Greening USiena

  1. In occasione del lancio ufficiale del network Greening USiena, avvenuto il 31 Gennaio presso l'Aula Magna Storica del rettorato dell'Università degli Studi di Siena, abbiamo condotto un bellissimo dialogo con l'ecologo marino Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara (fondatore del Tethys Research Institute,, sui temi della biodiversità marina minacciata, della conservazione degli oceani e del rapporto tra uomo e natura.

    During the official launch of Greening USiena, which took place on January 31st at University of Siena, Italy, we had a wonderful dialogue with marine ecologist Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara (president of Tethys Research Institute, about the threats to marine biodiversity, oceans conservation and the relationship between man and nature.

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  2. Imagine feeding 1 BILLION people through practices that make our environment healthier and stronger, rather than creating more waste and destruction. The oceans give us that chance, if we give them a chance.

    Andy Sharpless, CEO of Oceana and author of "The Perfect Protein," shares how Oceana is reversing ocean collapse, paving the way for more wild seafood to feed our growing population. By choosing the perfect protein of wild fish, your personal decisions can make a big impact.

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  3. Forests provide livelihoods for up to 1 billion people and contribute trillions of USD to the global economy through products and services. Yet in some regions, deforestation continues at an alarming rate. As REDD+ aims to address market, policy, and institutional failures that undervalue the climate change mitigation service provided by the forest ecosystem, while protecting the rights of those who rely on the forests, there are clear links between REDD+ objectives and green economy objectives, both of which call for a change in the business-as-usual economic development in order to slow the loss of natural capital. This short film feature examples from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia and Ecuador, highlighting the potential challenges and opportunities of including REDD+ in the transition to a green economy.

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  4. WASTE – an informative short film on the relationship between food waste and resource waste.
    A film production of SCHNITTSTELLE THURN GbR commissioned by WWF Germany and UNEP in support of the Think Eat Save - Reduce your foodprint campaign.

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  5. Mobile phones and computers have transformed the lives of many – yet billions of discarded electronic devices are ending up in landfills in the world’s poorest countries, posing a potentially lethal toxic threat. But one African country is finding innovative ways to handle this so called “e-waste

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Greening USiena

Greening USiena

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