The presentation of the FAO program for the conservation of rural landscape to Europe

Monday the 29th in Roma the FAO program for the conservation of rural landscapes will be presented to Europe www.fao.org/giahs/en. For  15 years it was only a research program, but

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The earthquake of Amatrice and the rural landscape

Among all the issues and the initiatives developed  after the earthquake of Amatrice, it is worth spending a few words on the  rural landscape. The Italian ministry of Cultura Heritage

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The Bialowieza National Park in Poland

There has been an intense debate recently on cuttings going on in the Bialowieza National Park in Poland, promoted by an article published on the Guardian, claiming the destruction of

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Paris Global Landscape Forum  at COP 21 and  landscape restoration

  During the UN Conference on Climate (COP 21), occurring in Paris, the third edition of the Global Landscape Forum was held, with more than 4000 people attending and 40

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Historical rural  landscapes and biocultural diversity for climate change: Telouet valley

  During the Milan EXPO 2015  the Pavillon ZERO  hosted some important examples of historical rural landscapes of the world. Morocco offers some extraordinary examples of landscapes characterized by centenarian

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The Overshoot day

Today is the overshoot day. It  marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. On

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Rural landscape and biocultural diversity: the swallows in Italy

  Many biodiversity types, especially the typical ones of Italian rural landscapes,  depend on the  traditional rural practices and are connected with an active presence of the man,  not with

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The restoration of the terraced landscape of Punta Mesco

Punta Mesco is a promontory that separates the bay of Levanto from the bay of Monterosso, in the Cinque Terre, and is one of the most distinctive and fascinating landscapes

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The restoration of the terraced Landscape of Lamole

Lamole lies in the municipality of Greve in Chianti, in the province of Florence. The landscape is characterized by dry stone terraces on which vines and olive trees are cultivated.

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