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Relief and development organization helping children worldwide by tackling causes of poverty and developing access to clean water, food, health care, education, and economic opportunities.

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Environment
Currently, air pollution is a large problem for Italy, with adverse health side effects.1 In the past few decades, carbon monoxide emissions have increased, particularly in urban areas.2 There have been higher incidences of bronchitis and respiratory conditions compared to previous years when the levels of particulate matter in the air were lower.3 The surface water sources, such as lakes and rivers, have been contaminated by agricultural and industrial contaminants.4 The increase of acid rain has also degraded water quality.5 The island city of Venice is uniquely vulnerable to flooding, pollution, erosion, and sinkage.6 However, Italy has shown remarkable commitment towards climate mitigation methods and has undertaken measures to ensure that the responses are nationally cohesive.7

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1 http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Europe/Italy-ENVIRONMENT.html
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7https://www.cdp.net/CDPResults/CDP-Italy-100-Climate-Change-Report-2013.pdf
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France, Germany, Italy, Poland
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Italy News

The Guardian 
Civita, a tiny settlement about 74 miles north of Rome, founded by the Etruscans more than 2,500 years ago, is the only town in Italy to charge an entrance fee. A €1.50 toll was introduced in 2013 and increased at the beginning of August. Visitors are ... See more..
MyWabashValley 
CLINTON - WTWO staff enjoyed a relaxing evening in little Italy. It's not time for the festival yet, but a taste of what's to come. The media event offered a spaghetti dinner, local entertainment, grape stomping and of course wine tasting. "This ... See more..
New York Times 
Migrants in the Mediterranean early this month waiting for the Aquarius rescue ship, run by SOS Méditerranée and Doctors Without Borders. Italy and Libya have acted to make it harder for boats from nongovernmental organizations to operate in their waters. See more..
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The Local Italy 
An Isis group poster in the central Syrian town of Al-Sukhnah in August 2017. File photo: Stringer/AFP. AFP. news@thelocal.it. 19 August 2017. 15:47 CEST+02:00. Italy on Saturday announced the deportation of two Moroccans and a Syrian suspected of ... See more..
Vogue.com 
Madonna celebrated her 59th birthday this past Wednesday, and is continuing to keep the good times rolling while on her family vacation in Italy. She sported a floor-sweeping dress by Dolce & Gabbana, fully embracing La Dolce Vita with her equally ... See more..
Albany Times Union 
In a day that marked the first set of elimination games in the 2017 Little League World Series, Mexico used five pitchers over four innings to no-hit Italy and knock them out of the tournament via the mercy rule by a score of 13-0. Andre Garza, Erick ... See more..
CBC.ca 
When you think of Italy, baseball is not the first thing that comes to mind. There is the food, the wine and, of course, the rich Italian culture. If any sport is associated with Italy, it's soccer. The roots and passion run deep. So how did a team of ... See more..
Mehr News Agency - English Version 
'Unveiling Ceremony' has so far made appearances at six international film festivals in US, Germany, France and Italy, and received Special Mention at the International New Animated Films & Cartoon Film Festival in the United States. Cyborg Film ... See more..
GoDuke.com 
DURHAM, N.C.— Following a walking tour of Florence, Italy Saturday morning, the Duke women's basketball took the court in the evening for its second of three contests as the Blue Devils tour Italy from Aug. 14-23. Duke took on a group of Italian All ... See more..
Xinhua 
A Chinese artist performs the opera The Long March in Forli, Italy, on Aug. 19, 2017. The opera was created by the China National Opera House and made its debut last year to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Long March which was a ... See more..
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Geography

Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia
Area

Total 301,340 sq km
Land 294,140 sq km
Water 7,200 sq km

***NOTE*** includes Sardinia and Sicily
Climate

predominantly Mediterranean; Alpine in far north; hot, dry in south
Natural Resources

coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestos, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, pyrite (sulfur), natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, arable land ;
Natural Hazards

regional risks include landslides, mudflows, avalanches, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flooding; land subsidence in Venice

volcanism: significant volcanic activity; Etna (elev. 3,330 m), which is in eruption as of 2010, is Europe's most active volcano; flank eruptions pose a threat to nearby Sicilian villages; Etna, along with the famous Vesuvius, which remains a threat to the millions of nearby residents in the Bay of Naples area, have both been deemed "Decade Volcanoes" by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and close proximity to human populations; Stromboli, on its namesake island, has also been continuously active with moderate volcanic activity; other historically active volcanoes include Campi Flegrei, Ischia, Larderello, Pantelleria, Vulcano, and Vulsini significant volcanic activity; Etna (elev. 3,330 m), which is in eruption as of 2010, is Europe's most active volcano; flank eruptions pose a threat to nearby Sicilian villages; Etna, along with the famous Vesuvius, which remains a threat to the millions of nearby residents in the Bay of Naples area, have both been deemed "Decade Volcanoes" by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and close proximity to human populations; Stromboli, on its namesake island, has also been continuously active with moderate volcanic activity; other historically active volcanoes ...See More include Campi Flegrei, Ischia, Larderello, Pantelleria, Vulcano, and Vulsini Show Less
Current Environmental Issues

air pollution from industrial emissions such as sulfur dioxide; coastal and inland rivers polluted from industrial and agricultural effluents; acid rain damaging lakes; inadequate industrial waste treatment and disposal facilities

Demographics

Nationality
Italian
Population
61,482,297 (July 2013 est.)
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Languages
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Finances

Italy has a diversified industrial economy, which is divided into a developed industrial north, dominated by private companies, and a less-developed, highly subsidized, agricultural south, where unemployment is high. The Italian economy is driven in large part by the manufacture of high-quality consumer goods produced by small and medium-sized enterprises, many of them family-owned. Italy also has a sizable underground economy, which by some estimates accounts for as much as 17% of GDP. These activities are most common within the agriculture, construction, and service sectors. Italy is the third-largest economy in the euro-zone, but its exceptionally high public debt and ...See More structural impediments to growth have rendered it vulnerable to scrutiny by financial markets. Public debt has increased steadily since 2007, topping 126% of GDP in 2012, and investor concerns about the broader euro-zone crisis at times have caused borrowing costs on sovereign government debt to rise to euro-era records. During the second half of 2011 the government passed three austerity packages to reduce its budget deficit and help bring down borrowing costs. These measures included a hike in the value-added tax, pension reforms, and cuts to public administration. The government also faces pressure from investors and European partners to sustain its recent efforts to address Italy's long-standing structural impediments to growth, such as labor market inefficiencies and widespread tax evasion. In 2012 economic growth and labor market conditions deteriorated, with growth at -2.3% and unemployment rising to nearly 11%, with youth unemployment around 35%. The government has undertaken several reform initiatives designed to increase long-term economic growth. Italy's GDP is now 7% below its 2007 pre-crisis level. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$1.863 trillion (2012 est.); $1.908 trillion (2011 est.); $1.901 trillion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

16.9% of GDP (2012 est.); 16.5% of GDP (2011 est.); 16.4% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; beef, dairy products; fish
Industries

tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics