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...

New Year’s Eve fireworks and bangers: a danger to the health of the planet

Risks to the environment and human health Every year on New Year's Eve there is a significant increase in air pollution due to fireworks shows. Fireworks and pyrotechnics in general...

The Christmas quiz dedicated to fruit and vegetables

Since ancient times, people all over the world have celebrated the transition from the old to the new year at the time of the winter solstice with different but...

Sustainable Christmas: an oxymoron?

What appears to be an oxymoron is actually not. It is possible to live Christmas to the full without making any sacrifices and without damaging the environment that surrounds...