Extreme events happen. What can we do about it?

In the Anthropocene, natural and human-induced extreme events are hitting the world more frequently than in the past. How can we handle them?”

The fine balance between humans and wildlife

Tragic encounters between humans and wildlife have happened too often in Italy. The delicate balance and coexistence between the two needs constant monitoring and prompt measures.

From prevention to action. Causes and consequences of forest fires in Italy

Prevention and adaptation are key to mitigate the risk of fires in Italy. How can we reduce the impact of forest fires on the environment and the society?

Adapt or burn. A look at the dramatic increase of wildfires in Italy to get ready for summer 2022

Droughts and high temperatures have raised the number of forest fires in the Alps. Unlike the fire-adapted Mediterranean environment, Alpine ecosystems are not ready for these events.