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Brazil launches the #GreenPassport campaign. #WED2012:

Brazil launches the #GreenPassport campaign. #WED2012:

Brazil Launches Green Passport Campaign on Eve of World Environment Day Sun, Jun 3, 2012 Thousands of 'Passports' to be Distributed to Visitors in Advance of Rio+20 Offering Advice on Sustainable Tourism Rio de Janeiro, 1 June 2012 - World Environment Day (WED) celebrations got underway today under the shadow of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue as the Government of Brazil and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the Green Passport initiative aimed at changing the behavior of travelers and tourists within and outside the country. On a misty morning, looking down on the host city of the upcoming Rio+20 Summit UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner was joined by the Brazilian Environment Minister Isabella Teixeira, in unveiling the latest version of the Green Passport product to dignitaries. Further Resources Launch vide...

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