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Stefano Carnazzi

Editor in chief for LifeGate.it, he has been the promoter of Gaia and collaborated with Quark and Focus. In the year 2000 he was fortunate enough to stumble upon the a pamphlet on food pollution, “Quattro sberle in padella” (Four Slaps in the Pan), he followed with six other books; the latest of which is titled “100 domande sul cibo” (100 Questions on Food). To answer even just some of these questions, he  contributes to  this site for Expo Milano 2015.
 
Stefano Carnazzi

Alex Zanotelli. Against the globalization of indifference, let us share bread

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
Alex Zanotelli, missionario Comboniano, ispiratore e fondatore di più movimenti italiani che hanno l'obiettivo di creare le condizioni della pace e di una società solidale, in cui gli ultimi abbiano cittadinanza.

Reading the biography of Alex Zanotelli and hearing him speak, we are reminded of the words of Cameroon's Catholic theologian, Jean-Marc Ela: "Every day, in the name of the Gospel, the history of effective liberation of the oppressed is written.” His life has been spent on a mission focused on food, hunger, pacifist networks and demonstrations.

How much water is there in the world?

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi
quanta acqua nel mondo

If aliens were looking at our planet, they would not call it Earth, they would call it water. The blue element dominates the globe, although the portion available to men is very small and is also slowly shrinking.

Holy Potato! Tubers and Tuberous roots, the Little Reservoirs of Energy

Taste / Stefano Carnazzi
santa patata

The most famous are potatoes, yams and cassava, but there are many more types of edible and cultivated tubers and tuberous roots. Digging around a bit through the roots of their histories, we find the traditions and characteristics that these foods have in common.

Birds stop reproducing if the population of fish is reduced by a third

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi
Se si pesca troppo non diminuiscono solo i pesci, ma anche gli uccelli.

The largest international study ever conducted on the ecological relationships of predator-prey, was published in Science in 2012. It reveals unknown damage to the entire ecosystem. Not only fish, but seabirds too, are in grave danger.

Ocean grabbing. Plundering is not limited to land: it extends also to the seas

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi
fish grabbing

A dynamic similar to land grabbing is taking place in the oceans. According to a UN study there is need to reduce the power of fishing vessels, increasing the strength of local fishing cooperatives.

Over a million people are already #FoodConscious. What about you?

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