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Herd of elephants at sunset

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DNA from ivory to save elephants

Every year approximately 50,000 African elephants are killed out of a population of 500,000 specimens: poaching is driving these animals on the road to extinction. Knowing therefore the areas from which the ivory comes could help the authorities to stop…

giornata_desertificazione

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World Day to Combat Desertification

In 1994, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared June 17 "World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought" in order to focus public opinion on the problem of drought and to promote the implementation of the United Nations Convention…

Giornata_Internazionale_foreste

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International Forest day

Forests and trees protect us in an infinite number of ways. We provide us with clean air we breathe and the water we drink. They host and protect the biodiversity of the planet and are our natural defence against climate…

ecosystems

World Environment Day 2014

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June and was established by the United Nations General Assembly to raise global awareness and to encourage actions to protect the environment.

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Wwf Oasis Day

The WWF Oasis Day will be held on 18 May, a day dedicated to the discovery of the numerous protected areas...

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Beech forests of Pnalm have been proposed as candidate site for UNESCO

UNESCO has selected the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (Pnalm) as one of the Italian candidate sites...

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Coral reefs can recover from acute stresses

Good news about coral reefs...

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NASA Satellite to protect the forests

The NASA satellite Landsat 8 has just been launched from the...

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