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Opening of the new Ispra headquarters in LivornoApr 23, 2019Opening of the new Ispra headquarters in Livorno

On Friday 3 May,  the inauguration of the new ISPRA headquarters in Livorno will be held at the "Dogana d'Acqua" complex.

The event foresees a first moment of presentation of the technical-scientific activities by qualified representatives of the research  world and environmental agencies  and a second moment of institutional greetings and  a visit to  the following laboratories:ecotoxicology laboratory for marine and coastal water and sediments; contamination laboratory for aquatic environments and bioaccumulation:physical pre-treatment of marine-coastal sediments and experimental treatments laboratory scale and pilot scale.

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Monitoring potentially toxic Ostreopsis cf. ovata along the italian coasts. Year 2017: Working Programme ISPRA/ARPA: Ostreopsis cf. ovata blooms along the italian coastsApr 12, 2019Monitoring potentially toxic Ostreopsis cf. ovata along the italian coasts. Year 2017: Working Programme ISPRA/ARPA: Ostreopsis cf. ovata blooms along the italian coasts
The presence of the potentially toxic dinoflagellate Ostreopsis ovata (Fukuyo) has been observed along the Italian coast since the ‘90s. From then, intense and recurrent blooms of this seaweed alga occurred in several locations of the Tyrrhenian Sea and Adriatic Sea. The presence of the microalgae O. ovata was detected in all the Italian coastal regions but Emilia Romagna and Molise.
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ISPRA

Press release: the undersecretary for the environment, Salvatore Micillo, together with the president ISPRA and SNPA Stefano Laporta, launches the #iosonomare campaignApr 11, 2019Press release: the undersecretary for the environment, Salvatore Micillo, together with the president ISPRA and SNPA Stefano Laporta, launches the #iosonomare campaign

Next 11 April, on the occasion of the sea day, the  undersecretary for the Environment Salvatore Micillo, together with the President of the ISPRA and the SNPA Stefano Laporta and the Director General of the Nature and Sea Protection Department of the Ministry of Environment Maria Carmela Giarratano, will launch the campaign to support the sea  #IOSONOMARE, a series of meetings to raise awareness on the topic, presenting the results of marine monitoring and information coming from the study and control of our seas carried out by public bodies available to all citizens

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Project

SIC2SIC "Come on and bike with us. We are waiting for you on October 6th and 7th for the Terminillo stages "Oct 03, 2018SIC2SIC "Come on and bike with us. We are waiting for you on October 6th and 7th for the Terminillo stages "

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October, with the Terminillo stage, it restart the cycling tour around Lazio region.

On 6 October, with two routes at the same time: a spectacular and challenging 40 km itinerary between the Reatini Mountains, which also includes stretches of land in the woods; or 22 km on asphalt from the Sella di Leonessa to the Val Leonina, a simpler ride, but equally interesting for nature and landscapes. On 7 October, however, 15 km of scenic route and quite challenging in Pian de Valli, at the foot of Terminillo; the second route is suitable for everyone and from Pian de Valli leads to Cittaducale, for 25 km downhill.

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World Water Day

From the ISPRA / SNPA Data Yearbook: the health situation of rivers, lakes and coastal marine environmentMar 22, 2019From the ISPRA / SNPA Data Yearbook: the health situation of rivers, lakes and coastal marine environment
Quality of inland waters in Italy: out of 7,493 rivers, 43% achieve the quality objective for ecological status, 75% for chemical status. Out of a total of 347 lakes, only 20% reach the quality objective for ecological status, 48% of the lakes reach the one for the chemical status. Where are they located? The rivers that at regional level reach the objective of good quality are situated in the Bolzano Province (94%), Valle d'Aosta (88%),Trento Province (86%), Liguria (75%); those with a good chemical status of over 90% are found in Molise, Piemonte, Valle d'Aosta, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, Marche, Lazio, Abruzzo and the autonomous provinces of Trento and Bolzano.
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International forests day

International day of forestsMar 21, 2019International day of forests
The International Forestry Day is celebrated every year on 21 march, established by the United Nations in 2012 to raise awareness of the importance of all the trees that make up the green lung of the planet Earth. This year, International Forestry Day promotes education to learn how to care forests and the importance of education at all levels to achieve sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation. Healthy forests mean healthy and resilient communities and prosperous economies.
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