Recycling organic waste and returning it back to the soil is an essential strategy for the circular bioeconomy. Photo: Pixi.org CC0 Public Domain. Free for commercial use. No attribution requiredCC0 Public Domain. Free for commercial use. No attribution required

There’s no green transition without bioeconomy

ECBPI Manifesto unveiled. Here's why the circular bioeconomy is an opportunity for soil and the economy.
Circular bioeconomy, a network to promote it launched in Brussels

Circular bioeconomy, a network to promote it launched in Brussels

The European Circular Bioeconomy Policy Initiative kicks off:…

Looking for a perfect reforestation? Just follow these 10 rules

Planting new trees is not enough: in order to optimize carbon sequestration and promote biodiversity, reforestation must follow particular criteria. An Italian researcher from Richmond's Royal Botanic Gardens has combined them into a decalogue
Debora Fino, president of Re Soil Foundation.

“These technologies can help us meet the healthy soil challenge”

Debora Fino, presidente di Re Soil Foundation: l'importanza di avere un suolo in salute è ancora troppo sottovalutata. Le competenze dei tecnici possono ispirare politiche lungimiranti che contrastino degrado e desertificazione.
Young Fulani herdsmen. According to Amnesty International the conflict between herders and farmers in Nigeria has resulted in more than 3,600 deaths from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Neptunian83 Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

From climate change to demography. How the soil war is devastating Nigeria

Il degrado del terreno minaccia la Nigeria creando le condizioni per un sanguinoso conflitto tra pastori e agricoltori. Con il land grabbing sullo sfondo.
Citizens have three months to contribute with their suggestions on soil health strategy. While EU Mission comes to Italy

Soil Strategy: EU citizens asked to share their views

The three-month open consultation for public suggestions has begun. Biodiversity is crucial for soil health. The EU Mission is coming to Italy

Confirmation from the US that composting helps soil and the climate

Grazie al compostaggio il suolo ritrova salute e fertilità. E il clima ringrazia. Dagli USA un’esperienza di gestione sostenibile dei rifiuti
The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

Un’analisi del Centro Comune di Ricerca Ue mostra che i Paesi europei dovranno investire, prima del 2100, fino a 2,8 miliardi di euro all’anno. Solo così possono sperare di non perdere fino a 1,27 trilioni a causa dei cambiamenti climatici, delle inondazioni e dei conseguenti danni alle coste.
Plastic packaging: Europe faces a waste problem

Plastic packaging: Europe faces a waste problem

Dal 1° gennaio sono in vigore regole più stringenti sull'esportazione di rifiuti e sul calcolo dei tassi di riciclo. Risultato: l'obiettivo Ue del 50% di plastica riciclata entro cinque anni si allontana. Ridurre l'uso e la produzione di materiali plastici diventa ancora più urgente.
From Milan to China: the rise of the vertical forests

From Milan to China: the rise of the vertical forests

Boeri Studio’s project to install forests on skyscrapers is about to become reality in the Far East: four will be inaugurated in Huanggang and Nanjing by May. They will make it possible to cut tonnes of CO2 and microparticles, reduce energy consumption and increase biodiversity through the rediscovery of native species