Curitiba: Brazil's most sustainable city
Among Brazil’s state capitals, Curitiba is considered a pioneer in sustainable urban planning.
The vision for its approach goes back to the early 1970s – well before most of the world even considered sustainability.
CGTN correspondent Paulo Cabral begins a five-part series on this progressive city – now seen as a model for responsible growth.
Recycling as a way of life
Recycling is an important part of any city's efforts to become more sustainable. But getting people to participate is often a challenge.
CGTN’s Paulo Cabral is looking at the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba - seen as a model for urban sustainability.
In the second part of the series, Cab...
How to weaken flood impact
Disaster risk reduction is an essential element of sustainable urban development. And in many cities, the biggest disaster risk comes in the form of flooding. That's certainly the case in Curitiba, Brazil.
Our correspondent Paulo Cabral shows us how Curitiba has mitigated flooding through the ...
How bees add on to sustainability
Sustainable development is impossible without protections for an area's ecosystem and its native plants and animals. And few creatures are as crucial to the planet's health as bees since most food crops depend on their work as pollinators.
All this week, CGTN has been putting a spotlight on the ...
How to create a sustainable city
Among Brazil's state capitals, Curitiba is considered a pioneer in sustainable urban planning. We introduce the man behind its innovative journey.