05 Jun '12, 5am

Gisele Bündchen Helps Plant 50,000 Trees for Green Nation Fest - #WED2012

Gisele Bündchen Helps Plant 50,000 Trees for Green Nation Fest - #WED2012

While I knew Rio de Janeiro was excited to be hosting a slew of events this month - World Environment Day , Rio+20 , Earth Summit 2012 - I can't say I was quite prepared for the excitement that came at today's Green Nation Fest . There was certainly buzz generated by the arrival of featured guests, such as Brazilian Environment Minister, Izabella Teixeira; Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes; and UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, sheer pandamonium broke out among the hundreds of school children in attendence when international supermodel and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bündchen arrived on the scene. Noting the swift migration of the press and crowd away from he and Minister Teixeira and towards Gisele and her entourage, Mayor Paes jokingly said something along the lines of "Ah, I'm afraid we're now longer important." While I do not question the importance of th...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/gisele-bundchen-helps-p...

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