In the Cinque Terre, where breaking stone is an art

Interview with Stefano and Alessandro, maintenance workers in the Cinque Terre National Park, who were able to transform their passion for drystone walls into a job.

Other Walls, the Megalithic Road

Nature and mystery along the Megalithic Road in the Beigua Regional Park

The Garraf Park presents the Stonewallsforlife project

The Garraf Park presents the Stonewallsforlife project to local councils and organisations in the area in order to seek their complicity

In Catalonia to discover the other site of the Stonewallsforlife project

Interview with Santi Llacuna Claramunt director of the Parc del Garraf, the other site in Catalonia where the Stonewallsforlife project is being tested.

Stone walls in western Liguria

An excursion to discover an enchanted landscape made of dry stone walls, caves, rock carvings.

How to make drystone walls resistant to climate change

Professor Marco Firpo of the University of Genoa tells the first interventions carried out in Manarola

A park at the forefront of climate change mitigation

Stonewallsforlife told by Emanuele Raso, geologist and project coordinator for the Cinque Terre Park
Fondazione Manarola

The strength of the past in the commitment of Fondazione Manarola

The Stonewallsforlife project applies on a large scale what has been done to date by Fondazione Manarola. Vice president Eugenio Bordoni has been interviewed.

Students of the project Erasmus Loresu attending a presentation on STONEWALLSFORLIFE

February 11, 2020 On February 11, 2020, students of the high school Fossati-Da Passano (La Spezia) involved in the project Erasmus Loresu and their international partners from Portugal, Spain, Poland and Croatia attended a seminar organized by the Cinque Terre National Park on the natural and cultural heritage and on sustainability. Students […]

Students from the Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) visiting the pilot site

January 10-11, 2020 On January 10-11, 2020, students from the Monash University in Melbourne had a two-day on-field study tour in the Cinque Terre National Park, with Professor Nigel Tapper, a former member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of the research group that in 2007 received the Nobel […]

Start of the pilot intervention

January 10, 2020 On January 10, 2020 the activities started in the 6 hectares of the pilot site. A team of researchers and specialists from the Cinque Terre National Park, the University of Genoa and ITRB realized a new geomorphological survey procedure of the drystone walls, which will be used to map […]

Project presentation in Riomaggiore during the Open Day of the Cinque Terre National Park

On December 17, 2019, during the Open Day of the Cinque Terre National Park dedicated to the EU projects it coordinates, Emanuele Raso (principal manager of the project for the Cinque Terre National Park), Eugenio Bordoni (Fondazione Manarola) and Santo Grammatico (Legambiente) presented STONEWALLSFORLIFE. The meeting was also the occasion to inform […]

Kick-off Meeting in Manarola

November 11, 2019 The official event for the presentation of the project STONEWALLSFORLIFE took place on the 11th of November, 2019, in the multipurpose room of Vernazza’s town hall. Representatives of all partners participated in the meeting. “It is significant that today we are here in Vernazza, a village hit by the […]

Kick-off Meeting in Bruxelles

October 3-4, 2019 The representatives of the Cinque Terre National Park, namely the Director Patrizio Scarpellini and the geologist Emanuele Raso, and the Chief Knowledge Officer of ITRB, Ugo Miretti, presented the project STONEWALLSFORLIFE during the Kick-off Meeting organized by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) on October 3rd […]

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