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Italy contradicts EU guidelines on single-use plastics

On 14th January, the new rules on single-use plastics came into force in Italy, implementing the European Directive Sup. The application methods defined by the Government contradict the provisions...

New record for ocean warming, alarm for the Mediterranean too

According to a study published in the journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, in 2021 ocean temperatures set a new record, reaching the hottest values ever measured for the sixth...

Disused mobile phones become ‘mines’ of raw materials

Developing a new process for the recovery of high-value materials and metals from end-of-life mobile phones with a view to the circular economy. This is the aim of the...

Calicanto, the winter flower soaked in color, perfume and history

Calicanthus is a shrub native to China belonging to the calycanthaceae family. The shrub gives winter blooms (regardless of the climatic conditions) and from this comes its Greek name...

In Versilia the Befana comes from the sea, to clean the beaches and the...

This year the "Befana" (kindly old witch) in Versilia will carry not only coal but also rubbish from the sea in her sack. "La befana vien dal mare con le...

“Screen in Green: the ecological transition comes to TV

The call for entries for the 'Screen in Green' competition is now online on the website of the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition. This is a film and audiovisual...