Climate Talks, the series dedicated to climate change launched by the German Foreign Ministry around the world, also arrives in Rome. In the capital, it is the protagonist with a series of events including a film festival organised with...
The inner landscape responds to the quality and complexity of an outer landscape; the shape of the mind is shaped by the geographical location of the individual as much as it is by genes. Barry Lopez By places we can...
On the occasion of the reopening to the public of the Ethnographic Museum of Friuli, from Friday 7th May to 6th June, two exhibitions will enrich the offer of this important cultural institution of the Municipality of Udine: "Plastica...
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 competition set up at the instigation of the Ministry for...
The waves of drought and heat characterized not only the last summer season, but also the autumn. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the scorching heat of summer 2022 caused at least 15,000 deaths in Europe: «Hot stress...
Contrary to what one might think, the life of trees is not only based on individualism and competition, but also on cooperation and solidarity, as the 20th century French writer and academic Henry Bordeaux also stated with his famous...
For the "Alberology" column (or better "treeology", from the Italian "alberologia"), I had the pleasure of exploring with forester Antonio De Bona the link that unites trees, and nature more generally, to a discipline that is apparently somewhat difficult...
Even poets are taking action for the climate. In fact, the "European Festival of Environmental Poetry" is returning to Rome, just as the UN summit on global warming (Cop26) is being held in Glasgow. The event, organised by the...
Since ancient times trees have acquired a special meaning for men, who venerated them for their function of connection between the earthly and the otherworldly dimensions, and worshipped them as true gods. In the woods, man immediately found shelter,...
Art has always been a reflection of reality. The artists express their everyday life with their works, accentuating their particular conditions. The socio-cultural changes (and also climate, now) are reflected in the art that depicts the salient and most...

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