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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.
CAMCO is an Italian brand that produces activewear in Italy from a fabric free of synthetic fibers. The fabric is made up half of mulesing-free extrafine merino wool and GOTS certified organic, and the other half of TENCEL ™ fibers
BeNatural’s commitment is to take care of people and the planet that hosts us, always choosing the best for both. The growing interest in the environment has led us to seek an approach capable of respecting it. For this, our products have no over-packaging and all information is written on top of the product, in order to avoid further waste.
We are a ecological sneakers brand that manufactures in a sustainable way in Spain. All our models are manufactured and designed in a traditional way, using recycled, natural, organic and vegan materials. We have also achieved footwear of the highest quality, thanks to our natural rubber sole, which gives them flexibility, breathability, and lightness.
LAST NEWS FROM FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH
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.
31 July 2020
Neel Tamhane: the idea of solar home systems to enable energy trade
Neel Tamhane is a solar energy innovator, work in India on designing new solutions to build a clean and affordable energy future for the world. He is the product manager of “SPACE10”, a project that builds an interconnected mesh of the solar home systems to enable energy trade.
16 July 2020
Oilalà wins the “Best in Class” award as the best Monocultivar oil in the Japan Olive Oil Prize
The Apulian company Oilalà wins the “Best in Class” award as the best Monocultivar oil in the Japan Olive Oil Prize, the famous international competition of extra virgin olive oil, which was held in Tokyo.
POSITIVE NEWS FROM THE CHANGING WORLD
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.
23 April 2021
From Canada a new program that uses satellite technology to detect illegal fishing vessels
Canada launches a $ 7 million program that uses new satellite technology to combat illegal fishing. It is a special type of device used to locate and track vessels which, in order to carry out illegal fishing
15 April 2021
Rome, Tevere River: One hundred kilos of plastic a day that don’t end up in the sea thanks to plastic catcher barriers
From October 2019 to April 2020, they made it possible to collect 2.3 tons of waste on the Tiber River in RomeIt is the plastic catcher barriers project which, launched in 2019, is giving more than positive results.
9 April 2021
Vegetable meat printed in 3d. The patent is from an Italian researcher
A 3D printable meat that tastes like steak but isn’t. In fact, it is composed of plant products such as peas, algae and beetroot. The idea was born from an intuition of Giuseppe Scionti, 31, an Italian biomedical engineer who works and teaches at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, creator of a patent now taken over by Nova Meat
2 April 2021
“No music on a dead planet.” The motto of the Music Declares Emergency movement, carried out by internationally renowned artists including Radiohead, the Pretenders and Billie Eilish
It’s called Music Declares Emergency movement that a group of influential artists and music industry people are taking to urge governments to take action to protect the Earth. Among them Radiohead, the Pretenders, Billie Eilish, but also important and famous record labels such as Abbey Road, Warner, Universal Production Music, Virgin EMI and Warner Music UK.