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Trial project to save pine trees in the Circus Maximus area of Rome. Rome is carrying out an experimental project on 200 pine trees in the city centre in an attempt to save them a non-native insect responsible for decim...
Annual return of starlings is a nightmare for many Romans. By Martin Bennett Like every year since 1925-26 they’re back. Four million by one count. Stormi di storni. Flocks of starlings. And with navigation skills to...
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Italian environmentalists fear millions of masks could end up dumped in nature.As students in Italy return to school after a six-month closure due to the covid-19 crisis, the Italian branch of the World Wildlife Fund has...
Race against time to save Rome's iconic pine trees. Rome residents may have noticed an unusually heavy carpet of pine needles, covered in sticky honeydew, under some of the city's umbrella pines, or stone pines, in rece...
Forest fire approaches the village of Pettino near L'Aquila. Firefighters, soldiers and civil protection volunteers are working around the clock in an effort to combat a wildfire that is approaching the village of Petti...
81-year-old hermit has called island paradise his home for 31 years. A hermit who has lived on the tiny Italian island of Budelli for the past 31 years is facing eviction amid plans to turn his ramshackle home into an e...
Temperatures set to reach peaks of up to 43°C in Sardinia. Italy faces its first heatwave of the year this week, after a 'cooler' than normal summer so far, with temperatures expected to rise to the high 30s across most...
Weather alert in place for 9-12 hours today in Rome and Lazio region. Rome has issued a weather alert, following a warning from the regional civil protection agency, from late morning on Friday 17 July, in the capital a...
Sicilian capital hit by flash floods as firefighters continue to search for missing people in underpass. Firefighters in Palermo have spent all night searching for people who may be trapped in a car in a flooded underpa...
Giulio Betti, a CNR researcher – National Research Council in Italy- has made collectors' eyes shine, and environmentalists' anger rise, by publishing a picture of a telephone card dating back to the 90s. More precise...
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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Pesticides may be the reason for the death of Rome's fish. Rome authorities continue to investigate the cause behind the mysterious death of hundreds of fish in the city's river Tiber on 30 May. Initial tests have pr...
Mystery as hundreds of fish die in the Tevere river in Rome. Hundreds of dead fish have been seen bobbing on the surface of Rome's river Tiber over the weekend, according to Italian news agency ANSA. The macabre disc...
Italy has 407 bandiera blu beaches in 2020. Nine beaches in the Lazio region have been awarded the 2020 bandiera blu (Blue flag) status for high water quality standards. The Blue Flag beaches in Lazio are Anzio (Tor...
Rome was rocked by an earthquake at 05.03 on the morning of Monday 11 May, during a thunderstorm. The epicentre of the earthquake, estimated between 3.2 and 3.7 magnitude, was reportedly in Fonte Nuova, north-east of...
Zucchero plays in front of deserted Colosseum for World Earth Day. Italian singer-songwriter and musician Zucchero "Sugar" Fornaciari performs a special version of Bono's new song Let Your Love Be Known at the Colosseum...
A handy guide to identifying Roman butterflies. Butterflies are insects and, as with other insects, they have six legs and wings. Their wings are coated with tiny scales which will come off on one’s fingertips if handle...
Mild earthquake felt in north-east Rome in early hours of 3 April. A 3-magnitude earthquake was registered about 30 kilometres east of the capital, near the town of Tivoli, in the early hours of Friday 3 April. The e...
Local residents protest as Rome announces new dump near Fiumicino airport. Rome city council and the Lazio Region jointly announced a new landfill site for the Italian capital, to be located at Monte Carnevale, near Fiu...
Rome urges car sharing and public transport to curb air pollution in city. Rome has issued guidelines aimed at improving the air quality in the capital after tests on Christmas Day detected smog levels exceeding the sta...
Lazio Region's anti-plastic barrier yields results on Tiber river.The experimental barrier to catch plastic waste on Rome's river Tiber has been a success, with 460 kilos of waste collected in the first month. Tests car...
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