World on self-destructive path, says Paet

Publication: 
The Baltic Times
Description: 
Speaking at the UN Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, [Estonian] Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that in order to conserve our environment, we need to change our way of thinking, reports LETA. “It is essential that we don’t live beyond our means, particularly when it comes to using natural resources,” said Paet.

Paet in Rio: Estonia's Development Cooperation to Focus on Sustainability

Author: 
Kristopher Rikken
Publication: 
ERR News
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
In his address at the UN conference in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet called for a rapid change in people's mindsets about the world they live in. "It is important that we not live beyond our means - particularly in regard to use of natural resources," he said.

World Cleanup 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema

Author: 
Estonian Foreign Ministry
Publication: 
Flickr
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
On 19 June, a cleanup action born from the Estonian civic initiative “Let’s Do It!” took place in Rio de Janeiro as part of the UN Conference for Sustainable Development Rio+20. The purpose of the event was to introduce the world cleanup campaign “Let’s Do It World Cleanup 2012” to the delegations attending the Rio+20 conference.

Paet: world is not yet on path to sustainable development

Author: 
Juhan Tere
Publication: 
The Baltic Course
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
At the high-level discussion on sustainable development taking place in Rio de Janeiro today within the framework of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that with its activities today, the world is not yet on the path to sustainable development.

Let's Clean the World Together

Publication: 
NowPublic
Country: 
Philippines
Description: 
Clean Up the Philippines Movement has today called on all Filipinos to stand up and answer the call to involve themselves and their local communities and participate on Clean Up the Philippines Day on September 15, 2012.

Global Green Growth Forum and Let's Do It organize special events at Rio+20

Publication: 
Denmark in Estonia
Description: 
During the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on 20-22 June 2012 in Brazil the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) and Let’s Do It World organize their special events.

Clean Up the Philippines Day 2012 now open for registration

Publication: 
NowPublic
Country: 
Philippines
Description: 
Clean Up the Philippines Day 2012 is now open for registration! This year's clean up day is scheduled on the 15th of September 2012! [---] Aside from the International Clean Up the World Weekend, which is an Australian initiative, Clean Up the Philippines Day is now also part of the World Cleanup 2012 Project organized by the Let's Do It World Team in Estonia. Because of this recent development, Clean Up the Philippines Day has incorporated the World Waste Map in our registration process.

APUF Live: (Interview) World Cleanup...

Author: 
Jochen Gutsch
Publication: 
CityScapes
Description: 
It's probably in the nature of a UN conference that you have a range of UN agencies presenting their information stalls. Presumably, these agencies support their respective causes at conferences on a regular basis. Their presence at APUF-5 is of course necessary and important. However, at CityScapes, we’re traditionally more interested in the view of young-and-fresh, small-but-growing, and therefore (arguably) more passionate projects. One of the most interesting and ambitious projects is certainly the Estonia-based organisation World Cleanup 2012.

Economist: Collecting global garbage. Effluence of affluence

Publication: 
Economist
Description: 
“GARBOLOGY” is a word popularised (and possibly coined) by A.J. Weberman, a writer and activist whose credo was “you are what you throw away”. He made his name by rifling through Bob Dylan’s rubbish in search of insights into the singer’s soul, only to conclude—after trawling through used nappies, ripped-up fan mail and veterinary bills—that the fabled crooner was a pampered, middle-class family man, even in his heyday.

AFP: Global cyber anti-garbage drive aims to muster millions

Publication: 
AFP
Country: 
Estonia
Country: 
Russia
Description: 
Cyber-environmentalists said Thursday they aim to mobilise millions of people around the world for a mass waste clean-up, saying they had to step in because governments had failed to do so.

Iniciativa limpa Portugal a 24 de março

Publication: 
‎TVNET
Country: 
Portugal
Description: 
"Mãos à Obra! Limpar Portugal" já vai na terceira edição e apela ao trabalho voluntário de limpeza de lixeiras ilegais do nosso país.

Pobudniki projekta Očistimo Slovenijo 2012: Slovenija pripravljena na čistilno akcijo!

Publication: 
Si21
Country: 
Slovenia
Description: 
Včeraj je v prostorih Galerije na Gospodarskem razstavišču potekala še zadnja novinarska konferenca pred vseslovensko okoljsko akcijo Očistimo Slovenijo 2012, ki poteka v okviru svetovne čistilne akcije World Cleanup 2012.

Световната акция за почистване за един ден започна днес в Словения

Publication: 
‎МЕНИДЖЪР
Country: 
Bulgaria
Description: 
Инициативата World Cleanup 2012, в която тази година гражданите на над 100 държави в света ще се включат в почистването на страните си за един ден, започва днес с националното почистване на Словения. Най-големият доброволчески проект в историята на Словения, също както и българската кампания „Да изчистим България за един ден!”, е вдъхновен от първата акция в Естония през 2008, поставила началото на движението Let’s Do It!, обясняват от bTV.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group embarks on World Cleanup 2012

Publication: 
Carlson
Description: 
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the kick off of World Cleanup 2012, a campaign which aims to cleanup illegal stray garbage and raise people’s awareness.

World Cleanup 2012 Kicked Off Last Weekend

Publication: 
Estonia.eu
Country: 
Estonia
Country: 
Slovenia
Country: 
Portugal
Country: 
Tunisia
Description: 
On Saturday, 24 March, the global civic action called World Cleanup 2012 was kicked off with massive cleanup days in Portugal and Slovenia, followed by a cleanup action in Tunisia the next day.