Volume 17, No.171, June 2012

4 Rio environmental carnival (editorial by Najib Saab)
8 Ten sectors to green the global economy corporate and personal tips
20 Green economy in Rio+20 (cover story)
30 Arab ecological footprint atlas AFED report 2012
32 District S, a green neighborhood in downtown Beirut
40 Feynan ecological lodge in Jordan’s Dana natural reserve
44 Pantanal Brazil’s huge wetlands
48 Desert forest project in Qatar
52 Biking risks in rural areas
54 Monarch butterflies devastated by climate change
56 Traditional farming crisis in Sudan
58 Protecting mangroves ROPME celebrates regional environment day
70 Rivers and lakes under the Arabian desert Oxford University’s project to explore the effects of climate change in the Arabian Peninsula