Capri hosts the international conference on the sustainability of the smaller islands and tourism in the Italian coastal areas scheduled for 23 and 24 June 2022. The conference will be held at Paradiso Congress Center Via Giuseppe Orlandi, 180, Anacapri and is promoted by Legambiente and CNR-IIA. During the two days, the Sustainable Islands report of CNR-IIA and Legambiente and the Blue Guide of Legambiente and Touring Club will be presented.
Renewable sources, energy efficiency, water purification, recovery and recycling of materials: the smaller islands could be the realm of sustainability, territories at the forefront of managing the challenges that global warming poses to us. Capri will be the protagonist of an international two-day event on the occasion of a conference promoted by Legambiente and CNR-IIA, with Terna as sponsor and the patronage of the Municipality of Capri and Anacapri, on a highly topical issue such as that the sustainability of the smaller islands and tourism in the Italian coastal areas in a scenario of climate change.Appointment the 23 and 24 June at the Paradiso Congress Center in Via Giuseppe Orlandi, 180 in Anacapri. The two days of Capri will also be an opportunity to take stock of national policies for the islands and coastal areas, on the resources provided by the NRP with the involvement of national and European institutions.
The first day, 23nd June, the report will be presented Sustainable Islands of CNR-IIA and Legambiente, which takes stock of the environmental situation of the smaller Italian islands with the involvement of research institutions and bodies, sharing experiences and innovative projects from the European islands,to Denmark to Greece, from Croatia to the Canary Islands, to the Balearics and scientific and technical contributions. A moment of discussion and study to take stock of the ongoing interventions on renewable sources, waste management, purification, sustainable mobility in areas with delicate ecosystems that can represent a laboratory of innovation towards decarbonisation and zero emissions, but which today they are at risk from the impact of climate change, and tourism.
Il 24nd June appointment with the presentation of the guide “The most beautiful sea”, Blue Guide of Legambiente and Italian Touring Club, to find your way around the many seaside and lake resorts of the Peninsula and choose your own summer destination in the name of responsibility and environmental quality. Mayors and representatives of the Marine Protected Areas who received the Legambiente sails award will be present. This will be followed by a discussion on the theme of the quality of the tourist offer between sustainability objectives and a limited number, an increasingly topical issue in many coastal locations, and then a session on the theme of adaptation to climate change in coastal areas and fight against erosion. A theme on which attention is growing, given the scenario of increasingly intense impacts with increasing coastal erosion, the increase in violent weather phenomena such as tornadoes and floods, the rise in sea level. These issues will be addressed by comparing the best management and design experiences, with the involvement of local actors.
The two days of Capri also include on June 23, afternoon, the presentation of the book "Isolario italiano" by Fabio Fiori . It will also be possible to see the winning images of the EROSIONI photo contest, on the transformations of tourism along the Italian coastal areas linked to coastal erosion promoted by Legambiente and the Italian Coastal Landscapes Observatory.
The meetings of the two days of Capri can be followed online (www.lanuovaecologia.it, on the youtube and linkedin pages of Legambiente and on the Facebook page of the CNR-IIA) in Italian and English