'Green' city credentials tarnished in Brazil

Curitiba's reputation for innovative recycling initiatives could be coming to an end.

    For years, the Brazilian city of Curitiba has been a model for sustainability.

    Urban planners from around the world have visited to study its public transport, recycling systems and green spaces.

    But rapid development has made it increasingly hard for the city to stay green.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Curitiba.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.