There is a dynamic, growing community in Abruzzo that has answered the climate emergency and is working hard to restore the balance of Italy’s wild heart!
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What a victory and brilliant news on an ecological front for Abruzzo particularly its young people. After 5 years of legal correspondence in a 10-year battle, the Italian Ecological and Cultural ministries have given the final rejection of the planned gas wells
Many of us know Nunzio Marcelli from visits to La Porta dei Parchi, but he is also the president of Rete Appia (The Italian Pastoral Network). Here he expresses solidarity with fellow Sardinian shepherds after the devastating fires that hit the island this week and proposes ways to reduce the ferocity of forest fires in Italy in the future
The Producer of Channel 4’s ‘A New Life in the Sun’ has been in touch to say that are looking for more enterprising British ex-pats in Abruzzo for inclusion in the next series of the programme
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Ciao 2020 – Members from our LifeInAbruzzo Group added their photographic highlights from the region & for those that couldn’t travel to Abruzzo what they missed most!
Are you aged between 18-40 and would relish the idea of moving to Santo Stefano di Sessanio for 5 years to help turn it into a dynamic sustainable community that is not just a weekend tourist attraction. You will be given a monthly grant for three years up to a maximum of 8 thousand euros per year, a house for symbolic rent and a one-off grant, up to a maximum of 20 thousand euros to start a business.
If you are a fan of Isabella Tree and would love to follow suit in creating a successful rewilding business do have a look at Rewilding Apennines’ dynamic October seminar on the rewilding economy.
Keeping a piazza alive in Italy’s small mountain towns and villages is no easy feat when stark statistics point to 15,000 threatened by depopulation. But sustainable steps can be taken that keep dreams and towns alive, like this neat initiative in the small town of Fontecchio (AQ).
10 tips to setting up and running a successful B&B in Abruzzo that will help you avoid pitfalls in local and national laws