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Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2018Jun 14, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PMRoma, Piazza Montecitorio, 1 - Sala della Regina,

The Report on Non-Municipal Waste, now in its seventeenth edition, is the result of a complex activity of collection, analysis and processing of data by the National Centre for Waste cycle of ISPRA, with the contribution of regional and provincial Environmental Protection Agencies,  that implements a specific task required by article 189, d.lgs. n. 152 of 3th April 2006.

Through an effective and comprehensive system of knowledge on waste, it will provide an objective, accurate and up to date framework of information, in support of the legislator to guide appropriate policies and to monitor their effectiveness, introducing, if necessary, corrective measures.

Municipal Waste 2018 provides data related to year 2016, about generation and management of non-hazardous and hazardous waste, at national and regional level, and about management also at provincial level; the Report contains information on the transboundary shipment of waste.

11 projects of School-Job alternative: students presentationsJun 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMRome, sede ISPRA, via V. Brancati 48,

Final day: the results achieved

VII Meeting Remi NetworkJun 06, 2018 12:00 AMNe (GE) - Miniera di Gambatesa,
CADEAU Project - product and services from COPERNICUS MARINICE SERVICE to support European Directive for coastal environment

Meeting between technicians and stakeholders

Venice, 5 june

CADEAU is a project funded by Copernicus funds that aims to develop new services and products derived from the Core Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) to support the European Directives for the assessment of coastal sea water status and their environmental management with a specific focus on Alto Adriatic sea. The workshop includes two discussion sessions between technicians and operators in the sector to debate the management of the quality of bathing water and shellfish farming.

Mining National Day - ten edition from May 26, 2018 12:00 AM to May 27, 2018 12:00 AMNational territory,

National territory, 26-27 may

The National mine day, promoted to spread values and the cultural meaning of geological tourism, is now at the 10th edition, with always more and more participation on the whole  Italian territory. The event is organized by REMI ISPRA-SNPA, ANIM, ASSOMINERARIA and G&T with the sponsorship of the National Council of Geologists and EuroGeoSurveys and provides the opportunity to insert their initiative by filling out the application form by 10 May.

Greenhouse gas : emissions inventory, 2030 projections and climate strategies

Climate change is already underway and is destined to continue: over the last few years there have been big changes in the climate system, determined by human being, mainly through the increasing emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. In the context of the tools to contrast climate change, a fundamental role is played by the monitoring of greenhouse gas emissions. On the occasion of the communication of the national inventory of emissions into the atmosphere of greenhouse gases, in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol, information on greenhouse gas emissions will be presented, for the period 1990-2017, emission projections and scenarios, and measures taken by Italy to mitigate climate change. In particular, the most recent news on national and international strategies and legislation for climate change mitigation will be illustrated.

Presentation of the Report National Pesticide in waters Edition-2018

Next 10 May ISPRA will  present the National Pesticide in Waters Report, which collects the information from the surveys carried out in the 2015-2016.The Report is implemented by ISPRA on the basis of data provided by Regions and Regional Agencies for the environmental protection with the aim to inform about the water quality  resource in relation to the risks coming from the use of pesticides.

Conference presentation : SNPA environmental control report –AIA/SEVESO edition 2017

On 19 April ISPRA, with the participation of the Forestry, Environmental and Agrifood Command Unit of  Carabinieri, presents the Environmental Control Report of the SNPA - AIA / Seveso Edition 2017. The SNPA AIA/SEVESO Environmental Control Report represents the only one detailed reporting publication at national level on the control activities carried out in 2016 by the NationalSystem for Environmental Protection  (SNPA constituted by the ISPRA - National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research and 21 Regional EPAs) on industrial plants located on Italian territory classified and authorized as AIA and SEVESO according to Directives 2010/75/UE and 2012/18/UE, respectively

Final event project LIFE U-SAVEREDS "to protect the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in Umbria" from Apr 11, 2018 10:00 AM to Apr 13, 2018 04:30 PMPerugia, Aula Magna Dipartimento Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Ambientali dell'Università di Perugi,

Perugia, 11-13 April

The LIFE U-SAVEREDS Project has been funded by the European Union to protect the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in Umbria and, more broadly, the biodiversity in the Apennines. The threat to the red squirrel conservation is represented by the presence of the American grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), introduced near Perugia in the early 2000s. The grey squirrel is included in the list of 100 of the worst invasive alien species (IAS) in Europe and worldwide, and more recently it has been included in the list of invasive species of Union concern (EU implementing regulation n. 1141/2016), under the European Regulation no. 1143/2014.

Coastal lagoon restoration - Life SERESTO final conferenceApr 11, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PMRome-Circolo sottoufficiali Marina Militare, Viale di Tor di Quinto 111,

Rome, 11 april

The project, started in 2014, was financed by the European Community and has provided different actions in the Lagoon of Venice with the aim to restore seagrass, as a measure to be achieved by Habitat dir.2000/60/CE. The conference will have foreign and italian experts, representatives of the Institutions, as an opportunity for comparison between the scientific and institutional world on the management environments in transiction, and is divided in three sessions: Results of the LIFE SERESTO project and other experiences  seagras; European projects about similar topic; Round table, lead by ISPRA, wwith the participation of ARPA, District Basin Authority and MATTM, on the theme "Protection and restoration in the Italian lagoons: state of the art, technical-scientific gap and directions for applied research"

Presentation of Report Environment (SNPA) and Environmental Data Year Book (ISPRA)

Rome, 20 March

The environmental data year book  and  the Report Environment are both expression of the National System  for Environmental Protection , and together represent the official source more completed, reliable and reasoned inter-environmental environmental information in our country. The event, one year later the entry into force of the law foundation of the National System for Environmental Protection, testifies theincreasingly effective collaboration between the various components of the SNPA on the priority theme of environmental information.

Conference project of the LIFE Lagoon RefreshMar 20, 2018 from 09:15 AM to 01:00 PMVenice-Auditorium Santa Margherita, Dorsoduro 3689, Campo Santa Margherita,
Kick-off conference of the LIFE16 "By bike through the Natura 2000 network-Sic2Sic"

Next 20 march at the Europe Space of European Commission in Rome, there will be the official launch of the LIFE Project LIFE16 "By bike through the Natura 2000 network-Sic2Sic". The project, lead by ISPRA, with also the participation of different partners like Ares 2.0, Fiab, Enne3, aim   to make aware citizens, schools, businesses and institutions of the significance and importance of the Natura 2000 network.

Final meeting "LIFE project+One deer two island"

Cagliari, 1-2 March

The LIFE + project "One deer, two islands", funded by the European Union, which was attended by Forestas, the Province of Southern Sardinia, the Province of Nuoro, the Regional Natural Park of Corsica and ISPRA, has allowed  the creation of three new populations in suitable areas located in the SCI of Ogliastra, increased the genetic variability of the existing populations in Corsica and carried out ecological corridors to promote the natural dispersion of individuals and the colonization of new areas.

Turnover School Job - 11 projects in ISPRA from Jan 24, 2018 09:00 AM to Jan 25, 2018 01:00 PMRoma, sede ISPRA, Via V. Brancati, 48,

The 24 and 25 january 2018, with the conference Turnover School Job - 11 projects in ISPRA", will begin the training modules, which 9 in the headquarter of Roma and the other two in Milazzo e Palermo.

VI meeting ReMi Network from Dec 15, 2017 02:00 PM to Dec 16, 2017 07:00 PMMilano, Palazzo della Regione Lombardia – Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1,
XIII Report on Urban Environment Quality - 2017 edition

The report has come to the thirteenth edition. Made by the National System for Environmental Protection - SNPA, it has become over the years a reference for professionals and for users, thanks also to analyzes and assessments provided by the SNPA experts on the numerous data presented, which help the reader to understand the phenomena. The 2017 edition of the report provides the updates for all the 119 ( 116 Italian provincial capitals plus the 3 cities most populated) of a set of core indicators for the analysis of the urban environmental quality and urban quality of life in the Italian cities.

Predictive uncertainty and tide forecastNov 24, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PMc/o CNR-ISMAR, Sala Tesa 102 Tesa 104 - Arsenale, Castello 2737/F, 30122 – Venezia,
Soil consumption report presentation - territorial dynamics and ecosystem servicesNov 22, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PMVenezia, University IUAV,
Food waste: a systemic approach for structural prevention and reduction

Food waste has emerged recently as one of the major environmental and socio-economic issues that humanity faces. Analysis on the subject are at the early stage and the concordance on methodologies need to be developed. This report reviews international literature and analyzes the most relevant links between food wastage and other issues, such a land/soil, water, energy consumption, degradation of biological integrity, climate change, alteration of the nitrogen cycle, food safety and sovereignty, circular bioeconomy, in order to build a socio-ecological vision.