The bicycle: from means of transport to economic growth instrument

Sustainability is by now one of the main focal points of many discussion in our society and contemporary politics. Surely this means of transport has become the symbol of this new stance. This becomes clear when looking at the emblematic use that is usually made of the bicycle: the European Union, for example, chose it […]

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The first 100% organic and sustainable country in the world? Sikkim!

Rewarded by the ONU with the Future Policy Award 2018, the Sikkim is the first region in the world to have a 100% sustainable agriculture. An extraordinary result, reached thanks to the perseverance against the destroying exploitation of the environment and biodiversity.  Sikkim is a federal State of India surrounded by China, Nepal and Buthan. […]

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Air pollution? It damages our intelligence!

Nowadays, we know a lot about the health damages caused by the fine dust, in particular the consequently diseases damaging the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. But this year, a Chinese study has showed how the chronic exposition to the smog can be harmful also for our brain and our intelligence.  A team of Chinese researchers […]

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Green and brain: to grow in a natural environment improves our cognitive skills

The development of our brain is affected by a green environment. A recent scientific research shows that living surrounded by nature and trees gives suprising benefits to our mind and contributes to the development of the cognitive skills of children. Word of science. To our mind, the green colour resembles the color of nature. A place […]

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Benefits of Walking: 10 Reason to Walk + 5 Healthy Habits ou should adopt

From your heart to your mood, the benefits of a walk are incredible. You will be astonished to find out what a simple walk can do for us! Have you ever thought how good can be to walk? If you are always busy and have not enough time to practice a sport, find at least […]

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The benefits of silence (and 10 ideas to try them on vacation)

In a life invaded by the noise, the silence becomes even more valuable and important: it becomes a resource for our mental and physical health. The noise is a source of stress, it accelerates aging, tires mind and body. Listen to silence allows us to regain our balance, and it has these unexpected and amazing benefits. Less […]

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Urban Green: two studies show how our health depends on trees

Public gardens and urban green areas guarantee for a higher quality of life and protect us from air pollution. This is what the last ISPRA report on the quality of urban environment states. This rich document, now at its 10th edition and extrapolated from the analysis of many environmental indicators belonging to 73 different Italian cities, is composed […]

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A cruise ships pollutes as one million cars

Cruise ships are often associated with luxury and total relaxation, but in reality they represent a huge damage to the environment and the health of passengers and port cities. Cruise ships not only create significant environmental damage but are extremely harmful to health due to their exhaust gases. This is what emerges from the 2016 […]

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World Sleep Day 2017

Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life: this is the slogan of the Tenth World Sleep Day, which will be celebrated worldwide on March 17. A day to remember the importance of a good rest and to inform more people about the many sleep disorders that worsen the quality of life of 45% of the world population. The […]

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The benefits of walking every day and on holidays

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Everyday, I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. But by sitting still, and the more one sits still, […]

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