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The environmental education in the National System for Environmental Protection

Ispra and environmental agencies have long been involved in the production of knowledge, correct information and in playing a fundamental role in supporting administrations in sustainability actions and also with also an educational role: helping citizens to understand and act in a manner responsible. In this context, on 16 and 17 January 2019 in Rome, SNPA, through the Referents Network and the WG of Environmental Education and Sustainability Strategy, will present its strategy and actions for environmental education in a two-day confrontation and dialogue with other important stakeholders. In particular, a round table will be held on January 16, to be attended by representatives of the main national educational networks.

Presentation of the XIV Report on the Urban Environment Quality Edition 2018 and the innovative SNPA experiences for the quality of the urban environment

Rome, 19 december

The Report on the urban environment quality has reached the XIV edition. Produced by National System for Environmental - SNPA, it has consolidated over the years as a reference for experts and users. The 2018 edition  updates for 120 Italian cities, including the 14 metropolitan cities, a set of key indicators for the analysis of the environmental quality of cities and for the assessment of the life quality of Italian urban areas. Many topics o dealt with the urban and metropolitan contexts: social and economic factors, soil and territory, green infrastructures, water, air pollution and climate change, industrial activities, transport and mobility, exposure to electromagnetic and acoustic pollution, actions and tools for local sustainability.

Territory. Process and trasformation in Italy
Towards the circular economy: municipal waste report 2018

Rome, 10 december

ISPRA has presented today  at the Auletta of the Parliamentary Groups, via di Campo Marzio, 78 - Rome, the Municipal Waste Report - Edition 2018. The Conference was introduced by the Undersecretary of the Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea hon. Salvatore Micillo, the President of the Parliamentary Commission on illegal activities related to the waste cycle, Hon. Stefano Vignaroli and the President of  ISPRA and SNPA, dr. Stefano Laporta. The results of the Report was presented by the Director of the National Center for Waste Cycle of ISPRA, Rosanna Laraia. The conclusions will be entrusted by Alessandro Bratti, ISPRA General Director.

First SNPA National Conference. Third preparatory event. The National System and services to citizens
Towards a national wolf monitoring plan

Rome, 3-4 december 2018

The Italian population of wolves, reduced in the '70s to a few dozen individuals located in the central-southern Apennines, has progressively expanded, colonizing the entire territory, including the extreme branch of Puglia and all the Alpine arc. The numerical and distribution increase of this predator imposes a constant effort to update knowledge on the species, also in order to provide the decision-makers with credible and authoritative scientific data on which to base conservation and management decisions.For this purpose ISPRA has been commissioned by the Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea to develop and implement a wolf national monitoring plan: for the launch of this program the Institute organizes a conference in Rome on 3 -4 December,  which will participate  wolf experts of the research world, parks, regions and autonomous provinces and the world of associations.

Monitoring for the assessment of the potential effects of dredging on the coastal marine ecosystem. Criteria, tools and technologies to supportNov 28, 2018 from 02:30 PM to 01:00 PMLivorno, Camera di Commercio, Piazza del Municipio, 48,
The environmental damage: prevention and repair in a network system

Today was  held in Rome the conference "Environmental damage: prevention and repair in a network system" organized by ISPRA  to provide a useful contribution to the topic and to propose a technical-scientific point of view to the operators of the sector and legislator. The meeting's objective, in particular, is to bring together the subjects involved in the environmental damage compensation procedures (ex sixth part of Legislative Decree 152/2006) to share experiences and deal with emerging issues: the definition of a procedure for environmental damage actions ; the insurance coverage of the damage; assessment criteria and criteria for the repair of environmental damage.

VIII edition study-days : "Research and application of ecotoxicological methodologies" from Nov 26, 2018 12:00 PM to Nov 28, 2018 06:00 PMLivorno, Camera di Commercio,

The ecotoxicological as management tools of acquatic and land environments

The research, the Agencies monitoring and the private world

Seminar : "Odor emissions management"
International Day to eliminate violence against women

Roma, 21 november

The Guarantee Unique Committee of ISPRA celebrates the 25th November, the International Day to eliminate violence against women proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations, with a morning of reflection on the topic.

The event,  accompanied by a reading course attended will include the intervention of writer Tea Ranno, Fabrizio D'Alessandri - founder of the Leggo Literature Contemporary Group, of Laura Moschini - University of Rome Tre, GIO - Interuniversity Observatory for Gender Studies and by Matteo Villanova, Roma Tre University, OLTREEE - Observatory Laboratory for the Protection of Emotional and Evolutive Age.

Final conference project “giCASES": Co-creation of knowledge and case-based learning in the GI sector
Workshop Project Sic2Sic - Cycling through the Natura2000 network
The National Network System for Environmental Protection addresses some strategic issues for the sustainable development of the countryNov 09, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 02:00 PMFiera Rimini Ecomondo, Sala Ravezzi 1, Area Sud,

The National System for the Environmental Proteciont (SNPA) has defined the planning strategic address 2018-2020 and has started the activities resulting from the  Three-Year Plan. At the same time, the System has planned a series of events for the presentation and comparison with the main stakeholders, for medium and long-term operational choices on certain issues considered strategic and to better define their role in the country's environmental policies.

REMI VIII meeting from Nov 09, 2018 09:30 AM to Nov 10, 2018 02:00 PMTorino, Regione Piemonte, Via A. Pisano, n. 6,
Strategic coastal protection actions to develop sustainable Blue GrowthNov 06, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PMEcomondo - Fiera di Rimini,

Fiera di Rimini, 6 november

The management and protection of the shorelines, also in relation to current climate change, is a strategic issue for a country like Italy with about 7,500 km of coastline, for the conservation of coastal habitats, ecosystems and  socio-economic development mainly to coastal and maritime tourism and to the European strategy of "Blue Growth".

Since some year the Italian Ministry of Environment, in cooperation with ISPRA, Italian Coastal Regions, the District Authorities, the Scientific and Research Community, has started a work-strategy (the National Table on Coastal Erosion - TNEC) which takes into account the Recommendation 2002/413 / EC on the Integrated Management of Coastal Zones and the GIZC Protocol for the Mediterranean (Barcelona Convention), to elaborate in a shared way an overall strategy for the protection and management of Italian coasts.

First National Confernce SNPA. Second preparatory event. The National System meets the Science World

Three important international scientists of the Aurelio Peccei Foundation - Club of Rome, Jorgen Randers, Ernst von Weizsacker and Anders Wijkman, spoke today at the second preparatory event of the SNPA national conference.Three lectures of highest scientific and strategic level, where the vision for the future of our planet goes beyond 2030. Introduced by the general secretary of the Club of Rome, Gianfranco Bologna, followed with interest by  Minister of the Environment, Gen. Sergio Costa, the representatives of the SNPA, president Stefano Laporta and general managers Alessandro Bratti and Giovanni Agnesod.


Press conference ISPRA Report. National greenhouse gas emissions: Indicators of efficiency and decarbonisation in the main European countriesOct 09, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM

It will be held next 9 October   at 11.30 am the press conference for the presentation of the ISPRA Report "National Emissions of Greenhouse Gases: Indicators of efficiency and decarbonisation in the main European countries".

Invitation reserved to the Press

Adaptation to climate change and experiences at local level : strategies, targets and tools

Lecce. 3 october

Ispa, as a partern of the LIFE MASTER ADAPT(MAinSTreaming Experiences at Regional and Local level for ADAPTation to climate change) project, organizes a workshop to spread the results,

The project, coordinated by the Autonomous Region of Sardegna and with the contribution of numerous other partners (Ambiente Italia, Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane, University of Sassari, Lombardia Foundation for the Environment, Lombardy Region and the University IUAV of Venice),  aims  m to develop an operational and integrated methodology so that Regions, metropolitan cities and city consortia can incorporate climate change adaptation into their plans and programs as a key element for their territory.

ScienzaInsieme from Sep 26, 2018 10:00 AM to Sep 28, 2018 11:00 PMRoma - ISPRA,

26-28 september

ScienzaInsieme ends today, this evening at the National Laboratory Center of Castel Romano will take place the event Laboratori under the stars: "aperiscienza" with ISPRA researchers in which will participate the President, Stefano Laporta and the Under-Secretary for Ministry of Environment, Salvatore Micillo .

Starting at 6 pm, it will be possible to visit the laboratories, see experiments and technological tools,scientific videos and  interact actively with the researchers who will be the guides for the different activities.
The ISPRA laboratories carry out research and experimentation activities aimed at protecting water, protecting the atmospheric environment, soil, subsoil, biodiversity and fauna and integrating physical, chemical, biological, geological and engineering skills.