Around 6.5 million premature deaths worldwide are attributed each year to poor air quality, making this the world’s fourth-largest threat to human health after high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking.
The Foundation undertakes educational initiatives in order teach children and adolescents about the wealth of our planet’s biodiversity, to stimulate their scientific curiosity and develop their knowledge. The youth acquires the potential to become agents of change and to improve its living environment.
The Foundation’s involvement is crystallized through projects and initiatives whose aim is to promote education for sustainable development and to raise awareness of young people all over the world about the importance of climate change.
These programs aim to gain a greater understanding of the impact of the current climatic and human-induced disturbances, marine and terrestrial ecosystems and geosystems.