Fossalta di Portogruaro is “The City for the Green” in Veneto (Italy)

Fossalta di Portogruaro, near Venice, is one of the “Città per il Verde 2018”, (“Cities for the Green”) of the Venetian Region. The prestigious award is given to the municipalities that proved to be upstanding towards the public green areas and the eco-sustainability. “Honorable mention” in the “Municipalities of 5 to 15.000 inhabitants” category, Fossalta […]

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Green Madrid: 10 good reasons to visit it

Madrid is one of Europe’s greenest and most beautiful capitals. Amongst gardens and artworks, eco-friendly accommodation and farmers market, there’s plenty of reasons to go and visit it. Madrid can make you forget city’s chaos and send you in another dimension, made of nature and tranquility. Do you not believe us? Make a trip there, […]

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Amsterdam keeps the secret of a real green city!

If you love bicycles and culture then Amsterdam is the city you belong to! But how did this city end up being the World’s cycling capital? His relationship with cyclists hasn’t always been happy like today…. In the early 50s, Amsterdam was one of the most congested cities in Europe with a high traffic related death […]

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Oslo, the first car-free city

By 2025 no more petrol and diesel cars will be sold and by 2019 all cars will not be able to access the city center: Oslo wants to become the world’s first car free city. In the coming years Oslo will undergo a beautiful transformation, soon to become the first car-free city in the world. […]

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How it happened I found myself watering zucchini instead of answering mails of angry clients!

Never  thought of playing a part in “Hamlet” and go back home mumbling the immortal line “to be or not to be” while holding a tomato in your hand? Well, it could happen sooner or later at “Teatro Franco Parenti”. Why? Have all actors gone vegetarian, are they supporting organic food?  It could be but […]

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How a Metropolis can become Green: GrownNYC and the urban gardens diffusion

Not long ago, a picture of the First Lady Michelle Obama photographed in the garden of the White House, wearing gardening gloves, among tufts of salad, zucchini and carrots, has been around the world. Since then, the spread of gardens, and especially of urban gardens has exploded everywhere. Perhaps not everyone knows that, but already […]

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