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A ideia do projeto, chamado Aqualuz, surgiu quando Anna Luisa ainda cursava o ensino médio, e viu um cartaz do Prêmio Jovem Cientista do Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq),
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Brazilian girl wins UN Young Champions of the Earth Award

A filtering system to purify water exclusively with solar energy has earned social entrepreneur Anna Luisa Beserra, 21, from Bahia, the Champions of the Earth Award, of the United Nations (UN) Environment. It is the first time a Brazilian national wins the accolade.

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More than 38% of Brazil’s treated water wasted

The amount of water lost in Brazil’s supply systems has been on the rise and now adds up to over 6.5 billion cubic meters a year, according to a study released Wednesday (Jun 5), the World Environment Day, by the Trata Brasil Institute and consultant GO Associados.

Alto Paraíso de Goiás (GO) - Vista dos Saltos do Rio Preto, a partir do Mirante da Janela, área que faz parte da proposta de ampliação do Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros (Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil)
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Water in Brazil: From abundance to scarcity

Ensuring access to quality water for every Brazilian is among the main challenges to face the country’s next leaders.

Brasília - Participantes do 8º Fórum Mundial da Água no Centro de Convenções Ulysses Guimarães (Antonio Cruz/Agência Brasil)
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Declaration to seal lawmakers’ commitment to right to water

A document dubbed Brasília Declaration, with the conclusions and commitments made by Congress members from over a hundred countries attending the 8th World Water Forum, in Brasília, will be read out loud towards the end of the day on Tuesday (Mar.

Mairiporã (SP) - A barragem Sete Quedas faz parte do Sistema Cantareira de abastecimento de água para a capital (Rovena Rosa/Agência Brasil)
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Unesco proposes nature-based solutions for water management

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) is launching its 2018 United Nations World Water Development Report during the opening ceremony of the 8th World Water Forum on Monday (Mar. 19), in Brasília.

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