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Marina Silva

Maria Osmarina Marina da Silva Vaz de Lima
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Marina Silva

Maria Osmarina Marina da Silva Vaz de Lima
Adjunct Professor

Sustainability
Marina Silva is an adjunct professor at Fundação Dom Cabral. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and a Specialization Certificate in Psycho-pedagogy and Psychoanalytic Theory. She is an environmentalist and a politician in Brazil. Marina Silva also holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Universidade Federal da Bahia and from The Chinese Academy of Forestry. In more than 30 years dedicated to the public life, Marina has been recognized in Brazil and abroad, for the defense of the environment and traditional communities, and for the sustainable development based on socio-environmental justice. Awarded with dozens of titles and, national and international awards such as the Goldman Award, The Duke of Edinburgh Medal from WWF, and the highest environmental award “Champions of the Earth”, granted by the United Nations. She was chosen as Woman of the year by the Financial Times Magazine in 2004, and was listed by the British newspapers The Guardian among the 50 people eligible to save the planet. Professor Marina Silva was City Councilor, State Deputy and Senator as well as Minister for the Environment. As a Minister she led the creation of the Amazon Deforestation Combat Plan, reducing the deforestation indexes in 80%, besides creating 25 million hectare of natural protected areas. She is the founder and spokesperson of the political party Rede Sustentabilidade.

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