Month: August 2018

Pianosa: An Italian Island from the Palaeolithic Age, now a Natural Park maintained by detainees

Clicca qui per la versione in Italiano: Pianosa: un’isola del Paleolitico, oggi Parco Naturale mantenuto da detenuti Meet Mauro Mazzei Braschi, co-founder of the non-profit organization that works hard with passion to share over 10 000 years of Pianosa’s history with the island’s visitors. The members of the Association also share their memories as Pianosini (inhabitants of Pianosa), …

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Joon + Co.: Letting you shop consciously and conveniently

A recent report entitled ‘Sustainable Fashion Blueprint Report 2018‘ underlines evidence to the claim that the fashion industry is the second worst polluting industries in the world today. 350,000 km2 of land, roughly the size of Germany, is dedicated to cotton production while an estimated 93 billion m3 of water, enough to support 5 million people to survive, is used …

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Travel4thoughts: Promoting an alternative travel behaviour

After a career spanning 20 years with MNC’s across the globe, this Italian biologist has looked to combine her scientific background and passion for the environment with a love for travel. Meet Gabriella Silvestri, founder of Travel4thoughts, as she shares her journey to sustainable travel and an aim to promote an alternative travelling behaviour embracing responsibility and respect for the country visited and the locals. In an inspiring story, she shares …

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We are on a boat: Making sustainable boats

We recently caught up with Tiago Varandas, founder of We Are On A Boat, the world’s first Sustainable Boating platform. The platform is on a mission to promote eco-friendly boats, which includes electric, wind or solar-powered boats. It also aims to motivate people to share their boats while meeting like-minded people with a common objective of driving sustainability. Read on as Tiago shares details of his …

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