• LIVE SIMPLY,  NATURAL RESOURCES

    Earth Overshoot Day: a planet is not enough

    Today, August 1st, is the so-called Overshoot Day which means that we have already depleted the renewable resources of our planet for the year. This date comes every year earlier because we consume our natural resources faster than the time the Earth needs to regenerate them, while our consumption keeps rising. According to the studies of the Global Footprint Network experts, at the moment we would need 1.7 Earths to meet our needs. My country, Italy, is the 56th in the ranking of the most voracious of natural resources: if everyone lived like my people, 2.6 planets would be needed to feed the world. We can’t keep living like this,…

  • BOOKS,  HEROES

    From my Land to the Planet – Sebastião Salgado

    I am a great lover of books and stories of extraordinary people who can change the world. Sebastião Salgado is certainly one of them. For those who do not know him yet: he is considered worldwide one of the greatest photographers of our time. He was born on 8th February 1944 in Aimorés, in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil. His passion for photography is not immediate, he comes to this after a course of study and works as an economist. His strong sensibility leads him to travel a lot and to orient himself on the documentation of the human condition, like a young militant, a socially engaged photographer.…

  • POLLUTION,  PROJECTS AND SOCIAL BUSINESS

    How to plant trees with your internet searches

    As a tree and nature lover, I couldn’t miss this beautiful project, which I will now tell you about. You would like to do something to reduce pollution, make our planet greener and take actions against climate change, but do not want to struggle, right? Do you know that you can help make this world a better place for everyone planting trees, sitting comfortably on your chair, just with a click of your finger and without spending a cent? Yes, you understood correctly. You can do it thanks to Ecosia. Ecosia is a search engine that plants trees thanks to its advertising revenue. It is a social business run by…

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