MEMBERS OF FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH IN EVIDENCE… FIND OUT WHAT THEY DO SPECIAL
His work experiments the boundaries between travel, photography, geography and digital art with an environmental and ethical aim aimed at strengthening the sustainable growth of the Earth through the intrinsic and creative aesthetics of nature
BIOYVY srls was born from the passion of two brothers for a modern agriculture with low environmental impact. Curious and innovative, with their ethical and eco-sustainable agro business project they make the Diatomaceous known in Italy.
beeopak is an organic cotton fabric soaked with a 100% natural blend of organic beeswax, organic Piedmontese IGP hazelnut oil and pine resin. Our precious blend keeps food fresh, and makes the fabric washable and reusable for more than one year without losing its characteristics.
We enjoy an ancient tradition in the cultivation of wheat and dried legumes, including chickpeas and lentils. In recent years we have also resumed the cultivation of ancient local wheat varieties such as Tumminia, Perciasacchi and Maiorca.
All sneakers WAO have certified GO-Zero sole in degradable natural rubber, laces, labels and lining in organic cotton, insole in coconut fiber and natural silicone.
Natmat26 is the Italian start-up of specialized products for yoga, dedicated to you practicing in a conscious and sustainable way. We guarantee that each product is designed and handmade entirely in Italy. We select only environmentally sustainable raw materials, taking into account the entire life cycle of the article.
Konobooks is an eco-sustainable Made In Italy design store. Our specialty are fantastic notebooks with recycled paper, FSC certified paper, plastic free packaging, and certified ecoprint printing. Also a percentage of sales for our KonoGardens project and planting as many trees as possible every year to restore justice to the environment.
Fattoria Triboli is an organic farm nestled in the hills of Impruneta, in the heart of Tuscany.Our goal is to help develop a more conscious society by adopting sustainable production practices. This is why every day we work hard and with the utmost transparency to build a future where there is more respect for our planet through these concrete actions
We create home decor components and accessories that are 100% environmentally friendly, recyclable, or come from renewable sources and that are designed according to the principles of eco-design. Our mission is to make our everyday life rooms always more comfortable and safe thanks to the use of certified and eco-sustainable components and home decor accessories.
LAST NEWS FROM FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH
9 July 2021
Abyss Cleanup: the new project by the Palermo videomaker Igor D’India
After many years spent around the world, between oceans and offshore sailing videos, the videomaker has specialized in underwater shooting and has decided to launch a new project called Abyss Cleanup.
25 June 2021
Regenerative agriculture for the protection of the planet Earth. The choice of the Fattoria Triboli farm
When we think about the effects of agriculture on the environment, we never pause to reflect on the damage it creates to our ecosystem. You may not have known it, but it is intensive agriculture that is the greatest threat to planet Earth. The Fattoria Triboli farm, of Impruneta in Tuscany, was born with the intention of promoting regenerative organic agriculture to reduce CO2 emissions into the atmosphere and improve the ability of the soil to retain water.
30 April 2021
In Italy, the initiative of the “Ritorno alla Natura” agriturismo which promotes sustainable mobility by offering clean energy to its customers
An agriturismo where you can recharge your electric car is an operation that has never been easierIn. Italy there are those who invest in sustainable mobility, as in the case of the Ritorno alla Natura agriturismo located in one of the wonderful hills of the Marche region, just outside Recanati, the birthplace of the poet Giacomo Leopardi.
10 February 2021
Pheal joins the “One Tree Planted” project for global reforestation
The company Pheal, specialized in the production of cosmetics based on vine sap, joins the project of the non-profit association One Tree Planted, created to support the global reforestation program in the territories of North America, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
29 January 2021
Misadventure & Co: vodka made by recycling bakery products
An artisanal distillery that fights food waste by transforming baked goods into smooth vodka. A way not to throw away the muffins or bread from the day before.
22 January 2021
“Id.Eight” the sneakers made with fruit peels, whose packaging contains a bomb of seeds ready to be planted and spread biodiversity
The sneakers are produced in Italy and are made with materials deriving from the transformation of fruit waste, from apple peels to pineapple leaves to marc (grape stalks and skins).
20 November 2020
The benefits of the Vine sap in Pheal Natural Cosmetics
The sap of the vine, capable of giving immediate brightness to the skin, is the basic ingredient of Pheal, a company of high quality natural cosmetics born with the aim of creating effective cosmetics, friends of the skin, the environment and the planet.
12 November 2020
The basis of the new agriculture. Discovering Crysil PD and Crysil SC
A completely natural land, composed of fossil microalgae and volcanic ash, all substances with a very low environmental impact, capable of increasing agricultural yield.Its name is Diatomaceous Earth. To introduce it in Italy is the Bioyvy company of Palermo. An idea that was born thanks to the Colletta brothers’ passion for agriculture.
31 October 2020
MuMa Museum of the Sea in Milazzo, created to educate and reflect on the importance of the relationship between man and sea
Rediscover the harmony between man and sea through science and art. This is the goal of MuMa, the Museum of the Sea of Milazzo, a magical place that was born following the discovery of the body of the sperm whale Siso, who died in the summer of 2017 off the Aeolian Islands, because he was trapped in a net from illegal fishing.
POSITIVE NEWS FROM THE CHANGING WORLD
23 July 2021
The Canadian law that defines plastic as toxic
According to CEPA, Canada’s environmental protection law, plastic items are now considered toxic.CEPA, with this decision, has sent a solid communication to the plastics industry stating that its use has damaged the environment and the government intends to demonstrate this and abolish its use. The list of plastic as toxic came after conducting an assessment of the pollution levels created by using this material.
16 July 2021
G20: The World Powers in Support of the Carbon Tax
On the part of the most important world economic powers there is the will to impose a minimum tax on CO2 emissions. This is what emerged in the context of the G20 which was held from 7 to 11 July in Venice. The finance ministers of the major world powers have in fact approved, for the first time, the principle of taxation of CO2 emissions.
2 July 2021
Zhi Xiang, the Chinese monk who has saved over 8.000 animals from the street since 1994
His name is Zhi Xiang, the 51-year-old Buddhist monk from Shanghai who transformed his Bao’en temple into a real animal shelter. In fact, from 1994 to today, this man has saved many animals from the street, over eight thousand, including dogs, stray cats, but also chickens, geese and peacocks.
18 June 2021
A Smart Forest City in Mexico. The project of an architects’ studio in Milan
A forest city will also arise in Cancun, Mexico. The project is by the Stefano Boeri Architetti studio in Milan. It will be built in an area south of the Mexican city of Cancun previously intended to house a shopping center.
11 June 2021
In September, work begins on the Maldives Floating City, the first floating city in the world
Maldives Floating City is called, the initiative of the Maldives government which aims to transform the archipelago into a floating city with low environmental impact. The project, whose preparatory work will begin next September, was born in 2018 from an idea of the entrepreneur Mark Collins Chen
28 May 2021
Covid. Biodegradable masks made with milk waste. It will be possible thanks to the “SMascherATe” project which starts from the University of Catania
From milk waste it is possible to make masks against Covid-19 with zero environmental impact. This was revealed by the SMascherATe project, funded by the Ministry of University and Research. To develop it will be the University of Catania, that of Rome Tor Vergata and the Institute for the study of nanostructured materials of the CNR.
21 May 2021
Leonardo DiCaprio donates 43 million euros for the protection of the Galapagos Islands
The Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to donate $ 43 million to finance conservation operations in the area around the Darwin Arch, in the Galapagos Islands. What does the project foresee in the Galapagos Islands? Darwin’s bow fell into the sea as a result of natural erosion.
14 May 2021
Tenerife becomes a Heritage for the conservation and safeguarding of whales
The west coast of Tenerife becomes the first European marine area to be recognized as a Whale Heritage Sites (WHS). This was announced by a press release from the Canary Islands Tourism in which it is explained that the stretch of sea between Tenerife and La Gomera is a true sanctuary of these marine species.
7 May 2021
In France, we are moving towards the abolition of internal flights if the cities can be reached in two and a half hours by train
Stop to domestic flights if the cities can be reached comfortably in two and a half hours by train. The provision approved a few days by the French chamber and for which the Senate is now awaiting the yes, is part of the objective with which President Macron aims to reduce emissions by 40% by 2030, bringing them back to 1990 levels.