impactmania Catches Up with Blue Latitudes – Transforming Oil Rigs to Reef

Repurposing oil platforms as artificial reefs through the RtR program not only provides an environmental benefit by reducing waste and preserving habitat, but also provides opportunities for new industry, such as offshore aquaculture, by upcycling the platform.

Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief UNCTAD, on the People’s Sustainable Goals

We made it easier for you to catch up with the Chief of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Chantal Line Carpentier! Normally, you would need to bike up the Alps, compete in the Iron Women competition, or try to secure a meeting at the UN HQ in Manhattan. We were lucky enough to catch a (bumpy but brilliant) car ride with Chantal Line on her last day @NanoValbruna in Italy. 

Enrico Di Minin on Using Social Media for Wildlife Conservation

The collated social media data form current information around wildlife, poaching (illegal hunting and capturing of animals), trading wildlife products, serves to better protect animals and nature and thus in the end us, humans. 

Massimo Rossetto on 20 Years of Connecting Communities in Italy and Nepal

Twenty years ago, Massimo Rossetto, on a mountaineering adventure stumbled on a small school in Kathmandu, Nepal. Making good on a promise to help, today, he has supported hundreds of young people and their families. 

impactmania featured on radio show: RAI GIOVANI E COMUNICAZIONE

This collaboration between NanoValbruna and impactmania, which was born during the inaugural edition of the Festival, clearly demonstrates some of the silver linings of the event, which "allowed to establish not only working relationships, but also bonds of friendship" according to Martina Chirico. 

impactmania Mentorship Program at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

From awards and grants, to lifelong relationships, and landing dream jobs, the following report encapsulates the meaningful impact impactmania internships have had on University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, faculty, staff, and collaborators.

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