A message from Italy

A message from Italy in quarantine to American friends: we are all under the same sky and the sky will clear again. I am sending you a splendid poem, a short poem written by a famous Italian poet: Giuseppe Ungaretti. The title is "Morning" and the verses are as follows: M’illumino d’immenso.The Italian language is … Continue reading A message from Italy

My life in lockdown has become colorless as time slows to a snail’s pace.

A view of the empty streets in my city Turin, Italy. Photograph credit by Brunella Pernigotti. Twenty-three days have passed since the start of the quarantine. The rules in the lockdown are very severe, especially here, in northern Italy, where the most powerful outbreaks of contagion are occurring. The time spent at home has taken … Continue reading My life in lockdown has become colorless as time slows to a snail’s pace.

Global Emergency: The question I have asked myself is how not to lose my balance & my sanity of mind…

In Italy we are reaching the limit of an unsustainable situation, in which our freedom as citizens is limited as if we were under house arrest: soldiers patrol the streets to control who and why people move, there are drones that guard from above a city now ghostly. In a video shot by a drone … Continue reading Global Emergency: The question I have asked myself is how not to lose my balance & my sanity of mind…

Coronavirus Epidemic: How does an optimistic Italian citizen survive daily life on lockdown?

Brunella Pernigotti shares a glimpse of her daily life from Turin, Italy. Photo by Brunella Pernigotti: the empty arcades in the Turin center. Tuesday, March 17, 2020In the world we Italians are known for our rowdy cheerfulness, exuberant creativity and also for the tendency not to respect laws and rules. We love being together and … Continue reading Coronavirus Epidemic: How does an optimistic Italian citizen survive daily life on lockdown?

Incontriamo Antonio Iannibelli (Lingua Italiana)

By Brunella Pernigotti Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin Films, LLC ha diversi progetti cinematografici in cantiere. Al momento stiamo sviluppando quello relativo alla storia di chi si occupa di studiare e difendere il lupo in Italia. Brunella Pernigotti sta lavorando per raccogliere dati e informazioni circa il prezioso lupo italico (Canis Lupus Italicus) e gli … Continue reading Incontriamo Antonio Iannibelli (Lingua Italiana)

Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy: The Italian Story…

Wolves have been persecuted and killed all over the world, but for different reasons. In Italy, for instance, the main cause of poaching and killing wolves is the conflict between farmers and predators. Erika Ottone, in her own words explains to us the situation and the possible solutions: “MAN-WOLF CONFLICT: A SOCIAL-CULTURAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL … Continue reading Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy: The Italian Story…

The 2018 Wolf Festival in Italy was an event I didn’t want to miss…

Between Turin and Castelluccio di Porretta Terme there are about 400 kilometers. A pleasant journey through the hills of Asti, which then turn into those of Piacenza, and then enter the rich and dark earth territory of Bologna. As we drove the car we were singing all the way accompanied by the windshield wipers: Mirco, … Continue reading The 2018 Wolf Festival in Italy was an event I didn’t want to miss…

Il Progetto Life WolfAlps – Un progetto vitale per tutti.

Lungo il mio percorso esistenziale ad un certo punto ho scoperto le orme del lupo e, seguendole, mi sono trovata su sentieri sconosciuti e imprevedibili, finché, attraverso diverse fasi, sono arrivata al momento presente. All’inizio fu una semplice e romantica infatuazione per questo animale così apparentemente vicino eppure così lontano e inarrivabile,  affascinante e misterioso, che mi fece sentire … Continue reading Il Progetto Life WolfAlps – Un progetto vitale per tutti.