahimova(Baku, Azerbaijan)

Institutionalized racism is a major part of the cause of global inequity and inequality.

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By:
Angela Kim(New York, USA)

Consider plant, consider animal, consider human, consider biodiversity, consider everything

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By:
Rohit(Kathmandu, Nepal)

Education for Sustainable Development is the basic tool for changing the current system of life. Of our lives.

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By:
Victoria Eugenia(Spain)

We need to think globally but act locally, local actions are the ones that will save the world.

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By:
Dennis Kibira(Nairobi,Kenya)

World leaders who celebrate youth as the leaders of tomorrow often forget that most are already leaders today. Let us contribute.

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By:
Adrienne(New York, USA)

You can't have sustainable development without focusing on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) - the cause of 63% of global deaths.

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By:
Rennie Sloan(atlanta, usa)

Please make sure we stop this foolishless, selfish trashing of our planet and help people help themselves, before we run out of time.

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By:
Ngaire McGaw(Brisbane, Australia)

Hundreds of people world-wide have shown that http://volunteeringmatters.unv.org by sending photos from almost every country.

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By:
Lisa Hiller(Bonn, Germany)

Take responsibility. What you do makes a difference!

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By:
George Hulme(Gillingham, United Kingdom)

Transform agri-subsidy in state budget into organic agriculture development incl. compost house procurement projects & organic fertilizers

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By:
Riza V. Tjahjadi(Tangerang, INDONESIA)

Value traditional and indigenous knowledge: biodiversity should be respected to protect the planet for future generations

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By:
Alicia Matta Gonzales(Lima, Peru)

Peace, love and respect for everybody the peoples and animals of our Planet! Yes, we can!

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By:
Vinícius Leite(Fortaleza, Brazil.)

Natural capita - in other words, natural resources - should become the new global currency!

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By:
Sarah Chen Lin(Venezuela/Taiwan)

Sustainable/Green Energy, without embracing biodiversity, restoration and conservation of nature is futile. Without Nature We do not Exist

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By:
@pdjmoo(San Francisco, USA)

Apesar dos problemas ambientais ainda há tempo para mudarmos nossas atitudes. A Rio +20 é mais uma oportunidade. Eu S2 o nosso Planeta!

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By:
Tharlisson(Santarém, Pará - Brasil)

2012 - The Changing Year.We Are Changing Our Perspective Of Live. We're Creating A Different Way Of Living, A Way For The Earth.

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By:
Bartolomeu(Portugal)

Composting help save our Planet!

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By:
Mira Jelčić(Croatia)

We need equal opportunities betwen women and men

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By:
edurne(Spain)
Coltrane Casey(UK)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)

SING ! The reverberation of many human voices, will change the world.

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By:
Elizabeth(Curitiba, Brasil)

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

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By:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Thomas(Berlin)
Melinda Rooke(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Pam(South Carolina)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

Think R! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!!

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By:
stefu(argentina)

The future of our earth depends on the resilience and sustainability of our cities. Act locally for global environmental security.

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By:
Helene Roumani(Jerusalem, Israel)

Change starts with YOU. Don't wait for it, go after it.

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By:
Jade(New York)

We can live more humble!

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By:
Srecko Mikulic(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Rini Dutt (M.Sc. in Climate Change)(Ahmedabad, India)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)

We need the Advanced Civilization Platform for solving the myriad ofglobal problems for benefit of mankind and settle on other planets also

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By:
Sanjay Dixit(Mumbai)

Our Environment is a precious gift that must be preserved by all including you.Sustainability therefore is an inevitable factor today.

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By:
Njeik Adeline(Cameroon)

At Rio, politicians must act. At home, WE can act. So switch off unwanted equipment, use renewable energy, save water and don't waste food.

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By:
Ian Byrne(Milton Keynes, UK)

Save life. Save future. Plant trees.Plant life. Make a good difference. Start within. Act now. Be the change. Share the green flame!Be part.

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By:
Ivy B. Yecyec(Kidapawan City, Philippines)
Brian(New York)

We need awareness of our actions as citizens! We need education to be aware about the current and future environmental issues. Let's unite!

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By:
Ana Luiza Pinto(Boa Vista)

We must ask the right questions in order to attract a critical mass, so that our system & culture can emerge into a new more sustainable one

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By:
Sharif Shawky(Malmö)

Learn how to use Natural resources without without compromising conservation principles.Evolve policies which are ecocentric and humane.

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