Maria Beatrice Lupi

20 posts

The Fire, the Wood and its Inhabitants

All over the world, the fires that flare up and devour thousands of hectares of forests and green areas are increasingly frequent, an environmental and social scourge that reappears every year with new strength and is linked to human and cultural, climatic, vegetational, and morphological factors. The progressive abandonment of […]

Dear T-shirt,…how much do you cost me?

The leading sector of the clothing industry for 15-20 years has been constantly changing; a real revolution has directed many brands towards the production of collections inspired by high fashion, but sold at very low prices and renewed in a very short time, to satisfy the need to always keep […]

Facing the change: reflections and new awareness

In autumn, training activities resume: schools, universities, and professional institutes reopen after a period of enormous difficulties. The pandemic has induced great transformations in behavior, teaching methods, and methodologies, in educational approaches. How to face the change? In a context so profoundly changed that it has created dismay, anxieties, frustrations, […]

Daphne and the Laurel

“But when we reached the land that was nearby, there we saw near the sea a cavern that opened at the highest point, covered with laurels …” (Homer, Odyssey, IX, 181-183) Intensely scented and held in great esteem since ancient times, the Laurel (Laurus nobilis L. 1753) also called Lauro, […]