The Glacier Caravan, now in its fourth edition, ended recently. We will retrace the 6 stages through as many satellite images of each glacier, allowing everyone to see how dramatic the situation is with each passing year.
Nothing new on the forestry front! Hydrogeological safety technologies still pick up from the past. Time changes, but the people’s needs remain unchanged. Will we know how to do better than our ancestors?
Social Friendship heals the limits of modern individualism. Pope Francis shows us a new world, a new diet of existence, a new way of life that embraces the horizon of a mankid that is friendly to its neighbor. The closest neighbor is indeed Planet Earth, of which we are an integral part. How can we make this evolutionary leap? The Encyclical “Brothers All” gives us enlightening advice that we will explore, at least in part.
Two iconic pinnacles on the Veneto-Trentino border give way after a week of thunderstorms. Funding and technical knowledge are needed to prevent hydrogeological risk and strategic choices are needed to best guide the course of nature.
Flowers and plants are moving unexpectedly in the Alps to survive. By escaping environmental changes they will somehow make it. Are we also ready to deal with the environmental changes that we are facing?
When it comes to mountain and rural areas abandonment, modern agroecology might be the solution to restore those landscapes that have been managed for centuries.