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Native tree planting project

Native tree planting project

Today we have applied for funding under the Rural Development Programme of Puglia, in order to get co-financing for the creation of ecological infrastructures in one of our plots. The project includes the creation of tree hedges, made up of 257 trees and shrubs belonging to 30 different species.

Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas are singing in good numbers in our organic olive groves. A land management that is sympathetic to wildlife delivers tangible results. 

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Small-scale habitat features play a key role in supporting biodiversity and ecosystem services. At Selvanuova we preserve and increase these important natural elements.

Il “cambiamento” del modello agricolo europeo delude ambientalisti e mondo del biologico

Il “cambiamento” del modello agricolo europeo delude ambientalisti e mondo del biologico

La proposta di nuovo Regolamento per la Politica Agricola Comune dell’Unione Europea dopo il 2020 presentato oggi dalla Commissione UE delude le aspettative delle Associazioni ambientaliste e dell’agricoltura biologica condivise da centinaia di migliaia di cittadini europei ed italiani. La riforma della PAC sarà una priorità per il nuovo Ministro, Gian Marco Centinaio, a cui le Associazioni della Coalizione #CambiamoAgricoltura chiedono un impegno per un’agricoltura più sostenibile.

The World Migratory Bird Day

The World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

'Catastrophe' as France's bird population collapses due to pesticides

'Catastrophe' as France's bird population collapses due to pesticides

France's bird population is collapsing because pesticides are decimating the insects they feed on. At Selvanuova we are conserving nature in a productive farm, and we would like to set an inspiring model for other farms.