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ISPRA participates in RemTech expo 2019Sep 18, 2019ISPRA participates in RemTech expo 2019

RemTech Expo today opens  in Ferrara, the only international permanent event specializing in the topics such as reclamation, coasts, instability, climate change, seismic, urban regeneration, sustainable industry. At the SNPA stand, the President ISPRA and SNPA, Stefano Laporta and the DG lof the Institute, Alessandro Bratti, have presented the activities of the National System for environmental protection to the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Dario Franceschini.


Land consumption, territorial dynamics and ecosystem services.Sep 18, 2019Land consumption, territorial dynamics and ecosystem services.
The Report "Land Consumption, Territorial Dynamics and Ecosystem Services" is a product of the National System for Environmental Protection (SNPA), which ensures the territory monitoring of land consumption. The Report, together with the cartography and the databases of annexed indicators carried out by ISPRA, provides an up-to-date frame of the transformation processes of the land cover and allow to assess the impact of land consumption on the landscape and ecosystem services


ScienzaInsiemeSep 10, 2019ScienzaInsieme
Also this year ScienzaInsieme returns, the week dedicated to the science divulgation, to which ISPRA adheres together with the main Italian Research Institutes and Universities. When? From 20 to 27 September 2019. Where? In all ISPRA headquarters: Rome and Castel Romano, Ozzano dell'Emilia (BO), Chioggia-Venice, Palermo. Why? To let a wider audience know what we are doing through workshops, experiments, interactive educational exhibits, thematic events, conferences and direct and informal meetings with those who work every day to protect the environment.


Drops of civilization in a plastic oceanSep 09, 2019Drops of civilization in a plastic ocean
ISPRA researchers explain to the little interviewer what happens to the plastic when it ends up in the sea, the consequences on the natural environment and what kind of work the marine biologist does. Waste of all types, colors, shapes and sizes and the new environmental emergency: the "marine litter". The plastic is the topic of environmental education project ISPRA , the undisputed queen of the most found waste at sea and on our shores. Specifically, the proposed topics will cover the history and the effects produced by the material that most revolutionized man's life and way of thinking: brief notes on the production cycle and a detailed excursus on the main sources of plastic pollution that slowly , but inexorably, they are suffocating seas and oceans.


Forgotten fruits and recovered biodiversity. The germplasm of wine and fruits of traditional Italian agriculture. Case studies: Campania and VenetoAug 05, 2019Forgotten fruits and recovered biodiversity. The germplasm of wine and fruits of traditional Italian agriculture. Case studies: Campania and Veneto
With the eighth Bookleet of forgotten fruits and recovered biodiversity, focused on the case-studies of Campania and Veneto, ISPRA continues to promote the knowledge and sharing on Italian regional agrobiodiversity. The Bookleet carried out by ISPRA and ARPA Emilia-Romagna and with the contribution of many local experts, is part of a book necklace dedicated to the study of Italian fruit no longer cultivated and in danger of extinction, with the hope that they will be produced again and enjoy as before. With this iniziative ISPRA contributes to the conservation of an important genetic and cultural resource, handed down for centuries by local farmers, and fundamental to face the challanges of environmental changes.

World Day to Combat Desertification

17 june 2019: World day to combat desertificationJun 14, 201917 june 2019: World day to combat desertification
17 June 2019 is the World Day to Combat Desertification, launched by UN to celebrate the adoption Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Paris in 1994. This year it marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention. The theme chosen is "Let's grow the future together”. The celebration is an occasion to celebrate the 25 years of progress made by countries on sustainable land management, and, at the same time, to look at the broad picture of the next 25 years where to achieve land degradation neutrality.
Ispra Events
Rome, Società Geografica Italiana, Villa Celimontana,
Jan 22, 2020
Third day of Geology and History: Underground cavities hidden or disappeared under the urban context
Roma, Società Geografica Italiana, Villa Celimontana,
Nov 13, 2019
Second day of Geology and History - disappeared Italian lakes, sacred sources and extinct thermal areas
Roma, sede ISPRA, Via V. Brancati, 48,
Oct 16, 2019
Presentation seminar of Eco-AlpsWater project
Roma, Società Geografica Italiana, Villa Celimontana,
Oct 02, 2019
Geology and History - Natural events and geohistorical research
Rome, sede ISPRA, Via V. Brancati, 48,
Sep 30, 2019
Sea Forest LIFE first conference. "Sea Forests: protect Posidonia oceanica to combat climate change"
Rome, Museo MAXXI, Sala Graziella Lonardi Buontempo, Via Guido Reni, 4A,
Sep 21, 2019
National report on soil consumption, territorial dynamics and ecosystem services - edition 2019
Headquarters: Roma, Ozzano dell'Emilia (BO), Livorno, Chioggia/Venezia, Palermo,
Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Rome, Senate of Republic - sala Capitolare presso il Chiostro S. Maria Sopra Minerva,
Jul 18, 2019
Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2019
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