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Jul 22, 2020

Health or environment: Plastic dilemma over Covid-19

Researchers believe that disposable products are recyclable, so if this waste is collected properly, there will not be any environmental issues. Reased plastic consumption driven by Covid-19 related health concerns leads to a dilemma as people create more waste to protect their health while paving the way for a risk to environmental health

Jul 22, 2020

Why rural electrification won’t fix deforestation in Zimbabwe

Reliance on biomass such as fuelwood for energy in rural areas has a strong bearing on Zimbabwe’s environment. Rural communities in Zimbabwe meet 94% of their cooking energy requirements by using traditional fuels, mainly fuelwood, and 20% of urban households use wood as the main cooking fuel. For this reason, unsustainable fuelwood use

Jul 21, 2020

Our future must be green

World Environment Day comes this year to a planet that is preoccupied with the effects of COVID-19, a pandemic that has played with the lives of millions and affected some two-thirds of the people that share this planet. And as nations emerge from the darkest days of the coronavirus crisis, there is a

Jul 20, 2020

Il sogno e la ricerca di materiali alternativi

L’effetto “Greta Thunberg” ha travolto l’opinione pubblica e contribuito a far aumentare il livello di attenzione sui temi dello sviluppo sostenibile e dei cambiamenti climatici. Lo stiamo notando nei crescenti spazi riservati all’argomento da parte dei media ma anche nelle sollecitazioni a comportamenti virtuosi che si avvertono, di conseguenza, nell’opinione pubblica e, ragionando

Jul 16, 2020

With an eye on the environment, New Zealand

The New Zealand government unveiled plans for a program which aims to tackle greenhouse gas emissions in the building and construction sector, and potentially futureproofs the built environment against the impacts of climate change. Initially, the Building for Climate Change program will focus on the expansion of insulation and glazing requirements in new

Jul 15, 2020

Millenials e informazione: la sfida

Qual è il rapporto dei ragazzi nati nel periodo tra la fine del vecchio millennio e l’inizio di quello nuovo con l’informazione? Quali strumenti utilizzano per acquisire notizie? Sono queste le domande che devono in maniera sempre più crescente porsi i rappresentanti dei gruppi editoriali, in quanto catturare le nuove generazioni rappresenta una

Jul 7, 2020

Lo status di A.E.O.: pole position in dogana

Quando parliamo di commercio internazionale pensiamo alla conquista di nuove aree di mercato, al lancio di un prodotto innovativo ed al potenziamento del nostro brand. Studiamo le strategie per essere competitivi, analizziamo il mercato sotto il profilo culturale, sociale, economico, finanziario individuando il buyer ideale ed il prodotto del quale non potrà fare

Jul 3, 2020

COVID-19 infection: Origin, transmission, and characteristics of human coronaviruses

The coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is a highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which emerged in Wuhan, China and spread around the world. Genomic analysis revealed that SARS-CoV-2 is phylogenetically related to severe acute respiratory syndrome-like (SARS-like) bat viruses, therefore bats could be the

Jul 3, 2020

How do Buddhists handle coronavirus? The answer is not just meditation

Millions of Buddhists seeking protection and healing from the novel coronavirus are turning to traditional religious rituals. Since the emergence of COVID-19, the Dalai Lama, other senior monks and Buddhist organizations in Asia and worldwide have emphasized that this pandemic calls for meditation, compassion, generosity and gratitude. Such messages reinforce a common view