Happy B-day VAIA! Our first year together

Happy B-day VAIA! Our first year together

Happy B-day VAIA! Our first year together It was planned to be the day of sustainability, design, environment and territory. And so it was, despite the new restrictions that have once again confined us to the screens. We blew out our first candle by hosting top-level...
Living through the storm: a personal account

Living through the storm: a personal account

Living through the storm: a personal account “I could hear the noise of logs breaking, of trees falling around me. It sounded like the mountain was about to collapse.” The Vaia storm continues to accompany us through the marks left on the Alpine arc. Those...
TransVaia: discovering the Lagorai mountain chain

TransVaia: discovering the Lagorai mountain chain

TransVaia: discovering the Lagorai mountain chain From 17 to 19 July 2020 the VAIA team ventured into the wild Lagorai mountain chain, which separates Valsugana from Val di Fiemme, where we planted 500 trees just under three months ago. It was a way of reminding...
Forestry Corps and ASUCs, together for the common good

Forestry Corps and ASUCs, together for the common good

Forestry Corps and ASUCs, together for the common good In the last article, we stopped at the gradual abandonment of the Charters as a means of safeguarding the woodland commons in the Trentino Alps. As evidence of the void left by those ancient institutions, the...
Forests as common goods – a centuries-old history

Forests as common goods – a centuries-old history

Forests as common goods – a centuries-old history Until last year, only one woman had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics. Among Elinor Ostrom’s several merits, she overturned a widely held view in academic circles, namely that the collective use of...
Biodiversity loss and the spread of epidemics

Biodiversity loss and the spread of epidemics

Biodiversity loss and the spread of epidemics Recent months’ developments are testing our most ingrained habits, along with the production systems we rely on to provide for our needs and desires. The phenomenon, which had been announced by some, has lashed the world...