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19.06.2012 - Natural Sciences Sector

Canary Islands Biosphere Reserves towards Rio+20

© Cipriano MarinWind Powered Desalination plant in Fuerteventura

Sustainable Energies and Green Economies in Action

Islands, and island biosphere reserves in particular, have traditionally been seen as privileged places where to test actual sustainable development models. Many projects and initiatives carried out in the Canary biosphere reserves during the last years answer some of the new challenges discussed at Rio+20. Each island offers a mosaic of innovative solutions with promising replication capacity.

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