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Giardino Italiano 08.2021 Laguna Viva

The magazine Giardino Italiano, an international magazine supplement of Topscape Paysage, has published an article regarding the project Laguna Viva. Created by We are here Venice in collaboration with the Assemble collective, the intervention converts the external space of V-A-C Foundation…

CNN 08.05.2021: The truth about cruise ships in Venice

Jane Da Mosto gave an interview to CNN about the unsolved problems related to large cruise ships in Venice. “The problem is that the politicians in Rome who have the power to make these decisions are out of touch with…

Il Sole 24 ore 25.02.2021 The barriers have already been used 20 times, concerns about the ecosystem

The Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 ore, after a letter sent to its director by our association regarding an article published on February 16 that was partial in its reporting about the functionality of MOSE,  quoted Jane da Mosto: “We…

EndsEurope 29.01.2021 In-depth: Trade unions and NGOs seek just transition for tourism after covid

EndsEurope spoke to We are here Venice about trade unions and NGOs seeking transition for tourism after covid. Jane da Mosto said “the impact of covid restrictions has been devastating so making a transition now to a more sustainable model…

Arte.tv 19.01.2021 Change cruise course

Jane da Mosto, co-founder and executive director di WahV, and the economist and members of WahV Laura Onofri has discussed regarding the problems of cruise tourism for the documentary “Kreuzfahrt auf Kurswechsel” on Arte.Tv. Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp

Forbes 09.01.2021 A Cultural Betrayal By Venice’s Mayor Leaves Residents Furious

The Forbes spoke to We are here Venice about the controversial decision made by the Venice’s mayor Luigi Brugnaro to keep the city’s civic museums shuttered until April 1.”Many of these museums have spaces that could and should be made…

Serbian newspaper Telegraf 03.01.2021

We are here Venice gave an interview to Serbian newspaper Telegraf, as part of an investigation regarding how Venice is coping with the pandemic. “The pandemic had many visible, and less visible, effects on the city – it especially put…

The Times and The Telegraph 10.12.2020: Venice stricken by floods in great barrier grief

The two main surviving UK broadsheets, The Times  and The Telegraph, reached out to We are here Venice for comment on 9 December 2020 after the various and different authorities with responsibility for protecting the city and its inhabitants between them failed to activate…

PRIOR 25.11.2020: Presents of Mind (and Heart)

Ethical travel network PRIOR has endorsed We are here Venice as part of a recent campaign for travellers to make positive contributions to the places that they visit. WahV is highlighted as an organisation that travellers should donate to because…

Die Wochenzeitung 05.11.2020: Venice and the Biennale

We are here Venice gave an interview to Swiss newspaper Die Wochenzeitung, as part of an investigation into the role of the Biennale in Venice. ‘We do not imagine that we have the answers to everything – but we want…

CNN 27.10.2020: These destinations were overwhelmed by tourists. Here’s how they’re doing now

La CNN fornisce un’inchiesta completa a proposito della situazione del turismo in luoghi iconici, da Machu Picchu a Dubrovnik, e fino a Venezia, “forse la destinazione più comunemente associata all’eccesso di turismo”. In ognuno degli altri luoghi, i funzionari sono…

The World 22.10.2020: Is Overtourism Over?

The World spoke to We are here Venice about the city’s changing relationship with tourism following the Covid-19 lockdown in Italy in spring 2020. The article compares Venice’s situation with other European cities known for attracting overwhelming numbers of tourists,…

May Venice 19.10.2020: Living the Laguna Viva

Jane da Mosto was interviewed by May Venice alongside Marcantonio Brandolini d’Adda, Creative Director of glass company Laguna B in our LagunaViva installation at the VAC Foundation in Venice. We are working together to demonstrate the potential of the Venetian lagoon as a carbon sink. Photo by Selina Zampedri. Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp

The Telegraph 25.09.2020: How Venice is faring in its worst year since the plague hit

We are here Venice gave comment to The Telegraph, who recently published an article on Venice’s recovery following Covid-19 travel restrictions. It saddens us that Venice is more often in the news because of its problems like overtourism. The city…

CGTN: A city for locals or for tourists?

Beijing news outlet CGTN spoke to We are here Venice about the effect of Covid-19 measures on Venice’s economy, and how the city might diversify its activities in the future to become more resilient. Even with months of lockdown and…

The Telegraph 12.09.2020: How a new art exhibition in Venice is shining a light on the planet’s battle against rising oceans

We are here Venice jointly hosted a visit in the lagoon for group of journalists invited to Venice for the re-opening of Ocean Space. In an article by the Telegraph considerations extend to the environmental challenges of Venice and, if addressed correctly,…

Wish Magazine 04.09.2020: Venice Regained

We are here Venice contributed to an in-depth feature on Venice in Australian magazine Wish, who reached out to us to learn about the city’s complex and delicate lagoon system. What’s increasingly clear is that the lagoon is the protagonist of…

Geo France 03.09.2020: Venice Rediscovered

We are here Venice was contacted by Geo France to contribute to a detailed exploration of the city’s potential rebirth following Covid-19 restrictions. In the middle of the lagoon, on the island of Sant’Erasmo, the Frenchman Michel Thoulouze is savouring…

The Christian Science Monitor 05.08.2020: COVID-19 empties tourist traps in Europe: Crisis or opportunity?

WahV’s report Whose City Is It Anyway?, written by Carolyn Smith and Jane da Mosto, was featured in the US publication The Christian Science Monitor. Efforts are underway to encourage Venetians to stay in Venice, rather than flee to cheaper…

Il Corriere del Veneto 21.07.2020: Rethinking the city after Acqua Alta and Covid

Image: Eleonora Sovrani. Il Corriere del Veneto – a local newspaper for the Veneto region of Italy – has reported on WahV’s latest published report, Whose City Is It Anyway? Acqua alta on the 12th of November and Covid-19. There…

CNET 20.07.2020: Venice has been fighting floods for centuries. It’s losing

We are here Venice contributed to CNET’s recent feature on the MOSE mobile flood barrier in Venice. Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp

The Economist 12.07.2020: Venice Tests Its Flood Defences

On 10 July 2020, Venice’s mobile flood barrier – known as the MOSE – was tested for the first time. We are here Venice’s Jane da Mosto provided The Economist with insight into the project’s troubled past. The causes of…

The New York Times 02.07.2020: Venice Tourism May Never Be the Same. It Could Be Better

The New York Times got in touch with We are here Venice to discuss how tourism in Venice might change for the better after the Covid-19 lockdown.   Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp

Belgian, Danish, Swedish, and Polish media get in touch for post Covid-19 insight

Image by Annie Drew. Danish national newspaper Information, along with Belgian De Standaard, Swedish Dagens Nyheter and Polish Rzeczpospolita got in touch with We are here Venice to explore the city’s changed outlook after Covid-19 brought drastic changes to the…

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