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June 28, 2012

Good news: We have four environmental winners from Rio+20

It’s easy to think that the Rio+20 summit was a complete disaster – but that is simply not the case.

While many have accused the document of being weak on deadlines and benchmarks – for many of the isolated and previously ignored ecosystems in the world, just being mentioned on the document offers an opportunity for governments to turn those words into actions.