Essays Tagged: "Rio de Janeiro"

Location of Brazil

hrough thirty miles wide which are along the country's coastline. Behind the plains sits a huge interior plateau that runs steeply near the lowlands in front of it. This drop forms an escarpment, stee ... city, 600 miles inland, called Brasilia, in order to decrease the population of the former capital Rio de Janeiro. Between 1940s and 1950s, Brazil's government built the country's first steel mill an ...

(3 pages) 120 2 2.6 May/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Critically evaluate how companies have responded to environmental issues over he last 10 years in at least two of the following / areas of commercial activity:

nefits, but at what costs?!The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, June 1992, was a sign that people were realising the negative effects mankind was ha ... ely expensive, efforts must be made to reduce the amount of fossil fuels used. This may happen in various ways, mainly becoming more efficient, and finding alternatives.One way which companies have be ...

(8 pages) 188 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Is Brazil Developed? Judge for yourselves.

orial climate. The 150-200cm (59-79 inches) of rain are spread throughout the year, although some periods are rather wetter than others according to the region. (See rainfall map) Temperatures are hig ... ch sectors as telecommunications and oil, thereby reviving the government's privatisation programme.Rio de Janeiro is a major city on the East Coast, and although not the biggest, was once the capital ...

(17 pages) 270 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

International environmental institutions and committees. C

man relied on nature for survival and used it to flourish. In those times nature was much more mysterious as well as dangerous, people studied nature and had a true appreciation on just how dangerous ... d better at harvesting the land and animals for his own needs, and nature began to become less mysterious and more controllable. It was not long before the population grew larger by the day and techno ...

(5 pages) 80 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Brazil, Enviromental Factors in Short.

mbarrassing oil spills and accidents. Some of the worst spills have taken place in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. Guanabara Bay has also been continually threatened by ships that dump their fuel tan ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival is celebrated everywhere in Brazil, but in Rio de Janeiro, the celebration becomes a fantastic spectacle during the summer months (February, an ... ) in the country. It is wild, wacky, frivolous, and most say, quite enjoyable.Passionate, exuberant Rio comes alive when Carnival begins. As the temperature heats up, so do days of seemingly endless p ... of seemingly endless parades, balls and parties in Cidade Maravilhosa, or the "Marvelous City", as Rio is sometimes called. It has to do with people, with the color, with the music, with the spirit o ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Essay on Brazilian Natural Disasters

d the southeast region and left over 3000 people homeless. This region between Sao Paulo Santos and Rio de Janeiro regularly suffer flooding and mudslides due to seasonal rains. In December of ... ad to catastrophic mudslides that killed dozens of people. The city of Angra dos Reis, southwest of Rio de Janeiro, was drenched by two months worth of rain in just one night. The riverbanks burst, fl ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Politics of Representation of Crime and Criminalization.

e City of God'. This is a very powerful film that deals with troubled youth in the heart of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. This film is based on a true story but it is the story that is being 're-presented' ... is what it means.The subject of the text 'The City of God' is the problem of youth street crime in Rio de Janeiro. The most evident theme in the movie is that street crime is a predictable consequenc ...

(10 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

To what extent do you consider the concept and principles of sustainable development to be of use to environmental managers?

a 21, brought about at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 to 14 June 1992, and was adopted by more than 178 Governments worldwide (h ... dustry in decision making.On the other side of the balance, an ecocentric approach has nature as a priority over human society with fundamental rights of living organisms. A focus on environmental pro ...

(8 pages) 169 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Amplifications of the Kyoto Protocol. Predictions on whether or not it will become a part of our nation.

e change starting with the first round in May 1992, just in time for the Earth Summit Conference in Rio de Janeiro. The first round agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was adopted in March 19 ... t ratification of the agreement will place them at a global competitive disadvantage. Based on scenario analysis, operating costs would increase by an average of 20% due to Kyoto compliance, and compa ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Forests of Rio De Janiero

Resource Shortage: The Forests of Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro is the second larges metropolis in Brazil and home to 11 million people ... nd larges metropolis in Brazil and home to 11 million people. The rapid growth in the population of Rio de Janeiro has caused deforestation and degradation of the land and therefore, resulted in serio ... f the land and therefore, resulted in serious ecological and natural resource issues. Many areas of Rio de Janeiro have adopted programs aimed at resolving these issues and making the land sustainable ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry


countries. Latin America has a warm climate, so they can grow foods that we cant, such as bananas. Rio DE Janeiro, in Latin America has many competitive sports, one of these is soccer.3.Russia has ma ...

(2 pages) 580 0 3.7 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Beyond Carnival

y and lesbian rights movement in the 1970s. Green's study focuses on male homosexual subcultures in Rio de Janeiro and San Paulo. He uncovers the stories of men coping with arrests and street violence ... doesn't want to live anywhere else." New identities can be found on the prevalent beaches in Rio de Janeiro. Green describes a gay man, Agildo Guimaraes a native to Pernambuco, as having severe ...

(4 pages) 614 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Summer Vacation

ng hundreds of miles of beach, and also with some of the biggest cities in the world, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. But the picture I had in my mind was completely different from what I saw....

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Brazils Sports And Recreation

ny soccer stadiums all over the country. The worlds largest soccer stadium the maracana, located in Rio de Janeiro and seats 200,00 fans. Usually when a boy is born his first gift would be a soccer ba ... s, surfing and canoeing are also impotant sports to Brazil. Some recreational activities in Rio are going to sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. The southern part of the city is used alot ...

(2 pages) 769 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


twenty six states and the federal district. The federal district includes Brasilia, which replaced Rio de Janeiro as the national capital in 1960. The houses of the federal government are represented ... Most of the people in Brazil live near the Atlantic Ocean in the well known cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.The culture of modern Brazil has been formed by a large background of ethnic traditio ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.5 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Definition 2

p on you and you are basically finished. The most common place for these actions are in the city of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. Although not every surfer is the true surfer, surfers should not al ...

(2 pages) 10 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Manet painting

ollies-Bergere². It was during the late 1850¹s when Manet was serving as a naval cadet in Rio de Janeiro, that he met a number of slave girls, Manet had openly admitted in letters to his fri ... 3; A Bar at the Follies-Bergere², painted in 1881, one can readily identify that between the period of designing the first composition for his study, and the completion of the work which hangs in ...

(11 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


failed to negotiate contracts with foreign customers and prospective foreign customers because of serious breakdowns in communication. Some of these setbacks have been the result of conscious negative ... Hamburg · Madrid · Melbourne · Oslo · Rio de Janeiro · Tokyo · Warsaw It will be our intent that all employe ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Country of Brazil

There are many different variations that are unique to different regions. One version is known as carioca samba. This ballroom samba and is derived from the rural ?rocking samba? this form has been kn ... was the last chance to get it all out before the forty days of purging of sins began. During the period of lent one may not par take in the eating of meat. They called the festival carnevale- which m ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies