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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

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

Verrazzano Castle

  One of the problems for the development of effective actions in defense of the landscape is tied to a still insufficient clarification of its contribution to economic development. Even if

The restoration of Sant’Antonio Wood in Pescocostanzo

  The Sant’Antonio Wood in Pescocostanzo (AQ), une of the main wooded pastures, that in Abruzzo are called difesa, is famous for monumental trees of beech, acer, pear-tree, carachterized by

Landscape and Hydrogeological risk: the environmental disaster of 25 October 2011 in Cinque Terre

  The research carried out during November 2011 had the purpose to study the relationship between terraces and hydrogeological risk in the area of the Cinque Terre, where an environmental