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Land consumption in Rome from the post-war period to today

In urban areas, settlement expansion and landscape transformations are intimately associated, involving multiple domains: ecology, spatial planning, economic issues and social aspects. Contemporary urbanisation, especially in advanced economies, has...

World Environment Day: buying second-hand is good for the planet

Environmental protection is a core value for Italians, who in recent years have adopted increasingly sustainable and conscious behaviour, including buying and selling second-hand goods, which is no longer...

World Bicycle Day: “The bike reshapes the future”

On the occasion of World Bicycle Day on 3rd June (established in 2018 by the United Nations to raise awareness of the social benefits of cycling as a means...

Carbon footprint: what it is, how it is measured and why it is important

The carbon footprint is the parameter that, better than any other variable, makes it possible to determine the environmental impacts of anthropogenic activities on climate change and, therefore, on...

World Bee Day: how to protect pollinating insects

In order to contribute to the knowledge and protection of pollinating insects, which are now more threatened than ever, a group of young researchers, led by Prof. Andrea Di...

Ecotourism returns to the Amazon rainforest

The Covid-19 pandemic marked a very difficult time for the entire world economy, but one of the sectors that suffered the most was undoubtedly tourism. The mobility of people...