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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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)

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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Ephraim Percy Kenyanito(Eldoret, Kenya)

Save the future, come to the first ecological state in the world, Montenegro. :)

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ecothinker(Podgorica, Montenegro)

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

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Juho Noro(Turku, Finland)

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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María Auxiliadora Merizalde(Guayaquil Ecuador )

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)

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)

TO BE READY ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES THAN DISTURB TO OTHERS.

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Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)

Remember Severn Suzuki in 1992 - she told you adults to stop breaking the planet. Grow up and take responsibiity for your children's future.

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A concerned citizen of the world(France)

The time is NOW! for humans to honor the rights of the ecosystems that sustain us, to recognize that nature has rights just as we do.

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Robin Milam(Grass Valley, CA)
John(California)
Lisa Pires(Goa, India)
Terri(California)
Kate(Gloucestershire, UK)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Sal(San Diego)
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)

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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Stasha(Podgorica, Crna Gora)

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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Ana Luiza Pinto(Boa Vista)

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

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Travis Sinckler(Barbados)

Improving health of movers as climate refugees were todays` business outcome. To redefine country sovereignty as multinational co-defenders.

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Iselin(Norway)

We only have NOW- let's go sustainable!

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Natasha Amar(Dubai, UAE)

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)

Who wants to believe in live after death,adds a very significant aspect to his live. Respect Mother Earth.

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Barteld Stam(the Netherlands)
Adriana Meira Vital(Paraíba Brasil)

We should be entrepreneurs also in social projects. Let´s use innovation and the creativity in favor of a better environment.

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Cristina Gramacho(Madrid, Spain)

I want a world where we act in accordance with the earth, the animals and plants, so that we live sustainably and with joy.

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Jackie Frew(Ascot, UK)

Planeta Tierra - Planeta terra, la única nave espacial para la humanidad - a única nave espacial para a humanidade

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Eric Flores De Gracia(Santiago, Panama)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

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)

Fight for Mother Earth!

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Stewart Grand(Washington DC, USA)

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

Get a focus on agreements instead of differences that exist! Agreements that are Sustainable for all and yet including. Future = Creative!

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Iselin(Norway)

We urge civil society to remind Heads of States of their duty to engage in RIO+20 Summit. www.change.org/petitions/heads-of-state-rio20

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Leonardo Rocha(Brussels, Belgium)
vicki.hird(london, UK)

Green Growth for All, All for Green Growth !

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Han Chul Kim(Seoul, South Korea)

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

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Illiassou Na-Indo Tchiany(Niamey-Niger)

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

I imagine that in 2032, the world will be in peace and harmony.the peoples will choices simple life stily.

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Heloisa Orben Baggio Matheus(Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil)

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)

Stand up for Mother Earth! She has taken all your undoings for so many years. It's about time!

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carolkiiru(Nairobi, Kenya)

Organic Vegan is the best solution for the world.Meat consumption kills CO2 cycling system:Forest, land, ocean. Recover is priority.Be vegan

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Chu-Lei(Washing DC, USA)

JUST BE MORE ATTENTIVE TO EACH OTHER!People should learn only this easy thing

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Oxana(Moscow, Russia)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

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

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

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)

Sustainability is also about ethics, values and qualities embedded in our actions. We are different, yet we have common believes as humans.

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Zeena (Oman)

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

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maria francisca tricarico(rio de janeiro/ brasil)

Mother earth told us to be on land it ́s the best you ́ll ever have, now mother earth is punishing us so we remember our promise with her.

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Lemuel Vega(Cozumel, México)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)

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 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)

Please use the worldwide replanting technique called TOKA TREKKO!

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Bo Stridsberg(Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil)

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

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Rhodora Matias Penaflor(Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines)

Sustainable development is not using resources beyond the rate that they are replenished

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Chris Devenish(Lima, Peru)

Developing countries need education on Sustainability. The information should be available in more languages.

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Elizaveta Mamaliga(Moldova, Chisinau)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

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

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By:
K.Sivaprasad(Hyderabad, India)

RIO+20 = EARTH + FUTURE

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Fabio Novo(Brasil)

RIO + 20 UNIDOS PELAS DIFERENÇAS.

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

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

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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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Alicia Matta Gonzales(Lima, Peru)

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

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Victoria Eugenia(Spain)

We need to stop the Destruction of Indigenous People's Lands, while looking for water power from the Amazon. There must be better ideas

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J Christine Tegler-Del Campo(Delray Beach, FL, USA)

As the nature is the primary source of all types of wealth, it should be utilized in a way that sustains all kinds of lives on the earth. This is possible if we follow the principles of equity and justice.

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Bishwa Nath Tiwari(Kathmandu, Nepal (currenlty in Bangkok))

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

We have a responsibility for something beyond ourselves... we have a responsibility to the planet and to future generations.

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By:
Emma(Christchurch, New Zealand)

Nous avons besoin d'avoir une oreille attentive aux préoccupations concrètes de cette jeunesse pleine de bonnes idées pour notre planète

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By:
Adakou AMEWOUI(Lomé, TOGO)

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

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Marie Elena Dio(Boston, MA, USA)

All countries must work together to address our global problems.

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Karla (United States)

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.)

We need climate Justice

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Wakibu Bunnya(Kampala, Uganda)

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

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Leticia Andrade(BRASIL)

My name is Paul McCartney, and i am a vegetarian!

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paul McCartney(UK)

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

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By:
Virendra Nath Pandey(Lucknow, India.)

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

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Mohammad Shahidur Rahman(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Think, Live, and Breathe GREEN. Above all, RESPECT earth.

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Miss Patti Pedrus(Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia)

To secure our future, all nations; moreover, all individuals need to feel the responsibility and take concrete steps in a collective way.

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Muhammad Toqeer(Peshawar,Pakistan)
Shreejana Bhattarai(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Els De Mol(Belgium)

Let?s stop the competition in this World. Let?s start working together, to achieve our common goals: a healthy, happy, life on a healthy, war-free planet.

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Letta Wagenborg(Leidschendam, The Netherlands)

Vamos preservar as florestas!!

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Débora de Carvalho Pereira(Paris)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)
fabio novo(sao paulo,brasil)

We can make good things for the planet because is our home, and the next generations diserve a better environment

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Andree(San Salvador,El Salvador )

Compromising our ability to meet future needs, if sustainability education is neglected .

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By:
Oshaniwa Toyin(Lagos, Nigeria)

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)

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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Neha Swaminathan(Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

While addressing minor countries please think about the minors in those countries if they are addressed within.

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Phurba Sherpa(Nepal)
Niraj Lama(Nepal)

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

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paola croso(sao paulo brazil)

THE LOCAL AGENDA 21 should be prioritized

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Jacqueline Guerreiro(Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil)
Ania(Freiburg)
Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)
John Swingler(Woking England LA21 )
Carla Stoicov(São Paulo)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

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)

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)

Come on people, how can we be so blind!!! Let's react...we are killing our earth we are killing our brothers and sisters, we are killing us.

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Marina(Bari, Italy)

No sustainability without gender equity and poverty reduction.

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Prabha(Vancouver)

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)

World, Take care! It will be not easy, but you can scape to the humain insanity

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By:
Inêz Oludé(Brazil)

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)

Lets go for a simplier life to a more sustainable and coperative way of life,and to start replenshing that we and those before us stole

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adrian marchant(billingham uk)

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)

it is our responsibility! Time is rapidly running out!

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Andrea Henkel(Reppenstedt, Germany)

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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Alicia and Yoann(France )

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)

Let's make a different!!!Le'ts improve our environment!!!Let's change the world!!!TO MAKE IT A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE!!!

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IDA GUO(China Beijing)
FIORELLA QUEIROZ(BRAZIL)

Local governemnts are key to achieveing sustaibable development for all people, using participatory methods.

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Erika Rydergaard(Stockholm)
ola(new york)
Emily(Washington DC)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)

Contextual development matters in order for any sustainable measure to be relevant and long term

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Hannah Kabir(Abuja)

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)

Consciousness based education & spiritual progress are foundations for the manifestation of sustainable development. May the Gurus grace :-)

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Shriji Kurup(Chennai, India)

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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Syed Mehmood Kazmi(Muzaffarabad, AJK Pakistan)

Lets stop blaming Govt n policies! n bring the change from within us and cut down our activities that HURTS our MOTHER EARTH!!!!

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Rajeshwari(Bangalore, India)

If you want to save yourself, you must save the earth first. If you want to save your family, you must save the earth first.

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By:
Sunggil Lee(Seoul, Korea)

Health is an esential precondition for sustainable development.

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Guto(Washington, DC - USA)

Agroforestry is key to sustainable development. Trees outside forests can reduce the effects of climate change.

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Janet(New Orleans)

The state of our environment, society, values and world views is a result of the current economic system. Change happens one by one. Go!

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Mike Anson(Martigny, Switzerland)
Ola(New York)
Elena(Chicago, IL)
Katrien(Belgium)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

?Anyone who believes in indefinite growth of anything physical on a physically finite planet is either a madman or an economist.? -Boulding.

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By:
Juan Gomez(New York City, USA)

Act Now so you won't regret later!

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Iyad Abumoghli(Amman, Jordan)

Your world is the one which you create yourself, not these stones and bricks, which are in sightVolunteer yourself for humanity.Act now!!!

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Syed Mahmood Kazmi(Muzaffarabad, Pakistan)

Let's make some donation for sustainable development when we have a party!! Have fun and do good!!

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Yuka(Japan)

Our small effort to save nature,can be a boon for future generations.

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Mrinalini Mahapatra(Tokyo, Japan)
John M.(Boston)
Prof. Liliana Tsoneva-Pentcheva(Bulgaria)

Youth is the backbone of any country.

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SYED MEHMOOD KAZMI(Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.)
Britanny(New York City)
Juan Vazquez(Montreal)

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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Katherine Yampolsky(Canada)

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

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Henrique Reichert(Brazil, São Paulo)

Private Sector should be more actively involved and should do business in a more responsible way

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By:
Megan Lawaski(New York, USA)
Ola Goransson(United States)
Justus Lavi Mwololo(Nairobi)
Meng Li(United States)
Sustainability Guru(Tokyo)
Antonio W. Salas(Panama)
Glenelys(New York, NY )
Lee Jeongmin(Canada)
Terri (California)
Jeffrey Newman(London)
Gail(Edinburgh)
Sam Ramsden(London)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)
Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)
Fernando Legrand(Argentina)
Victor Arroyo(Brazil)
Devaladevi (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ankit Pandey(India)
Amanina Ahmad(Malaysia)
Rhodora Matias Penaflor(Philippines)
Tatiana Marves(Guatemala)

We need a World Sustainable Development Organisation recognizing the inivisible nature of all three dimensions of sustainable development

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Marian Schreier(Stuttgart, Germany)
Markus Watz(Paris)
Michael(New York)
Dennis(Rome)
Carole-Ann Walker(Ottawa Ontario Canada)
Mike(New York)
Severine(France)
Letitia(France)
till(frankfurt, germany)
Els De Mol(Belgium)



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Luan(Brasil)

Education is the pillar of a better world

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Pablo Murck(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

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

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By:
Sung-gil Lee(Seoul, Korea)

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)

Rio must induce

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Richard Laverack(Barcelona, Spain)

I wish that we save Amazon!

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Edu(São Paulo - BR)

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

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Sarah Chen Lin(Venezuela/Taiwan)

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)

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

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valentina bauer(argentina)

DOMESTIC ECONOMIC EDUCATION/AWARENESS IN SCHOOLS-ensure that youths are aware of local economic conditions:its effects and foreseen outcomes

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Amy(Trinidad and Tobago)

Necesitamos gente q enlacen bien las propuestas y acciones para no perder: personas ideas fuerzas tiempo y dinero. X un ambiente y vida sana

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Rosio Gonzalo(Huancayo, Peru)

THE OCEANS ARE RISING, THE FORESTS ARE BLAZING, MANY SPECIES ARE GOING EXTINCT, BUT HUMAN BEINGS ONLY CARE ABOUT THEMSELVES. TIME FOR CHANGE

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Kavin Paulraj(Chennai, India)

Step back and simplify the processes you have established to achieve your programs. Likewise, keep reports simple so everyone can read them.

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By:
Esther Aranda(Bethesda, USA )
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Susanna(Finland)

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

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Dana S. Galiyeva(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Let usa work together for better environment and make it easy for us and for the comming generation and better future

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By:
Dr. hasan a alhosani (Abudhabi UAE )

Please listen more, talk less.

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By:
Pierangelo Alejo(Quezon City, Philippines)

Wake up to yourself! You are responsible for what happens in the world, directly or indirectly. Be sincere and committed, sine qua non.

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David Collier(Canberra)

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)

LIteracy is a prereqisite for sustainalbity

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

For our species to be sustainable we can't be corrupt: remove short-term thinking, selfishness, easy or cheaper solutions and work together!

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By:
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)

People were made to be loved, and objects were made to be used. The problem is: people are being used and objects are being loved. Why?

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By:
Vinicius Rosa(Florianopolis, Brazil)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Khalid R Temsamani(Tangier-Morocco)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Bridge the gap, collaborate together to create a positive impact on the people around us and create a sustainable future!

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By:
Subhadeep Mondal(Kharagpur, India)

We need to focus on effective implementation

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By:
Ole Johansson(New York, USA)
Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Lalanath de Silva(Washignton DC)
Justus Lavi Mwololo(Nairobi)
Catarina Antikainen(Sweden)
Shreejana Bhattarai(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Jacob Scherr(Washington, DC)
Peppi-Emilia Airike(Sweden)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Angelika(Namdar)
Aasma Qamer(Islamabad, Pakistan)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)
Thomas(Berlin)

Sustainability: the opportunity to do something for the world and not be in it just to ride!

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By:
Ândrea Cordeiro(São Gonçalo, Brasil)

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

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

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By:
Anabelle C.(Costa Rica)

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

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

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

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By:
Nanon Louis Christian(Chateau Benares, Mauritius)

the challenge is how to select the real and correct messages to achieve the sustainable development.....

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Maher Hamadn(Bethlehem, Palestine)

We need equal opportunities betwen women and men

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

Stop with corruption.

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juscelino(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

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

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Cecilia Mares-Guia(Jundiai-Brazil)

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)

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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By:
George K(Canton, MI, USA)

Change our life style with less desire and share extra for needy people & new development must embed green infrustructure and action plans.

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By:
Lee-in Chen(Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China)

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)

we need to take actions for the better tomorrow today, thninking green and promoting it in actions can save humanity..we are all in it !!!

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By:
Kweyunga Emmanuel Mike (Kampala, Uganda)

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

Enquanto países como os USA continuarem com este padrão de vida, o resto do planeta padecerá.

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Angélica(Brasil)
Manuela Araújo(Portugal)

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)

It takes the silence of those who know for wrong things to triumph,if we raise our voices in unity then we will get there.

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Ashu Barbara(Buea Cameroon)

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

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

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 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)

Invest in the environment, good people, renewable energies, reuse of the products, sustainable economy, stop producing waste for nothing.

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By:
Lorenzino Vaccari(World, Italy)

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)

Que a Educação Ambiental realize o sonho maior de todos os seus disseminadores: um mundo mais equilibrado, justo e sustentável, com amor!

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Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)
Harumy Aguirre(Mexico city)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Set mandatory goals at corporate/government level with global economy restructuring & monitoring of KPI'S(CO2 emi,sustainable inputs,etc.)

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Shafiq Ahmed(Lahore, Pakistan)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

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)

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)

Only the solutions that benefit all are sustainable.

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

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

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

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

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anthony(france)

Control and educate third world countries in order to make them more sustainable!

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By:
Jonas Balk(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

We need to move forward together, as

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By:
Simran Vedvyas(Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

We need to promote a

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By:
Jaime Villa(Medellín, Colombia)

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)

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)

Deeply reflect on the green economy.Think about the failure of past growth oriented policies. Please. Make Rio+20 the paradigm shift we need

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Federico(Canberra)

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

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Rodrigo Sabatini(Brasil)

We need an Ombudsperson for defending our environmental rights, the rights of climate refugees, and the survival of all species.

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Teresa Flores(Bolivia)

Bcycle should be promoted as prefered mode of transportation for cities in XXI century

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Matias Kalwill(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Leila Albanese(New Jersey)

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

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svensk(new york)

The world is yours, is ours! Let us take care of him as caretakers of our house! kisses

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By:
Jeanne Maria(Cajazeiras-PB-Brasil)

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

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Ahmed Pathan(KALOL-GUJARAT-INDIA)

the rich countries of the world must commit with intention and put resources for the betterment of the global village. let love the world.

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By:
Singilizwe Tinkili Moko(King Williams Town, South Africa)

This event is important for create the development, culture, clearly, sustainability and transparency in the organizations and citizens.

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By:
Denise Silva Ferreira Juvenal(Rio de Janeiro - Brazil)

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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By:
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)

Sustainable development is about reducing wasteful resource consumption, sharing what is left responsibly, and promoting renewable energies.

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By:
Abdul Saboor Atrafi(Herat, Afghanistan)

#FutureWeWant depends on #HumanResources and our own willingness to be part of the #Change

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Alina Bezhenar(Moscow, Russia)

Necesitamos a los líderes tomando en serio las problemáticas ambientales, sociales, económicas, espirituales. Necesitamos decisiones.

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Luciana Zanotto(Córdoba, Argentina)

world leaders : stop invading other countries by war , make free trade to gain instead

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Fayazuddin Ghiasi (badakhshan , Afghansiatn )
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Educate all the people on Importance of Environment & bringing strong intervention which will us to restore our environment good and Safe...

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Mr. Atul Mane(mumbai)

Humanity Sustainability in any manner important to Nation

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By:
Kamal Faridi(Karachi, 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)

The current capitalist development model and an economy that's based on an unrestrained economic growth are obstacles for sustainable life.

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By:
Fernando Sanchez(New York)

Earth needs new manager,who dived resources faily and not equaly, earth needs a doctor who dignosis only economic effect of human acts bt also environmenteffects of our acts but above all EarthNeedUs.

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By:
Catherine Fidelis(Tanzania)

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

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By:
ahinkora nelson senyo(Accra, Ghana)
Natalie Akstein(Johannesburg, South Africa)

There should be a tree planter job so that a lot of people will be obliged to plant trees!

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By:
Berns(Manila, Philippines)

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)

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

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Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)

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)

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)

Sustainability starts with yourself. Be the change. Green your own life, it's the most important step you can take.

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By:
James Bennett(Birmingham, U.S)

World without war!!!! Stop conflict agression , corruption, brutality!!!

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By:
Nasrin(Azerbaijan)

We need education and responsibility to understand what is going on our enviroment to be able to charge the government the CHANGES we need!

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By:
Michelle Flöter(São Paulo - Brazil)
Miroslav(austria)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

We have the knowledge, we have the power, we just need our leaders to reinforce the fact that change needs to come. GUIDE THE PEOPLE

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By:
Hannah Tokuno(Yuba City, United States)

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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By:
Kumari(USA)

Effective enforcement of national environmental laws is critical to achieving green economic growth.

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INECE Secretariat(Washington, D.C., USA)

Education is the only long term solution for this problem

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robertito(buenos aires)

Action without delay is the secret of efficiency, we had enough of meetings, conferences, and comments, how much have we spend on these and how much more do we need to make our world an habitable abode.

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Amos Odetayo(Akure, Nigeria)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Think R! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!!

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By:
stefu(argentina)

It's obvious that we need a change. Mother Earth is our home. Let's get together, take care of it and preserve Nature by acting responsibly.

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By:
Maria and Wouter(New York, USA)

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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Mme Noura Fatchima Djibrilla(Niamey République du Niger)

My dream: people on our beautiful planet united,1 love 4 all, share the resources; there's enough with respectful awareness. Love & light xx

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Ems & Pedz(Gloucestershire)
Oxana(Russia, Moscow)

By 2030 demand for food will rise by 50%, energy by 45% and water by 30% , why have a summit on sustainability? Should it not be on birth control?Cuger Brant.

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By:
Cuger Brant(LOndon)

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)

All the important is

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By:
Emi(Tokyo)

Protect the earth, Ensure sustainable Development for better future. Let us abolish Nuclear Weapons Now

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By:
Ghassan(Damascus Syria)

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)

Fortunately, new economies are forcing former holders of the monopoly of development to give place.

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By:
Luis Lucas(Portugal)

GREEN, GREEN & MORE GREEN!Let's just take a step forward.

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Wael El Hadi(Beirut, Lebanon)



By:
Regina Pinto(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Croplands alone cannot feed the world. We must restore the world's vast grasslands to provide food, water, and economic stability.

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By:
Savory Institute(Boulder, Colorado, USA)

Fight illiteracy to induce sustainable growth in poor nations, educated & enlightened young generation is our sustainable future.

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By:
Shafiq Ahmed(Lahore, Pakistan)

I love Grid - Solar

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nink(bKK)

how should civil society contribute 2UN summit Rio+20?EESC conference'll gather its voices 2convey strong message 2Rio

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Kamala(Brussels)

All species have a right to live in peace, not just our own. Wild habitat must be restored and protected

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By:
Clinton Leahy(Nimbin, Australia)

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)

Truly a circle job life we are all part of this ball we call Earth

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Jane(Nz)

We, hasten our own 'END' by damaging 'THE NATURE', for hollow development. Future generations will never forgive us.

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By:
Rajinder(Ahmedabad, India)
harvey stern(new orleans Louisiana USA)
Irma Ries(State of Iowa in USA)

We should incorporate cultural diversity in our education.

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By:
Sultan Muhammad Razzak(Dhaka)

Happiness is the only way forward! :)

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By:
Cecilia Thonander(Sweden)

I want to see the UK represented @ Rio+20 by our Prime Minister, David Cameron

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By:
Kaye(UK)

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)

Rio+20 will define our path to a Safer, Cleaner, Greener, Equitable and Prosperous World for all.

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By:
Vinod Sharma(New Delhi, India)
Ola(New York)
Petra Kjell(London, UK)
carmelo ecarri(Valencia Venezuela )
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Adrian Mckeon(dublin)
jeison luna (colombia )
PtrColombia(Colombia)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
Leila Albanese(New Jersey)

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

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By:
pete lee(England)

Sustainable Development Strategy is the right way to build a NEW PEACEFUL BUT REVOLUTIONARY RENAISSANCE

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By:
Adriano Ciani(Perugia,Italy)

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)

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

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Prisca(Kampala,Uganda)

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)

Live every day at zero impact

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By:
Massa Felicetto(Ceccano, Italy)

We need Global and Regional conventions on access to information, justice & participation for all.

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By:
Lalanath de Silva(Washington DC)
Mme Noura Fatchima Djibrilla(Niamey NIGER)
prodanovic sonja(Belgrade Serbia)
Catarina Antikainen(Sweden)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Leila Albanese(New Jersey)

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)

We have to stand together as a global community to create a lasting solution on the same issues. We need COOPERATION from all sectors.

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By:
JCI Global City Taguig(Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines)

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)

let there be mass awareness about the need for global sustainable development for the living beings. lets preserve & protect this planet.

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By:
dr prem raj pushpakaran(kozhikode, india)

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

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

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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By:
Iyad Abumoghli(Amman, Jordan)

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)

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

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

O engajamento deve ser de todos: governos, empresas e cada cidadão do mundo. Nossa atitude hoje refletirá nos recursos futuros.

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Melissa Fukushima(São Paulo, Brazil)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Natalie Akstein(Johannesburg, South Africa)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
erika(ssa)

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)

If each one do a bit, we can make a revolution

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Fernanda(Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

YOUTHS ARE OUR FUTURE TODAY, EMPOWERING THEM WILL STRENGTHEN THEIR FUTURE ...

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ASABE SHEHU YAR'ADUA FOUNDATION(ABUJA ,NIGERIA )
Britanny(New York City)

Sustainable development is the true goal of humanity in the relationship between people and nature

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By:
giorgio(bologna)

I am 13 years old, and I fear for my future. Please stop global warming before it is too late for your children.

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By:
Rachel(New York, U.S.A.)
Carolyn Holland(Portland, OR)

Harmony restores equilibrium

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By:
Soffiatti, Nelson Fernando de Lisboa(Belém, State Pará, Brazil)

We have to put this agenda in the top of all countries publica, private and social priorities. The best thing can we do for our own benefit.

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Hilario Valenzuela Robles-Linares(México City, México)
ola(new york)

Like the Native Americans said

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By:
Pauline Veriter & Siegfried De Doncker(Belgium)

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)

WaterWater is lifeSomething you should knowAbout H2OWaterWater is lifeWater is life and that?s a factWhether it?s collected from a well or flowing from the tapI need it to wash my hands before i have mealFor hygieneFor the paper mills for the magazinesWe need for the detergentsFor everything you can imagineIt?s a natural resource don't waste it

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dickson oyuki(nairobi kenya)

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

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By:
Mahfuja Parven(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

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

Time to TAKE BACK our planet! Tell our children & grandchildren that at Rio+20 in 2012, we acted globally to create a better world for them

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By:
Michael Heng(Singapore)

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

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By:
Meetika Srivastava(Lucknow, India)

We need to lift humanity while lowering our footprint

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By:
Rocky Rohwedder(Petaluma USA)
Ola(United States)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)
narender sangwan(delhi)
andrew robert beaton(pismo, ca, usa)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
BINOD NEUPANE(Kathmandu, Nepal)

We have to rethink the unjust international monetary system and consider basing it on a carbon standard to seriously combat climate change.

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By:
Frans Verhagen(New York City, USA)
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 build a new world organization for the environmental protection and the sustainable management of this one.

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By:
Runfola Gabriel(France)

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)

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)

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

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

In this period of degradation of our biosphere, you ask many questions to find answer. We have to help

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By:
Guillermain(Agen, France)

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

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By:
Carol(Curitiba, Brazil)

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

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By:
Taufiq(Indonesia)

Green Economy: it bring way to sustainable development and poverty eradication in Nigeria

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By:
Prince Bright Akinola(Ikeja Nigeria)

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)

natural capital is for us all, mankind should manage,save protect andconsreveit,as RIO(one) veteran Iam looking forward for posetive actions

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By:
Raymond Kwerepe(Gaborone, Botswana)

coexistance of eco systems and human- created systems, with positive and sustainable interactions between the two to create a 'unified whole

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By:
Prabhavathy Ramakrishnan(Kochi, India)

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)

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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By:
Sal(San Diego, USA)

Collective Efforts and pro-active approach can lead us towards Sustainable Development,Green Economy,Sustainable Life Style and Future.

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By:
Nazia Batool(Rawalpindi Pakistan)

We must do more to address environmental degradation caused by armed conflict.

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By:
Hudson McFann(New York City, USA)
Jessica Fox(New York City, USA)
Matt Maiorana(New York)
Prodanovic Sonja(Belgrade Serbia)
Nathan Thanki(Maine, USA)
Prashanth Bejai(Herndon, VA)
Alex Holzman(Philadelphia, PA)
Sheena Miller(Oslo, Norway)
Liz Filbrun(New York City, USA)
Gregory Filipczak(Belleville, Wi USA)
Rebecca Coombs(Maine)
Ahmad Aldamen(Tabuk, Saudi Arabia)
Kristin Corpuz(Santa Barbara, CA)
Melinda McFann(Ohio, USA)
Elena(Chicago, IL)

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

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)

Hey world ! Science Across Egypt is coming !

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Gihan Sami Soliman(Cairo)

Participation of women should be ensured as women are secret weapon to end poverty in the world.

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Erasmus Mweene(Lusaka, Zambia)
Ola(new York)
Petra(London)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

lets get rid of deforestation inorder to prevent soil degradation and ozone layer depletion.

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By:
landjinou Tiandeu Clarice(Cameroon)

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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By:
Chiara(Naples, Italy)

Countries should get the best of this opportunity. Lately We have seen high egos and own interests in those summits, like G20...let's wake!

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By:
Jonas(Sao Paulo)

We need Global PeaceMakers!

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By:
Harold Silva(Miami, USA)

International communication must be efficient and neutral. Esperanto is a neutral easy-to-learn language used all over the world for SD.

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By:
Rafael Henrique Zerbetto(Campinas, Brazil)

Earth will survive mankind

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By:
Elisabetta (Roma)
Britanny(New York City)

We are killing ourselves. DO SOMETHING.

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By:
Senel Wanniarachchi (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Sustainable development is a strong day by day commitment to allow our kids to enjoy the future.

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CIFAL Atlanta(Atlanta, United States)

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)

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.)

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)



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k(kl)

We have to choose between what is right and what is easy. Change is hard but I haven't lost hope. Humanity will find a way!!

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By:
Hariram(India)

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

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By:
Vicente(New York)

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

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By:
Yoran Demunter(Alsemberg)

Ocean Acidification is a global, imminent threat. We can do something about it! Rio+20 for international regulation!

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By:
Sarah(Washington, D.C., USA)

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)

Dear authorities, show us how much you CARE about the FUTURE of OUR KIDS, and we'll show you how much we care about YOU!

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Fausto(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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))

President, Prime Ministers, and world leaders come to the Rio+20 Earth Summit not to talk or argue, but to commit to real actions now.

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By:
Jacob Scherr(Washington, DC)
sangwan narender(delhi)
Allen Ottaro(Kenya)
AdrianaGG(México)
Thomas Vermes(Oslo, Norway)
Hugo Costa(Portugal)
MUKTI M MAJID(Dacca Bangladesh)
Ralien Bekkers(Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Leonardo Rocha(Brussels)
Leida Rijnhout(Brussels)
andrew robert beaton(usa)
Kim McCabe(Washington DC, US)
caco de paula(Sao Paulo - Brazil)
Hannah Freedman(New Mexico)
Tek Jung Mahat(Nepal)
keshab pyakurel(nepal,kathmandu)
Sarah Shabrina(Indonesia)
Farjana Ferdoes(kathmandu)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Erick Kamau(Kenya)
Joana(Brazil)
Purvi(Ahmedabad)
Sasha L Pratt(London, United Kingdom)
Ofelia Cervantes(Puebla, Mexico)
Anthony Guerrero(New York City)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Letícia(Brazil)
marcelo jordao(sao paulo)
vicki Hird(london Uk)
HATEM(TUNIS)
Catarina Antikainen(Stockholm)
Marcia Alves(São Paulo)
Michael Davidson(Washington, DC)
wendy(sydney)
Lavinia Rossi(Milan, Italy)
Britanny(New York City)
Frans Verhagen(New York City)
Neva Frecheville(UK)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
Felipe Burman(Israel and Brazil)
Ahmed Pathan(Gujarat-india)
jane hallisey(rio de janeiro)

Think like a mountain

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Helena (santarém)

Create urgency between our elected officials to act NOW on the UN Millennium Development Goals that will catalyz prosperity for us all.

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Chris Castro(Miami, USA)

The environmental problems bring the necessity of a spiritual revolution. I hope we can learn from the indigenous to love n respect nature.

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By:
Omar Flores(Mexico City)

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)

I hope that RIO+20 will redifine Sustainable Development concept, not based on needs, but on the use of capitals (natural, social, economic)

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gemma cervantes(mexico city (mexico))
Ola(New York)

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

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By:
Teresa Murad(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

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)

Priority to small community, respecting their identity and culture.

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pitiu bomfin(sao jose dos campos)

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)

WHAT IS THE ONE THING I CAN DO TODAY THAT WILL BENEFIT THE ENVIRONMENT? Whatever the answer is, in your own capacity just DO IT.

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Simran Vedvyas(Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

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)

Twenty years have elapsed since Suzuki Severn spoke out at Rio1992. Sadly, the voice of children is yet be taken seriously on green issues.

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By:
Kehkashan Basu(Dubai , UAE)

Think about the other before you think of yourself

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By:
ken(ayr)

World Leaders should once and for all commit to an action plan that will ensure a world free from harmful threats of Climate Change!

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By:
Marichu Sabroso(Manila, Philippines)

Without abundant health for the non-human ecosystem, there can be no abundant health for the human genome. Dream it; live it; create it!

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By:
Michael Olwyler(North Fork, CA, USA)

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

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By:
Ricardo Rodrigues(Teresopolis, Brazil)

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)

Rio 1992 started the dialogue on global environmental concerns but Rio+20 have to be the beginning of the solution!

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By:
Alessandra(Cosenza, Italy)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)
Shenja(Ruthenberg)
Helen Angelova(Poltava)
Kassem(Lebanon)

We need to see the Sustainable Development principles PRACTICED and implemented especially for member countries, down to their GRASSROOTS!

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Susan Cardenas(Lima, Peru)
ola(new york)
Neva Frecheville(London, UK)

Save Cassador Mountains No to divided lanes on the top of Atlantic coastal Range Brazilian Cloud Forest There are always alternatives!

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CR MCPA IGUASSU ITEREI(SP BR)

Our individual actions will be the one to decide for our future. Responsible individuals lead to a sustainable future.

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Carlos Ortiz(Philippines)

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)

I want to echo Children Education to the World to establish welfare, connect gabs and it is a magic tool to achieve peace to all population.

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By:
Naglaa El Bakri(Cairo, Egypt)

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)

IT'S SO SIMPLE TO BE THE SOLUTION - JUST ACT with LESSER TALK!

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By:
Ben E(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Social Entrepreneurs are the genuine heroes of our future!!

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Tanja(Germany)

Let us work together to bring out the best in men, women, boys and girls to benefit society. WOMEN champion Sustainable Consumption Solution

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By:
Sabina Anokye Mensah(Tema, GHANA)

WE SHOULD NOT LET OUR FUTURE CHILDREN ENVY US ONCE WE END UP DEAD WHILE THEY SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES OF OUR PRESENT ACTIONS IN THE FUTURE!

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By:
Jill Misa(Olongapo City, Philippines)

Stop talking about it. Do it!

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By:
Adriana(Bratislava)
ola(new york)
Stefan Schäfer(Wolfsburg)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Thomas(Berlin)

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)

The World will discover which the next step will be a simple life.There are not natural resources and efficiency for our life style.

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By:
Tadeu Matheus(Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil)

think green,act lean,econfidence & lean manufacturing can reengineer a sustainable future in the modern corporate culture.

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By:
Shafiq Ahmed(Lahore,Pakitan)

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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By:
Rhonda Staudt(Monrovia, Liberia)

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

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By:
Justus Larisika(Buenos Aires)

Ecovillages are among the most sustainable communities on Earth. Let's learn from them.

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By:
Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Snigdha Kar(India)
Ola(New York)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Mónica Miriam García Cuellar(México)
Rashmi chaturvedi(Delhi, India)
Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Needed - a Third Agricultural Revolution to distinguish between food production and Food Security which is the province of the family farme

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By:
Antony V. Trowbridge(Johannesburg South Africa)

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)

For our energy and well-being, let's focus on air, sun, water and forests and live WITH the Earth instead of FROM the Earth.

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By:
Annemiek Lauwerijssen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

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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By:
awssan kamal(london)

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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By:
milka(kenya)

CHANGE!THE WORLD IS IN TROUBLEWE NEED A LADDERWE NEED A CONSCIOUS MAN !RIO+20

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By:
Anderson Amoedo(Salvador, Brasil)

We are the light of the world and dont need to consume it to be. once of us can do someting doesnt matter if its small we can work and do it

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By:
nelida luck(Santa Cruz, Bolivia)

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

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By:
Jade(New York)

Change your mind, change the world. Your positive mind may change the world for sustainable development.

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By:
Noor Mohammed(Comilla, Bangladesh)

We want to have a bright future! Develop yourself for success!

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By:
Rena Ibrahimova(Baku, Azerbaijan )
Zaur Ä°brahimov(Baku, Azerbaijan)
Boqatireva Sevinc(Baku, Azerbaijan)
Nilufer(Azerbaijan,Baki)
Gulistan(Baku,Azerbaijan)
Asif Seferli(Baku, Azerbaijan)
Brian(New York)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)
Maria Angela(Caracas, Venezuela)

WE want equality for All! Both Man and Woman, Adults and Children, Rich and Poor People,let's give to All the same opportunities to Develop!

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By:
Stavros Mertzemekis(Serres Hellas )
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

Every child is a question for a better future.

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Seminar Sozial-ökologische Forschung(Marburg (Germany))

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)

Monolith Biocrete Biobloc : five shared waste streams to future built environments that mitigate climate risk while supporting biodiversity.

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By:
Bradley Robinson(Wakefild laPeche' Quebec Canada)

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

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By:
Ryan(Bridgetown)

Mother Earth not only has nourished the humans, but also has witness all of our history. She is the silent keeper of THE STORY OF HUMANITY!!

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ALEXANDRA POSTELNICU(Bucharest, Romania)
Muhammad Kabir(Islamabad Pakistan)
Miriam Lenise(SP/Brasil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Recyling the waste lying at most places all over India is a challenge as well as an opportunity. Better late than never, but let's do it.

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By:
P K Panda(Kolkata, India)

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

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

The technology is there and is not the problem - what we need to work on is changing our culture. Teach compassion and understanding.

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By:
Paolo(New York)

Enough pain, Enough destruction ,Let the world live in security,Love and live in Green World

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By:
Raghda (Gaza Strip,Palestine )

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)

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)

We have to take care of Mother Nature. Let's start to change.

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By:
daniela(argentina)

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)

It is our sort of war, We are fighting for our future. For Life.

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By:
Lolakhon(Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Please think of the enviromental before you print this message and any attachments

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By:
jadranka pavićević(Montenegro)

What we do to the planet, we do it to ourselves. If we take care of ourselves, we should take care of our planet.

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By:
Luchi(argentina, Buenos Aires)

If the world is ready to change. Please let the feelings of the people shine through all the decisionmaking, so that a change is here!

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By:
Patrik Swanstrøm(Nesodden, Norway)

In our hands the future lies.Stamp the present with an act, dare to make our dream a fact.

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By:
lena (argentina)

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

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

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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baskar(tiruvannamalai,tamilnadu,southindia)

Cut the technocratic foolishness, commodification and ideological parochialism. Deliver Mother Earth her rights.

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By:
fuad(london)
webmaster@ponteiro.com.br(Brasil)

Its easy going green! please remember we've only got one planet, let's love it.

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By:
ana(argentina)

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

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