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  • Argentina Preparing REDD Strategy

    Thursday, April 16th, 2009

    The Director for Climate Change of Argentina’s Environment & Sustainable Development Secretariat (SAyDS) told a workshop of 100+ energy, economic and environment specialists and representatives of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) today that SAyDS is preparing a national strategy to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions through a reduction of emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) program, […]

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    30 Million Pesos to Clean Up the Matanza-Riachuelo / 30 millones de pesos para sanear la Cuenca Matanza-Riachuelo

    Monday, March 2nd, 2009

    Argentina’s Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development (SAyDS), Bibiloni Homer, just signed agreements with the mayors of municipalities located in the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin, through which federal authorities will provide around 30 million pesos for the establishment of cooperative efforts to clean up trash dumps around the Basin as well as the Basin’s feed-in streams.
    The Long-Suffering […]

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    Comisión argentina comienza trabaajo sobre los agroquímicos

    Thursday, February 5th, 2009

    Desde la Secretaria de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable (SAyDS):
    Comenzó a funcionar comisión para prevenir intoxicación por agroquímicos
    Presidida por la Ministra de Salud de la Nación, Graciela Ocaña, y con la presencia del Secretario de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Homero Bibiloni, sesionó hoy por primera vez la Comisión Nacional de Investigación para la prevención, asistencia y […]

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    Making Argentine Mining Sustainable

    Sunday, February 1st, 2009

    Argentina’s Secretary of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development (SAyDS), Homero Bibiloni, recently met with the Mining Secretary, Jorge Mayoral, to discuss joint efforts to make mining in that country more environmentally sustainable.
    As well they should: in recent months the environmental reputation of the nation’s mining sector has taken a pounding.  Recently the provinces of Chubut, […]

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    SAyDS quiere ley nacional sobre residuos eléctricos y electrónicos

    Friday, September 19th, 2008

    Desde la Secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable (SAyDS):
    Promueve Ambiente la sanción de una ley nacional sobre residuos eléctricos y electrónicos
    La secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable de la Nación concretó hoy el Segundo Seminario Sobre Gestión de los Residuos de Aparatos Eléctricos y Electrónicos (RAEEs), con el objetivo de brindar las herramientas necesarias para […]

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    Better Solid Waste Management in Argentine Tourism Cities

    Friday, June 8th, 2007

    Temas Observation: This program has been needed in Argentina for some time, and I can think of a few other LAC nations with municipalities that serve as key tourism destinations that could use a similar program (IBD, take note).

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB approves US$60 million loan for solid waste management in municipalities with […]

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