Italy isn't typically associated with accessibility, yet a new study finds that two of its cities rank among the world's top ten accessible cities. The study by money.co.uk ranked 20 of the world’s most visited cities on factors such as wheelchair accessibility at hotels, restaurants and attractions, disabled parking spaces, and airport accessibili...

The Community of Castelmezzano, in Italy's southern region of Basilicata, has become ever more known as a model for sustainability to aspire to, according to the report "Mountain Tourism: towards a more sustainable path". The report was published recently by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)...

The ancient Romans are important for Italy: they are part of its history and heritage, a symbol of unity, and a constant presence in the collective imagination of the country. We like to read about them, discover what they used to do and how they used to spend their time; what they believed in, what they ate and what they wore. We are curious about...

As part of a study on how different cultures impact their daily lives, students in the fourth grade at Independence Leadership academy have been exploring the Sicilian roots that still run deeply in a number of communities in Central Tangipahoa Parish and especially Independence, which at one time had earned the unofficial title of “Little Italy.”...

Cherry Hill resident Jade Bechelli has been named the New Jersey government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In this post, Bechelli will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Before joining ACS CAN...

Dante Labs, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, today announced it has partnered with The Renato Dulbecco Foundation to deliver more personalized therapies in rare diseases, oncology and COVID-19. Protelica, the groundbreaking US biotechnology company, has licensed its library of billions of pronectines nanoantibodies and a portfoli...

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Now, in 2022, a piece from his ship can belong to you. According to a press release from Affiliated Auctions and Realty, LLC, the Santa Maria’s bell is scheduled for auction in Tallahassee on March 2, 2022. Affiliated Auctions says the bell arrived in Tallahassee from Miami after the diver who di...

Fostering the regrowth of Posidonia oceanica, a species of seagrass native to the Mediterranean, and erecting protective environmentally friendly barriers to enable their spread is the aim of a project by Italy and Tunisia. The project is called 'Innovative Methodologies and Strengthening Actions to Protect the Mediterranean Environment' and is bei...

The initiative to promote global citizenship and solidarity education courses inspired by the Ventotene Manifesto has been extended to schools and Italian departments abroad. As part of the activities envisaged in the new Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Education and VentotenEuropa, renewed on 23 June 2021, the second National C...

In 2020, the year characterized by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Italian PDO and PGI products confirmed their importance, all thanks to the work done by 200,000 operators and 286 Consortia for the protection of food and wine sectors. These numbers are confirmed by the analysis of the 19th Ismea- Qualivita Report. In 2020, the GIs supply chain reached...