Anna Lacci

31 posts

The sea, and us

… So my thoughts drown in this immensity: and sinking is sweet for me in this sea ( Così tra questa immensità s’annega il pensier mio: e il naufragar m’è dolce in questo mare). However, the sea of twenty-year-old Giacomo Leopardi was not made of water: it was the representation […]

“Operazione foca monaca” project

On 22 September we will start the actions of the “Operation Nun Seal” project.We think that the reader may find it unusual to dedicate a project to an animal whose traces are no longer found on our coasts, given that even sightings have been interrupted since the early eighties.But the […]

Darwin and the cases of the moth and the fisherman

The mechanisms that regulate the alternation of species on our planet are often described as an eternal “struggle for survival”. Anyone who has read Darwin carefully knows that this is not the case.It is the word “struggle”, so dear to the warmongering mentality of our species, which has little to […]

June flowers

We begin our walk among the blooms that colour the end of spring and the beginning of summer from urban centers, and then enter the fields and finally head towards the coast. The Large leaved lime (Tilia platyphyllos) that shade the city avenues, delightfully perfume the air with their hanging […]

Waiting for the apocalypse

I dedicate the month of March to Jonathan Franzen, American writer and essayist, author of novels and writings that he regularly publishes in “The New Yorker” and “Harper’s”. A short essay and a collection of writings in which his way of being an environmentalist is expressed: without dogma and with […]

The plants you don’t expect

We dedicate this series of advice to four books by an author who is now popular not only among science experts, but also among those who appreciate him for his pleasant and captivating writing. Besides being an excellent popularizer, Stefano Mancuso is professor of General arboriculture and Tree cultivation at […]

May flowers

Saying may be thinking of roses. It is to the roses that poets, painters, musicians of all time have dedicated their works. It is to the roses that we refer if we want to talk about feminine beauty. Yellow, pink, red, orange, violet, almost blue roses. Bush roses, vines, creeping, […]