Science is also “girl stuff”

Science is also “girl stuff”

In some fields more than others, gender gap is quite obvious, especially in science.  If we list the top 10 enlightened minds that have stood out in this field, we quickly realize that most of these are men. This doesn’t seem to upset anyone, especially if we think...
The keywords of education: from ABC to qwerty

The keywords of education: from ABC to qwerty

This story begins with the ABC Book, the book for teaching the alphabet and early reading, the book that Pinocchio kept under his arm on the road to school. Perhaps Pinocchio will not be remembered as the greatest fan of education, but in his story, there are many...
The Earth as a common home

The Earth as a common home

  The verb “to conserve” (or “to preserve”), derives from the Latin word “conservàre”, composed of the particle cum (with) and the verb servare (save). Just think about how many things in our lives we have preserved, or “saved from time”: objects and toys from...
How does climate change make you feel?

How does climate change make you feel?

Writing on International Climate Change Day is definitely not easy. Firstly, because I’m afraid no one knows that June 21st is the day dedicated to climate change (neither did I until some time ago!) and, secondly, because so much has already been written about...
Healthy Land, Healthy People

Healthy Land, Healthy People

Photo: Avijit Ghosh – Future Without Green (India)/ UNCDD Photo contest 2018 The motto “Healthy Land; Healthy People” is truer today than ever. 17 JUNE – As World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, today we reflect on how our attitudes can have a...