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ITALY - TRUST elected as one of the four "Best of the Best" LIFE Environment project 2012 .

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2013-06-05

The LIFE - TRUST Project elected as one of the four "Best of the Best" LIFE Environment project 2012 .

 

TRUST is the acronym of Tool for Regional-scale assessment of groUndwater Storage improvement in adaption to climaTe change.

TRUST project falls under the "Climate change" priority area of the LIFE Plus Environment Programme financed by the European Commission that is focused on adjusting the natural resources in the EU to a potential temperature increase of 2°C due to enhanced greenhouse gas emissions.

The project is co-financed by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea that is committed to the implementation of measures to mitigate and adapt the impacts of climate change on the environment.

The primary goal of the TRUST project is to adapt groundwater of the Veneto and Friuli Plain up to the Adriatic coastal area to the adverse environmental impacts of future climate change. TRUST will demonstrate innovative actions aimed at halting and reversing the slow but progressive decline of the water table in the Veneto and Friuli Plain that has been under way for the last 30-40 years.

 

More info on the project here

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