environment

Mandatory composting in Vermont, to protect the environment and the circular economy

Household or neighbourly, composting is now mandatory in Vermont, a state of rural communities seeking to live more sustainably.

Aug. 24 2020

Edible straws: the new plastic free cocktails

From Canù edible straws to the anti-straw bartender movement. Many are moving towards a plastic free future.

Jul. 09 2019

The first biodegradable supermarket opens in Amsterdam. And Europe launches an offensive against plastic

The European Union has made a choice: all the plastic products will be eliminated from supermarkets by the end of 2030. Meanwhile, Amsterdam presents the first plastic-free supermarket in the world.

Mar. 30 2018

Prickly pears: the FAO book that promotes their cultivation

Originally from Mexico but native throughout the Mediterranean, prickly pears are one of Italy’s most appreciated fruits. It’s a valuable resource for soil and our health, as confirmed by FAO, which has released a book on the plant in order ...Leggi altro

Jan. 16 2018

Prickly pears: the FAO book that promotes their cultivation

Originally from Mexico but native throughout the Mediterranean, prickly pears are one of Italy’s most appreciated fruits. It’s a valuable resource for soil and our health, as confirmed by FAO, which has released a book on the plant in order ...Leggi altro

Jan. 16 2018

Nobel for ecology recognizes courageous farmers: awards in Guatemala and Slovenia

Two different stories with a common goal: reclaiming the right to be farmers. Two exhausting battles to defend the agricultural sector against multinationals and institutions. Rodrigo Tot and Uros Macerl are the winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize.

May. 31 2017

Nobel for ecology recognizes courageous farmers: awards in Guatemala and Slovenia

Two different stories with a common goal: reclaiming the right to be farmers. Two exhausting battles to defend the agricultural sector against multinationals and institutions. Rodrigo Tot and Uros Macerl are the winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize.

May. 31 2017

Swordfish at risk in the Mediterranean. EU approach divides fishermen and environmentalists

Thirty years of excessive expolitation have reduced swordfish population of 70%. Now, the fish is at risk and WWF launches the alarm. But the distribution shares proposed by the European Union trigger a fight between fishermen and ecologists.

Dec. 23 2016

From Bandiera Blu to Spiga Verde: the new environmental recognition for rural areas

After Bandiera Blu, the emblem that marks Italy’s most pristine beaches now comes Spiga Verde, the recognition of quality that singles out the towns that shine the most in environmental education and sustainability.

Nov. 23 2016

Edible cling film: latest news in environmental research

This could be the beginning of the food packaging revolution: 100% edible plastic film developed by American research teams and recently presented at American Chemical Society’s National Meeting press conference. 

Aug. 31 2016
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