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highlights & media coverage
02/12/2022
01.12.22, 1ˢᵗ year of the WaterLANDS project
16/11/2022
WaterLANDS launches Calls for Artists in six countries
09/11/2022
Our contribution to the Report World Heritage Watch 2022: the present situation of Venice and its Lagoon is unsustainable
08/11/2022
06.10.22, Venice as a mirror for the world, Jane da Mosto at TedxAlberoni
13/10/2022
BBC 28.09.22, insights of Venice’s contemporary battle against water levels
12/10/2022
Uol 01.10.22, residents of Venice fighting for a resilient city
20/09/2022
Possible futures: the “Green Spaces” project
15/09/2022
Second meeting of the ONDEW project: sharing memories from the past and visions for the future
15/09/2022
WaterLANDS Venice Action Site presented at INTECOL22 and ECSA22 conferences
08/09/2022
SupaVenezia 31.08.22, SupaVenezia x WahV at A plus A Gallery
06/09/2022
The Hollywood Reporter 29.08.22, Assessing the slowness of film festivals in addressing climate change
04/08/2022
Rai Storia 31.07.22, Jane da Mosto and Gherardo Ortalli in dialogue on the fate of Venice
04/08/2022
The Guardian 02.08.22, against fossil fuel ads
12/07/2022
Ca’ Foscari University Environmental Humanities Podcast 04.05.22
11/07/2022
The Telegraph UK & Vanity Fair Italy 01.07.22, On the planned tourist tax for day-trippers
11/07/2022
The Hindu 04.07.2022, The lexicon of loss for safeguarding Venice
16/06/2022
The Venice Agreement
31/05/2022
France 24 27.05.2022: Venice: saving the city or the lagoon?
18/05/2022
WaterLANDS Consortium in Dublin
18/05/2022
The 5 Years (2015-2020) Report
17/05/2022
First meeting of the ONDEW project
17/05/2022
Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior in Venice
09/11/2021
2022 Masi Prize “Civiltà Veneta”
22/09/2021
Giardino Italiano 08.2021 Laguna Viva
21/09/2021
Istituto Veneto Award for Venice 2021
23/08/2021
WahV and Venezia FC begins a collaboration
19/07/2021
Protest against large ships continues
19/07/2021
Renewed appeal to place Venice and its Lagoon on the UNESCO List of World Heritage in Danger
14/07/2021
Global Cruise Activist Network Warns: Cruise Ships are Super-Emitters of Greenhouse Gases
12/05/2021
CNN 08.05.2021: The truth about cruise ships in Venice
23/03/2021
Il Sole 24 ore 25.02.2021 The barriers have already been used 20 times, concerns about the ecosystem
23/03/2021
Billposting campaign dedicated to the salt marsh flora
23/03/2021
Sponsored run by Camilla Bertolini
29/01/2021
EndsEurope 29.01.2021 In-depth: Trade unions and NGOs seek just transition for tourism after covid
23/01/2021
Arte.tv 19.01.2021 Change cruise course
10/01/2021
Forbes 09.01.2021 A Cultural Betrayal By Venice’s Mayor Leaves Residents Furious
04/01/2021
Serbian newspaper Telegraf 03.01.2021
11/12/2020
CBS News 11.12.2020: New artificial dam aims to save Venice from climate change-induced flooding
10/12/2020
The Times and The Telegraph 10.12.2020: Venice stricken by floods in great barrier grief
25/11/2020
PRIOR 25.11.2020: Presents of Mind (and Heart)
19/11/2020
Acqua Alta: One Year On
05/11/2020
Die Wochenzeitung 05.11.2020: Venice and the Biennale
27/10/2020
CNN 27.10.2020: These destinations were overwhelmed by tourists. Here’s how they’re doing now
22/10/2020
The World 22.10.2020: Is Overtourism Over?
20/10/2020
Aroop – Issue on Failure
19/10/2020
May Venice 19.10.2020: Living the Laguna Viva
06/10/2020
ASviS Sustainable Development Festival 2020
25/09/2020
The Telegraph 25.09.2020: How Venice is faring in its worst year since the plague hit
24/09/2020
Global Cruise Activist Network
21/09/2020
We are here Venice with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection: teaming up for the 2020 ASviS Festival
16/09/2020
MEPs vote to include shipping emissions within European Emissions Trading Scheme
14/09/2020
CGTN: A city for locals or for tourists?
12/09/2020
The Telegraph 12.09.2020: How a new art exhibition in Venice is shining a light on the planet’s battle against rising oceans
10/09/2020
BACK SOON (but better) featured in the “Laguna durante” exhibition
05/09/2020
Wish Magazine 04.09.2020: Venice Regained
03/09/2020
Geo France 03.09.2020: Venice Rediscovered
05/08/2020
The Christian Science Monitor 05.08.2020: COVID-19 empties tourist traps in Europe: Crisis or opportunity?
23/07/2020
Il Corriere del Veneto 21.07.2020: Rethinking the city after Acqua Alta and Covid
20/07/2020
CNET 20.07.2020: Venice has been fighting floods for centuries. It’s losing
12/07/2020
The Economist 12.07.2020: Venice Tests Its Flood Defences
02/07/2020
The New York Times 02.07.2020: Venice Tourism May Never Be the Same. It Could Be Better
25/06/2020
Belgian, Danish, Swedish, and Polish media get in touch for post Covid-19 insight
19/06/2020
CNN 19.06.2020: For some Venice residents, reopening after lockdown is bittersweet
16/06/2020
Deutsche Welle 16.06.2020: What will be the future of tourism in Venice?
08/06/2020
RAI, Il Messaggero 08.06.2020: We must protect 30% of the world’s oceans by 2030
03/06/2020
The Guardian 03.06.2020: ‘It’s an exciting beginning’: Venice opens to tourists
29/05/2020
The Art Newspaper 29.05.2020: The Green debate: How can the international art market recover sustainably?
20/05/2020
BBC Radio Scotland 20.05.2020
20/05/2020
CityLab 20.05.2020: When the Cruise Ships Stop Coming
19/05/2020
The LA Times 18.05.2020: European hot spots like Venice, Italy, are reopening, but without many tourists
18/05/2020
CNN 18.05.2020: Deserted Venice contemplates a future without tourist hordes after Covid-19
16/05/2020
The New York Times 16.05.2020: Virus Lockdown Gives Venice a Shot at Reimagining Tourism
20/04/2020
The Guardian 19.04.2020: Is the Cruise Industry Finally out of its Depth?
06/04/2020
Newsletter Spring 2020
23/03/2020
Newsletter 2019
02/03/2020
The Sydney Herald 28.02.2020: Venice, birthplace of quarantine, paralysed by disaster that can’t be seen
02/03/2020
The Guardian 29.02.2020: ‘It’s the last nail in the coffin’: Venice Empties as Coronavirus Spreads
26/02/2020
Financial Times 26.02.2020: Coronavirus Stirs the Waters of Venice
20/02/2020
WahV at the Cartagena Cruise Dialogue 2020
18/02/2020
France Inter 18.02.2020: Inside MOSE, the dam that’s supposed to save Venice from sinking
05/02/2020
CNN 04.02.2020: Is Venice at War with Itself?
03/02/2020
Bloomberg Environment 30.01.2020: Venice Lagoon’s Carbon Sink Eyed as Living Climate Lab
29/01/2020
BBC World Service 18.01.2020: Hydrogen – the Answer to Climate Change?
27/01/2020
Address to the 2020 UNESCO Delegation
16/01/2020
La Nuova Venezia 14.1.20: “Smog in Venice: Something must be done to limit water traffic”
29/12/2019
RAI 16.12.2019 High Tide – Report
17/12/2019
Polpo London: Christmas Campaign for Venice
13/12/2019
Associated Press 07.12.2019: Venice tide barriers pass another test but sceptics remain
11/12/2019
Culture Trip 11.12.2019: Venice Might Be Overcrowded, But You Can Still Be a Responsible Tourist
10/12/2019
Pellestrina Appeal
07/12/2019
Le Devoir 30.11.2019: “Is Venice Doomed?”
01/12/2019
La Nuova Venezia 01.12.2019: Change is needed to avoid certain doom
28/11/2019
The Independent 22.11.2019: ‘Fears for Venice run far deeper than the flood waters’ and further coverage of ongoing flooding
26/11/2019
RAI 26.11.2019: We are here Venice: the Science of Looking After the City
14/11/2019
CBC radio 14.11.2019: Venice needs new governance system to prevent future floods and other coverage of the disastrous flooding of November 2019
13/11/2019
BBC World Service report 13.11.2019: Extreme Flooding in Venice
07/11/2019
The Times 05.11.2019: “Venetians win right to vote on autonomy from the mainland”
06/11/2019
Poll shows that Venetian citizens want to vote in the referendum on 01/12/2019
28/10/2019
Ethics and Digitalisation Conference 28.10.2019
17/10/2019
Presentation of the book “SOS Laguna” by Luigi D’Alpaos at the Church of San Lorenzo
07/10/2019
La Nuova Venezia 07.10.19: Tide Forecast and Warning Center of Venice adapts models and signs agreements with two bodies
07/10/2019
La Nuova Venezia 03.10.2019 “Cruise passengers more polluting than the Venetians” Campaign against passengers on large cruise ships
07/10/2019
The Local 27.09.2019: ‘Venice is dying’: Residents to vote on whether to split city in half
11/09/2019
Clear communication around the cruise ships problem in Venice
11/09/2019
The culture sector cannot ignore the underlying need for radical change
29/08/2019
Ceramic rewiew 08.09.2019: Ceramics and environmental activism: Laguna Viva
20/08/2019
Skift 19.08.2019: Venice’s Big Money Conundrum to Solving Its Cruise Ship Crisis
17/08/2019
CNN Travel 16.08.2019: Is the cruise industry responsible for overtourism?
12/08/2019
Der Spiegel 11.08.2019: Umweltexpertin zu Venedig “Die Schiffe müssen kleiner werden”
11/08/2019
The Local 10.08.2019: No, Venice hasn’t just banned cruise ships from its lagoon
08/08/2019
Financial Times 08.08.2019: Venice to give cruise ships a wide berth
23/07/2019
BBC radio 4 23.07.2019: radio interview
15/07/2019
Monopol 09.07.2019: Near accident in Venice – Collateral event
15/07/2019
BBC Scotland 09.07.2019: radio interview
03/07/2019
Can UNESCO’s World Heritage Programme really help save Venice?
02/07/2019
XLSemanal 30.06.2019 Donna Leon “Lo de Venecia es grotesco”
02/07/2019
ELLE France 27.06.2019: Mort à Venise ?
26/06/2019
Information spreading through several media channels
25/06/2019
Il fatto quotidiano 24.06.2019: Large ships and small ideas: Venice 5 years for the stop
24/06/2019
Daily Mail 20.06.2019: Is this the death of Venice?
12/06/2019
The Art Newspaper 10.06.2019: How the art world is going green
09/06/2019
Collettivo Barena Bianca
03/06/2019
Associated Press 03.06.2019: Venice and Budapest crashes renew debate on cruise ship safety
02/06/2019
New York Post 02.06.2019: American among injured in Venice cruise ship crash
17/05/2019
The beginning of peak tourist season in Venice and media coverage
14/05/2019
The National 12.06.2019: Scotland and Venice: How Scottish art became a key part of the international festival
14/05/2019
Vogue 10.05.2019: An Insider’s Guide To The Venice Biennale
14/05/2019
Artnet news 06.05.2019: There’s a Flood of Climate Change-Related Art at the Venice Biennale. Can It Make a Difference—Or Is It Adding to the Problem?
06/05/2019
Financial Times 03.05.2019: A step forward for Venice’s Accademia Gallery — with its first living artist
24/04/2019
Artribune 20.04.2019: What the viewers say. The Venetian artist’s residence of Claudio Beorchia
01/04/2019
Artribune 18.03.2019 The first art residency at the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice. The project by Claudio Beorchia
18/12/2018
Is the M9 ‘micro smart city’ the future for Venice?
11/12/2018
Why Venice?
05/12/2018
Discussing about the Venice’s ecosystem with the students and professors from Colorado College
12/11/2018
The first Artist Residency at the Accademia Galleries, Venice
02/11/2018
LUXOS, 01.11.18: Fun, Fashion, Art and Education Unite in Venezia H20
20/10/2018
Venice and the Rhino, Palazzo Contarini Polignac
08/10/2018
Venezia H20: WahV’s exciting new collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection
06/10/2018
Venezia 2100, Motherboard / Vice video
03/10/2018
Working with the local community on climate change
26/09/2018
London restaurant POLPO support We are here Venice
20/09/2018
Architecture New Zealand, 09.10.2018: Up on the roof in Venice
04/08/2018
The Financial Times, 04.08.2018: A new creation emerges from the Venice Lagoon
31/07/2018
Newsletter July 2018
25/07/2018
The Reform of the Third Sector: An open letter
19/07/2018
Implications and information gaps of the One Belt One Road project
06/07/2018
Video showing the water displacement from a cruise ship prompts widespread reaction
06/07/2018
NBC Today filming at the Arsenale
18/06/2018
Rovigo in Diretta, 15.06.2018: Venezia, la maestria di De Sero protagonista a Palazzo delle Zattere
15/06/2018
The St Paul’s Review, Summer 2018: The Interview
14/06/2018
Slow words, 14.06.2018: We are here Venice
30/05/2018
La Nuova Venezia 28.5.2018
30/05/2018
Wallpaper, 24.05.2018: Two new shows launch at the V-A-C Foundation in Venice
29/05/2018
The Evening Standard, 29.05.2018: Venice Architecture Biennale tackles Trump, Brexit and #MeToo with earnestness and beauty
26/05/2018
La Nuova, 26.05.18: La laguna rivive in una miniatura
25/05/2018
Opening of Antigua & Barbuda’s National Pavilion
25/05/2018
Snowball Effect & the Committee “Unionista”
24/05/2018
Laguna Viva at the V-A-C Foundation
22/05/2018
The Times, 21.05.2018: War on the Grand Canal: Venice versus the Starchitects
17/05/2018
Connected – A documentary project on sea level rise
17/05/2018
The Financial Times, 11.05.2018: The Lives of Others
23/04/2018
Explore our Venice Resource on the Royal Geographical Society Website
12/03/2018
Katharina’s Italy, 12.03.2018: High water in Venice
09/03/2018
Book Launch: Donne come noi
17/02/2018
MonteCarloin, January/February 2018: Venezia e l’acqua alta
25/01/2018
Our supporter Fabio Moretti responds to Paolo Costa’s strategies for the revitalisation of Venice in the Corriere del Veneto
07/12/2017
The Art Newspaper, 04.12.2017: This is no way to solve the cruise ship issue in Venice
10/11/2017
Outcome of the long-awaited Government decision on the future for cruiseships (Comitatone 7.11.2017)
07/11/2017
Venezia 2100: A Documentary by VICE/Motherboard
30/10/2017
The Sydney Morning Herald, 27.10.2017: Keeping the ‘nice’ in Venice; The Melbourne Age Traveller: Saving Venice from giant cruise ships: Loved to death?
27/10/2017
ArchDaily, 03.01.2017: Venice Isn’t Sinking, It’s Flooding – And It Needs to Learn How to Swim
14/09/2017
European meeting of the movements for the defense of territories, environmental justice and democracy
13/09/2017
The mayor of Civitavecchia invites the Government and the mayors of other port cities to intervene for limiting atmospheric emissions
11/09/2017
Council Member Giorgio D’Este thanks the Korean Arts Council and We are here Venice for their support of the Tide Centre
24/08/2017
Corriere della Sera, 20.08.2017: A letter by Fabio Moretti
21/08/2017
WeMedia01, 20.08.2017: What’s Venice, Italy? / Venezia Autentica
17/08/2017
The National, UAE, 16.08.2017: Europeans angry at having to share their cities with millions of tourists
15/08/2017
BBC, World Update, 27.07.2017: Interview with Jane Da Mosto on Venice threatened by mass tourism
12/08/2017
ara.cat, 12.08.2017: Venice approves a code of conduct and will fine the tourists, who won’t respect it
02/08/2017
The Economist, 1843, 02.08.2017: Not drowning but suffocating
27/07/2017
Reporting about the continuing cruise ships problem and pressures from too much tourism in Spanish
26/06/2017
Venezia blog, 12.06.2017: Local Heroes and the Question of Local Autonomy
26/06/2017
Settemari Association, 29.05.2017: Osella d’oro 2017 to our member Jane Da Mosto
26/06/2017
Festa della Sensa and Osella D’Oro 2017
19/06/2017
UK at the Venice Biennale: The Fellows explore the ‘living city’ of Venice
12/06/2017
Information // Communication
26/05/2017
The Art Newspaper 25.5.2017: “At Last: The Mayor of Venice Recognises the Role of the Private Citizen…” Anna Somers Cocks
25/05/2017
The Guardian 26.5.2017: “Venice World Heritage Status under Threat” Lisa Gerard Sharp
17/05/2017
Why the future of Venice depends on the Referendum
17/05/2017
La Nuova Venezia 17.5.2017 “Big ships like monsters” Enrico Tantucci
15/05/2017
GQ 15.05.2017 “Stop the Venice Cruise Ship Madness” Philip Colbert
11/05/2017
trustandtravel.com 11.5.2017: “Venice, an Endangered Species?” Katharina Allès Trauttmansdorff
11/03/2017
Acqua in Piazza – Waterline
09/12/2016
Responsible Travel, 08.12.16: Venice Cruise Ships Campaign
09/12/2016
CBS News 09.12.2016: “Famed Italian City Suffering from Too Much of a Good Thing”
01/11/2016
L’acqua e la Piazza
13/09/2016
Visitors and Venice
09/08/2016
Preliminary survey: Refererendum for Venice
01/07/2016
SALON Magazine 06.2016: “Save Venice” Juegen Teller with Jane Da Mosto
30/05/2016
Italianicious, May-June 2016: Saving Venice
14/02/2016
The Irish Mail on Sunday 14.02.2016: Truth Behind the Mask of the Carnevale
07/06/2014
2014 Swiss Pavilion at the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale
07/08/2012
The Economist’s 1843 Magazine, 07.08.2012: When in… Venice