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Final conference LIFE SAM4CP european projectJun 20, 2018Final conference LIFE SAM4CP european project

Next 26 there will be held the final conference of the European Project LIFE SAM4CP - Soil Administration Model for Community Profit - aimed at making land management more sensitive to the reduction of land consumption and the enhancement of ecosystem services

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Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2018Jun 20, 2018Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2018
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.
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Mining parks, an unusual and fun tourismJun 13, 2018Mining parks, an unusual and fun tourism
Why we should visit a mine? The answer in the first spot of Remi (National Network of Italian Mining Parks and Museums), produced by ISPRA TV to promote mining tourism in Italy. Last year (in December 2017), more than 200 thousand people visited at least one of the 41 sites or mining parks that are part of the national network, with an average of about 4 thousand visitors per mine and 500 tourists per day.
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World Day to Combat Desertification

World Day to Combat DesertificationJun 15, 2018World Day to Combat Desertification

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels. The theme chosen by the UN General Assembly for this year is : "Land has true value - invest in it".

For this reason the Council for research in agriculture and the analysis of the agrarian economy (Crea) and ISPRA have foreseen the inclusion of this celebration within the XXI National Agrometeorology Conference to be held in Rome from 19 to 21 June.

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Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2018Jun 15, 2018Report on Non-Municipal Waste - edition 2018

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.

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Documentaries

INDICIT Spot ProjectJun 07, 2018INDICIT Spot Project

The European project INDICT  uses Caretta caretta sea turtles as indicators of the impact of plastics on Mediterranean animals. The Carette caretta are widely spread in various habitats and have the characteristic of ingesting marine litter. Also ISPRA, INDICIT project includes international partners from Greece, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Azores, France, Tunisia and Turkey.

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