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Urban Waste Report edition 2019Dec 05, 2019Urban Waste Report edition 2019

From next 10 December will be available the data online on Ispra's website about the Urban Waste. The Ispra Report that collect information at the national, regional and provincial level related to production, management, separate waste collection, costs of urban hygiene services and treatment plants. Updated to 2018, Ispra data on urban waste show a national picture of the approximately 8.000 Italian municipalities.

In the Waste Cadastre the values ​​relating to the production and separate collection (up to the municipal detail), waste management (with details of the plants), costs of urban hygiene services will be available.

World Soil Day

World Soil DayDec 05, 2019World Soil Day
Today the World Soil Day organized by FAO to celebrate the importance of the soil for the planet survival, starting with the fight against climate change. Rome and Milan are the headquarters of the main initiatives organized by the Soil4life Project to celebrate the World Soil Day. In Rome, in Piazza del Popolo, starting at 10.30, a flash-mob initiative where people by will be involved in a collective action to remove the green lawn to understand the speed with which In Italy soil is lost. Then a banner will be unrolled with the word Stop soil consumption, in front of cameras and photographers. The initiative will be repeated every 30-40 minutes.
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ISPRA

Island of SustainabilityDec 05, 2019Island of Sustainability

Rome, 4-7 december 2019

Island of Sustainability is a national project carried oout by the  Associazione of Social Promotion in which institutions, research institutes and companies will meet to educate and inform new generations on sustainable development issues. The activities are adressed tostudents of all levels, families and sector technicians. The Rome event is open and free, all registration is recommended, although not mandatory.

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ISPRA videos in Castelporziano woodNov 21, 2019ISPRA videos in Castelporziano wood

The  Castelporziano wood estate, which extends from the outskirts of Rome to the Tyrrhenian coast, represents a unique environmental heritage in Italy and of great value on a scale throughout the entire Mediterranean basin. For over 30 years ISPRA (initially as the National Institute for Wild Fauna, later merged in the National System for Environmental Protection), collaborates with the Presidency of the Republic to survey fauna populations, follow their demographic dynamics, providing indications for conservation and management of Ungulati populations.

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SNPA

CleanAir@School, 14 november event-launchNov 10, 2019CleanAir@School, 14 november event-launch
Today Rome, at the Sala della Regina di Montecitorio, the CleanAir @ School launch event will be held. The presentation will be chaired by Alessandro Bratti, DG Ispra Vice President of the European Environment Agency.The CleanAir @ School project is an environmental education initiative and of Citizen Science EPA Network.
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Trees National Day

Trees National DayNov 21, 2019Trees National Day

Today is celebrated in Italy th Tree National Day established as a national anniversary with a law of the Italian Republic that came into force in February 2013. The aim of the event is to enhance the importance of the tree heritage and to remind the fundamental role played by wood and from the forests. According to data from the ISPRA Urban Areas Report, the total of monumental trees, on a metropolitan scale, amounts to 456, located in all cities except Messina; the majority of the Municipalities has public green spaces per capita between 10 and 30 m2 / ab

In conjunction with Tree Day, it takes place from 20 to 22 November the fifht edition of the Green Public General States , organized in seven italian cities: Rome (20 afternoon), Bologna (20 afternoon), Turin (21 morning), Milan (21 afternoon), Lecce (21 and 22), Venice (22 morning) and Naples (22 afternoon),

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