Gianni Silvestrini

Stages of Change

While fossil fuels for energy production have been used for the past 250 years, their utilization to generate new materials and a plethora of plastics dates back to no more than a century ago. Ho...

All Together on the Sailing Boat

Ellen MacArthur, a 28 year old sailor who in 2005 broke the record of solo circumnavigation of the world in just 71 days    To survive the solitude of the ocean, sh...

Awakening the Sleeping Giant

In the past, a damaged object used to be mended. Clothes were patched, pots and working tools were repaired. End-of-life materials’ recycling was normal. The throwaway civilization, though, re...