Listening to posidonia seagrasses
3/25/15

An acoustic device has made it possible to detect the production of oxygen and therefore the photosynthetic activity of posidonia meadows. These plants are Mediterranean seagrasses which have a vitally important role to play in the environment. 

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Mediterranean Sea: sentinels that speak the truth
2/23/15

Mussels and posidonia are good indicators of the state of the environment in the Mediterranean Sea and the news is somewhat encouraging…

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Agritourism: the new cash cow for farmers?
11/21/14

Fancy a game of golf in rural surroundings, would you like to eat an ice-cream cone on a farm or sleep in a tree-house? These are all now possible thanks to a rapidly expanding tourist activity known as agritourism.

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The dance of the invading jelly-fish
11/17/14

Studying jelly-fish is a useful activity, especially from the point of view of trying to understand a phenomenon of proliferation of the species that has been observed almost everywhere on the planet for almost three decades.

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Is there a new threat to the ozone layer?
11/5/14

Chlorine is the main destroyer of the ozone layer. Although its concentration levels showed some signs of decreasing over a twenty-year period, levels have unexpectedly risen in the Northern hemisphere. This observation is the subject of an article published in Nature magazine.

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