Lighthouse Eco

Striving for a sustainable Lifestyle


Farmers in Italy Switch to Mangoes, Other Tropical Fruits in Response to Climate Change

Amid warming temperatures caused by climate change, some farmers in Italy are cutting back on growing traditional crops of the country, instead focusing on producing fruits that are commonly grown in tropical areas.

Venice canals start to run dry as low tide and lack of rain hit

Gondolas unable to navigate some of its famous canals as Venice faces prospect of another drought

Pompeii deploys flock of hungry sheep to keep grass short

A flock of lawn-mowing sheep have been mobilised to trim unruly grass surrounding the ruins of Pompeii as part of an agricultural initiative for the site that also includes plans to revive ancient vineyards.

‘Historic’ vote means Italian state must now protect animals and ecosystems

In a historic vote, Italy has made protecting the environment part of its constitution.