World Environment Day

Since 1972, on 5 June the day dedicated to the Environment is celebrated worldwide. The World Environment Day was established in 1972 by the United Nations General Assembly, with the aim of raising awareness among the worldwide population on the…



Earth Day

22 April is the Earth Day. The celebration, established by the United Nations, is intended to remind us that we need to recover that original balance, to underline that this is the only planet we have and that we must…


BILLI, the laser radar that helps to predict volcanic eruptions

One of the most dangerous and disquieting elements of volcanic eruptions is their unpredictability, but thanks to a new technology developed by ENEA we will be able to foresee the arrival of these phenomena and warn the populations at risk.…


Earth Day 2014

The 44th anniversary of Earth Day will be celebrated on 22 Aprile 2014.


Magma can give us warning signs to predict eruptions

An alarm system that alerts us about the likelihood of new eruptions is hidden in the magma...


Record volcano discovered in the Pacific

A team of researchers from the University of Houston, led by professor W. Sager...


World Environment Day 2013

Think, eat, save! The theme of the 41st edition of World Environment Day is dedicated to food waste...


Mt. Etna gains Unesco World Heritage Site status

Mt. Etna will be proclaimed Unesco World Heritage in June.


Nuclear accidents: classification

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has raised the incident level of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster from 4 to 5 on the INES...

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