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GASTRONOMIC TOURISM AS AN AGGREGATING FACTOR OF THE TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

Gastronomic tourism represents an innovation, albeit not more recent, among the various forms of tourism. It finds its origin in the traveler's desire to explore the territories, discover local "flavors" and recipes, and tasting typical food products related to the...

Italy’s duties in the sustainable development of the Mediterranean. The new exclusive economic zone of Italy

Italy is, with its approximately 7,500 kilometres of coastline, the country most involved in policies concerning protection and enrichment of resources of the Mediterranean, a sea of extreme wealth, but also of great fragility for biological balance and biodiversity....

MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND FOOD SAFETY

As a matter of fact, nanometer and micrometer sized plastic particles contaminate mountain areas as well as seabeds. Being typically released from cosmetics and personal care products, and food packaging, micro- and nanoplastics enter the food chain and inevitably end...

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WATER, A PRECIOUS GOOD

WATER, A PRECIOUS GOOD

On the occasion of the event, activities will be proposed to raise awareness, disseminate and encourage the use of eco-friendly strategies and habits, with a view to recycling and sustainability for the respect, protection and restoration of environment and the seas....

What pets do not to feel too cold or too hot

What pets do not to feel too cold or too hot

An animal may be able to maintain its body temperature even when the outside temperature is very different. Non-human animals have a different body temperature than ours and can feel hot or cold at the same time we don't feel hot or cold. Animals use two methods to...

AN OVERVIEW OF PLASTIC CONSUMPTION BY AQUATIC ORGANISMS

AN OVERVIEW OF PLASTIC CONSUMPTION BY AQUATIC ORGANISMS

Currently, contamination by plastics is one of the main threats to marine ecosystems, as they are the most widely used materials. Although it is known that aquatic organisms can be affected at various levels, there is still little knowledge about the impact of...

Consumer preferences in choosing pork meat: animal welfare on the farm

Consumer preferences in choosing pork meat: animal welfare on the farm

Have you ever thought about the conditions under which animals are raised for human consumption? Have you ever thought about their welfare? Have you ever wondered how you can contribute to the sustainability of the planet through conscious choices regarding meat...

Ecofeminism and famous “Green women” 

Ecofeminism and famous “Green women” 

The survey, involving all the participants, aims to debate about the close connection between environmental issues and gender equality. The survey will focus on three main topics: a) gender inequalities in environmental protection; b) knowledge of the personalities of...

MARINE PLASTICS PHYSICS LAB

MARINE PLASTICS PHYSICS LAB

Plastic is often dispersed in the sea, where it degrades into microplastics, with a huge impact on marine flora and fauna. In our physics laboratory we will present the latest spectroscopic techniques for the identification of microplastics and we will perform...

MY FIRST PUPPY

MY FIRST PUPPY

Finally, your baby has the playmate he has always wanted! A faithful friend who will accompany him along his growth path. If you are at the beginning of this adventure, you can participate with your children in our "Kids and puppies’class”. This is an opportunity to...