Europe’s complicity in illegal deforestation

Europe’s complicity in illegal deforestation

The European countries foster illegal deforestation around the world, despite they are among those who violate international laws and conventions the less. In order to meet the demand of agricultural products in Europe, between 2000 and 2012, the equivalent of a soccer field was illegally deforested every 2 minutes, violating national laws of those countries

The Eiffel Tower is the world’s most sustainable monument

The Eiffel Tower is the world’s most sustainable monument

Paris is the capital that is leading the way in climate action in 2015. In anticipation of the UN climate change conference, the Eiffel Tower, one of France’s iconic monuments, has been restructured after 126 years, becoming more sustainable thanks to the installation of 2 vertical axis wind turbines that produce renewable energy. The tower was built for

The Himalayan peaks as you’ve never seen them before

The Himalayan peaks as you’ve never seen them before

[vimeo url=”https://vimeo.com/121045965″] The mountains you can see in the photo are not those of the Paramount logo, but the Ama Dablam, one of the most extraordinary Himalayan peaks. The Teton gravity research, an American action sports media company, released an aerial footage shot with a helicopter that shows the highest Himalayan peaks. At over 6,000 m

Smog damages monuments more than hooligans do

Smog damages monuments more than hooligans do

Apparently, hooligans are the lesser of two evils for the Fontana della Barcaccia, a fresh-water fountain located in Piazza di Spagna, as well as for all other monuments in Rome. The most serious damages to churches, ruins and statues are caused by smog and floods.     This is what is said in the joint

Things to do by 2050 to protect the environment

Things to do by 2050 to protect the environment

If it’s true that by 2050 the Earth will have to support about 9 billion people, how can we preserve the resources we have for future generations?   The report entitled The european environment – state and outlook 2015 (SOER 2015) released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) aims to answer this question by including and