Saturday, February 24, 2024


Milan smog is one example of the environmental crisis Italy faces.

Italy Gripped by Environmental Crisis

A blanket of smog hangs over Milan, reservoirs stand empty in Sicily, and wine production plummets in Piedmont, just a snapshot of the environmental crisis gripping Italy.

Tractor protests over pesticide law, fuel prices and other issues

EU Pesticide Law withdrawn following tractor protests

Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini expressed satisfaction on Tuesday after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced the withdrawal of a proposed pesticide law. It followed tractor protests across Europe.

File footage of Marsican brown bear called Sandrino. this is not the Bear M90 euthanised. However, it is the same species. Image: Marco Tersigni - Flickr under creative commons licence

Bear M90 euthanised in Trento

Forestry corps members euthanised bear M90 in Trento’s northern province per an order from provincial governor Maurizio Fugatti. The culling occurred in a mountainous region of the lower Val di Sole valley.