Eduardo Pereira GuimarãesEduardo Pereira Guimarães
Secretary of International Relations
Dublin
Nov 2010GLOBE FORUMGLOBE FO...
25O
25’40”SO
UTH
49O
16’23”
WEST
Curitiba at a GlanceCuritiba at a Glance
POPULATION :POPULATION :
CURITIBA..................
Urban Biodiversity Program - Biocity
BIOCITY – URBAN BIODIVERSITY PROGRAM
Refines concepts of Environmental Management
Red...
Environmental PreservationEnvironmental Preservation
51.50 sq. meters of Green Area per inhabitant
35 Public Parks and Woo...
Environmental PreservationEnvironmental Preservation
366 bird species
300,000 trees planted
along the streets
Environmental Preservation
1989 – “Garbage that is not Garbage”
1991 - Green Exchange
Private Reserves of Municipal Natural Heritage (RPPNM)
Preservation of natural areas as conservation units
Among protected...
Tax Exemption for owners
Transfer 100% of rights to build
.Forests absorb and sequester
4,252,880 tons of CO2 equivalent
Technical support on management
Environmental Education Project
Every year, about 7,000 people participate in lectures on topics related to the
environmen...
100,000 children participates every March on Mini
Conferences on Biodiversity
Also in The Green Wave Project , every May 2...
A new development axis in the city , integrating land use
to public transit and street network, conecting several
areas in...
The Green Line
• A Linear Park: 21,000 sq. meters
• 5,200 trees, of 22 native species
• 18 Km of bikeways
• Buses running ...
Sustainable Transport Award
“Viva Barigui” Project
Relocation of families living in riverbanks
areas,
Recovery of the Permanent Protection Area
with n...
“Viva Barigui” Project
Globe Forum Award
www.curitiba.pr.gov.br
Eduardo Pereira Guimarães
edgimaraes@seric.curitiba.pr.gov.br
eduardoguimaraes@terra.com.br
Eduardo Guimaraes  Bio-City Nov 2010 Curitiba Brazil
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Eduardo Guimaraes Bio-City Nov 2010 Curitiba Brazil

  1. 1. Eduardo Pereira GuimarãesEduardo Pereira Guimarães Secretary of International Relations Dublin Nov 2010GLOBE FORUMGLOBE FORUM Cities Solution for a Sustainable FutureCities Solution for a Sustainable Future
  2. 2. 25O 25’40”SO UTH 49O 16’23” WEST Curitiba at a GlanceCuritiba at a Glance POPULATION :POPULATION : CURITIBA..............................1,850,000 METROPOLITAN AREA........1,450,000 TOTAL....................................3,300,000 AREA:AREA: CURITIBA.....432 sq.km GREATER CURITIBA: 26 MUNICIPALITIES.....15,602 sq.km ANNUAL BUDGET (2010):ANNUAL BUDGET (2010): US$ 2.37 BILLION GDP US $ 22,3 BILLIONS PER CAPITA US $ 12,400
  3. 3. Urban Biodiversity Program - Biocity BIOCITY – URBAN BIODIVERSITY PROGRAM Refines concepts of Environmental Management Reducing Biodiversity losses in Urban spaces Conserving and preserving Nature Reintroduction of Native plants Eradication of Exotic plant invaders Revitalization of Rivers Clean alternatives for Transport Environmental Education PARQUEIGUAÇÚ PARQUEBARIGUI PARQUETINGUI PARQUEPASSAÚNA JARDIMBOTÂNICO PARTQUETANGUÁ PARQUEATUBA PARQUESÃOLOUREÇO PARQUEDOSTROPEIROS PARQUELINEARCAJURU PARQUEDABARREIRINHA PARQUE"GENERAL IBERÊDEMATTOS" BOSQUEREINHARDMAAK BOSQUEDOTRABALHADOR PARQUE DASPEDREIRAS PASSEIOPÚBLICO BOSQUEDAFAZENDINHA BOSQUEZANIELLI BOSQUEJOÃOPAULOII PARQUECAIUÁ BOSQUEDO CAPÃODAIMBUIA BOSQUEALEMÃO BOSQUEDOPILARZINHO BOSQUEGUTIERREZ BOSQUESÃONICOLAU BOSQUEDEPORTUGAL BOSQUEITALIANO BOSQUEDABOAVISTA PARQUEDIADEMA PARQUENASCENTE DORIOBELÉM N PARQUES EBOSQUES EXISTENTESATÉ2006 CURITIBA’S ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY 77MILLIONS sq. meters of Forest Massives 3.5 MILLIONS sq. meters integraly protected 35CONSERVATION UNITS
  4. 4. Environmental PreservationEnvironmental Preservation 51.50 sq. meters of Green Area per inhabitant 35 Public Parks and Woods 429 Squares 346 Public Gardens
  5. 5. Environmental PreservationEnvironmental Preservation 366 bird species 300,000 trees planted along the streets
  6. 6. Environmental Preservation 1989 – “Garbage that is not Garbage” 1991 - Green Exchange
  7. 7. Private Reserves of Municipal Natural Heritage (RPPNM) Preservation of natural areas as conservation units Among protected areas in Brazil More 14 MILLIONS sq. meters of protected natural areas with no need of public investment
  8. 8. Tax Exemption for owners Transfer 100% of rights to build
  9. 9. .Forests absorb and sequester 4,252,880 tons of CO2 equivalent Technical support on management
  10. 10. Environmental Education Project Every year, about 7,000 people participate in lectures on topics related to the environment, planting over 600 trees and native flowers. 31 community cleaning actions, collecting almost 10 tons of garbage. Some schools are nearby groves which were adopted as outdoors laboratories, where the children interact with nature and take home the basic notions of environmental responsibility.
  11. 11. 100,000 children participates every March on Mini Conferences on Biodiversity Also in The Green Wave Project , every May 22.
  12. 12. A new development axis in the city , integrating land use to public transit and street network, conecting several areas in the city reaching 23 districts. The Green Line
  13. 13. The Green Line • A Linear Park: 21,000 sq. meters • 5,200 trees, of 22 native species • 18 Km of bikeways • Buses running on Biofuel
  14. 14. Sustainable Transport Award
  15. 15. “Viva Barigui” Project Relocation of families living in riverbanks areas, Recovery of the Permanent Protection Area with native vegetation, Environmental education activities. Length of the Barigui River in Curitiba : 45km BARIGUI RIVER BASIN REVITALIZATION
  16. 16. “Viva Barigui” Project
  17. 17. Globe Forum Award
  18. 18. www.curitiba.pr.gov.br Eduardo Pereira Guimarães edgimaraes@seric.curitiba.pr.gov.br eduardoguimaraes@terra.com.br

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