The Manifesto for Environmental Education in Europe

Support the manifesto for EESD in Europe! ­­Environmental education towards sustainable development (EESD) is a necessity. There’s a wide acknowledgement about that on several European and International papers. Recently, the Paris Agreement resulting from the CoP21 dedicates its conclusions on the World Wide View global debate, which involved 10,000 people from 76 countries and places… Read More

3rd of March: Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day

An international day for raise awareness on sustainable environmental management and commemorate the immense environmental contribution of Wangari Maathai

Africa Environment Day is celebrated annually on 3 March. This international day was established in 2002 as a way of raising awareness of the pressing environmental challenges facing the continent. Since 2012, the Africa Environment Day has been celebrated in conjunction with Wangari Maathai Day, in order to pay tribute to the late Nobel Laureate’s green legacy.

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World Wetlands Day

Celebrating the World Wetlands Day On February 2, in more than 80 countries worldwide, we celebrate the World Wetlands Day. The event commemorates the historical adoption of the Ramsar Convention (Iran) on 2 February 1971, that for the first time put the basis for a shared management of wetlands, aimed to their conservation. Wetlands, which… Read More

MED Action Day 2010

MAD_transparentBiodiversity and climate change

The 2010 international campaign “Mediterranean Action Day” promoted by MIO-ECSDE is dedicated to the theme of biodiversity in the Mediterranean sea and climate change. As pointed out by IUCN, the Mediterranean region is one of the places on earth in with the highest biodiversity and richness in landscapes.

57.468 animal species, of which 1.255 are vertebrates. 8.000 plants (12.000 if we include algae and lichens), plus 20.000 species of mushrooms. These are the numbers that describe the richness of Italian biodiversity.

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