dcsimg

life

World Migratory Bird Day 2021

World Migratory Bird Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. The anniversary, initiated by the United Nations, is celebrated twice a year (on the second Saturday in May and…

life

Trees threatened with extinction

How important trees are to life is well known: they provide oxygen through chlorophyll photosynthesis, they provide the habitat for half of the world's known terrestrial animal and plant species, and they are essential for carbon storage in many ecosystems…

life

World Elephant Day

Today, August 12, we celebrate World Elephant Day as a reminder that there are currently less than 450,000 elephants surviving in Africa. In 2021, both forest elephants (Loxodonta africana) and savannah elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) were included in the highest risk categories…

life

International Day for Biological Diversity

The International Day for the Biological Diversity (IDB), proclaimed by the United Nations 1993, when the Convention of Biological Diversity agreed in Nairobi came into force, is held on 22 May each year. For several decades now, experts have shown…

life

World Bee Day

Today, 20 May, is World Bee Day. The aim of the day is to draw attention to the key role played by these industrious insects, which are being challenged by human activities and climate change. Indeed, bees, as well as…

life

Pollinating insects at risk

Times are not so good for pollinating insects such as bumblebees, butterflies, wild bees, wasps, moths and hoverflies. These insects, which are gradually disappearing from meadows, have been brought to our attention by WWF: over the past 30 years, Europe…

life

Bird thought to be extinct sighted in Borneo

A Black-browed Babbler (Malacocincla perspicillata), a bird of the Passeriformes order not seen since 1848, has been spotted in a forest in Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo in South-East Asia. The news of the rediscovery of the babbler was…

life

Sea stars sentinels of climate change

The Norwegian Sea is home to a starfish that is a veritable sentinel of climate change. This starfish, which in English is called cookie-cutter seastar because of its shape similar to a cookie cutter, has become the subject of a…

life

New study of the impact of illegal trafficking on biodiversity

Illegal wildlife trade and trafficking is worth billions of dollars a year and is decimating many species, some of which are already threatened with extinction. Despite being a major problem for biodiversity, there is a lack of global understanding of…

 
 
Eni S.p.A. - P.IVA 00905811006
next page?