Columns

Fresh information and updates from experts, watchdogs, researchers and more

# 14 - 2017 January

Column: Innovation Pills

Sustainability, the Final Act

by Federico Pedrocchi

A community... [read more]

# 13 - 2016 November

Column: Innovation Pills

Stereons and DVD Blenders

by Federico Pedrocchi

Let’s start with a... [read more]

# 12 - 2016 September

Column: Innovation Pills

What Can't Be Cured Must Be Endured

by Federico Pedrocchi

In a previous article I... [read more]

# 11 - 2016 July

Column: Innovation Pills

The Demise of Screws and Nails

by Federico Pedrocchi

As big as a... [read more]

# 10 - 2016 May

Column: The Blue Yonder

Missing the Blue

by Ilaria Nardello

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Column: Innovation Pills

Cunning and Lateral

by Federico Pedrocchi

In my opinion, there is... [read more]

# 09 - 2016 March

Column: Natural Capital

Priceless and Unnoticed

by Gianfranco Bologna

We are talking about the link... [read more]

Column: The Blue Yonder

Turnkey Seaweed Farms

by Ilaria Nardello

Sioen Industries, specialist... [read more]

Column: Innovation Pills

Go Sailing, for a Change

by Federico Pedrocchi

Travelling by sea has... [read more]

# 08 - 2016 January

Column: The Blue Yonder

Growing Little Blue Companies

by Ilaria Nardello

Climate change and environmental degradation, a... [read more]

Column: Natural Capital

The Unbearable Heaviness of Food Production

by Gianfranco Bologna

Worldwide, the environmental... [read more]

Column: Innovation Pills

Micropigs from Beijing

by Federico Pedrocchi

More or less the size of... [read more]

# 06-07 - 2015 October

Column: The Blue Yonder

In Iceland, Cod is king

by Ilaria Nardello

On September 24, Icelanders will... [read more]

Column: Natural Capital

Earth Conundrum: +83 Million -15 Billion

by Gianfranco Bologna

In July 2015, the total number of the... [read more]

Column: Green & Circular

Matter Must Be Renewed, Not Incinerated

by Stefano Ciafani

After the green light given to the new oil... [read more]

Column: Innovation Pills

Expo: A (Partially) Untold Story

by Federico Pedrocchi

I visited Expo 2015 four times, and... [read more]

# 5 - 2015 August

Column: Draught from Berlaymont

A Smart and Efficient Bioeconomy for Europe

by Joanna Dupont-Inglis

Over the last few months there has been increasingly... [read more]

Column: Natural Capital

We Have Ruined Three Quarters of the Biosphere

by Gianfranco Bologna

We have entered the Anthropocene epoch. A great deal of... [read more]

Column: Green & Circular

Recycling Frontiers

by Stefano Ciafani

It seems a century ago when, in 1996,... [read more]

Column: Innovation Pills

Eggs and Mines

by Federico Pedrocchi

The thousand-year old history of... [read more]

# 4 - 2015 June

Column: The Blue Yonder

A Marketable Seaweed Production

by Ilaria Nardello

The European Seaweed Production and... [read more]

Column: Green & Circular

Beach Umbrellas Surrounded by Litter

by Stefano Ciafani

Not only do many Mediterranean... [read more]

Column: Innovation Pills

Edible Films? Courgettes Invented Them!

by Federico Pedrocchi

Undoubtedly, a species... [read more]

# 3 - 2015 April

Column: Draught from Berlaymont

European Bioeconomy: Communicate, Communicate and Communicate

by Joanna Dupont-Inglisinterview with Karl Falkenberg

With the Commission countdown underway and the EU circular economy preparing for take-off, Director General of DG Environment, Karl Falkenberg, talks to Joanna Dupont-Inglis... [read more]

Column: Green & Circular

A Recurring Health Menace

by Stefano Ciafani

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Column: The Blue Yonder

Marine Biomass: An Unconventional Wealth

by Ilaria Nardello

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Column: Innovation Pills

Straw Yellow Gold

by Federico Pedrocchi

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# 2 - 2015 February

Column: Draught from Berlaymont

Circular Economy: All Eyes on the Juncker Commission's Next Move

by Joanna Dupont-Inglis

Shock waves created by the European... [read more]

Column: The Blue Yonder

The Blue Economy Is Worth 500 Billion Euro

by Ilaria Nardello

With the Blue Growth... [read more]

Column: Green & Circular

In the Large-Scale Retail Trade, One Carrier Bag Out of Two Is Illegal

by Stefano Ciafani

Out of 37 carrier bags... [read more]

# 1 - 2014 November

Column: Draught from Berlaymont

The New Juncker Commission: High Speed Link or Slow Business as Usual?

by Joanna Dupont-Inglis

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Column: Green & Circular

Plastic Mediterranean Sea

by Stefano Ciafani

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Column: The Blue Yonder

Portugal Returns to Sea

by Ilaria Nardello

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